Dr.Spahn, A. (Andreas)

Eindhoven University of Technology

Section: Philosophy and Ethics
Faculty: Industrial Engineering & Innovation Sciences

Energy and Sustainability
Visiting address

IPO 1.02 Faculty Technology Management Eindhoven University of Technology

Mail address

P.O. Box 513 5600 MB EINDHOVEN The Netherlands


+31 (0)40 247 2746


+31 (0)40 244 4602

Andreas Spahn (1974) is assistant professor of philosophy and ethics at Eindhoven University of Technology. He studied Philosophy, Communication-Science and German Literature at the University of Essen (Germany). After pursuing his Master-Degree in Philosophy and German Literature at the University of Notre-Dame (USA), he obtained his Ph-D in Bochum (Germany) in 2007 with a thesis on the Theory of Understanding. His research fields include metha-ethical questions about grounding value-judgments and questions concerning applied ethics in the field of the influence of new media on society and ecological ethics.

Scientific publications (selection)


  • Spahn, Andreas. 2007. Rationalistische und Traditionalistische Hermeneutiek. In Perspektiven Philosophischer Forschung, edited by F. Geier, A. Spahn and C. Spahn. Essen: Oldib Verlag Oliver Bidlo. available online

Professional/Popular publications (selection)


  • Geier, Fabian, Andreas Spahn, and Christian Spahn, eds. 2006. Perspektiven Philosophischer Forschung. Essen: Oldib-Verlag. available online