Research topics

History of ethics

  • Enlightenment moral philosophy
  • Theory of secularization
  • Hermeneutical ethics
  • Normative ethics, virtue ethics

Liberal political philosophy

  • State neutrality
  • Religion in the public sphere
  • Church-State regimes
  • Religious and citizenship education
  • Multiculturalism

Moral psychology

  • Moral emotions
  • Conscience
  • The status of virtue ethics

Applied ethics

  • Business ethics, esp. ‘corporate governance’, ...
  • Fiscal ethics
  • Bio-ethics