Projects / Publications

Academic Education

2009
Certificate in Teaching in Higher Education, University of Fribourg, Switzerland

2003
PhD thesis, Sorbonne-Paris IV, department of German studies, section of PhilosophyDissertation title: Significations de la Mort de Dieu chez Nietzsche, d’Humain, trop humain à Ainsi parlait Zarathoustra

Summa cum laude (Mention très honorable, avec félicitations du jury à l’unanimité)

19941995
BA in Philosophy, Sorbonne-Paris I

DEA in German studies, Section of Philosophy, Sorbonne-Paris IV

1991 1993
MA in German studies, Section of Philosophy, Sorbonne-Paris IV

19881991
BA in German studies, Institut catholique de Paris/Sorbonne-Paris IV

1988
Baccalaureate Philosophy, German, English, Latin, Greek

Employment

2015 — present
Research fellow, Institute for biomedical ethics, University of Basel

2013 — present
Part-time lecturer, Institute of humanities, University of Applied Sciences and Arts, Northwestern Switzerland

2009 — present
Part-time lecturer, Department of Philosophy, University of Fribourg

2011 2013
Part-time Lecturer, Department of Philosophy, University of Lausanne

2011 2012
Scientific collaborator, Isaak-Iselin-edition, Department of History, University of Basel

2004 2009
Post-doc, Department of Philosophy, Chair in moral Philosophy, Radboud University, Nijmegen, The Netherlands

2003 2009
Post-doc, Department of Philosophy, Chair in Ethics and political Philosophy, University of Fribourg 

Research fields

Medical ethics, philosophy of medicine

Modern moral philosophy: critique of morality, virtue ethics, history of ethical theories, rationalistic ethics, theories of happiness, theories of emotions

History of modern philosophy

Authors: Descartes, Spinoza, Nietzsche

Languages

French (mother tongue)

English and German (fluent)

Dutch and Italian (intermediate) 

Contact

Dr phil. Isabelle Wienand

Institute for Biomedical Ethics

Universität Basel
Bernoullistrasse 28
CH-4056 Basel

Tel.+ 41 61 207 09 62
Fax +41 61 207 17 80