Nils Rauhut - Coastal Carolina University
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Nils Rauhut

Professor, Philosophy

Contact Nils Rauhut

Penny Hall 335

Spring 2024 Office Hours
Mondays/Wednesdays/Fridays 11:30am - 12:50pm
*Please email for an appointment. 


Nils Rauhut joined the faculty at Coastal Carolina University in 1998 and has held a variety of administrative posts including Chair of the Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies (from 2005-2008 and from 2011-1013) and Director of the Jackson Center for Ethics and Values. He holds a Ph.D. in Philosophy from the University of Washington (Seattle) and a M.A. in Philosophy from the University of Colorado at Boulder. He served as President of the American Association of Philosophy Teacher s from 2010-2012 and he is author of "Ultimate Questions: Thinking about Philosophy" (3rd edition 2010) and "Readings on the Ultimate Questions" (3rd edition 2009).


Ph.D., University of Washington 
M.A., University of Colorado
B.A., Equivalent University of Regensburg

Teaching Areas

Ancient Greek Philosophy and Ethics

Research Areas

Plato and Philosophical Pedagogy

Program Affiliations

Department of Philosophy and Jackson Family Center for Ethics and Values


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