Thomas Fuchs


Karl jaspers professor for philosophical foundations of psychiatry and psychotherapy, university of heidelberg

MD History of Medicine (Munich), PhD Philosophy (Munich), Habilitation in Psychiatry (Heidelberg), Habilitation in Philosophy (Heidelberg)

Dr. Thomas Fuchs, psychiatrist and philosopher, is head of the section Phenomenological Psychopathology and Psychotherapy at the University of Heidelberg. He is the coordinator of the Heidelberg Marsilius-Project “Embodiment as a Paradigm of an Evolutionary Cultural Anthropology,” and chairman of the German Society for Phenomenological Anthropology, Psychiatry and Psychotherapy (DGAP). He was coordinator of the European Marie-Curie Research Training Networks “DISCOS – Disorders and Coherence of the Embodied Self” (2007-2011) and “TESIS”—Towards an Embodied Science of Intersubjectivity” (2012-2016), and of the Joint National Research Project “The Brain as an Organ of Interrelations” (2008-2011).