Publications (selection) & work in progress (w.i.p)

    Books

  • (ed.) Energy Ethics. Intergenerational Perspectives in and for the ASEAN Region. Guna Chakra Research Center. Assumption University & Konrad-Adenauer-Foundation. Bangkok. ISBN: 978-616-279-918-1. Bangkok. 2016
  • (ed.) (2015) Environmental Values Emerging from Cultures & Religions of the ASEAN Region. Guna Chakra Research Center. Assumption University & Konrad-Adenauer-Foundation. Bangkok. ISBN: 978-616-7695-23-5. DOI: 10.13140/RG.2.1.2636.8480
  • (ed.) (2014) ECOLOGICAL, SOCIAL & ECONOMIC SUSTAINABILITY - Perspectives for Thailand and ASEAN. Guna Chakra Research Center. Assumption University & Konrad-Adenauer-Foundation. Bangkok. ISBN 978-616-7695-18-1
  • (2013) Fashion Myths – A Cultural Critique (translated by John Irons). Bielefeld: [transcript]. ISBN 978-3-8376-2437-3. read more @ [transcript], order @ Columbia University Press
  • (2005) Der Mode-Mythos: Lifestyle als Lebenskunst. Philosophisch-anthropologische Implikationen der Mode. Würzburg: Königshausen & Neumann. ISBN 3-8260-2888-0
  • (2001) Konsum - Lifestyle - Selbstverwirklichung. Konsummotive Jugendlicher und nachhaltige Bildung. Weingarten. (Weingarten University of Education): Sozialökonomik und Didaktik. Bd. 3; ISBN 3-924945-38-1
  • (1999) Aristoteles’ Theorie des glückseligen Lebens und Eudaimonie als praktisch anwendbares Lebenskonzept auf der Grundlage der Nikomachischen Ethik. MA Thesis. Johannes Gutenberg University, Mainz (unpublished)
  • Journal Papers / Contributions to Anthologies / Essays

  • (2016) Introduction: Energy Ethics – Nuclear Challenges, Intergenerational Considerations and Water as an Essential Factor of Energy Production. In: Meinhold, Roman (ed.) Energy Ethics. Intergenerational Perspectives in and for the ASEAN Region. Guna Chakra Research Center. Assumption University & Konrad-Adenauer-Foundation. Bangkok. ISBN: 978-616-279-918-1. Bangkok. 2016, pp IX-XIII
  • (2016) Mind Occupations: Myths in Gaseous-Plasmatic Environments and their Impact on South-East Asian Metropolitan Lifestyles. In: Varghese, Saji (ed.): Globalization and Cultural Pluralism: Challenges and Possibilities. New Delhi: Akansha, pp124-138
  • (2015) Pain and Catharsis in Art, Ritual and Therapy. In: George, Siby & Jung, Pravesh (ed.) Cultural Ontology of the Self in Pain. New Delhi Heidelberg New York Dordrecht London: Springer, DOI 10.1007/978-81-322-2601-7_5
  • (2015) Introduction. In: Meinhold, Roman (ed.): Environmental Values Emerging from Cultures & Religions of the ASEAN Region. Guna Chakra Research Center, Assumption University, Bangkok
  • (2014) Reflections on Sustainable and Holistic Lifestyles in ‘Ecotopia’ as Perspectives for Well-Being in the ASEAN Context. In: Meinhold, Roman (ed.) (2014) ECOLOGICAL, SOCIAL & ECONOMIC SUSTAINABILITY - Perspectives for Thailand and ASEAN. Guna Chakra Research Center. Assumption University. Konrad-Adenauer-Foundation. Bangkok. ISBN 978-616-7695-18-1
  • (2014) Introduction. In: Meinhold, Roman (ed.) (2014) ECOLOGICAL, SOCIAL & ECONOMIC SUSTAINABILITY - Perspectives for Thailand and ASEAN. Guna Chakra Research Center. Assumption University. Konrad-Adenauer-Foundation. Bangkok. ISBN 978-616-7695-18-1
  • (2013) “Compassion and Catharsis”. In: Alam, Edward (Ed.) Compassion and Forgiveness, Religious and Philosophical Perspectives. Notre Dame University Press: Louaize, ISSN 978-9953-558-40-0
  • (2012) “Catharsis and Violence: Terrorism and the Fascination for Superlative Destruction”. Boleswa Journal of Philosophy, Theology and Religion. Vol. 3, No.3, 2012, pp. 172-184, ISSN 1817-2741
  • (2012) “A Transdisciplinary Account on Otherness in the Context of Intercultural Ethics” (translated into Persian by ‘Alī Rizā Sayād Mansūr). Khirade Mana, No.2, September 2012, The Association of Philosophical Studies, Faculty of Literature and Humanities, University of Tehran, Iran.
  • (2011) “Demolition Performance 9/11: Die ästhetisierte Inszenierung der Anschläge des 11. September 2001 und Parallelphänomene in Kunst und Popularkultur” [Demolition Performance 9/11: The Aesthetisized Performance of the 9/11 Attacks and Parallel Phenomena in Art and Popular Culture] In: Jäger, Thomas (Hg.): Die Welt nach 9/11. Auswirkungen des Terrorismus auf Staatenwelt und Gesellschaft [The World after 9/11. Terrorism's Repercussions on States and Society]. Zeitschrift für Außen- und Sicherheitspolitik. Sonderheft 2/2011. Wiesbaden: VS/Springer.
  • (2011) Comparative Melioration and Pathological Pathogenization in Viagra Marketing. In: Botz-Bornstein, Thorsten.: The Philosophy of Viagra. Bioethical Responses to the Viagrification of the Modern World. New York, Amsterdam: Rodopi (Value Inquiry Book Series)
  • (2010) Being in the Matrix: An Example of Cinematic Education in Philosophy. In: Prajna Vihara. Journal of Philosophy and Religion. Bangkok: Assumption University Press. Vol.10., No.1-2, 2009. p. 235-252 ISSN 1513-6442,
  • (2009) Popular Culture and Consumerism: Mediocre, (Schein-)Heilig and Pseudo-Therapeutic. In: Yusuf, Imtiyaz and Atilgan, Canan (ed.) Religion, Politics and Globalization. Implications for Thailand and Asia. Konrad Adenauer Stiftung. Bangkok. p. 51-65. ISBN 978-616-90475-0-6
  • (2009) Mode. [Fashion] In: Bohlken, Eike/Thies, Christian (Hg.) Handbuch Anthropologie. Der Mensch zwischen Natur, Kultur und Technik. Stuttgart/Weimar. Metzler. p. 383-386, ISBN-10: 3476022285; ISBN-13: 9783476022288
  • (2007) Meta-Goods in Fashion Myths. Philosophic-Anthropological Implications of Fashion Advertisements. In: Prajna Vihara. Journal of Philosophy and Religion. Bangkok, Assumption University. Vol.8., No.2, July-December 2007. 1-17. ISSN 1513-6442
  • (2007) Black and White. On Symbolical Implications of an Aesthetical Polarization. Boleswa Journal of Philosophy, Theology and Religion. Vol.1, No.3. December 2007. 155-166. ISSN 1817-2741
  • (2003) Defloration und Entheiligung. In: Die Zeit Nr. 2. Frankfurt a.M. 02.01.2003 (Stellungnahme zu: Vorholz, Fritz: Tanz um die Dose. Zeit Nr. 52; Frankfurt a.M. 2002)
  • (2002) Mythos Dose. In: ZEIT-SCHRIFT für interdisziplinäre Bildung und praktische Philosophie. Mainz, Weingarten. 25
  • (2002) Unzeitgemäße Denk-Anstöße der antiken griechischen Philosophie für zeitgemäße Lebensstile. In: ZEIT-SCHRIFT für interdisziplinäre Bildung und praktische Philosophie. Mainz, Weingarten. 42-44
  • (2001) Lifestyle und Selbstverwirklichung auf dem Weg zur Nachhaltigkeit? In: AWT-Info. Weingarten. 110-125. Edition 2001. Volume 20. Jubiläumsausgabe. ISSN 0179-9456
  • (2001) Konsum – Lifestyle – Lebensstil. In: Mergelsberg, Tim [Bundjugend Hg.] Zukunftsfähige Lebensstile. Zukunftsfähigkeit – Nachhaltigkeit – Sustainability. Part 1. Stuttgart. 32-35
  • (2001) Konsum – Lifestyle – Lebensstil. In: Mergelsberg, Tim [Bundjugend Hg.] Zukunftsfähige Lebensstile. Zukunftsfähigkeit – Nachhaltigkeit – Sustainability. Part 1. Stuttgart. 32-35
  • (1999) Aspekte von Furcht und Angst. In: ZEIT-SCHRIFT für interdisziplinäre Bildung und praktische Philosophie. Mainz. 24-28
  • (1998) Der Mensch, ein Teil der Natur? In: ZEIT-SCHRIFT für interdisziplinäre Bildung und praktische Philosophie. Mainz. 17-21
  • Encyclopedia Articles

  • (2013) Ecotopia. in: Paul B. Thompson and David M. Kaplan (eds.) Encyclopedia of Agricultural and Food Ethics (Springer)
  • (2012) Virtual Reality. In: Salem Science. Applied Science. Salem Press/EBSCO, Ipswich, Mass. and Hackensack, New Jersey, (vol. 5) pp. 1931–1937
  • (2012) Hypnosis. In: Salem Science. Applied Science. Salem Press/EBSCO, Ipswich, Mass. and Hackensack, New Jersey, (vol. 3) pp. 1026–1030
  • (2012) Somnology. In: Salem Science. Applied Science. Salem Press/EBSCO, Ipswich, Mass. and Hackensack, New Jersey, (vol. 4) pp. 1681–1686
  • (2011) Overconsumption. In: Energy & Energy Use: Salem Singles. EBSCO, Ipswich, Mass. and Hackensack, New Jersey
  • (2011) Overconsumption. In: Encyclopedia of Environmental Issues, Revised Edition. Salem Press/EBSCO, Ipswich, Mass. and Hackensack, New Jersey, p 944-5
  • (2011) Subsistence Use. In: Encyclopedia of Environmental Issues, Revised Edition. Salem Press/EBSCO, Ipswich, Mass. and Hackensack, New Jersey, p 1186
  • (2011) Ecotopia. In: Encyclopedia of Environmental Issues, Revised Edition. Salem Press/EBSCO, Ipswich, Mass. and Hackensack, New Jersey, p 420-1
  • (2011) Ecological Economics. In: Encyclopedia of Environmental Issues, Revised Edition. Salem Press/EBSCO, Ipswich, Mass. and Hackensack, New Jersey, p 406-7
  • Editing (journals / proceedings)

  • co-edited with Rakotsoane, F.L.C. (2007) Tradition and Modernity: Boleswa. Occasional Papers in Theology and Religion. ISSN 1818-3816
  • co-edited with Mawondo, S.Z. and Rakotsoane, F.L.C. (2006) Boleswa. Occasional Papers in Theology and Religion: Religion and Society in Southern Africa. ISSN 1818-3816
  • co-edited with Lackmann, Jürgen (1997-2004) ZEIT-SCHRIFT für interdisziplinäre Bildung und praktische Philosophie - Journal for Interdisciplinary Education and Applied Philosophy. Mainz, Weingarten. ISSN 1434-534X
  • (w.i.p.) co-edited with Mushonga, Munya and Rakotsoane, F.C.L. (201X) The African Philosophy of Simon Mawondo.
  • Paintings / Music

  • (2001) (with Nagasón) Der Sinn des Lebens. CD → listen to track: Seattle
  • (1994) visio de mortalibus. Oilpaintings -> Selection
  • Interviews

    On Fashion Myths
    On Consumerism and Fashion