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Richard Raatzsch
  • President of the International Ludwig Wittgenstein Society
  • Tutor of The German Academic Scholarship Foundation

Richard Raatzsch holds the chair for Practical Philosophy at the EBS Department of Management & Economics since 2008. He received a Doctoral degree in Philosophy from the Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg, and a Habilitation degree in Philosophy from the University Leipzig. His first doctoral thesis was about concepts of tradition, the second thesis (Habilitation) was devoted to Wittgenstein’s Philosophical Investigations. Prior to joining EBS, he worked at the Universities Leipzig, St. Gallen, Bielefeld, Heidelberg, Bergen (Norway), CalState Hayward, University of Chicago and Cambridge University (England), partly funded by the German Research Community (DFG), the VW Foundation and the Humboldt Foundation (Feodor Lynen grant, Heisenberg grant). At EBS, he acted as Vice President, Dean of EBS Business School, member of the University Senate, member of the Supervisory Board, member of the Management Board, co-director of the Centre of Responsible Economy (CORE) and co-director of the Institut für Unternehmensethik (IFU). His research has been published in journals such as the journal Inquiry, as well as by publishing houses like Reclam (Stuttgart), Princeton University Press and Springer Science. At EBS, Richard Raatzsch teaches courses at the undergraduate and graduate level.

Areas of Research

Ethics, Business Ethics, Political Philosophy, Metaphysics, Metaphilosophy.





Bachelor in Business Studies (BSc)
Law Studies (LLB, First State Examination)
Master in Automotive Management (MSc), Master in Finance (MSc), Master in Management (MSc), Master in Real Estate (MSc)


Bachelor in Business Studies (BSc)
Master in Automotive Management (MSc)
Master in Finance (MSc)
Master in Management (MSc)
Master in Real Estate (MSc)
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