Rudolf Schüßler

Former Senior Visiting Fellow
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  • Trade and Globalisation

Expertise: philosophy, coordination games, theories of justice, theories of disagreement.

Rudolf Schüßler (Germany) is professor of philosophy at the University of Bayreuth/Germany. He studied philosophy, sociology and economics and took his doctoral degree in sociology, Habilitation in philosophy. Rudolf Schüßler is working on applied game and decision theory, the history of moral decision making, and several subjects of practical ethics. His present projects include research on the role of focal points in negotiations and for fair moral compromise, a German federal ministry project on energy poverty and climate ethics, and historical studies on the emergence of opinion pluralism in European thought. He is also teaching a module on negotiations and conflict resolution for the “Philosophy&Economics” course at the University of Bayreuth.

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