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Office:
E1028B ( Universitetsveien 25, Kristiansand )

Appointments

  • Professor of Ethics, University of Agder (2016–).
  • Associate Professor of Ethics, University of Agder (2011–2016).

Education

  • PhD in Philosophy, University of Oslo (2011). My PhD thesis investigates Axel Honneth's recognition theory concerning human dignity and statelesssness within the discourse on international political theory and transnational migration. The thesis were published as a book (in Norwegian) titled The Politics of Dignity: Recognition of Bodily Injurability (Abstrakt Press, 2013).
  • PhD Fellow, CULCOM (Cultural Complexity in the New Norway), University of Oslo (2006–2010).
  • Associated PhD Fellow, The Ethics Program, University of Oslo (2006–2011).

Research Projects

  • WAIT (Waiting for an Uncertain Future: The Temporalities of Irregular Migration (2017–2020); funded by the Research Council of Norway's SAMKUL program; led by Professor Christine M. Jacobsen, University of Bergen.
  • Reason and Affect in Divided Societies: The Nordic Case (2017-2018); funded by NOS-HS (The Joint Committee for Nordic Research Councils in the Humanities and Social Sciences); led by Professor Lars Tønder, University of Copenhagen.
  • NECORE (Negotiating Values: Collective Identities and Resilience in Post-Terror Norway) (2013–2017); funded by the Research Council of Norway's SAMKUL program, and led by Research Professor Henrik Syse, PRIO (Peace Research Institute Oslo)
  • CULCOM (Cultural Complexity in the New Norway) (2006–2010); strategic and interdisciplinary research program funded by the University of Oslo; led by Professor Thomas Hylland Eriksen.

Research Interests

  • Moral Philosophy - e.g., human dignity; environmental ethics.
  • Political Philosophy - e.g., migration; human rights; free speech; green democracy.
  • Social Philosophy - e.g., recogniton; critical theory.

Associated Researcher

Teaching

  • Conflict and Reconciliation.
  • Applied Ethics.
  • Research Method and Theory of Science.
  • Religion and Gender.
  • Human Rights.

Research Stays

  • Uppsala University, Department of Government, invited by Professor Sofia Näsström (2019).
  • University of Oxford, Centre on Migration, Policy and Society (COMPAS), invited by Professor Bridget Anderson (2017).
  • Goethe University, Frankfurt, Institute of Philosophy and Research Centre Normative Orders, invited by Professors Axel Honneth and Rainer Forst (2016).
  • Humboldt University, Department of Philosophy, invited by Professor Rahel Jaeggi (2012).
  • Goethe University, Frankfurt, Institute of Philosophy and Department of Political Science, invited by Professors Axel Honneth and Rainer Forst (2008–2009).

Selected Publications (in English)

Journal Articles

Miracles in Dark Times: Hannah Arendt and Refugees as 'Vanguard' (with Cindy Horst), in: Journal of Refugee Studies (online first 2019, forthcoming 2021).

Ecological Sensibility: Recovering Axel Honneth’s Philosophy of Nature in the Age of Climate Crisis, in: Critical Horizons: A Journal of Philosophy and Social Theory, Vol. 21, No. 1, pp. 205–221, 2020.

Institutional Agonism: Axel Honneth's Radical Democracy, in: Critical Horizon: A Journal of Philosophy and Social Theory, Vol. 18, No. 1, pp. 1–19, 2017.

The Dignity in Free Speech: Civility Norms in Post-Terror Societies (with Henrik Syse), in: Nordic Journal of Human Rights, Vol. 34, No. 2, pp. 104–123, 2016.

Book Chapters

Dignity in Natality: Hannah Arendt on Human Rights in Dark Times. In Jakob Lothe (ed.): Research and Human Rights. Novus Press, 2020.

Ecological Love: Reflections on Morality's Existential Preconditions. In: Odin Lysaker (ed.): Between Closeness and Evil: A Festschrift for Arne Johan Vetlesen. Scandinavian Academic Press, 2020.

Nowhere Home: The Waiting of Vulnerable Child Refugees, in: Margareta Dancus, Maria Karlsson, and Mats Hyvönen (eds.) Vulnerability in Scandinavian Art and Culture. Palgrave Macmillan, 2020.

Democratic Disagreement and Embodied Dignity: The Moral Grammar of Political Conflicts, in: Lysaker, Odin and Jonas Jakobsen (eds.): Recognition and Freedom: Axel Honneth's Political Thought. Brill, 2015.

Humanity in Times of Crisis: Hannah Arendt's Political Existentialism, in: Fløistad, Guttorm (ed.): Philosophy of Justice: Contemporary Philosophy. Springer Verlag, 2014.

Books

Between Closeness and Evil: A Festschrift for Arne Johan Vetlesen (Lysaker ed.). Scandinavian Academic Press, 2020

Recognition and Freedom: Axel Honneth's Political Thought (Lysaker co-ed. with Jonas Jakobsen). Leiden: Brill, 2015.

Scientific publications

  • Lysaker, Odin (2020). Dignity in Natality: Hannah Arendt on Human Rights in Dark Times. Research and Human Rights. ISBN: 9788283900446. Novus Forlag. Kapittel 8. s 141 - 158.
  • Lysaker, Odin (2020). Ecological Love: Reflections on Morality's Existential Preconditions. Between Closeness and Evil. A Festschrift for Arne Johan Vetlesen. ISBN: 978-82-304-0268-9. Scandinavian Academic Press. Kapittel 3.
  • Lysaker, Odin (2020). Ecological Sensibility: Recovering Axel Honneth’s Philosophy of Nature in the Age of Climate Crisis. Critical Horizons. ISSN: 1440-9917. 21 (3). s 205 - 221. doi:10.1080/14409917.2020.1790751.
  • Lysaker, Odin (2020). Nowhere Home: The Waiting of Vulnerable Child Refugees. Vulnerability in Scandinavian Art and Culture. ISBN: 978-3-030-37382-5. Palgrave Macmillan. Kapittel 5. s 81 - 102.
  • Horst, Cindy; Lysaker, Odin (2019). Miracles in Dark Times: Hannah Arendt and Refugees as ‘Vanguard’. Journal of Refugee Studies. ISSN: 0951-6328. doi:10.1093/jrs/fez057.
  • Lysaker, Odin (2019). Økologisk demokrati og naturens iboende verdi: Klimasøksmål i miljøkrisens tidsalder. Etikk i praksis. ISSN: 1890-3991. 13 (2). s 41 - 58. doi:10.5324/eip.v13i2.3302.
  • Lysaker, Odin (2018). Moralsk ytringsansvar i urolige tider. Norge etter 22. juli: Forhandlinger om verdier, identiteter og et motstandsdyktig samfunn. ISBN: 9788202591007. Cappelen Damm Akademisk. Kapittel 3. s 80 - 107.
  • Lysaker, Odin (2017). Institutional Agonism: Axel Honneth's Radical Democracy. Critical Horizons. ISSN: 1440-9917. 18 (1). s 33 - 51. doi:10.1080/14409917.2017.1275168.
  • Lysaker, Odin; Syse, Henrik (2016). The dignity in free speech : civility norms in post-terror societies. Nordic Journal of Human Rights. ISSN: 1891-8131. 34 (2). s 104 - 123. doi:10.1080/18918131.2016.1212691.
  • Lysaker, Odin (2015). Democratic Disagreement and Embodied Dignity: The Moral Grammar of Political Conflicts. Recognition and Freedom: Axel Honneth's Political Thought. ISBN: 9789004287334. Brill Academic Publishers. Kapittel 7. s 147 - 168.
  • Lysaker, Odin (2015). Humanity in Times of Crisis: Hannah Arendt's Political Existentialism. Philosophy of Justice. ISBN: 978-94-017-9174-8. Springer Science+Business Media B.V.. Kapittel 17. s 293 - 311.
  • Lysaker, Odin (2015). Å leve et menneskeverdig liv: Martha Nussbaums globale helseetikk. Etikk i praksis. ISSN: 1890-3991. (2). s 53 - 70. doi:10.5324/eip.v9i2.1871.
  • Syse, Henrik; Lysaker, Odin (2015). Å tolerere satire : ytringsfrihetens moralske ansvar. Sosiologi i dag. ISSN: 0332-6330. 45 (4). s 38 - 66.
  • Lysaker, Odin (2013). Hannah Arendt: Human politikk i krisetider. Politisk filosofi: Fra Platon til Hannah Arendt. ISBN: 978-82-530-3602-1. Pax Forlag. Kapittel 25. s 698 - 724.
  • Lysaker, Odin (2011). Anerkjennelse og menneskeverdets forankring: Henimot en transnasjonal anerkjennelsespolitikk. Etikk i praksis. ISSN: 1890-3991. 5 (2). s 101 - 122. doi:10.5324/eip.v5i2.1773.
  • Lysaker, Odin (2011). Anerkjennelse, læring og samfunnsetikk. Religion og livssyn : Tidsskrift for religionslærerforeningen i Norge. ISSN: 0802-8214. (2). s 65 - 66.
  • Lysaker, Odin (2011). Demokratisk anerkjennelseskamp: Axel Honneths radikale demokratiteori. Norsk Filosofisk tidsskrift. ISSN: 0029-1943. (2). s 98 - 116.
  • Lysaker, Odin (2010). Menneskelivets kroppslige ukrenkelighet: en minimumsmoral for kosmopolitisk rettferdighet. Rettferdighet. ISBN: 9788215015569. Universitetsforlaget. Kapittel. s 142 - 168.
  • Lysaker, Odin (2008). Sårbarhet og ukrenkelighet filosofisk-antropologisk innholdsbestemte menneskerettigheter. Nordisk tidsskrift for menneskerettigheter. ISSN: 1503-6480. 26 (3). s 244 - 258.
  • Aakvaag, Gunnar Colbjørnsen; Lysaker, Odin (2007). Habermas på norsk - på nytt. Habermas: Kritiske lesninger. ISBN: 9788253030500. Pax Forlag. Innledning. s 7 - 9.
  • Lysaker, Odin (2007). Mening og rettferdighet. Kritisk teoris opprinnelige innsikt. Habermas: Kritiske lesninger. ISBN: 9788253030500. Pax Forlag. 10. s 181 - 203.
  • Lysaker, Odin (2005). Eksistensiell erfaring og moralsk handling. Norsk Filosofisk tidsskrift. ISSN: 0029-1943. 40 (2). s 99 - 115.
  • Kirkengen, Anna Luise; Lysaker, Odin (2020). Arne Johan Vetlesen's Contribution to a Think Tank Inquiry into the Premises of Post-dualist Humane Medicine.. ISBN: 978-82-304-0268-9. Spartacus Forlag AS/ Scandinavian Academic Press. s 10.
  • Lysaker, Odin (2020). Between Closeness and Evil. A Festschrift for Arne Johan Vetlesen. ISBN: 978-82-304-0268-9. Scandinavian Academic Press. s 468.
  • Lysaker, Odin; Fredwall, Terje Emil (2020). Verdier i konflikt: Etikk i et mangfoldig samfunn. ISBN: 9788202675295. Cappelen Damm Akademisk. s 228.
  • Lysaker, Odin (2016). Å bli seg selv gjennom andre: Axel Honneths politisk-etiske ytringsfrihet. ISBN: 9788283140705. Portal forlag. s 256.
  • Lysaker, Odin; Jakobsen, Jonas (2015). Recognition and Freedom: Axel Honneth's Political Thought. ISBN: 9789004287334. Brill Academic Publishers. s 286.
  • Lysaker, Odin (2013). Menneskeverdets politikk: Anerkjennelse av kroppslig krenkbarhet. ISBN: 978-82-7935-353-9. Abstrakt forlag. s 205.
  • Lysaker, Odin; Aakvaag, Colbjørnsen Gunnar (2007). Habermas: Kritiske lesninger. ISBN: 9788253030500. Pax Forlag. s 236.
  • Lysaker, Odin; Vetlesen, Arne Johan (2020). Kan innbyggerne i et samfunn samles om noen felles verdier? (del 2).
  • Lysaker, Odin; Vetlesen, Arne Johan (2020). Kan innbyggerne i et samfunn samles om noen felles verdier? (del 1).
  • Lysaker, Odin (2020). Ny bok set etiske konfliktar under debatt.
  • Lysaker, Odin (2020). Klimaflyktninger på en begrenset klode.
  • Lysaker, Odin (2020). Bør vi gi mer plass til hat?.
  • Lysaker, Odin (2020). Naturen bør ha moralsk trumf!»,.
  • Lysaker, Odin (2020). Tråden fra Holocaust til klima- og miljøkrise.
  • Lysaker, Odin (2020). Klimaflyktninger på en begrenset klode.

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