Department of Management, Politics and Philosophy

Associate professor

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Primary research areas

The human turn in contemporary psychiatric practice and theory: Reemergence of experiential and existential problematics in the age of neurosciences

The history of Stimmungskrankheiten (melancholia, mania, depression, exaltation, manic-depressive illness, etc.). — Formation and prehistory (19th century). — Heyday and history (20th century). — Reformulation and future (21th century).

Problems pertaining to mental illness and modern work life.

Michel Foucault’s work of thought and complete oeuvre.

Historical Problematization Analysis (advanced from the very late writings of Foucault, 1981-1984).

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Affiliated to the research program:
The Human Turn (supported by the VELUX FOUNDATION).

Review editor of Foucault Studies.

Fellow of Dansk Selskab for Affektive Lidelser.

Educational background:
Philosophy; History of Science (natural sciences as well as the social sciences and the humanities); Classical Philology (Ancient Greek, Latin).

Selected publications

Gudmand-Høyer, M. (2012): Managing manic-depressive suicide. A history about danger, risk and self-management. Hvorfor, 8, 64-75.

Lopdrup-Hjorth, T., Gudmand-Høyer, M. Bramming, P. & Pedersen, M. (2011): Editorial:  Governing work through self-management. ephemera, 11(2), 97-104.

Raffnsøe, S., Gudmand-Høyer, M. & Thaning, M. S.: Foucault. Studienhandbuch. München: Wilhelm Fink.

Johnsen, R. & Gudmand-Høyer, M.: Lacan and the lack of humanity in HRM. Organization, 17(3), 331-44.

Gudmand-Høyer, M. & Lopdrup Hjorth, T. (2009): Liberal Biopolitics Reborn. Review Essay of Michel Foucault, The Birth of Biopolitics: Lectures at the Collège de France, 1978-1979. Edited by Michel Senellart. Translated by Graham Burchell (New York: Palgrave MacMillan, 2008). Foucault Studies, 7, 99-130.

Publications & dissemination
Sverre Raffnsøe; Marius T. Gudmand-Høyer; Morten Sørensen Thaning / Foucaults Dispositive : The Perspicacity of Dispositive Analytics in Organizational Research.
In: Organization, Vol. 23, No. 2, 2016, p. 272-298
Journal article
Sverre Raffnsøe; Marius T. Gudmand-Høyer; Morten Sørensen Thaning / Michel Foucault : A Research Companion.
Houndmills : Palgrave Macmillan 2016, 491 p.
Morten Sørensen Thaning; Marius Gudmand-Høyer; Sverre Raffnsøe / Ungovernable : Reassessing Foucault’s Ethics in Light of Agamben’s Pauline Conception of Use.
In: International Journal of Philosophy and Theology, Vol. 77, No. 3, 2016, p. 191-218
Journal article
Marius T. Gudmand-Høyer (Editor) ; Sverre Raffnsøe (Editor) ; Morten Raffnsøe-Møller (Editor) / Den humane vending : En antologi.
Aarhus : Aarhus Universitetsforlag 2015, 440 p.
Marius T. Gudmand-Høyer; Sverre Raffnsøe; Morten Raffnsøe-Møller / Indledning til den humane vending
In: Den humane vending: En antologi. . ed. /Marius Gudmund-Høyer; Sverre Raffnsøe; Morten Raffnsøe-Møller. Aarhus : Aarhus Universitetsforlag 2015, p. 11-35
Book chapter
Marius T. Gudmand-Høyer / Patientpersonen og imødegåelsen af maniodepressive selvmord : En human vending i psykiatrisk praksis.
In: Den humane vending: En antologi. . ed. /Marius Gudmund-Høyer; Sverre Raffnsøe; Morten Raffnsøe-Møller. Aarhus : Aarhus Universitetsforlag 2015, p. 161-220
Book chapter
Sverre Raffnsøe; Alain Beaulieu; Sam Binkley; Barbara Cruikshank; Knut Ove Eliassen; Marius T. Gudmand-Høyer; Johanna Oksala; Sven Opitz; Jyoti Puri; Jens Erik Kristensen; Alan Rosenberg; Mathias Munch / Editorial
In: Foucault Studies, No. 18, 2014, p. 1-4
Journal article
Sverre Raffnsøe; Matias Møl Dalsgaard; Marius T. Gudmand-Høyer / Soren Kierkegaard (1813-1855)
In: The Oxford Handbook of Process Philosophy and Organization Studies. ed. /Jenny Helin; Tor Hernes; Daniel Hjorth; Robin Holt. Oxford : Oxford University Press 2014, p. 111-128 (Oxford Handbooks in Business and Management)
Book chapter
Sverre Raffnsøe; Marius T. Gudmand-Høyer; Morten Sørensen Thaning / Foucault : Studienhandbuch.
München : Wilhelm Fink Verlag 2011, 389 p. (UTB, No. 8452)
Rasmus Johnsen; Marius T. Gudmand-Høyer / Lacan and the Lack of Humanity in HRM
In: Organization, Vol. 17, No. 3, 2010, p. 331-344
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