Faculty & Staff

Dr. Gabriel Gottlieb

Dr. Gabriel Gottlieb

Professor , Philosophy

Professor , Honors Programs

Professor , Ethics / Religion and Society

ML 4443
224 Hinkle Hall

Phone: (513) 745-2017

Fax: (513) 745-3065

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First Year at Xavier University:



German Idealism and Social and Political Philosophy


Dr. Gabriel Gottlieb is is an professor of philosophy at Xavier University in Cincinnati, Ohio. His research interests include German Idealism (Kant, Fichte, Hegel), social and political philosophy, and philosophy of action. He is the editor of Fichte’s ‘Foundations of Natural Right’: A Critical Guide (Cambridge University Press: Forthcoming). He teaches courses on ethics, social and political philosophy, and 19th Century German Philosophy.

"My work is primarily on German Idealism, in particular Kant, Fichte, Hegel and issues surrounding the topic of self-consciousness. I am also interested in practical philosophy, theories of action and agency, embodiment, know-how, and theories of recognition. "








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