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Dr Christian Jung

Dr Christian JungVisiting Research Fellow
Erwin Schrödinger Fellow of the Austrian Science Fund (FWF)

Email christian.jung@kcl.ac.uk
Address: Department of Theology & Religious Studies
King's College London
Room TBC, Virginia Woolf Building,
22 Kingsway
London WC2B 6LE

Biography

Christian Jung read Philosophy, Classics, Musicology, Indology and Historical Linguistics at the Universities of Tübingen, Oxford, Paris – Sorbonne Nouvelle, Heidelberg and Vienna. He holds an MA in Philosophy and Greek from the University of Tübingen and a Dr. phil. in Philosophy from the University of Heidelberg.

In addition, he read Music at the Anton Bruckner University in Linz, where he earned a BA in Voice, and at the Music University of Vienna, from which he received a Bakk.art. in Voice and Piano Pedagogy.

Recently, he also completed the European Diploma in Mediaeval Studies of the Fédération Internationale des Instituts d’Études Médiévales in Rome.

He held lectureships in Philosophy at the Universities of Vienna, Erfurt and Frankfurt. He is currently Erwin Schrödinger Fellow of the Austrian Science Fund (FWF) at King’s College London, Visiting Researcher at the Max Weber Kolleg in Erfurt and Lecturer in Philosophy at the University of Salzburg.

Research interests
  • Ancient and medieval philosophy, esp. Aristotle and Meister Eckhart
  • Kant and German 19th century philosophy, esp. Schelling, Baader and Kierkegaard
  • Indian philosophy, esp. Neo-Hinduism
  • Jewish philosophy, esp. Buber and Rosenzweig
  • Mysticism and theosophy, esp. Böhme and Swedenborg
  • Music and aesthetics
Selected publications

Books:

  • Die doppelte Natur des menschlichen Intellekts bei Aristoteles. Würzburg: Königshausen & Neumann, 2011.
  • Meister Eckharts philosophische Mystik. Marburg: Tectum, 2010.

Articles and Contributions to Books:

  • ‘Intellekt und Freiheit bei Meister Eckhart’, Meister Eckhart Jahrbuch 12 (2018), 159–186.
  • ‘Meister Eckharts Mystik im Spannungsfeld von Rhetorik, Philosophie und Spiritualität’, in Wolfgang Achtner, ed., Mystik als Kern der Weltreligionen? Eine protestantische Perspektive, Stuttgart: Kohlhammer, 2017, 83–107.
  • ‘Prinzipienerkenntnis nach Aristoteles – Zur Deutung von Analytica posteriora II 19’, Salzburger Jahrbuch für Philosophie, 60 (2015), 71–100.
  • ‘Die Funktion des Nichts in Meister Eckharts Metaphysik’, Salzburger Jahrbuch für Philosophie, 59 (2014), 43–64.
  • ‘Wagner und Hanslick. Kurze Geschichte einer Feindschaft’, Österreichische Musikzeitschrift, 6/67 (2012), 14-21.
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