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Dr Martin Sticker

MA(Bonn), M.LITT(St.And.), PhD(St.And.)

  • BS6 6JL


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Research interests

Historically, my main focus is Immanuel Kant, though I haven't made up my mind yet about whether I should call myself a "Kantian". Systematically, I am interested in the question of what the right or best moral theory is. I focus especially on Kantian ethics as well as Consequentialism. I am particularly interested in working out what the differences between Consequentialist and Kantian ethical theories are and whether different types of ethical theories can be reconciled. I am also interested in duties of aid and overdemandingness, especially in the context of global poverty and global justice. Apart from this, I have interests in applied ethics, political philosophy, climate ethics, Hegel, Aristotle and enlightenment philosophy. 

Much of my past research was concerned with the role of the pre-philosophical perspective for academic philosophy as well as the role that philosophy can play in turn for non-philosophers. I approached these topics largely from a historical perspective (mainly Kant).

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Research Output

  • 24 Article (Academic Journal)
  • 9 Book/Film/Article review (Academic Journal)
  • 5 Conference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)
  • 2 Chapter in a book

Kant, Eudaimonism, Act-Consequentialism and the Fact of Reason

Sticker, M., 26 May 2020, In : Archiv für Geschichte der Philosophie. 102, 2, p. 209-241

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

  • Kant und das fehlbare Gewissen

    Sticker, M., 2020, Kasuistik und Theorie des Gewissens: Von Pascal bis Kant. di Giulio & Frigo (eds.). de Gruyter

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter in a book

  • Moral Education and Transcendental Idealism

    Saunders, J. & Sticker, M., 1 May 2020, In : Archiv für Geschichte der Philosophie. 103, 1

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)