Institute of Philosophy

Staff A-Z

Prof. Dr. Georg Brun

Lecturer (tenured)

+41 31 684 35 93
Unitobler, B 215
Postal Address
University of Bern
Institute of Philosophy
Länggassstrasse 49a
3012 Bern

Academic Career

  • 1992 Master of Arts UZH, Philosophy, German Linguistics and Mathematics, University of Zurich
  • 2000 Dr. phil. in Philosophy, University of Zurich
  • 2015 Habilitation: venia docendi in philosophy


  • 1992-2006 Lecturer and Research Fellow, Logics and Theoretical Philosophy, Department of Philosophy, University of Zurich
  • 2003-2013 Senior Research Fellow, Institute for Environmental Decisions, Environmental Philosophy, ETH Zurich
  • 2010-2012 Lecturer in Theoretical Philosophy, Institute of Philosophy, University of Bern
  • 2010-2013 Research Fellow, Research Priority Program for Ethics, University of Zurich
  • 2014-2017 Research Fellow, Institute of Philosophy, University of Bern 
  • Visiting Scholar at Harvard University, University of Regensburg, University of Potsdam and Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)
  • since 2017 Lecturer, Institute of Philosophy, University of Bern

Research interests

Philosophical methods (conceptual engineering, argumentation analysis), epistemology (reflective equilibrium. social epistemology), argumentation theory, philosophy and history of logic (logical form)