Prof. Dr. Godehard Brüntrup SJ

Professor for Metaphysics, Philosophy of Mind and Philosophy of Language
Prof. Dr. Godehard Brüntrup SJ
Kaulbachstraße 31a
80539 München
Tel: + 49-(0)89-2386-2171
Fax: + 49-(0)89-2386-2302

Vizepräsident der Hochschule | Stiftungslehrstuhl für Philosophie und Motivation



Office Hours

Prof. Brüntrup is available Wed, 2-3pm, during lecture period (Room 1.24)





Area of Specialization

Research Projects


Philosophy of Mind

Mental Causation
The Phenomenal Mind
Pan(proto)psychism and Panexperientialism
Action Theory and Theory of Motivation

Erich Lejeune Chair for Philosophy and Motivation (Website)

"Geiststaub" Project (Website)

"Humility" Project (Website)



Identity of Particulars (through Time)
Personal Identity
Libertarian Freedom and Agent Causation
Process Ontology


Philosophy of Religion

Epistemology of Religious Belief
Personal Identity and Survival

"Analytic Theology" Project (Website)

"The Nature of God" Project (Website)

"Theodicy Cluster" Project (Website)

History of Philosophy

The Origins of Analytic Philosophy
(esp. Frege, Russell)


Applied Ontology

Implementation of Software-Based Ontologies (XML, OWL)

"DomOnto" Project (Website)



Third Party Funding

Circa €2.28 Million

BMWi, DFG, John Templeton Foundation, Thyssen Foundation, and Dr. phil. h.c. Dr. h.c. Erich J. Lejeune