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Research

I am PI of the research proejct The Digital Society and Trust, DIS-TRUST. Together with Mads Vestergaard, Micol Mieli and Freja Schiermer Larsen I examine how relations of trust are transformed in the digitally enhanced social life worlds of our current times. We confront the conceptual work of philosophy with concrete case studies of trust mediate by social media, platforms and algorithms.

My privious research falls in three broad categories: (1) systematic social philosophy and philosophical anthropology. WIthin this field I have worked intesively with phenomena such as trust, hope and social coherence;(2) The history of European philosophy in the 18.th, 19.th and 20.th Century. Here I have focused especially on questions within the broad spectrum of philosophy of culture. More specifically I have scrutinised intellectual debate culture, humanism and democracy; (3) philosophical aesthetics in which I am especially interested in the aesthetic experience.

My educational background is: 

2018: Doctor Phil. thesis Fremkaldte kulturrum. Diskussioner om demokrati og diktatur, humanisme, ansvar og videnskab i tiden omkring anden verdenskrig - published at Hans Reitzel, 2019

2008: Ph.D. in philosophy from the University of Copenhagen with the thesis Die Mythosphilosophie Ernst Cassirers - zur Bedeutung des Mythos in der Auseinandersetzung mit der Kantischen Erkenntnistheorie und in der Sphäre der modernen Politik - published with Königshausen & Neumann, 2009

2003: master degree in philosophy, University of Copenhagen

Keywords

  • Philosophy, History of ideas, Religion. Theology
  • Theory of science, History and sociology of science, knowledge and technology, Research policy
  • Literature, Art, Music, Aestheticism
  • Welfare state, Welfare society

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