Gottfried Schweiger

Mag. Dr.

  • Monchsberg 2a, Edith-Stein-Haus

    5020 Salzburg



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Gottfried Schweiger is a trained philosopher and works at the Center for Ethics and Poverty Research (CEPR) as a Senior Scientist since 2011. At the CEPR he was also the Principal Investigator (PI) of the research project "Social Justice and Child Poverty", funded by the Austrian Science Fund (FWF), from 2014 to 2017. Gottfried (co-)authored several peer-reviewed articles and chapters, (co-)edited volumes, and together with Gunter Graf he wrote two monographs on the philosophy of childhood (both with Palgrave Macmillan). Gottfried is co-founding editor of the Zeitschrift für Praktische Philosophie and of the Springer Book Series Philosophy and Poverty. He is also associate editor of Palgrave Communications.

Research interests

Social and Political Philosophy, Philosophy of Childhood, and Poverty Research

Fields of Science and Technology Classification 2012 (Level 2, 3-digit codes).

  • 603 Philosophy, Ethics, Religion
  • 506 Political Science
  • 503 Educational Sciences
  • 504 Sociology


  • BJ Ethics
  • JC Political theory


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