Dr. Christian Barth

Christian Barth studied philosophy at Universität Osnabrück, University of Edinburgh, University of Pittsburgh, and Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München. After receiving his PhD in philosophy with the docotral thesis “Conceptual Beings – An Inquiry into the Relationship between Concept-Possession and Language” he held a position at Prof. Dominik Perler`s chair for Theoretical Philosophy at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin. He habilitated in June 2013 with a thesis on “Intentionality and Consciousness in Early Modern Philosophy. René Descartes’s and Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz’s Philosophy of Mind”. Since October 2013 he is scientific coordinator of Topoi Lab D and Key Topic Innovations.

His historical research focuses on the Early Modern Period, especially on Descartes, Spinoza, Locke, Leibniz and Kant. In his systematic research he is concerned with topics from the Philosophy of Mind, Philosophy of Language, and Epistemology.


Coordinator of Topoi Lab D

Co-Coordinator Key Topic Innovations (with Gerd Graßhoff)


Further Activities

11.12.2015 Lecture “Innovation als Konzept in den Altertumswissenschaften”
Part of: Plenarsitzung des DAI Cluster 2 (Innovationen: technisch, sozial)
2016/15 Seminar Urteilstheorien von der Antike bis zur Gegenwart (with Paolo Rubini)
2015 Seminar Begriffswandel und Inkommensurabilität (with Adem Mulamustafic and Till Höppner)
2015 Seminar Begriffssysteme und Objektivität ( with Adem Mulamustafic and Till Höppner)
2015/14 Seminar Disjunktivismus