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  • Studied philosophy and mathematics at the University of Cologne.
  • Doctorate in philosophy at the Humboldt University, Berlin (with Oswald Schwemmer and Volker Gerhardt).
  • After teaching as a lecturer in philosophy at the institute for teacher training Essen/Werden, change to the University of Münster (training of teachers in the subjects of philosophy and practical philosophy) now lectures and seminars at the University of Innsbruck until SS 2013

  • in "retirement" Vice-President of the Association Internationale des Professeurs de Philosophie ( and co-editor of the "Europa Form Philosophy" more >
  • Board member with an advisory vote of the Philosophy Association of North Rhine-Westphalia and advisory board member of the Society for Intercultural Philosophy (GIP)
  • School and non-fiction author, now freelance lecturer at home and abroad (languages: German, English, French).
  • Participation in the preparation of the "Practical Philosophy" school experiment in North Rhine-Westphalia.
  • Participation in the ethics teacher training for secondary schools in Saxony-Anhalt.
  • Conception, organization and implementation of advanced training conferences for philosophy and ethics teachers.
  • Implementation of children's philosophy courses on behalf of the DGHK and events for children's universities.
  • 1993 to 1996 deputy chair of the professional association for philosophy in North Rhine-Westphalia.
  • 1997 to 2000 Corresponding editor of the journal “Ethics and Teaching.
  • Previous teaching assignments at the Universities of Düsseldorf, Innsbruck (10 years), Bamberg, Cologne and Bonn.
  • most recently taught philosophy at the Universities of Münster and Innsbruck and today works as a freelance author and lecturer.
  • since 2019 President of the Association Internationale des Professeurs de Philosophie ( >).
  • since 2023 Honorary President of the Association Internationale des Professeurs de Philosophie ( >).
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