"Philosopher, taught in Germany, Turkey, Japan and the US, contributed to Silke Helfrich ed., Wem gehört die Welt? München (oekom) 2009 (“Zwei Wurzeln der Allmendebewegungen, eine Politik“, pp. 245-50) and published some other papers on common property, presently co-editing a book “Alternatives to/within Capitalism”, to be published this year by Palgrave-Macmillan, with his contribution “Marx’s critique of capitalism and basic income”."
Philosopher with a preference for political philosophy; professor of philosophy at the university of Hamburg 1982-2006, at Bilkent University in Ankara 2006-2011, visiting professor at Tokyo University 2011-12 and George Mason University 2012-13.
In his publications he more or less followed the idea that societies are organized around property forms, that property forms are to some extent dependent on technology and that present technological capacities are best developed in the interest of all by forms of common property, but that we lack clarity about which forms of common property are the most suitable under which conditions."
For some publications, see http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ulrich_Steinvorth
A paper that argues for the urgency of basic income (“Marx’s critique of capitalism and basic income”) will be published in the book Alternatives to/within Capitalism, to be published in 2013 by Palgrave-Macmillan, eds.
Michael Pirson, Carlos Largacha, Claus Dierksmeier and myself. I present a more general analysis of our time in The Metaphysics of Modernity, Marquette University Press, Milwaukee, fall 2013."