Gottfried Schweiger is a trained philosopher and works at the CEPR as a Senior Scientist since 2011. At the CEPR he was also the Principal Investigator (PI) of the research project "Social Justice and Child Poverty", funded by the Austrian Science Fund (FWF), from 2014 to 2017. He will be Visiting Professor at the Centre for Ethics, University of Toronto, in 2020.
Gottfried (co-)authored several peer-reviewed articles and chapters, (co-)edited volumes, and together with Gunter Graf he wrote two monographs on the philosophy of childhood (both with Palgrave Macmillan). Gottfried is co-founding editor of the Zeitschrift für Praktische Philosophie and of the Springer Book Series Philosophy and Poverty and of the Book Series Kindheit – Bildung – Erziehung. Philosophische Perspektiven [Childhood - Education - Upbringing. Philosophical Perspectives], published by J.B. Metzler. He is also associate editor of Palgrave Communications and member of the Advisoary Board of the journal on_education.
Together with Johannes Drerup, Gottfried is the coordinator of the Netzwerk Philosophie der Kindheit [Network Philosophy of Childhood] - a platform for philosophers and and interested reserachers working on questions of philosophy and childhood.
Furthermore, Gottfried has reviewed papers for several international journals including Journal of Poverty, Journal of Global Ethics, International Theory, Ethical Perspectives, and Review of International Studies.
More information and a list of publications can be found on his personal website or his ORCID page.
Social and Political Philosophy, Philosophy of Childhood, and Poverty Research