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Development as Resilience  – a capabilities perspective, book manuscript, in preparation for Routledge Development Studies, in progress

“Sustaining human well-being across time and space – sustainable development, justice and the capability approach” (with Rauschmayer F., Masson T., Leßmann O.) in Crabtree A. (ed.) Capability and Sustainability, Palgrave Macmillan, forthcoming 2019


“Well-being – happiness, desires, goods and needs” in Drydyk J., Keleher L. (Hrsg.) Handbook of Development Ethics, Routledge (2018): 55-67

„Why people do what others do – and why that is sometimes good, and sometimes bad – Thoughts on Judith Lichtenberg’s ‘Distant Strangers: Ethics, Psychology, and Global Poverty’, Book symposium”; in Journal of Human Development and Capabilities, Vol. 19, No. 1, 2018: 97-102, DOI:

“Wie resilient sind Märkte? Eine kontextualisierte Analyse von Rohstoff- und Strommärkten“ (with B. Gleich), in GAIA – Ecological Perspectives for Science and Society, Volume 26, Supplement 1, 2017, pp. 207-215(9), DOI:

“Gute Arbeit und der Capability Ansatz”, (with C. Blum), in Karidi M., Schneider M., Gutwald R. (eds.), Resilienz – Interdisziplinäre Perspektiven zu Wandel und Transformation, Springer 2018: 159-176, DOI:

“Der philosophische Gehalt des Resilienzbegriffs – normative Aspekte” (with J. Nida-Rümelin), in Münchener Theologische Zeitschrift, 67. Jahrgang, Heft 3, 2017: 250–262

“Making them strong? Vulnerability and resilience in poor children“ (with A. Bagattini), in   Revista Gênero & direito, special issue Vulnerability, vol. 5, no. 3, 2016: 194-220, DOI:

“Resilienz und Capabilities – eine hilfreiche Verbindung in der Bekämpfung von Kinderarmut, in Zeitschrift für praktische Philosophie, Band 2, Heft 1, 2015: 129-158

“Der Capability Ansatz und Lebensqualität in der Medizin“ in Kipke R., Kovacs L., Lutz R. (ed.) Lebensqualität in der Medizin, Heidelberg, Springer 2015: 157-171

“Der Capability Approach – ein weiterer ökonomischer Ansatz auf dem Vormarsch?” (with Leßmann O., Babic B.) in Panitzsch-Wiebe M., Becker B., Kunstreich T. (eds.) Politik der Sozialen Arbeit – Politik des Sozialen, Barbara Budrich Verlag 2014: 160-171

“A capability approach to intergenerational justice? Examining the potential of Amartya Sen’s ethics with regard to intergenerational issues” (with Leßmann O. Raushmayer F., Masson T.) in Journal of Human Development and Capabilities, Vol. 15, 4, 2014: 355-368, DOI:

“Autonomie, Rationalität und Perfektionismus – Probleme des weichen Paternalismus im Rechtfertigungsmodell der Bounded Rationality“ in Fateh-Moghadam B, Schroth U., Vossenkuhl W. (eds.) Grenzen des Paternalismus, Kohlhammer 2009

Paternalism, vulnerabilities and cultural conflicts – the problem of benevolent interference within cross-cultural context (2011) (disseration at the University of Munich, published in the LMU-library, currently under revision) – please contact me if you want the manuscript and do not cite without permission

As editor

 “Resilienz – Interdisziplinäre Perspektiven zu Wandel und Transformation”, anthology, ed. together with Karidi M., Schneider M., Springer 2018, DOI:

„Review & debate on Graf G./Schweiger G. “A Philosophical Examination of Social Justice and Child Poverty””, contributions by K. Watene, C. Macleod, J. Drerup, C. Neuhäuser, Graf G., Schweiger G., in Ethical Perspectives 23 4/2016: 729 – 749,