Department of Management, Politics and Philosophy

Cathrine Bjørnholt

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Cathrine Bjørnholt Michaelsen

I received my PhD degree in philosophy from Copenhagen University in 2017 with a dissertation on “The Remains of a Self” focusing on the questions of solitude and responsibility in the aftermath of the psychoanalytic and philosophical deconstruction of the notion of self. My current research is focused on questions of aesthetics and ethics or ethology and particularly on the relevance of artistic and poetical expression in a psychopathological context. My postdoc project entitled “The Ethos of Poetry” is financed by the Carlsberg Foundation and investigates the liberating and affirmative potentials of poetic language from a philosophical and psychopathological perspective.

Primary research areas
  • 20th Century French and German Philosophy

  • Deconstruction and the postmodern

  • Psychoanalysis

  • Comparative literature, poetics and art theory

  • Phenomenology

Curriculum Vitae
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Selected publications
  • Remains of a Self – Solitudes and Responsibilities. PhD Dissertation. Publikationer fra Det Teologiske Fakultet,  Vol. 72, 2017, 300 pages (Peer reviewed).

  • “Tracing a Traumatic Temporality: On Trauma and Responsibility in Derrida and Lévinas,” in Levinas Studies, Duquesne University Press, Vol. 10, 2016, pp. 43–77 (Peer reviewed).
  • "Ways of dying. The double death in Kierkegaard and Blanchot,” in Kierkegaard Studies Yearbook, Walter de Gruyter, 2014, pp. 255–283 (Peer reviewed).
  • "Det andet i det samme – dekonstruktive variationer over selvforhold og fremmedhed,” i TEOLinformation no. 50, 2014, pp. 21–24.


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Cathrine Bjørnholt Michaelsen / The Ethos of Poetry : Listening to Poetic and Schizophrenic Expressions of Alienation and Otherness.
In: Journal of the British Society for Phenomenology, 27.4.2021
Journal article > peer review
Cathrine Bjørnholt Michaelsen / Auto-affection and the Curvature of Spacetime : Derrida Reading Heidegger Reading Kant.
In: International Journal of Philosophical Studies, Vol. 28, No. 3, 2020, p. 411-432
Journal article > peer review
Cathrine Bjørnholt Michaelsen / On a Language That Does Not Cease Speaking : Blanchot and Lacan on the Experience of Language in Literature and Psychosis.
In: Comparative and Continental Philosophy, Vol. 12, No. 2, 2020, p. 132-147
Journal article > peer review
Cathrine Bjørnholt Michaelsen; Mads Gram Henriksen; René Rosfort / Indledning
In: Selvforståelse og selvfremmegørelse: Eksistentiel hermeneutik. Bind 2. . ed. /Cathrine Bjørnholt Michaelsen; Mads Gram Henriksen; René Rosfort. Frederiksberg : Eksistensen Akademisk 2019, p. 7-13
Book chapter
Cathrine Bjørnholt Michaelsen / Psykismens tvetydighed : En samtale mellem de to hovedværker af Emmanuel Levinas.
In: Selvforståelse og selvfremmegørelse: Eksistentiel hermeneutik. Bind 2. . ed. /Cathrine Bjørnholt Michaelsen; Mads Gram Henriksen; René Rosfort. Frederiksberg : Eksistensen Akademisk 2019, p. 57-79
Book chapter > peer review
Cathrine Bjørnholt Michaelsen (Editor) ; Mads Gram Henriksen (Editor) ; René Rosfort (Editor) / Selvforståelse og selvfremmegørelse : Eksistentiel hermeneutik. Bind 2.
Frederiksberg : Eksistensen Akademisk 2019, 325 p.
Anthology > peer review
Cathrine Bjørnholt Michaelsen / Levinas and the Trauma of Responsibility: The Ethical Significance of Time by Cynthia D. Coe
In: Levinas Studies, Vol. 12, 2018, p. 185-191
Book review
Cathrine Bjørnholt Michaelsen; Claudia Welz / The Problem of Evil and Images of (In)Humanity
In: Nordisk Judaistik, Vol. 29, No. 1, 2018, p. 1-2
Editorial > peer review
Cathrine Bjørnholt Michaelsen / Remains of a Self : Solitudes and Responsibilities.
København : Teologisk Fakultet. Københavns Universitet 2017, 300 p. (Publikationer fra Det Teologiske Fakultet, Vol. 72)
Ph.D. thesis
Cathrine Bjørnholt Michaelsen / Tracing a Traumatic Temporality : Levinas and Derrida on Trauma and Responsibility.
In: Levinas Studies, Vol. 10, 2015, p. 43-77
Journal article > peer review
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