Short CV/Education and training

  • 1944
    Born in Wels, Upper Austria

University of Vienna, Austria

  • 1962 – 1967
    Studied the subjects of history, philosophy and German philology at the University of Vienna

  • 1968 – 1985
    University (research and teaching) assistant in the Department of Philosophy at the University of Vienna

  • 1985 – 2009
    University Professor in the Department of Philosophy at the University of Vienna

Visiting professorships

  • 1990
    Utrecht University, Netherlands

  • 1991 – 1992
    Goethe University Frankfurt, Germany

  • 1993
    University of Konstanz, Germany

  • 1994
    Freie Universität (FU) Berlin, Germany

  • 1995 – 1996
    Faculty of Catholic Theology, University of Innsbruck, Austria

  • 1994
    Visiting Fellow at the Institute for Human Sciences (IWM), Vienna, Austria

  • 2011
    Visiting professor at St. Petersburg State University, Russian Federation

Selected publications

  • H. Nagl-Docekal & F. Wolfram (eds.): Jenseits der Säkularisierung. Religionsphilosophische Studien, Berlin, 2008).

  • H. Nagl-Docekal, W. Kaltenbacher & L. Nagl (eds.): Viele Religionen – eine Vernunft? Ein Disput zu Hegel, Vienna-Berlin, 2008.

  • H. Nagl-Docekal & R. Langthaler (eds.): Glauben und Wissen. Ein Symposium mit Jürgen Habermas, Vienna-Berlin, 2007.

  • H. Nagl-Docekal & J. Rohbeck (eds.): Geschichtsphilosophie und Kulturkritik, Darmstadt, 2003.

  • H. Nagl-Docekal: Feministische Philosophie. Ergebnisse, Probleme, Perspektiven. Frankfurt am Main, 2000 and 2004; translations: USA 2004, Japan 2006, Hungary 2006, Czech Republic 2007.

  • H. Nagl-Docekal & C. Klinger (eds.): Continental Philosophy in Feminist Perspective, Pennsylvania State University Press, 2000.

  • H. Nagl-Docekal (ed.): Der Sinn des Historischen, Frankfurt am Main, 1996.

  • H. Nagl-Docekal & H. Pauer-Studer (eds.): Politische Theorie. Differenz und Lebensqualität, Frankfurt am Main, 1996.

  • H. Nagl-Docekal & F. Wimmer (eds.): Postkoloniales Philosophieren: Africa, Vienna-Munich, 1992.

  • H. Nagl-Docekal & H. Vetter (eds.): Tod des Subjekts?, Vienna-Munich, 1987.

  • H. Nagl-Docekal: Die Objektivität der Geschichtswissenschaft. Systematische Untersuchungen zum wissenschaftlichen Status der Historie, Vienna-Munich, 1982.

Complete list of publications

Membership in scientific bodies/juries

Memberships (a selection)

  • Full member of the Austrian Academy of Sciences

  • Membre titulaire (full member) of the International Institute of Philosophy (IIP), Paris, France

  • Vice president of the FISP (International Federation of Philosophical Societies)

  • Member of the Soci corrispondenti of the International School of Higher Studies in Cultural Sciences of the Fondazione Collegio San Carlo in Modena, Italy

Co-editorships (a selection)

  • Wiener Reihe. Themen der Philosophie (Vienna Series: Topics in Philosophy), since 1986

  • Deutsche Zeitschrift für Philosophie (German Journal of Philosophy), 1993 – 2004

  • L‘Homme. Zeitschrift für Feministische Geschichtswissenschaft (journal of the study of feminist history), 1990 – 2003

Media coverage

  • Montagsakademie (Monday Academy) at the University of Graz; Lectures on the topic of "time", Lecture 8: "What will the future bring?" (in German), To the videos


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