Hans Ruin

Hans Ruin is Professor of Philosophy at Södertörn University (Stockholm) and director of the research program “Time, Memory and Representation” (www.histcon.se).
He holds a PhD in theoretical philosophy from Stockholm University in 1994 with dissertation Enigmatic Origins: Tracing the Theme of Historicity Through Heidegger’s Works. Ruin published extensively in the field of phenomenology and hermeneutic theory. Co-founder and board member of the Nordic Society for Phenomenology. Co-editor for Nietzsche´s Collected Works in Swedish. Member of the editorial Board of Jahrbuch für Hermeneutische PhilosophieNietzsche Studien, Sats and Comparative Continental Philosophy. Co-Editor for Södertörn Philosophical Studies. Hans Ruin is Director for the Program.


Life after Death

A reflection on the phenomenological problem of death, history, and writing in Patocka, Heidegger, and Derrida.
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