Prof. Dr. Tobias Schlicht



  • Lichtenbergprofessor for Philosophy with a Focus on Consciousness and Cognition
  • Leader of the NRW Junior Research Group on Intentionality
  • 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: Wednesday, 12-1 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

Kant And The Problem Of ConsciousnessT. Schlicht (2017): Kant and the Problem of Consciousness, in: Consciousness and the Great Philosophers. London: Routledge.

Phenomenology And The Cognitive SciencesJ. Martens, T. Schlicht (2017): Individualism versus Interactionism about social understanding, in: Phenomenology and the Cognitive Sciences

Upcoming Events

  • Rudolf-Carnap-Lectures with Prof. Frank Jackson, on Common Sense on Meaning and Perception, June 8-10th, 2017. More information here