Prof. Dr. Christof Rapp

Christof Rapp is Professor of Ancient Philosophy and Rhetoric at the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität Munich where he also heads the Center for Advanced Studies (CAS) and, together with Oliver Primavesi, the Munich School of Ancient Philosophy (MUSAΦ). His research interests cover ancient philosophy and its relationship to modern debates in ontology, ethics, theory of action, theory of argumentation and philosophy of mind. Another main focus lies on ancient rhetoric. From October 2007 through September 2009 Christof Rapp, who then taught at the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, was director of the Excellence Cluster Topoi and spokesperson of research area (D) Theory and Science.