Prof Hans-Georg MOELLER

Prof Hans-Georg MOELLER

Full Professor

Subject Convenor of Philosophy and Religious Studies Programme
(853) 8822 4088

Consultation Hours
Tuesdays 11:00-12:00 and Thursdays 15:00-16:00

Or by appointment via

Professional Experience
2009- Senior Lecturer, Philosophy Department, University College Cork
2007-2008 Professor, Department of Philosophy, Brock University
2001-2007 Associate Professor, Department of Philosophy, Brock University
1991-2001 Wissenschaftlicher Assistent, Sinologisches Seminar, Universität Bonn, Germany
Awards & Honors

Choice Outstanding Academic Title 2010: The Moral Fool
Brock University, Chancellors Chair for Research Excellence 2007-2010
Choice Outstanding Academic Title 2006: The Philosophy of the Daodejing
Fedor-Lynen Research Scholar (Humboldt Foundation) 2000-2001
Straniak-Philosophie-Preis, 1995 (Straniak Philosophy Prize, 10.000 CHF)

Selected Publications
  1. Genuine Pretending: On the Philosophy of the Zhuangzi. Coauthored with Paul J. D’Ambrosio. Columbia University Press. (forthcoming)
  2. The Radical Luhmann. New York: Columbia University Press. 2011
  3.  The Moral Fool. A Case for Amorality. New York: Columbia University Press. 2009.
  4. Daodejing (Laozi). A Complete Translation and Commentary. Chicago: Open Court, 2007.
  5. Luhmann Explained. From Souls to Systems. Chicago: Open Court. 2006.
  6. The Philosophy of the Daodejing. New York: Columbia University Press, 2006. Italian translation:  La filosofia del Daodejing. Turin: Einaudi, 2007.
    Chinese Translation: Daodejing de Zhexue. Beijing: Renmin, 2010.
  7. Daoism Explained. From the Dream of the Butterfly to the Fishnet Allegory. Chicago, La Salle: Open Court. 2004.
  8. Laozi. Freiburg: Herder Verlag. 2003.
  9. In der Mitte des Kreises. Daoistisches Denken. Frankfurt/Main: Suhrkamp/Insel, 2001. New Edition: Frankfurt/Main: Insel, 2010.
  10. Die philosophischste Philosophie. Feng Youlans Neue Metaphysik. Mit einer Übersetzung der „Neuen Methodologie.” (The Most Philosophical Philosophy. Feng Youlan’s New Metaphysics.) Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz, 2000.
  11. Laotse. Tao-Te-King. Die Seidenmanuskripte von Mawangdui. Frankfurt/Main: Fischer Taschenbuch, 1995.
  12. Die Bedeutung der Sprache in der frühen chinesischen Philosophie. (The Meaning of Language in Early Chinese Philosophy.) Aachen: Shaker, 1994.