Born 1968 in Solingen. Study of physics and philosophy in Bonn and Cambridge (1989-1999). M.Phil. and Diploma in physics on nonlinear surface growth (1995), Ph.D. in philosophy on decision theory and the philosophy of history (1999), habilitation in philosophy on theories of distributive justice (2007). Since 2010 Professor for Practical Philosophy at Leibniz University Hannover.
Literary works in the fields of prose, poetry and drama, publications in various anthologies and journals.
Classical compositions primarily for piano and for voice.