Anton Hügli

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Anton Hügli (born November 19, 1939 in Solothurn ) is a Swiss philosopher .


Hügli attended the Solothurn Cantonal School , which he graduated with a primary school teacher certificate in 1960 . After working as a primary school teacher, he studied philosophy and the minor subjects psychology , German / Nordic studies and mathematics at the universities of Basel and Copenhagen from 1962 . He received his doctorate in 1970 as an assistant at the Philosophical Department of the University of Basel (1968–1973). From 1973 to 1976, Hügli did a research and study visit at Oxford University . From 1977 to 1981 he was a lecturer at the University of Münster ; at the same time he headed the central editorial office of the historical dictionary of philosophy . In 1981, Hügli completed his habilitation in philosophy at Bielefeld University . From 1981 to 2001 he was director of the Pedagogical Institute Basel-Stadt. In 1993 the University of Basel appointed him Associate Professor of Philosophy of Education, and from 2001 until his retirement in 2005 he was Professor of Philosophy and Education and Head of the Department of Education.

Fonts (selection)

As an author:

  • The knowledge of subjectivity and the objectivity of knowing in Søren Kierkegaard. Theological Publishing House, Zurich 1973 (dissertation).
  • Philosophy and pedagogy. Scientific Book Society, Darmstadt 1999.

As editor:

  • with Poul Lübcke : Philosophielexikon. People and concepts of occidental philosophy from antiquity to the present. Rowohlt, Reinbek near Hamburg 1991; expanded and fully revised edition 2013.
  • with Poul Lübcke: Philosophy in the 20th Century. 2 volumes. Rowohlt, Reinbek near Hamburg 1992/1993.

Web links

Individual evidence

  1. Kürschner's German Scholar Calendar Online . Retrieved February 13, 2016.