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Markus Kohl will be joining the UT Department of Philosophy in August 2012

We are very pleased to report that Markus Kohl will be joining the UT Department of Philosophy in August 2012. Markus is finishing his PhD at the University of California-Berkeley. He works in the history of philosophy (both ancient and early modern, especially Kant) and in action theory and moral psychology. Markus also has significant interests and expertise in European and more specifically German literature and in philosophy and literature. He did undergraduate work at the University of Trier and the University of Munich. He did two masters degrees at Oxford, one in philosophy and one in European Literature. He then did doctoral work at Stanford in German Studies before moving to Berkeley to do his PhD in Philosophy. He’s published an essay on Aristotle in Phronesis and an essay on Kafka in Modern Language Review. His dissertation is “Kant on Freedom, Nature and Normativity.” The Department is thrilled that he, with Nora Berenstain, will be joining the faculty in the fall.

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