Sjoerd van Tuinen

Sjoerd van Tuinen

Sjoerd van Tuinen

Sjoerd van Tuinen is an associate professor of philosophy at Erasmus University Rotterdam.

Sjoerd van Tuinen has edited a dozen books, including Deleuze and The Fold: A Critical Reader (Palgrave Macmillan, 2010), with Niamh McDonnell; Speculative Art Histories (Edinburgh University Press, 2017); and The Polemics of Ressentiment (Bloomsbury, 2018). He is also the author of Peter Sloterdijk. Ein Profil (Fink Verlag, 2006) and a cofounder of the Erasmus Institute for Public Knowledge.


Van Tuinen obtained his first Master’s degree in Sociology (2002), with a specialization in the Sociology of Culture, and his second Master’s degree in Philosophy (cum laude, 2003), with a specialization in Philosophical Anthropology. In 2009 he received a PhD in Philosophy from Ghent University for his dissertation entitled ‘Mannerism in Philosophy: A Study of Deleuze's Development of Monadology into Nomadology, of Leibnizian Approaches to the Problem of Constitution, and of Deleuze’s Concept of Mannerism’.  In 2008/2009 he worked as a Lecturer in Philosophy at the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences of Maastricht University.

His research interests are in speculative philosophy, aesthetics and social and political theory. He has authored Sloterdijk. Binnenstebuiten denken (Kampen: Klement, 2004) and edited several books, including Deleuze Compendium (Amsterdam: Boom, 2009), Die Vermessung des Ungeheuren. Philosophie nach Peter Sloterdijk (Muenchen: Fink, 2009), Deleuze and The Fold. A Critical Reader (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2010) and De nieuwe Franse filosofie. Denkers en thema's voor de 21e eeuw (Amsterdam: Boom, 2011).

Van Tuinen is coordinator of the Centre for Art and Philosophy (CAP).

For Van Tuinen’s personal homepage and a full list of publications, see: www.svtuinen.nl

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