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Hanno Sauer
Current Position
Assistant Professor
Department of Philosophy, Universität Duisburg-Essen
Lotharstrasse 65, 47057 Duisburg, Germany
[email protected]
hannosauer.com
AOS
AOC
Ethics (Normative Ethics, Metaethics, Moral Psychology)
Social/Political Philosophy, Applied Ethics, History of Modern Philosophy
Employment
2015-
Assistant Professor (“Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter”, research-only)
Universität Duisburg-Essen
2013-2015
Assistant Professor
Tilburg University, Department of Philosophy/Tilburg Center for Logic,
Ethics, and Philosophy of Science (TiLPS)
2009-2013
PhD Student
University of Leiden, Institute for Philosophy
Education
2014
PhD in Philosophy, University of Groningen
(grade: ‘cum laude’ = highest possible distinction)
Supervisor: Pauline Kleingeld, University of Groningen
Committee: Jeanette Kennett, Macquarie University, Sydney; Jesse Prinz, The
Graduate Center, CUNY; Maureen Sie, Erasmus Universiteit Rotterdam
2009
MA in Philosophy
MA in Literature
Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universität Frankfurt
Thesis (Philosophy, Supervisors: Axel Honneth, Rainer Forst)
(grade: 1,0 (‘mit Auszeichnung’ = highest possible distinction))
(overall grade: 1,0 (‘mit Auszeichnung’ = highest possible distinction))
2006-2009
MA studies of Philosophy
MA studies of Literature
Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universität Frankfurt
2002-2006
MA studies of Philosophy
MA studies of Literature
Philipps-Universität Marburg
Research Visits
2011
The Graduate Center, CUNY (Faculty Advisor: Jesse Prinz)
Columbia University, New York City (Faculty Advisor: Axel Honneth)
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Publications
Monographs
2009
In Progress
Articles
2015
2014
Who’s Afraid of Instrumental Reason? Instrumentelle Vernunft und die
Diagnose sozialer Pathologien, Marburg: Tectum.
Educated Intuitions. A Rationalist Theory of Moral Judgment
Can’t We All Disagree More Constructively? Moral Foundations, Moral
Reasoning, and Political Disagreement, Neuroethics (forthcoming).
It's the Knobe Effect, Stupid! How (and How Not) to Explain the Side-Effect
Effect, Review of Philosophy and Psychology, 5 (4), 485-503.
The Wrong Kind of Mistake. A Problem for Robust Sentimentalism about
Moral Judgment, Journal of Value Inquiry, 48 (2), 247-269.
2013
(with Tom Bates) Chairmen, Cocaine, and Car Crashes. The Knobe Effect as
an Attribution Error, The Journal of Ethics, 17 (4), 305-330.
2012
Morally Irrelevant Factors. What’s left of the dual-process model of moral
cognition?, Philosophical Psychology, 25 (6), 783-811.
Educated Intuitions. Automaticity and Rationality in Moral Judgment,
Philosophical Explorations, 15 (3), 255-275.
Psychopaths and Filthy Desks. Are Emotions Necessary and Sufficient for
Moral Judgment?, Ethical Theory and Moral Practice, 15 (1), 95-115.
2011
Social Intuitionism and the Psychology of Moral Reasoning, Philosophy Compass,
6 (10), 708-721.
The Appropriateness of Emotions. Moral Judgment, Moral Emotions, and the
Conflation Problem, Ethical Perspectives , 18 (1), 107-140.
2009
Vernunft und Öffentlichkeit. Habermas über den internen Zusammenhang von
Rechtsstaat und Demokratie“, Archiv für Rechts- und Sozialphilosophie, 95 (1),
(2009), 1-8.
In Progress
The Weakest Link. Can Metaethics Protect Our Moral Beliefs from
Evolutionary Debunking? (under review)
Far-Fetched. What Can We Learn from Moral Judgments About Unrealistic
Scenarios? (under review)
Ignorantia Legis Non Excusat. A Neglected Challenge to Moral Realism? (in
progress)
How Do I Do? Two Arguments Against Affective Skepticism (in progress)
The Rationality of Moral Judgment (with Jonathan Webber, in progress)
The Mark of the Moral (with Frank Hindriks, in progress)
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Others
2015
Moralisten Durch und Durch. Was wir von der experimentellen Philosophie
lernen können (und was nicht), Cogito, 05 (01/2015), 44-47.
Review of The Philosophy and Psychology of Character and Happiness. Edited
by Nancy Snow and Franco Trivigno. Routledge 2014, forthcoming in Ethical
Theory and Moral Practice.
Review of Being Amoral. Psychopathy and Moral Incapacity. Edited by
Thomas Schramme. MIT Press 2014, forthcoming in Ethical Theory and Moral
Practice.
2011
(with Tom Bates) Review of The Moral Psychology Handbook. Edited by John
Doris and The Moral Psychology Research Group. Oxford University Press,
New York 2010, Metapsychology Online Review
(http://metapsychology.mentalhelp.net/)
2009
Review of Cass R. Sunstein: Gesetze der Angst. Jenseits des Vorsorgeprinzips,
in: Berliner Debatte Initial. Zeitschrift für sozialwissenschaftlichen Diskurs, 156-160.
2008
Weltraum zwischen den Zeilen. Niels Werbers Beitrag zur ‚reflexiven
Globalisierung’, (Review of Niels Werber: Die Geopolitik der Literatur.
Vermessungen einer medialen Weltraumordnung, München 2007), in: Forschung
Frankfurt 3, 108.
Das Tribunal der Vernunft. Rainer Forst über das ‚Recht auf Rechtfertigung’,
(Review of Rainer Forst: Das Recht auf Rechtfertigung. Elemente einer
konstruktivistischen Theorie der Gerechtigkeit, Frankfurt/Main 2008), in:
Forschung Frankfurt 1, 107.
2007
Talks
2015
Review of Michel Foucault: Die Macht der Psychiatrie. Vorlesung am Collège
de France 1973/74, in: Berliner Debatte Initial. Zeitschrift für sozialwissenschaftlichen
Diskurs 18, 107-110.
Ignorantia Legis Non Excusat. A New Challenge to Moral Realism?
Amsterdam, December 11-12
The Curious Case of Pushing Buttons. What Can We Learn from Moral
Judgments About Unrealistic Cases?
Bochum, November 26-28
The Curious Case of Pushing Buttons. What Can We Learn from Moral
Judgments About Unrealistic Cases?
Salzburg, October 1-2
Far-Fetched. What Can We Learn from Moral Judgments About Unrealistic
Cases?
Osnabrück, September 14-17
Far-Fetched. What Can We Learn from Moral Judgments About Unrealistic
Cases?
Tartu, July 7
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2013
2012
2011
Far-Fetched. What Can We Learn from Moral Judgments About Unrealistic
Cases?
Potsdam, July 7
Moral Intuition
Leiden, June 25
What Do You Mean, Intention?
Delft, March 19
Can metaethics protect our moral beliefs from debunking?
Utrecht, November 28
Can metaethics protect our moral beliefs from debunking?
Nijmegen, November 7
Habituation and Moral Reasoning
Tübingen, October 3
Can metaethics protect our moral beliefs from debunking?
Münster, September 30
Educated Moral Intuitions
Cardiff, June 12-13
The Weakest Link. Moral Realism, Debunking, and the Darwinian Dilemma
Toronto, May 9-10
The Weakest Link. Moral Realism, Debunking, and the Darwinian Dilemma
Tilburg, April 30
What (and Where) Are the Moral Limits of the Market?
Groningen, February 20
The Asymmetry of Understanding. What can moral psychology teach us about
political disagreement?
Tilburg, December 12-13
Moral Intuitions and Moral Foundations
Rotterdam, November 15-16
Improving Moral Cognition
Tilburg, October 23
Weird Intuitions, Strange Foundations. Why Social Intuitionism and
Moral Foundations Theory are Incompatible
Groningen, July 4
Conscience and Psychopathic Moral Incompetence
Leiden, June 3
The Responsibility Attribution Error
Eindhoven, May 21
The Responsibility Attribution Error
Tilburg, May 15
Just Taxes. Equality, Liberty, and Tax Justice
Tilburg, March 25
The Normative Insignificance of the Knobe Effect
Eindhoven, November 2-3
Interesting Moral Scepticism
Amsterdam, July 8-9
The Wrong Kind of Mistake. Why (and How) Sentimentalism Fails
Groningen, March 6
Educated Intuitions. Moral Judgment between Automaticity and Rationality
Barchem, August 21-25
Morally Irrelevant Factors. Emotion, Moral Judgment, and the Brain
Milan, September 1-6
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2010
2009
Teaching
2015
Morally Irrelevant Factors. Emotion, Moral Judgment, and the Brain
Leiden, February 17
The Appropriateness of Emotions. Retributive Emotions, Moral Judgment, and
the Conflation Problem
Utrecht, July 1
Psychopaths and Filthy Desks. Are Emotions Necessary and Sufficient for
Moral Judgment?
Zürich, March 29-31
On the Very Idea of a Deontic Leap
Utrecht, November 19
Mindless Judging? Moral Reasoning and Intuitive Reflexes
Utrecht, November 13
Constitutive Principles of an Inescapable Practice. Comment on Christine
Korsgaard: Self-Constitution. Agency, Identity and Integrity
Utrecht, April 27
Tilburg University
Introduction to Ethics
Weekly Lecture and Seminar, Sole Responsibility, 1st year, ~50 students
Kant, Groundwork of the Metaphysics of Morals
Weekly Lecture and Workshop, Sole Responsibility, 2nd Year, ~30 students
Business Ethics
Weekly Lecture, Service Teaching Economics, Partial Responsibility, ~500
students
The Morality of Commercial Life
Weekly Lecture and Workshop, Partial Responsibility, 3rd year, Service
Teaching International Business Administration, ~250 students
2014
Advanced Ethics
Weekly Seminar, Sole Responsibility, MA level, ~30 students
Introduction to Ethics
Weekly Lecture, Sole Responsibility, 1st year, ~50 students
Kant, Critique of Practical Reason
Weekly Seminar, Sole Responsibility, 2nd year, ~50 students
Business Ethics
Weekly Lecture, Partial Responsibility, Service Teaching Economics, 3rd year,
~500 students
The Morality of Commercial Life
Weekly Lecture and Workshop, Partial Responsibility, 3rd year, Service
Teaching International Business Administration, ~250 students
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2013
Business Ethics
Weekly Lecture, Partial Responsibility, MA level, ~20 students
2012
University of Leiden
Kant and Kantian Ethics
Weekly Seminar, Sole Responsibility, 3rd Year, 20 students
2010
Reason, Emotion, and the Psychology of Moral Judgment
Weekly Seminar, Sole Responsibility, 3rd Year, ~20 students
2006-2009
Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universität Frankfurt
Teaching Assistant: Introduction to Practical Philosophy (x2), Introduction to
the History of Philosophy (x3)
2004-2006
Philipps-Universität Marburg (TA, 2004-2006)
Teaching Assistant: Introduction to Logic (x2), Introduction to Epistemology,
Introduction to the Philosophy of Science
Awards
Philosophical Explorations Essay Prize 2012, “Educated Intuitions. Automaticity
and Rationality in Moral Judgment”, Jury Members: Jaegwon Kim, Susan Wolf,
Cynthia Macdonald (Winner)
Best Paper Award, GAP.9 Conference of the Germany Society for Analytic
Philosophy), “Far-Fetched. What Can We Learn From Moral Judgments About
Unusual Scenarios?” (Nominee, final decision tba)
Best Dissertation Award 2014, University of Groningen, (2nd place)
Organization
Tilburg Ethics Seminar
Leiden Practical Philosophy Colloquium
Workshop with Miranda Fricker (Sheffiled) on Epistemic Injustice, Tilburg,
December 10 2014
Workshop with Daniel Jacobson (Michigan) on his
forthcoming book Rational Sentimentalism, Leiden, March 7 2013
Administration
Tilburg University, Member of the Philosophy Research Master Commission
Tilburg University, Member of the Data Management Board (Representative of
the Department of Philosophy)
Tilburg University, Member of the e-humanities Board (Representative of the
Department of Philosophy)
PhD Student Committee, University of Leiden
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Supervision
PhD Committee, Sean Gould, Environment, Mind, and Character, Tilburg
University, 2013
Several BA and MA theses at Leiden and Tilburg University
Service
Article Referee for
Australasian Journal of Philosophy, Environmental Values, Ethical Theory and Moral
Practice, Mind, Neuroethics, Philosophical Explorations, Review of Philosophy and
Psychology, Zeitschrift für philosophische Forschung
Grant Proposal Referee for
Wellcome Trust
Book Chapter Referee for
“What Makes Us Moral? On the capacities and conditions for being moral”,
Musschenga, B., van Harskamp, A. (eds.), Springer, 2014
“Die Experimentelle Philosophie in der Diskussion”, Grundmann, Th.,
Horvath, J. and Kipper, J. (eds.), Suhrkamp, 2014
Translations
Pauline Kleingeld, Eine Kantianische Verteidigung der Willensfreiheit (A
Kantian Defense of Free Will), 2012
References
Pauline Kleingeld
Rijksuniversiteit Groningen
Faculty of Philosophy
Ethics, Social and Political Philosophy
Oude Boteringestraat 52
9712 GL Groningen, The Netherlands
[email protected]
Jeanette Kennett
Macquarie University
Department of Philosophy
Macquarie University NSW 2109
Sydney, Australia
[email protected]du.au
Daniel Jacobson
University of Michigan
Department of Philosophy
2215 Angell Hall
435 South State Street
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1003, USA
[email protected]
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Jesse Prinz
The Graduate Center, CUNY
Philosophy
365 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10016 USA
[email protected]
Axel Honneth
Johann Wolfgang Goethe Universität Frankfurt
Institut für Philosophie
Grüneburgplatz 1
60629 Frankfurt am Main, Germany
[email protected]
Alan Thomas
Tilburg University
School of Humanities
Department of Philosophy
Warandelaan 2
5037 AB Tilburg, The Netherlands
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