Peter Königs

M. A.
Peter Königs
Angewandte Ethik


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Room: 406

Theaterplatz 14

52062 Aachen


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Peter Königs is a postdoctoral researcher in philosophy at RWTH Aachen University. One of his research focuses is in political philosophy. He has worked on such topics as toleration, punishment, patriotism, and, currently, on ethical aspects of government surveillance. Another research focus is in moral philosophy, especially in ethics of technology, moral psychology and metaethics. He is part of the Cluster of Excellence 'Internet of Production'.
He holds a 'Magister' in Philosophy and Politics from Tübingen University and an MPhil in Philosophy from Cambridge University (Queens' College), and he completed his PhD again at Tübingen University. He also spent two terms at Sciences Po Paris and later again some more time in Cambridge as a visiting PhD researcher. Prior to joining RWTH Aachen, he was a postdoctoral fellow at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology.


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Title Author(s)
Special Issue: The Ethics of State Mass Surveillance
Book (2020)
Königs, Peter
A Research Framework for Human Aspects in the Internet of Production : An Intra-company Perspective
Contribution to a book, Contribution to a conference proceedings (2020)
Brauner, Philipp
Brillowski, Florian Sascha
Dammers, Hannah
Königs, Peter
Kordtomeikel, Frauke Carole
Petruck, Henning
Schaar, Anne Kathrin
Schmitz, Seth
Steuer-Dankert, Linda
Mertens, Alexander
Gries, Thomas
Leicht-Scholten, Carmen
Nagel, Saskia K.
Nitsch, Verena
Schuh, Günther
Ziefle, Martina
Introduction to the Special Issue on the Ethics of State Mass Surveillance
Contribution to a book, Journal Article (2020)
Königs, Peter
Experimental ethics, intuitions, and morally irrelevant factors
Journal Article (2019)
Königs, Peter
The simplicity of toleration
Journal Article (2019)
Königs, Peter
Evolutionary Skepticism about Morality and Prudential Normativity
Journal Article (2017)
Königs, Peter
On the normative insignificance of neuroscience and dual-process theory
Journal Article (2018)
Königs, Peter
Two types of debunking arguments
Journal Article (2018)
Königs, Peter
Die Idee der Toleranz
Journal Article (2016)
Königs, Peter
Pierre Bayles Verteidigung des irrenden Gewissens und das Paradox der Toleranz
Journal Article (2015)
Königs, Peter
The Expressivist Account of Punishment, Retribution, and the Emotions
Contribution to a conference proceedings, Journal Article (2013)
Königs, Peter
Was Toleranz ist, was sie nicht ist und wie man sie nicht rechtfertigen kann : Eine Replik auf Lohmar
Journal Article (2013)
Königs, Peter
Patriotism : A Case Study in the Philosophy of Emotions
Journal Article (2012)
Königs, Peter