Svenja Flaßpöhler

Svenja Flaßpöhler was born in 1975 and is editor-in-chief of Philosophie Magazin. She holds a PhD in Philosophy from the University of Münster. Since 2013, she has been a co-director of the Cologne philosophy festival phil.COLOGNE. Her critique of the #MeToo campaign triggered a debate on feminism in Germany. Her book “Sensibel. Über moderne Empfindlichkeit und die Grenzen des Zumutbaren” was published by Klett-Kotta Verlag in autumn 2021.

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Black and white thinking (Issue II/2022)

Changing our mindset

Who has the right to speak and what can be said? The philosopher Svenja Flaßpöhler and the sociologist Naika Foroutan discuss inclusive language, and the fight for equality. A conversation.