Richard David Precht
Richard David Precht, philosopher, publicist and author, was born in Solingen in 1964. He received his doctorate from the University of Cologne in 1994 and spent five years as a research assistant in a cognitive psychology research project at the Department of School Education. In 2000, he was awarded the Journalism Prize for Biomedicine. With his philosophy book "Who am I - and if so, how many?", which was on the non-fiction bestseller list for many years, he delighted readers and critics alike. His books "Love. Ein unordentliches Gefühl," "Die Kunst, kein Egoist zu sein," and "Warum gibt es alles und nicht nichts?" were major bestseller successes. As an honorary professor, he teaches philosophy at the Leuphana University of Lüneburg and at the Hanns Eisler Academy of Music in Berlin. He has hosted the ZDF philosophy program "Precht" since September 2012.