Jens Soentgen, born in 1967, studied chemistry and earned his Ph.D. in philosophy. He taught rhetoric and philosophy at various universities in Germany and Brazil. Since 2002 he has served as the director of the Environmental Science Center at the University of Augsburg. Soentgen has worked for many years as a science correspondent for the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung.
- Von den Sternen bis zum Tau. Eine Entdeckungsreise durch die Natur. Mit 120 Phänomenen und Experimenten
[From the stars to the dew. A voyage of discovery through the natural world. With 120 observations and experiments]
Peter Hammer Verlag, Wuppertal 2010.
- Selbstdenken! 20 Praktiken der Philosophie
[Think for yourself! 20 philosophical strategies]
Peter Hammer Verlag, Wuppertal 2003.