Luetge_webProf. Dr. Christoph Lütge, Peter Löscher Chair for Business Ethics, Technical University of Munich

Prof. Dr. Christoph Luetge holds the Peter Loescher Endowed Chair of Business Ethics at Technical University of Munich. He studied business informatics as well as philosophy, obtaining his doctorate in 1999 and his habilitation in 2005. He was visiting researcher in Pittsburgh and San Diego. He has been teaching business ethics at the Universities of Munich, Witten and Braunschweig, before moving to TU Munich in 2010. He has also held visiting professorships in Taipei, Kyoto and Venice.

Prof. Luetge is one of the first ethicists to apply the method of laboratory experiments to ethics. His conception of “order ethics” emphasizes the role of the order framework for ethical behavior. Among his major recent publications are: „Order Ethics or Moral Surplus: What Holds a Society Together?” (Lexington, 2015), „Experimental Ethics” (Palgrave Macmillan, 2014), the “Handbook of the Philosophical Foundations of Business Ethics” (Springer, 2013) as well as 20 other books and more than 120 articles. He has given more than 150 lectures on all continents. In 2007, he was awarded the prestigious Heisenberg Fellowship by the German Research Foundation. He has commented on political and economic affairs on Bloomberg, Financial Times and numerous other media.