Dr. Werner Kogge

Werner Kogge is a philosopher and lectures at Freie Universität Berlin. After receiving a Ph D with a thesis entitled “Die Grenzen des Verstehens” he was awarded a post-doctoral fellowship from the Institut für Wissenschafts- und Technikforschung, Bielefeld, a research fellowship by the University of California, Berkeley and researcher in diverse research projects at Freie Universität Berlin.

His research interests focus on the topics practice/ knowledge ( culture techniques, materiality of action, conceptions of experience), science and technology ( theory of experiments, philosophy of biology, bio-technology) as well as foreignness/ identity/ culture (differences) in historical and systematical perspective.

At the Excellence Cluster Topoi he is coordinator of the Topoi Lab Area B and responsible for theoretical and methodological connections, particularly regarding the reinforcement of cooperative work within area B on the one hand, and regarding the networking within the areas on the other.


Coordinator Topoi Lab, Area B