About Siegfried Battisti

born 1944

Dissertation on hermeneutics: "The Concept of Truth in the Works of H.G. Gadamer"

Habilitation on Wilhelm v. Humboldt "On the Limits of State Action" and the principle of subsidiarity

Head of the Department "Ethics and Cultural Philosophy"

Resarch interests: ethics, crossroads issues of literature and philosophy (Dostoyevsky, Camus, Kafka) and contemporary italian existentialism.

Research stays at the Universities of Siena, Naples, Pavia, Genua.

Study visit at "Istituto Italiano per gli Studi Filosofici" in Naples from 1.2.1997 to 28.2.1997

Guest stay under the Socrates Programme at the School of Catholic Theology University of Tübingen from 16.6.1998 to 19.6.1998, lectures on the subject of "The idea of guilt in the works of Jaspers and Kafka".

Continuing lecturing at the School of Philosophy and Theology Brixen (Chair substitute) on General Philosophy (philosophical anthropology and ethics, epistemology and hermeneutics, metaphysics with philosophical theory of God and philosophy of religion) and Special Philosophical Issues (Dostoyewsky, Camus, Kafka, A. de Saint-Exupéry and D. Buzzati).