Person

Nicolas Kleinschmidt

M.A., M.A.

Research and Teaching Assistant

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Lehr- und Forschungsgebiet Philosophie der kulturellen Welt

Address

Building: 1070

Room: 010

Kàrmànstr. 17-19

52062 Aachen

Contact

WorkPhone
Phone: +49 241 80 96708

Office Hours

via Zoom, by appointment via mail
 

Research Fields

  • Ethics
  • Ontology
  • Philosophy of Artifacts
  • Philosophy of Humanities and Science
  • Philosophy of Technology
 

Curriculum Vitae

Academic Positions

since 09.2018

Research Assistant of Prof. Dr. Maria E. Reicher-Marek at the Department of Philosophy, University of Aachen, Germany

01.2018 to 05.2018

Student Assistant of Prof. Dr. Reinhard Hoeps at the Faculty of Catholic Theology, University of Münster, Germany

03.2016 to 03.2018

Student Assistant of Ariane Filius, M.A., at the Department of Philosophy, University of Münster, Germany

07.2015 to 02.2016

Student Assistant of Dr. Sibille Mischer at the Department of Philosophy, University of Münster, Germany

10.2014

Student Assistant of Prof. Dr. Dr. hc Michael Quante at the Department of Philosophy, University of Münster, Germany; for the XXIII. Conference of the German Society for Philosophy

since 03.2014

Student Assistant of Prof. Dr. Reinold Schmücker at the Centre for Advanced Studies in Bioethics, University of Münster, Germany

10.2013 to 04.2015

Student Assistant of PD Dr. Claudia Lieb at the Department of German Philology, University of Münster, Germany

01.2013 to 12.2015

Student Assistant of Prof. Dr. Bruno Quast at the Cluster Religion and Politics, University of Münster, Germany

10.2012 to 12.2012

Student Assistant of Prof. Dr. Bruno Quast at the Department of German Philology, University of Münster, Germany

Academic Education

10.2018

Master of Arts, M.A., Philosophy of Science, University of Münster, Germany

08.2018

Master of Arts, M.A., in Philosophy, University of Münster, Germany

07.2014

Bachelor of Arts, B.A., in Philosophy and German Philology, University of Münster, Germany

Academic Internships

10.2017

Internship at the Department of Language and Literature, Max-Planck-Institute for empirical Aesthetics, Germany

11.2017

Internship at the Cognitive Research in Art History Laboratory, Institute for Art History, University of Vienna, Austria

11.2017

Internship at the Empirical Visual Aesthetics Lab, Faculty of Psychology, University of Vienna, Austria

Scholarship

06.2019 Scholarship from the RWTH Aachen University for participating in the IDEA-League Summer School „Ethics in Research“ at the Polytechnic University of Milan, Italy

12.2014 to 07.2018

Scholarship from German National Academic Foundation

Organisation of Conferences and Workshops

2016 Workshop “Gegenstand und Methoden der empirischen Ästhetik”, with Martin Hoffmann. Center for Philosophy of Science and Department of Philosophy, University of Münster, Germany
 

Talks

09.09.2021 „How to Create an Abstract Artifact Collectively Over Time. On Successively Collective Authorship“, SOPhiA 2021, University of Salzburg (online).
08.09.2021 „Can Nonhuman Animals Create Technical Artifacts?“, MANCEPT Workshop Politics, Animals and Technology 2021, Universtity of Manchester, England (online).
08.09.2021 „Men Made Objects. Ein artefaktphilosophisches Problem“, 25. Kongress der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Philosophie, University of Nürnberg-Erlangen, Germany (online).
18.08.2021 „Is There Successively Collective Authorship of (Abstract) Artifacts?“, Social Ontology 2021. The 13th Biennal Collective Intentionality Conference, Universität Kalifornien San Diego, USA (online).
20.07.2021 „Können Tiere Artefakte schaffen?“, Leornardo Vorlesung „Human Animal Studies. Tier – Mensch – Technik“, University of Aachen, Germany (online).
23. – 28.08.2020 „Men Made Objects. A Problem for the Philosophy of Artifacts”, 10th European Congress of Analytic Philosophy (ECAP 10), University of Utrecht, Netherlands (online)
3. – 25.07.2020 „Men Made Objects. A Problem for the Philosophy of Artifacts”, Social Ontology 2020. The 12th Biennal Collective Intentionality Conference, University of Neuchâtel, Switzerland (online)
27.09.2019 “Welche Wissenschaftsethik brauchen wir – und warum?”, Conference “VII. Tagung für Praktische Philosophie”. University of Salzburg, Austria.

07.12.2018

“Die Erfindung(en) der empirischen Ästhetik”. Symposium “10. DoktorandInnen-Symposium der Österreichischen Gesellschaft für Philosophie”. University of Klagenfurt, Austria.

07.11.2018

“The Open Borders Claim”, with Matthias Hoesch. Workshop “22nd Münstersche Vorlesungen zur Philosophie with Joseph Carens”. University of Münster, Germany.

10.09.2018

“The Role of Entscheider in the Asylum Procedure: A Legal and Ethical Analysis”, with Jessica Krüger. Conference “Studying Migration Policies at the Interface between Empirical Research and Normative Analysis”. Center for Interdisciplinary Research, University of Bielefeld, Germany.

05.07.2018

“Was ist empirische Ästhetik? Eine wissenschaftsphilosophische Begriffsexplikation”. Department of Art History, University of Vienna, Austria.

07.04. 2018

“When Should Philosopher of Science Conduct Empirical Research? The Explication of ‘Empirical Aesthetics’ as Paradigmatic Case of Necessary-Empirical Philosophy of Science (NEPoS)”. Conference “Learning From Empirical Approaches to HPS”. Center for Philosophy of Science, University of Pittsburgh, USA.

17.02.2018

“Wie empirisch kann die philosophische Ästhetik sein?”. Conference “X. Kongress der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Ästhetik. Das ist Ästhetik!”. Hochschule für Gestaltung Offenbach am Main, Germany.

26.11.2016

“Wie Aneignung durch Artefaktizität legitimierbar ist. Zu einer artefakttheoretischen Legitimierung des originären Eigentumserwerbs materieller Sachen”. Conference “APHIN II 2016: Welt der Artefakte”. Enkirch, Germany.

12.11.2015

“Why It Would Not be Better Not to Believe in Material Artifacts – Even If One Could Get away with It!”, with Amrei Bahr, Christoph Fischer & Thomas Kater. Workshop “19th Münstersche Vorlesungen zur Philosophie with Peter van Inwagen”. University of Münster, Germany.

 

Publications

Articles

Journal Articles

 
„Die Vermessung des Sinnlichen : Zur Etablierung der empirischen Ästhetik und ihrer Bedeutung für die Kunstpädagogik“. In: BDK-Mitteilungen : Fachzeitschrift des BDK Fachverband für Kunstpädagogik 2017, 37-39.
„Warum moralisch designen? : Fünf Thesen zu einer Ethik des Designens“. In: NORTE : ein stereothematisches Studentenmagazin der Fakultät Gestaltung der Hochschule Wismar 2017, 40-49.
 

Contribution to a book

 
„Wie ist interdisziplinäre Nachwuchsforschung möglich? Ein Nachwort“. In: Flucht und Menschenrechte : Ergebnisse eines Gesellschaftswissenschaftlichen Kollegs der Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes. FAU University Press. Erlangen 2020, 273-285.
„The Open Borders Claim in a Nonideal World“. In: Joseph Carens: Between Aliens and Citizens / Matthias Hoesch, Nadine Mooren Editors. Springer. Cham 2020, 181-198.
„Why It Would Not Be Better Not to Believe in Material Artifacts : Even If One Could Get Away With It“. In: Peter van Inwagen : Materialism, Free Will and God / edited by Ludger Jansen, Paul M. Näger. Springer. Cham 2018, 97-106.
„Baumgartens Ästhetik im Überblick“. In: Baumgartens Erfindung der Ästhetik / Ursula Franke : Mit einem Anhang: "Baumgartens Ästhetik im Überblick" / von Nicolas Kleinschmidt. mentis. Paderborn 2018, 137-177.
„Wie Aneignung durch Artefaktizität legitimierbar ist : Zu einer Artefakttheorie des originären Eigentumserwerbs materieller Sachen“. In: Welt der Artefakte / Jürgen H. Franz/Karsten Berr (Hg.). Frank & Timme, Verlag für Wissenschaftliche Literatur. Berlin 2017, 109-120.