Prof. Dr. Godehard Brüntrup SJ

Professor for Metaphysics, Philosophy of Mind and Philosophy of Language

Kaulbachstraße 31/33
80539 München
Tel: + 49-(0)89-2386-2331
Fax: + 49-(0)89-2386-2302



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Area of Specialization

Research Projects


Philosophy of Mind

Mental Causation
The Phenomenal Mind
Pan(proto)psychism and Panexperientialism

"Geiststaub" Project (Website)

"Humility" Project (Website)

Philosophy of Psychology

Theory of Motivation
Theory of Selves
Personal Identity and Narratives

Erich Lejeune Chair for Philosophy and Motivation (Website)

Motivational and Volitional Processes of Human Integration (Website)

Action Theory

Self-Determination and Autonomy




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)

"Epistemology of Narrative" (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 €5.6 Million

BMWi, DFG, John Templeton Foundation, Templeton Religion Trust, Thyssen Foundation, Isachaar Fund and Dr. phil. h.c. mult. Erich J. Lejeune