Portrait Tewes neu 2017

PD Dr. Christian Tewes



Section of Phenomenology
Heidelberg University Hospital
Voßstrasse 4
69115 Heidelberg



Phone: +49 (0)6221 56 37411
Email: tewes@mk.uni-heidelberg.de


Curriculum Vitae

1993-2000 Studied German/History and Philosophy at University of Essen
2001 Master studies in philosophy at University of St. Andrews (focus on analytical philosophy)
2005 PhD program at University of Koblenz-Landau. PhD thesis: Foundations of consciousness research with Edmund Husserl and Daniel Dennett
2007-2014 Research Assistant at Friedrich Schiller University of Jena (Chair of Theoretical Philosophy)
2015 Habilitation at FSU Jena with a thesis on free will
July 2014 Project manager and coordinator of the research group Embodiment as a Paradigm of evolutionary Anthropology


Selected publications


  • Tewes, C. (2007) Grundlegungen der Bewusstseinsforschung. Studien zu Daniel Dennett und Edmund Husserl. Freiburg: Karl Alber
  • Tewes, C. (2017) Libertarismus, Willensfreiheit und Verursachung. Frankfurt am Main: Klostermann

Edited Books

Edited Journals (Special Issues)

  • Tewes, C. (2018) with Ulrich Wegner and Johannes Wagemann. The Challenges and Opportunities of Introspection in Psychology: Theory and Method, Frontiers in Psychology
  • Tewes, C. (2018) with Thomas Fuchs. The Formation of Embodied Memory, Journal of Consciousness Studies. Vol. 25, No-7-8
  • Tewes, C. (2018) with Daniel Vespermann and Thomas Fuchs. Phenomenological Anthropology, Psychiatry, and Psychotherapy in Theory and Practice, in InterCultural Philosophy, Issue 1

Current projects


  • Tewes, C. (2016) Die Wahrnehmungstheorie des Enaktivismus, in Interdisziplinäre Anthropologie. Jahrbuch 4/2016: Wahrnehmung, 101-111
  • Tewes, C. (2016) Embodied Habitual Memory Formation: Enacted or Extended?, in Gregor Etzelmüller and Christian Tewes (eds.) 2016. Embodiment in Evolution and Culture. Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 31-56
  • Tewes, C., Durt, Christoph, Fuchs, Thomas (2017) Introduction: The Interplay of Embodiment, Enaction and Culture, in Durt, Christoph, Fuchs, Thomas and Christian Tewes (eds.) 2017. Embodiment, Enaction, and Culture. Investigating the Constitution of the Shared World. Cambridge, Massachusetts, London, England: The MIT Press, 1-21
  • Tewes, C. (2018) The Habitual Body and Its Role in Collective Memory Formation, in Journal of Consciousness Studies Vol. 25, No-7-8, 135–157
  • Tewes, C. (2018) The Phenomenology of Habits: Integrating First-Person and Neuropsychological Studies of Memory, in Frontiers in Psychology. doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2018.01176
  • Tewes, C. (2018) mit Daniel Vespermann und Thomas Fuchs, Editorial. Phenomenological Anthropology, Psychiatry, and Psychotherapy, in Theory and Practice. In InterCultural Philosophy,1 (2018), 3–30. DOI: 10.11588/icp.2018.1.48075
  • Tewes, C. (2018)  mit Thomas Fuchs, Editorial Introduction  – The Formation of Body Memory, in Journal of Consciousness Studies Vol. 25, No-7-8, 8-19
  • Tewes, C. (2019) First-Person Experiences, Privatism and the Evaluation of Structural Content, in Constructivist Foundations (in press)

Complete list of publications


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