Dr. Dorothea Gädeke

Associate Professor
Ethiek Instituut

At UU, I have mostly taught at PPE College with courses such as Political Philosophy, Ethics and Public Policy, and the team-taught interdisciplinary course Foundations of Democracy. 

I have also taught courses in the Research Master Philosophy, focusing on Critical Theory (German Philosophy 20th century; Tutorial on Contemporary Critiques of Capitalism, Tutorial on Structural Domination and Abstract Violence).

Courses I developed and taught in previous positions include:

Critical Theory II – 2nd and Later Generations, MA-Seminar, Goethe-Universität Frankfurt

Critical Theory I – the First Generation. MA-Seminar, Goethe-Universität Frankfurt

The Rule of Law, MA-Seminar, Goethe-Universität Frankfurt (with Mahmoud Bassiouni)

Neo-Republicanism, MA-Seminar, Goethe-Universität Frankfurt

Contemporary African Philosophy, MA-Seminar, Goethe-Universität Frankfurt

Kant’s Doctrine of Right, BA-Seminar, Goethe-Universität Frankfurt

The Idea of Democracy, BA-Seminar, Goethe-Universität Frankfurt

Feminist Political Theory, BA-Seminar, Goethe-Universität Frankfurt

Normative Aspects of Foreign Aid, MA-Seminar, Goethe-Universität Frankfurt (with Julian Culp)

Contemporary Theories of Justice, BA-Seminar, Goethe-Universität Frankfurt (with Julian Culp)

Republican Theories of Freedom, BA-Seminar, Goethe-Universität Frankfurt

Theories of Justice, BA-Seminar, TU Darmstadt

Freedom and Equality, BA-Seminar, TU Darmstadt (with Peter Niesen)

Republican Theories of Freedom, BA-Seminar, TU Darmstadt

Modern Political Theory, Undergraduate tutorial, Freie Universität Berlin (with Andreas Oldenbourg)


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