Peter Bieri

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Peter Bieri

Peter Bieri, born 1944 in Berne, studied in London and Heidelberg. Since 1993 he teaches philosophy at the Freie Universität Berlin. He has published two novels, Perlmanns Schweigen (1995) and Der Klavierstimmer (1998) under the pseudonym Pascal Mercier.


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Dignity as a Way of Life - a treatise on the diversity of human dignity

Dignity as a Way of Life - a treatise on the diversity of human dignity

Dignity is mankind’s greatest asset, but what exactly does it entail? Peter Bieri’s longawaited new book focuses on one of life’s central themes. Dignity manifests itself in many guises, ...

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The Tools of Freedom

The Tools of Freedom

What does it mean for humans to be free? That they can live entirely according to their own will? Is there such a thing as absolute freedom of will? And would it be desirable? Such questions ...

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Awards

2014 Tractatus Preis

2010 Ehrendoktorwürde der Universität Luzern

2008 Heidelberger Poetik-Dozentur

2007 Grinzane Cavour Preis

2007 Lichtenberg-Medaille der Universität Göttingen

2006 Marie-Luise-Kaschnitz-Preis

Bibliographie

Im Carl Hanser Verlag erschienen
2001 Das Handwerk der Freiheit. Über die Entdeckung des eigenen Willens
2013 Eine Art zu leben. Über die Vielfalt menschlicher Würde
 
Im Carl Hanser Verlag unter dem Namen Pascal Mercier erschienen
2004 Nachtzug nach Lissabon. Roman
2007 Lea. Novelle