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Coastal Carolina University
P.O. Box 261954
Conway, South Carolina
ancient philosophy, Plato
Thomas W. and Robin W. Edwards College of Humanities and Fine Arts
Nils Rauhut, chair of the philosophy and religion department and associate professor of philosophy, joined the Coastal Carolina University faculty in 1998. He earned bachelor's degrees in history and philosophy from the University of Regensburg in Germany in 1987, a master's degree from the University of Colorado in 1990 and a Ph.D. from the University of Washington in 1997.
He has taught as a visiting assistant professor of philosophy at Weber State University in Ogden, Utah. He is the author of two textbooks, "Ultimate Questions: Thinking about Philosophy" and "Readings about the Ultimate Questions." Rauhut also serves as a board member of the American Association of Philosophy Teachers (AAPT).
His area of expertise is ancient philosophy with an emphasis on the philosophy of Plato.