Betzler Monika

Monika Betzler is full professor and Chair of Ethics and Practical Philosophy at LMU Munich. Upon obtaining her Ph.D. in classical German philosophy in 1992 at LMU Munich, Monika Betzler worked for a year in a think-tank at the Commission of the European Union in Brussels, and was further appointed as an assistant professor for philosophy at the University of Göttingen. Between 1994 and 1997 she earned a degree at the Kennedy School of Government (Master of Public Administration) at Harvard University and was a visiting scholar at the philosophy department there. She was also a Feodor-Lynen Fellow at the University of California at Berkeley and a professorial fellow at the Institute for Ethics and Public Affairs at Tulane University in New Orleans/USA. Betzler was also an associate professor at LMU Munich (Political Science Department). Upon passing her habilitation, she was appointed full professor at the University of Berne/Switzerland. In 2014 Betzler took up the Chair of Ethics and Practical Philosophy at LMU Munich. She is a member of the Swiss National Ethics Committee, and the current director of the Munich Ethics Center.

Lecture: The Relational Value of Empathy
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