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Florian Grosser

Academic background
2011 - ‘Wissenschaftlicher Assistent’, Department of Philosophy, University of St. Gallen
- in the 2013-14 academic year Feodor Lynen Research Fellow, Alexander von Humboldt Foundation
- in the 2012 fall semester ‘Assistenzprofessor’
2011 - Lecturer, Department of Philosophy, University of California, Berkeley
2010 - 2011 Co-Organizer, Munich Philosophical Master Class, Ludwig-Maximilian University (LMU), Munich
2009 - 2011 Lecturer, Department of Philosophy and Geschwister-Scholl Institute for Political Science, LMU, Munich
2006 - 2010 Doctoral studies (Dr. phil.) in Philosophy, LMU, Munich and University of California, Berkeley
Final grade: summa cum laude (with highest honor)
Thesis advisers: Prof. Dr. Thomas Buchheim (LMU), Prof. Hans Sluga (Berkeley), and Prof. Dr. Wilhelm Vossenkuhl (LMU)
2005 - 2006 Diplôme d’université ‘Société française’, Université Paul Cézanne, Aix-Marseille III
2004 - 2010 Academic Tutor for Political Theory, Geschwister-Scholl Institute for Political Science, LMU, Munich
2000 - 2005 Studies (M.A.) in Political Science, Philosophy, and und Contemporary History, LMU, Munich
Academic distinctions
Feodor Lynen Research Fellowship for Postdoctoral Researchers, Alexander von Humboldt Foundation (2013); Doctoral Thesis Award, Ludwig-Maximilian University, Munich (2012); Nomination among 10 favorites for the ‘Opus Primum Award’, Volkswagen Foundation (2011); Post-doctoral research fellowship, ‘LMU - UC Berkeley Research in the Humanities’ (2010); Invitation as a Visiting Researcher at the Department of Philosophy, University of California, Berkeley (2007); Doctoral scholarship, ‘Universität Bayern e.V. - Graduiertenförderung nach dem Bayerischen Eliteförderungsgesetz’ (2007); Research scholarship, Förderverein Kurt Fordan e.V. (2004).

Publications
(1) Books

"Theorien der Revolution zur Einführung", Junius: Hamburg 2013.
"Revolution denken. Heidegger und das Politische 1919 bis 1969". C.H. Beck: Munich 2011.
(2) Articles and Reviews
"Art Matters. A Critical Commentary on Heidegger’s “The Origin of the Work of Art”, by Karsten Harries, Heidegger, Art, and Postmodernity, by Iain D. Thomson, and Heideggers Ursprung des Kunstwerks. Ein kooperativer Kommentar, by David Espinet and Tobias Keiling (eds.)" (with Katharina Kaiser, Berkeley; forthcoming.), in: European Journal of Philosophy.
"La cura di molti. Machiavellis Begriff des Politischen und das Moment der Sorge" (forthcoming), in: Philosophisches Jahrbuch.
"Zwischen Gleichschaltung und robustem Pluralismus. Volten des Mitseins" (2013), in: Sörensen, Paul/Nikolai Münch (eds.): Politische Theorie und das Denken Heideggers, Transcript, Bielefeld, p. 21-42.
"“Die Frage nach der Technik”. Vom Wachstum des Rettenden in der Gefahr" (2013), in: Thomä, Dieter (ed.): Heidegger-Handbuch, 2nd edition, J.B. Metzler, Stuttgart, p. 236-239.
"Stichwort: Mitsein. Variationen auf das Thema Gemeinschaft" (2013), in: Thomä, Dieter (ed.): Heidegger-Handbuch, 2nd edition, J.B. Metzler, Stuttgart, p. 304-308.
"Und wieder ein König. Zur Heidegger-Rezeption in der frühen Bundesrepublik" (2012), in: Flandziu. Halbjahresblätter für Literatur der Moderne 4/1, p. 211-223.
"Die politische Differenz. Zum Denken des Politischen bei Nancy, Lefort, Badiou, Laclau und Agamben, von Oliver Marchart" (2012), in: Philosophisches Jahrbuch 119/II, p. 456-459.
"Heidegger: The Introduction of Nazism into Philosophy, in Light of the Unpublished Seminars of 1933-1935, by Emmanuel Faye" (2011), in: European Journal of Philosophy 19/4, p. 625-629.
(3) Work in progress
"Synergetic Solidarity".
"Fragments of a Social Philosophy? Heidegger on Love, Friendship, and Community" (in preparation; with Tatjana Tömmel, Berlin).
"Revolution" (in preparation; entry for the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy).

Talks
"In search of the good revolution: Arendt’s “On Revolution” revisited", 31st International Conference of the North American Society for Social Philosophy, Ashland, Oregon, 07/18/2014.
"Political Change: Modes and Means", Annual Conference of the British Columbia Political Studies Association, Richmond, BC, 05/08/2014.
"Revolution – or the (im-)possibility of the New", All Talks Considered, Berkeley Postdoctoral Association, 04/10/2014.
"“Alles anders als sonst”". Das Leitmotiv der Revolution im Denken Heideggers", Workshop Philosophie–Revolution–Politik, University of Vienna, 01/10/2014.
"Things, Works, Places. Heidegger on Celan, Chillida, and Cézanne", University of California, Berkeley, 12/04/2013.
"Between absolute caesura and gradual transition. Concepts of revolutionary transformation in Paine and Kant", IVth Meetings on Ethics and Political Philosophy, University of Minho, Braga, 05/20/2013.
"Critical Theory and the Problem of Revolutionary Violence. Herbert Marcuse and Walter Benjamin", 6th International Critical Theory Conference of Rome, John Felice Rome Center of Loyola University Chicago, 05/06/2013.
"Overcoming Metapolitics. Marcuse’s political appropriation of Heidegger", 5th International Critical Theory Conference of Rome, John Felice Rome Center of Loyola University Chicago, 05/07/2012.
"Zwischen Gleichschaltung und Pluralismus. Volten des ‚Mitseins‘", Workshop Politische Theorie und das Denken Martin Heideggers: (Un-)Möglichkeiten einer systematischen Anknüpfung, Friedrich-Schiller University Jena, 05/04/2012.
"Kritik der politischen Revolution", Lucerne Graduate Conference, University of Lucerne, 02/11/2012.
"On the ‘Polis’, ‘History’, and Heidegger’s Understanding of Politics", University of California, Berkeley, 10/31/2011.
"Die Ordnung der Stücke. Clifford Geertz’ Überlegungen zu einer zeitgemäßen Kulturtheorie", University of St. Gallen, 04/21/2011.
"‚Umwälzung‘ und ‚polemos‘. Überlegungen zu Heideggers Begriff des Politischen", Workshop Heidegger und der Nationalsozialismus, University of Vienna, 03/21/2011.
"Heideggers Begriff des Politischen", Humboldt University, Berlin, 12/14/2010.

Memberships
American Philosophical Association (APA)
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Philosophie (DGPhil)
Philosophische Gesellschaft Ostschweiz (PGO)

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Fachbereich Philosophie
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CH – 9010 St. Gallen
Email: florian.grosser@unisg.ch
Tel.: +41 71 224 35 33

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