Editor-in-chief, Philosophie Magazin

Wolfram Eilenberger, born 1972, is a philosopher, journalist and writer. His passion is the application of philosophical ideas to our life today, whether it be in politics, culture or sport. He is the editor of „Philosophie Magazin“, and in high demand as a German intellectual, also often appearing on talkshows. He has published eight books, including the best-selling novel „Finnen von Sinnen“ which has been translated into several languages. He has taught at the University of Toronto (Canada), Indiana University (Bloomington, USA) and University of Arts, Berlin. From november 2nd 2017 on Wolfram Eilenberger will be progam director of the Berlin publishing house Nicolai Publishing & Intelligence.

He also holds a DFB football trainer’s licence and is the author of the monthly football column Eilenbergers Kabinenpredigt for the German Newspaper ZEIT ONLINE. Since 2013 he has been one of the programme directors of the philosophy festival phil.cologne. He is married to an expert on Finnish studies and former Finnish national basketball player Pia Päiviö, and he lives with his family in both Berlin and Kopenhagen.