Cornelia Klinger

Portrait Cornelia Klinger

Cornelia Klinger studied Philosophy, Literature and Art History at the University of Cologne, and obtained her doctorate in 1981 for her research on “Die politische Funktion der transzendentalphilosophischen Theorie der Freiheit”. She received her habilitation in 1992 at the University of Tübingen (Germany) with a study on “Ästhetische Modernität und ‘Wiederverzauberung der Welt’. Der Ort der Romantik im Prozeß der Moderne”. From 1978 to 1983 she served as Assistant Professor at the Department of German Language and Literature at Cologne University. Klinger taught and gave lectures as Visiting Professor at the Universities of Vienna, Zürich, Bielefeld, Frankfurt, Klagenfurt, Innsbruck, Tübingen and Munich. Since 1983 she is Permanent Fellow at the IWM and, since 2003, Visiting Professor of Philosophy at the University of Tübingen. From 2013 to 2014 she was Acting Rector at the IWM (together with Michael J. Sandel).

While working in several research areas, she focuses mainly on Political Philosophy, Aesthetics, and Gender Studies.

Selected Publications

Blindheit und Hellsichtigkeit. Künstlerkritik an Politik und Gesellschaft der Gegenwart, Berlin: Akademie Verlag, 2013 (Wiener Reihe. Themen der Philosophie, gemeinsam herausgegeben mit Herta Nagl-Docekal, Ludwig Nagl und Alexander Somek, Band 16)

Perspektiven des Todes in der modernen Gesellschaft, Wien: Böhlau, 2009 (Wiener Reihe. Themen der Philosophie, Band 15)

Über-Kreuzungen. Fremdheit, Ungleichheit, Differenz (gemeinsam herausgegeben mit Gudrun-Axeli Knapp), Münster: Westfälisches Dampfboot, 2008

Achsen der Ungleichheit. Zum Verhältnis von Klasse, Geschlecht und Ethnizität (gemeinsam herausgegeben mit Gudrun-Axeli Knapp und Birgit Sauer), Frankfurt am Main: Campus, 2007

Das Jahrhundert der Avantgarden (gemeinsam herausgegeben mit Wolfgang Müller-Funk), München: Fink Verlag, 2004

Flucht – Trost – Revolte. Die Moderne und ihre ästhetischen Gegenwelten, München: Carl Hanser Verlag, 1995.

 


Former affiliation at the IWM:
1983 – 86, Visiting Fellow

 

 

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