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This website brings a philosophical perspective to current events and trends. I am a psychotherapist, and I also teach philosophy. I am especially interested in the theory of the subject, and Continental Philosophy.  Philosophy is the activity of free thinking, and it culminates in intensive and more or less systematic self-reflection. It is also a critical examination of knowledge-creation and […]

Book Recommendations

Books flow through our lives, year after year. What we read defines what we think, and vice versa. Our thinking changes probably more as a result of encountering new ideas and arguments, and less as a result of genuine insight and internal processing. Today, even the idea of a book is in transition: books become electronic files, and many of […]

Copyright Notice

Trialectics.net is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-Share-Alike 4.0 International License. This means that all material on this website is covered by a Creative Commons License. You are free to: Share – copy and redistribute the material in any medium or format Adapt – remix, transform, and build upon the material. The licensor cannot revoke these freedoms as long as […]

Posts & Pages

This page allows you to navigate the site in various ways.

The History of this Website

January 2019 The modern version of “revolution” is “disruption,” and disruption becomes the default mode of operation in our global society. Everything is increasingly interconnected, but the direction of change is not easily discernible. Website Changes in 2018 The effects of this transformative flow of technology and communication can be seen on this website: it became almost obsolete, even though […]

Useful Websites

This collection of links contains content-rich websites for orientation and research. I try to keep the list short. If we think of knowledge as space, its’ topology is transforming rapidly in terms of density, complexity, connectedness, and new forms of representation. We can “map” information and its flows; the picture on the left shows a recent map of the Internet.

About Me

I was born and grew up in Coburg, Germany. I attended the Gymnasium Ernestinum, from the 5th to the 13th grade.  From 1979 to 1987 I studied psychology and German literature in at the Ludwig Maximilian University in Munich. In 1986, I received a Masters Degree in philosophy from the Munich School of Philosophy, which is one the of European Jesuit Universities.  In […]