Faculty of Philosophy Associate Faculty Member and Oxford Uehiro Centre Research Associate
Marcel van Ackeren is Senior Lecturer for Ethics at the Faculty of Chemistry and Pharmacy at Wuerzburg University. He worked as a Henkel Fellow / Research Associate at the Oxford Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics and held Fellowships and Positions at the Centre for Advanced Studies (Wissenschaftskolleg, Greifswald) and the Centre for Advanced Studies in Bioethics (Muenster). He also is Associate Member of the Faculty of Philosophy in Oxford where he started to work as a philosopher conducting doctoral research supervised by B. Williams and M. Frede.
Marcel currently works on a range of projects in Ethics (past and present), especially demandingness and demandingness objections, and related topics like supererogation and moral rationalism. He also is interested in philosophy of philosophy and the question if and how the historical perspective can contribute to current debates in philosophy.
Ackeren, M., v. / Queloz, M. (eds.): Making Sense of the Past. Bernard Williams and the History of Philosophy, Oxford University Press (forthcoming)
Ackeren, M., v.: Plato on Responsibility, in Kiener, M. (ed): The Routledge Handbook of Responsibility, Abingdon: Routledge (in print)
Ackeren, M., v. : The invention of the humanistic discipline. Williams on Plato on Metaphilosophy, in: Ackeren, M., v. / Queloz, M. (eds.): Making Sense of the Past. Bernard Williams and the History of Philosophy, Oxford University Press (forthcoming)
Demandingness in Practice, Special Issue for Moral Philosophy and Politics 6 (2019), guest-editor: M. v. Ackeren / S. Derpmann; Contributors: Matthew Kramer, Anna Hartford, Julien Savulescu, Kian Mintz-Woo, Alberto Giubilini, Simon Derpmann, Brian Berkey, Stephanie Collins and Marcel van Ackeren
Kant and the Modern Debate on Demandingness, Themed Issue of the Kantian Review 23 (2018), guest-editor: M.v. Ackeren / M. Sticker; Contributors: Roger Crisp, John Skorupski, Jens Timmermann, Martin Sticker and Marcel van Ackeren
Sacrifice and Moral Philosophy, Special Issue of the International Journal for Philosophy 26 (2018), guest-editors: M. v. Ackeren / A. Archer; Contributors: Joseph Raz, Michael Slote, Lisa Tessmann, Sophie-Grace Chappell, Edward Harcourt, Vanessa Carbonell, Stefanie Collins, Jörg Löschke, Alfred Archer and Marcel van Ackeren
Ackeren, M., v.: Philosophy and the Historical Perspective. Proceedings of the British Academy, Oxford: Oxford University Press 2018
Ackeren, M., v. / Kühler, M. (eds.): The Limits of Moral Obligation. Ought Implies Can and Moral Demandingness, New York / London: Routledge 2015
Ackeren, M., v.: What makes a Moral Obligation demanding?, in: International Journal of Philosophical Studies 26 (2018), 315-334
Ackeren, M.v. / Sticker, M.: Moral Rationalism and Demandingness in Kantian Moral Theory, in: Kantian Review 23 (2018), 407-428
Ackeren, M., v. / Sticker, M.: The Demandingness of Beneficence and the Kantian System of Duties, in: Social Theory and Practice 44 (2018), 405-436