Prof. Dr. Martin Rhonheimer Professor of Ethics and

Prof. Dr. Martin Rhonheimer
Professor of Ethics and Political Philosophy
Philosophical Doctor / Dr. phil.
Office address
Pontificia Università della Santa Croce
Via dei Farnesi 83
I-00186 Roma
Tel.: + 39 06 681 645 00
Indirizzo privato / Private Address / Privatadresse:
Ackermannstr. 25
CH-8044 Zürich
Tel. +41-(0)44 252 65 37 // +41-(0)44 253 16 81
Fax +41-(0)44 (0) 44 252 29 02
MARTIN RHONHEIMER, born in 1950 (Zürich, Switzerland), studied History, Philosophy,
Political Science and Theology in Zürich and Rome. He holds a Doctorate in Philosophy
from the University of Zürich. In 1983 he was ordained a Catholic priest (incardinated in
the Prelature of the Holy Cross and Opus Dei). Between 1972 and 1978 he was an
assistant to Professor Hermann Lübbe, at Zürich University; from 1981 to 1982 he was a
Research Assistant with Professor Otfried Höffe at the University of Fribourg. He then
worked together with Professor Wolfgang Kluxen from the University of Bonn with a
scholarship from the Thyssen Foundation, Cologne. He is currently Professor of Ethics
and Political Philosophy at the School of Philosophy of the Pontifical University of the Holy
Cross in Rome. In addition to his scholarly activity, he is also dedicated to pastoral work in
Zürich. Martin Rhonheimer is a member of the Editorial Boards of The American Journal of
Jurisprudence (Notre Dame Law School) and member of the scientific board of Acta
Philosophica (Pontifical University of the Holy Cross). In 2002 he has been appointed as a
corresponding academician to the Pontifical Academy of St. Thomas Aquinas