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Bernd-Olaf Küppers

educator , philosopher

Bernd-Olaf Küppers, German philosopher, educator. Recipient Woitschach Research prize, German Association of Science Foundation, 1991. Member of Academy Europaea, Academy Europenne des Sciences, European Academy of Sciences and Arts, Deutsche Akademie der Naturforscher Leopoldina, Institute Philosophy, National Academy of Sciences, Argentina (honorary).

Background

Küppers, Bernd-Olaf was born on June 10, 1944 in Bayreuth, Germany. Son of Wilhelm Schwedtmann and Hildegard Küppers.

Education

Diploma in Physics, University Göttingen, Germany, 1971. Doctor of Philosophy in Biophysical Chemistry, Technology University, Braunschweig, Germany, 1975. Doctor of Philosophy in Philosophy, University Heidelberg, 1991.

Doctorate(honorary), Nagaoka University of Technology, Nagaoka, Japan, 1999.

Career

Research scientist Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry, Göttingen, Germany, 1975—1993. Lecturer University Heidelberg, 1991. Professor philosophy University Jena, Germany, since 1994.

Distinguished visiting professor in Japan by invitation of Japanese Government, 1993. Member Interdisciplinary Center of Human Studies, University Munich, 1999.

Works

Membership

Member of Academy Europaea, Academy Europenne des Sciences, European Academy of Sciences and Arts, Deutsche Akademie der Naturforscher Leopoldina, Institute Philosophy, National Academy of Sciences, Argentina (honorary).

Connections

Married Elisabeth Juliane Bernhard, September 9, 1994. Children: Katja, Swantje.

father:
Wilhelm Schwedtmann

mother:
Hildegard Küppers

spouse:
Elisabeth Juliane Bernhard

children:
Katja Küppers

Swantje Küppers