Christoph C. Pfisterer

Christoph C. Pfisterer, Dr.

Externer Lehrbeauftragter / Member of the teaching staff

Phone: +41 44 634 45 30

Address: UZH, Philosophisches Seminar, Zürichbergstrasse 43, CH-8044 Zürich

Room number: ZUP-E-4


  • Philosophy of Language and Mind
  • Philosophy of Perception
  • Logic
  • Early Analytic Philosophy
  • Theories of Truth, Meaning, Judgements and Propositional Attitudes
  • Philosophy of Frege, Russell, Wittgenstein, Moore, Ryle, Austin, Strawson, Davidson

Current research project: The Language of Perception

Curriculum vitae

08/2022 – 02/2023 Member of the teaching staff, Department of Philosophy University of Zurich (deputy of the Chair for the History of Philosophy (Prof. Dr. Katia Saporiti))

08/2018 – 07/2022

Postdoctoral researcher at the Chair for Theoretical Philosophy, Prof. Dr. Hans-Johann Glock, Institute of Philosophy, University of Zurich

2013 – 2018

Lecturer at the Institute of Philosophy, University of Zurich, thereof 1 year as deputy of the Chair for the History of Philosophy (Prof. Dr. Katia Saporiti)

2013 – 2015

Visiting scholar, Department of Philosophy, UC Berkeley, CA; Sponsor: Prof. John R. Searle

2012 – 2013

Visiting scholar, Department of Philosophy Columbia University, NY; Sponsor: Prof. Philip Kitcher

2010 – 2012

Coordinator of the doctoral program "Philosophy – Language, Mind, and Practice", University of Zurich; Director: Prof. Dr. Hans-Johann Glock


PhD in Philosophy, University of Zurich, summa cum laude, 2009 Examiners: Prof. Dr. Katia Saporiti, Prof. Dr. Gabriele Mras

2005 – 2011

Teaching and research assistant at the Chair for the History of Philosophy, Prof. Dr. Katia Saporiti, Institute of Philosophy, University of Zurich

2007 – 2009

Research Fellow (SNF) and Lecturer

2002 – 2004


1996 – 2001     

Studies in Philosophy, Linguistics and Logic, University of Vienna

CV (english) (PDF, 71 KB)

Co-Editor of Conceptus - Journal of Philosophy (since 2010)



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