International Center for Ethics in the Sciences and Humanities (IZEW)

Nature and Sustainable Development

On the one hand, the department is concerned with the field of nature and the environment from an ethical, theoretical and historical perspective. On the other hand, it deals with the topic of Sustainable Development in a broader sense as an issue of responsibility for present and future generations by integrating ecological, economic, social and cultural aspects.

Members of the department:

Prof. Dr. Thomas Potthast (Direction)
Dr. Simon Meisch, head of the Junior Research Group "Ethics of Science in the Research for Sustainable Development"
Leonie Bossert, Junior Research Group "Ethics of Science in the Research for Sustainable Development"
Johannes Lundershausen, Junior Research Group "Ethics of Science in the Research for Sustainable Development"
Carla Herth, Coordinator of the Education for Sustainable Development Project (ESIT) and the Studium Oecologicum
Marius Albiez, Research assistant
Leonie Bellina, Research assistant
Anna Conrad, Graduate assistant
Birgit Hoinle, Graduate assistant
Andri König, Research assistant
Susanne Panzitta, Graduate assistant
Eugen Pissarskoi, Research assistant
Kerstin Schopp, Research assistant