Dr. Svenja Flaßpöhler is editor in chief of “Philosophie Magazin”. She was a literary critic on the television show “Buchzeit” (3sat) and a managing editor at radio broadcaster Deutschlandfunk Kultur, where she hosted the program “Sein und Streit”. Together with Wolfram Eilenberger, Gert Scobel and Jürgen Wiebicke, she is responsible for the phil.cologne program. Her books have been translated into several languages. Her most recent publication is the highly talked-about book “Verzeihen” [“Forgiveness”]. Svenja Flaßpöhler lives with her family in Berlin.