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Erik Vogt
Gwendolyn Miles Smith Professor of Philosophy
Phone: (860) 297-4095 Office Location: McCook 316
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Trinity College faculty member since 2002 View office hours for Spring 2020
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Degrees:
Univ.-Doz., Univ. of Vienna, Austria (2003)
Ph.D., Univ. of Vienna, Austria (1992)
M.A., Univ. of Vienna, Austria (1988)

Erik Vogt studied philosophy and German philology at the University of Vienna, Austria; he received his M.A. (1988) and Ph.D. (1992) from the University of Vienna, Austria. Before he came to Trinity in 2002, he had taught both at US and UK universities (such as Oxford University). He received his venia legendi for 'Allgemeine Philosophie' ('General Philosophy') in 2003 from the Philosophy Department at the University of Vienna. Since 2004, he has been teaching (graduate) seminars at Vienna every spring semester. In addition, he conducts graduate and undergraduate seminars at other European universities. He enjoys downhill skiing in the Alps, playing (league) tennis, and er-fahren Alpine passes and narrow winding roads.