Christian Pfeiffer will join the Department of Philosophy in January 2019 from his assistant professor position at Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich. His research focuses on ancient philosophy, in particular Aristotle. His book, Aristotle’s Theory of Bodies is coming out with Oxford University Press in August 2018. Current research projects include a monograph on Aristotle’s Metaphysics H as well as a series of articles connected to topics in Aristotle’s physics and metaphysics.
Christian received his Ph.D. from the Humboldt-University of Berlin in 2012. He studied philosophy and ancient Greek at the Humboldt Universität, the Freie Universität in Berlin, the University of Edinburgh and Princeton University.