Dr. Ansgar Lyssy

Dr. Ansgar Lyssy

Lecturer (LfbA)

Institute of Philosophy
Geisteswissenschaftliches Zentrum
Beethovenstraße 15, Room H2. 104
04107 Leipzig

Phone: +49 341 97-35811
Fax: +49 341 97-35849


Working on early modern philosophy and classical German philosophy.

I have studied philosophy at the TU Berlin and did receive my PhD there in 2011. From 2013-14, I was a postdoc at the Université de Montréal and I received my 'Habilitation' or 'venia legendi' 2020 at the LMU Munich.

Selected book publications: "Kausalität und Teleologie bei G.W. Leibniz", Stuttgart: Franz-Steiner Verlag 2016. "Humankind and Humanity in Kant" - in preparation. "System and Freedom in Kant and Fichte", ed. with Giovanni Pietro Basile, London: Routledge 2022.

Research topics:

Causality and teleology in Leibniz and the early modern period.

Conceptual conditions of anthropology

Causality in Hegel