Lutz Wingert

Philosopher, Person


Who is Lutz Wingert?

Lutz Wingert is a German philosopher who is sometimes identified as one of the "Third Generation" of the Frankfurt School of philosophy. He is a professor of philosophy focusing on practical philosophy at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich and a member of the Zentrum Geschichte des Wissens. He is a former student of, and a co-author with, Jürgen Habermas, a founding member of the Frankfurt School. Wingert is a former chair of practical philosophy at the University of Dortmund. Along with Wilfried Hinsch, he edits the Ideen & Argumente series.

In 1998, he was awarded the Karl Jaspers Prize. In 2009 he helped chair a Habermas conference in Pécs, Hungary. In March 2011, he will co-chair the Rhetorics and Therapy conference.

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on July 23, 2013


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