Moritz Schulz

Phone: +49 951 863-2619
Fax: +49 951 863-2641
E-Mail: moritz.schulz(at)
Room: Feldkirchenstraße 21, F21 / 03.22

Office hours: by appointment. Please get in touch via e-mail and include three possible time slots.

Moritz Schulz has joined the Political Theory research group in October 2019. He is working at the intersection of political philosophy and ethics and is also affiliated with the FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg, where he is pursuing a PhD project examining the nature and grounds of our duties towards uncontacted indigenous peoples. In addition, he is a researcher within the DFG research project Political Epistemology led by Dr Simon Scheller.

Since August 2022
Researcher with the DFG research project "Political Epistemology" (PI: Dr Simon Scheller)

since 2019
Teaching fellow at the Chair of Political Theory, University of Bamberg

MSc Human Rights, London School of Economics and Political Science. Dissertation: "Knowing Human Rights through Experience"

BA Political Science, University of Bamberg (2nd - 3rd year). Dissertation: "Performing Democracy"

BA German Studies and Poltical Science, Friedrich Alexander University Erlangen-Nuremberg (1st year)

  • Theories of justice (distributive justice, global justice, relational egalitarianism)
  • Practical ethics and applied political philosophy
  • Metaethics (metaethical constructivism, collective duties, transformative choices)

Schulz, Moritz A. 2023. „So What’s My Part? Collective Duties, Individual Contributions, and Distributive Justice“. Herausgegeben von Johannes Marx und Thomas Gehring. Historical Social Research 48 (3): 320-349. Special issue: Collective Agency.

Schulz, Moritz A., Benjamin Hofmann, Johannes Marx und Daniel Mayerhoffer. 2024. Methoden der Politischen Theorie: Eine anwendungsorientierte Einführung. UTB. Paderborn: Ferdinand Schöningh. (Erscheinend vsl. im Juni 2024.)