Prof. Dr. Theo Kobusch is a distinguished scholar of ancient philosophy and Roman-Catholic theology. He has held the Chair of Ancient and Medieval Philosophy at the Institute of Philosophy of the Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn since 2003 and was the Managing Director of the Institute. He is widely reputed for his numerous publications on Plato. Dr. Kobusch is a co-editor of Historisches Wörterbuch der Philosophie (the Historical Dictionary of Philosophy) and the author of two articles included in the Dictionary. He also is the head of the Consortium of German-Speaking Docents and the managing director of the Society of Ancient Philosophy.