Ludger Hagedorn

Ludger Hagedorn studied Philosophy and Slavic Languages in Berlin at the Technical University (TU) and the Free University (FU). He obtained his doctoral degree from TU Berlin in 2002. For many years he has been actively involved in Patočka-Research at the IWM, where he was appointed as a Junior Fellow in 1997 and later became a Research Associate and Research Director. From 2005 to 2009, Hagedorn was holder of the Purkyne-Fellowship awarded by the Czech Academy of Sciences. As a lecturer, he has worked at Gutenberg-University Mainz and, for a number of years, at Charles University in Prague. He has also been a Guest Lecturer at Södertörns Högskola (Stockholm) in 2010 and in recent years at NYU Berlin.

Journal for Cultural and Religious Theory 17/2

Beyond myth and enlightenment


Metodo 6/2

Phenomenologies of sacrifice


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Meta 9/2

Exploring the undisclosed meanings of time, history, and existence


Christianity un-thought: a reconsideration of myth, faith, and historicity


The New Yearbook for Phenomenology and Phenomenological Philosophy Special Issue 14

Quicquid cogitat: on the uses and disadvantages of subjectivity


in: The phenomenological critique of mathematisation and the question of responsibility, Dordrecht : Springer

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The New Yearbook for Phenomenology and Phenomenological Philosophy 14

Religion, War and the Crisis of Modernity. A Special Issue Dedicated to the Philosophy of Jan Patočka


Beyond myth and enlightenment


in: Jan Patočka and the heritage of phenomenology, Dordrecht : Springer

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Jan Patočka (1907-1977)


in: Handbook of phenomenological aesthetics, Cham-Heidelberg-New York-Dordrecht-London : Springer

Nomon - Mythos - Krisis: Jan Patočkas existentialistische Deutung der "Antigone"


in: Literatur als Phänomenalisierung, Wien : Turia & Kant

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Patočka Jan

Freiburg-München, Alber