Florian Ehrensperger, MA, MLIS, PhD

Location: Vancouver (Canada)

Membership Grade: Professional Member

Contact Info

General Experience

Over 15 years of experience indexing single and multi-author titles for an academic audience with a PhD in philosophy.

Adjunct Professor at the University of British Columbia teaching Cataloguing and Classification as well as Indexing.


Philosophy (All Areas)

I have indexed philosophy since 2003, both in English and German.


Experienced in the area of epistemology in the 17th and 18th century.


I am particularly interested in contemporary ethical thought, and in the recent past my focus has been on free will, virtue ethics and ethics at the intersection of philosophy and psychology.


Metaphysics in modern Western philosophy are areas of expertise.

Contemporary Thought

Recent indexing experience includes mainly contemporary practical philosophy.

German (Indexing In)

German native speaker with experience indexing philosophy (Felix Meiner), history, biography, literary criticism and theology (C.H. Beck) titles in German.


Experience in indexing Jewish philosophy and religion (Solomon Maimon).

Related qualifications

MA in Philosophy (LMU Munich)
Master of Library and Information Studies (UBC Vancouver)
PhD in Philosophy (LMU Munich)

Recent indexes include

Lea Melandri, Love and Violence, SUNY Press, 2018
Matt Stichter, The Skillfulness of Virtue. Improving our Moral and Epistemic Lives, Cambridge University Press, 2018
Solomon Maimon, Autobiography. Edited by Yitzhak Y. Melamed & Abraham Socher. Translated by Paul Reitter, Princeton University Press, 2018
Michelle Mason (ed.), The Moral Psychology of Contempt, Rowman & Littlefield, 2018

Clients Include

SUNY Press
Princeton University Press
Cambridge University Press
Rowman & Littlefield
MIT Press
Oxford University Press
de Gruyter
Law Society of British Columbia
Duncker & Humblot
C.H. Beck
Felix Meiner