Prof. Dr. Konrad Ott

ROOTS full member

Leibnizstraße 4, R. 15
Phone: +49 431 880-2822
Telefax: +49 431 880-2828

Prof. Dr. Konrad Ott is a member of the philosophical department at Kiel University. His research focuses on environmental philosophy and ethics. In 1990, Konrad Ott wrote a PhD thesis about the discursive logic of history as it originated in the 19th century. Since then, epistemology of history has been a field of interest. In ROOTS, Konrad Ott is a PI in the Reflective Turn Forum which deals with conceptual and theoretical topics within archaic history and archaeology. Konrad Ott is also a member of the Hazards subcluster.

Specific current topics of research are a) origins of the Anthropocene, b) archaic economic life, c) ancient gardening, d) past-present connectivities, and e) adaptation to climatic change.


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