Researcher biography

Dr Stephan Atzert is a lecturer in German. His research project investigates the reception of Schopenhauer's philosophy by Nietzsche, Deussen and Freud.

His research interests include the philosophy of Arthur Schopenhauer and its impact in the history of ideas, the writings of Sigmund Freud, of Friedrich Nietzsche and of Paul Deussen. Literary authors: Thomas Bernhard and Heiner Müller. Supervision interests include the work of Th. W, Adorno and the Frankfurt School, the German student movement and the Red Army Faction.

He is currently developing a project on K.E. Neumann and the 19th and 20th century reception of Buddhism in Europe.

Featured projects Duration
Schopenhauer's Reception across the Humanities
The University of Queensland
2003

Areas of research