Institute of the Weltethos Foundation
at the University of Tübingen

Dr. Michael Wihlenda

The research of Dr. Michael Wihlenda focuses on the question “How can Social Entrepreneurship Education succeed from a global ethical perspective in the context of Amartya Sen’s Capability Approach?

The work focuses on the welfare-theoretical consideration of the phenomenon of social entrepreneurship, for which the terms social entrepreneurship, social intrapreneurship, and social innovation are characteristic, as well as on the practical educational perspective related to the students’ living environment. The theoretical foundation of the work is the Capability Approach of Nobel Prize winner Amartya Sen and the educational philosophy of John Deweys.

Focal points:

Social Entrepreneurship Education
Student engagement
Capability approach
Social intrapreneurship
Social innovation

Dr. Michael Wihlenda
Dr. Michael Wihlenda Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter / PhD Candidate Telefon +49 7071 54940-36