Siegfried J. Schmidt

Year of birth, place
1940, Jülich, Germany
Role at the ZKM
Artist of the Collection
Biography
Siegfried J. Schmidt studied philosophy, German literature, linguistics, and art history in Freiburg, Göttingen, and Münster, DE (1960–1965, Ph.D. 1966). 1965–1969 assistant for philosophy at the Technische Hochschule Karlsruhe. 1968 habilitation thesis in philosophy. 1971 professor of text theory and from 1973 of the theory of literature at the University of Bielefeld. From 1979 professor of German literature and general literature at the University of Siegen. 1984–1997 director of the Institute for Empirical Literature and Media Research (LUMIS), University of Siegen. Since 1997 professor for communications theory and media culture at the University of Münster and director of the Institute of Communication Sciences. He lives in Münster, DE.
Exhib.: 1959, [–], Stadtbücherei, Essen. 1962, [–],Junges Theater, Göttingen. 1973, [–], Galerie Baecker, Bochum.
Lit.: co-publisher with Dietfried Gerhardus of the magazine »BOGAWUS. Zeitschrift für Literatur, Kunst und Philosophie« (1964–1968). Publisher of the magazine »volumina I–V« (1968–1976). S. J. S., »Sprache und Denken als sprachphilosophisches Problem von Locke bis Wittgenstein«, The Hague, 1968. S. J. S., »Bedeutung und Begriff. Zur Fundierung einer sprachphilosophischen Semantik«, Braunschweig, 1969.

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