Prof. Dr. Tobias Schlicht



  • Lichtenbergprofessor for Philosophy with a Focus on Consciousness and Cognition

  • Contact Person for philosophy students who wish to study abroad (Erasmus)

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Ruhr-Universität Bochum
Institut für Philosophie II
Universitätsstraße 150
D-44780 Bochum

Office Hour: Thursday, 12:00 pm
Room: GA 3/29
Phone: +49-234-32-29479


Claudia Smart
Phone: +49-234-32-28721
Fax: +49-234-32-14252
Room GA/34
eMail: Claudia.Smart [at]

Office hours:
Monday,Tuesday & Friday:
8:00am -1:00pm
Wednesday & Thursday:
8:00am - 4:30pm

  Forschungsschwerpunkte/Areas of Specialization


  • Bewusstsein/ Consciousness
  • Situierte Kognition/ Situated Cognition
  • Soziale Kognition/ Social Cognition
  • Kants theoretische Philosophie/ Kant's theoretical philosophy

New research project on 'The Structure and Development of Understanding Actions and Reasons'

Schlicht Newen

  • in collaboration with Prof. Dr. Albert Newen (RUB), Prof. Dr. Josef Perner (Salzburg) und Prof. Dr. Hans-Johann Glock (Zürich)
  • 2018-2022


New Publications

Mentale Reprensatationen

T. Schlicht, Smortchkove, J. (eds.) (2018): Mentale Repräsentationen. Grundlagentexte. Berlin: Suhrkamp.
Soziale Kognition

T. Schlicht (2017): (2018): Soziale Kognition. Hamburg: Junius.

Philosophical Studies_

T. Schlicht (2017): Experiencing organisms. From Mineness to subject of experience, in: Philosophical Studies.



T. Schlicht (2018): Does separating intentionality from representation imply radical enactivism? in: Frontiers in Psychology.

Upcoming Events:

  • Interdisciplinary Workshop: The Structure and Development of Understanding Actions and Reasons, Sept. 27-28, 2018, RUB.

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