Short bio

Marcus Schmücker is a senior researcher at the IKGA. He studied Indo­lo­gy, Phi­lo­sophy and Islamic Studies at the University of Hamburg and Vienna. From 1992 to 1995 he was a research fellow at the Institute for Theology of Religions at the Uni­ver­si­ty of St. Gabriel (Möd­ling, Lower Austria). In 1997 he completed his doctoral thesis with the title: Neither determinable as being nor as non-being. Vimuktātman's Doctrine of the Reality of the World (Vienna 2002). He has been a research fellow at the IKGA since 1996. In addition to interdisciplinary work in the fields of theology and philosophy, his research interests focus on the traditions of Ad­vaita Ve­dānta and Viśiṣṭādvaita Ve­dān­ta.


Marcus Schmücker, 2001
„Weder als seiend noch als nichtseiend bestimmbar“: Vimuktatmans Lehre von der „Realität“ der Welt. (Publications of the De Nobili Research Library 29.) Wien, Delhi: Gerold und Motilal Banarsidass, 2001.

Edited volumes

Marcus Schmücker, Fabian Heubel (eds.), 2013
Dimensionen der Selbstkultivierung: Beiträge des Forums für Asiatische Philosophie. Freiburg: Karl Alber Verlag, 2013.

Gerhard Oberhammer, Marcus Schmücker (eds.), 2003
Mythisierung der Transzendenz als Entwurf ihrer Erfahrung: Arbeitsdokumentation eines Symposiums. (BKGA 41.) Wien: VÖAW, 2003 (order online).

Gerhard Oberhammer, Marcus Schmücker (eds.), 1999
Raum-zeitliche Vermittlung der Transzendenz: Zur „sakramentalen“ Dimension religiöser Tradition. (BKGA 30.) Wien: VÖAW, 1999 (order online).