Georg Lind, born in 1947, is married and has three children. He studied psychology, philosophy, economics and linguistics in Mannheim, Braunschweig and Heidelberg. He received a master's degree in psychology from the University of Heidelberg, a doctorate in social sciences (Dr. rer. soc,) from the University of Konstanz, and a doctorate in philosophy (Dr. phil. habil.) from the Catholic University of Eich¬stätt.