Academic Career and Research Areas
Christoph Lütge studied business informatics and philosophy. He took his PhD at TU Braunschweig in 1999 and his habilitation at LMU Munich in 2005. He was awarded a Heisenberg Fellowship in 2007. Since 2010, he holds the Chair in Business Ethics at TUM, and since 2019, he is also the Director of the TUM Institute for Ethics in AI.
Most recent books: “An Introduction to Ethics in Robotics and AI” (Springer, 2020, with coauthors) and “Business Ethics: an Economically Informed Perspective” (Oxford University Press, 2021, with M. Uhl). In 2020, Lütge was appointed Distinguished Visiting Professor of Tokyo University. He has also held visiting positions at Harvard, Pittsburgh, Taipei, Kyoto and Venice. He is a member of the Scientific Board of the European AI Ethics initiative AI4People as well as of the German Ethics Commission on Automated and Connected Driving.
- Heisenberg Fellowships (2007)
- Distinguished Visiting Professor, University of Tokyo (2020-)
- Best Scholarly Article Prize, Business & Human Rights Journal (2020)
- Academic Member of the Institute for AI International Governance, Tsinghua University (2021-)
Key Publications (all publications)
Lütge C, Uhl M: Business Ethics: An Economically Informed Perspective. Oxford University Press, 2021.Abstract
Hunkenschroer A, Lütge C: "Ethics of AI-Enabled Recruiting and Selection: A Review and Research Agenda". Journal of Business Ethics. 2022; 178(4): 977-1007.Abstract
Kriebitz A, Lütge C: "Artificial Intelligence and Human Rights: A Business Ethical Assessment“. Business and Human Rights Journal. 2020; 5(1): 84-104.Abstract
Lütge C: The Ethics of Competition: How a Competitive Society is Good for All. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar 2019.Abstract
Lütge C: "The German Ethics Code for Automated and Connected Driving“. Philosophy & Technology. 2017; 30: 547-558.Abstract