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Department of Educational Sciences and Psychology

Prof. (ret.) Dr. phil. Lothar Wigger

Main areas of research

  • Theories and history of education, especially German Idealism and Critical Theory
  • Philosophy of education and ethics, especially questions of recognition and justice
  • Biographical research in educational theory, especially with regard to young people with school problems
  • Analysis of educational policy argumentation and discourse
  • Research on disasters and pedagogy
  • Questions of general education, general didactics and teacher training
  • Science research and methodology, especially argumentation theory and qualitative research methods