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Dr. Cheryce von Xylander

Cheryce von Xylander is an American scientist who has worked worked in the USA, England, France, Australia and Russia. She studied ‘Symbolic Systems’ at Stanford University, an internationally renowned and transdisciplinary programme with a focus on artificial intelligence. The Bachelor of Science programme also included Logic, Software Engineering, Cognitive Linguistics and ‘Philosophy of Mind’.

Von Xylander thereafter studied History and Philosophy of Science at Cambridge University (UK) and the University of Chicago, where she earned her Master of Philosophy and Ph.D. respectively. Cheryce von Xylander subsequently worked in Munich as a research associate at the Deutsches Museum von Meisterwerken der Naturwissenschaft und Technik and at the Max Planck Institute for Cognitive and Neurosciences, as well as for the History of Science and Educational Research in Berlin. Before she began her work at the BTU Cottbus-Senftenberg in the field of General Technology Research, she taught philosophy at TU Darmstadt and held the ‘Rudolf Arnheim Guest Professorship’ at the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin’s Institute for Art and Image History.

Her interdisciplinary research interests include Immanuel Kant, or particularly how he is received globally and his contemporary relevance as an Enlightenment philosopher. In addition, she sees herself as an Internet philosopher dedicated to the transformation of culture and society on the basis of its comprehensive digitalization. 

Cheryce von Xylander is currently a visiting professor at Leuphana University Lüneburg in the Faculty of Cultural Sciences of the Institute for Philosophy and Art Studies.


Dr. Cheryce von Xylander
Universitätsallee 1, C5.421
21335 Lüneburg


Research Interests
  • Kant’s Cognitive Paradigm and its Digital Realisation
  • Heuristical Techniques
  • Cultural Dispositions and Anthropomorphic Education according to Kant
  • Digital Anthropology and Digital Curating
  • Modern and Contemporary Art
  • Historiography