Asger Sørensen

(b. 1960), Ph.D. &, Associate Professor in Philosophy of Education, University of Aarhus, Denmark. Main interests are philosophy of education, political and social philosophy, ethics, and philosophy of science. Major works are: Forskning, etik, konsekvens [Research, Ethics, Consequence] (Copenhagen, 2003), Om videnskabelig viden [On Scientific Knowledge] (Frederiksberg, 2010), I lyset af Bataille [In the light of Bataille] (Copenhagen, 2012) and Den moralske virkelighed [The Moral Reality] (Malmö, 2012). He has edited Enrique Dussel: Frigørelsesfilosofi [Philosophy of Liberation] (Copenhagen, 2008), coedited Excesser – om Bataille [Excesses – on Bataille] (Aarhus, 1994), Dialectics, Self-consciousness, and Recognition. The Hegelian Legacy (Malmö, 2009), Rawls politiske filosofi [The Political Philosophy of Rawls] (Malmö, 2009) and Politics in Education (Berlin, 2012). Articles in English in Philosophy and Social Criticism, Public Reason, Journal of Business Ethics, Danish Yearbook of Philosophy, and others.


Ha scritto per Paideutika


  1. Asger Sørensen, Conflicting Ideas of the University. A case of Neo-liberalism and New Public Management in Northern Europe