Jon Stewart


Ph.d., Dr. habil. theol. & phil.
Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University
Foreign member of the Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters

 

Curriculum Vitae Publications Current Projects Papers Given Web Links
 

 


Curriculum Vitae















Main Areas

Philosophy

Hegel and German Idealism

Post-Hegelian Continental Philosophy

Phenomenology/Existentialism

Kierkegaard and Danish Philosophy

Ethics

Aesthetics


Religious Studies

Philosophy of Religion

▪ Christian Ethics

History of Religion

Kierkegaard Studies

18th-19th Century European Religious Thought

World Religions


Scandinavian Studies

Danish Golden Age Studies

▪ Kierkegaard Studies

Danish Philosophy and Religion

Scandinavian Intellectual History

Mythology


Politics and Government

Social-Political Philosophy

▪ History of Human Rights

18th-19th Century European Political Thought

▪ History of Political Theory

▪ Post-Hegelian Political Thought



History

History of Ideas

Danish Golden Age

Philosophy of History

19th Century European History

History of Germany

 

Humanities

Intellectual History

Western Civilization

Philosophy and Literature

 

Education

Philosophy of Education

Curriculum Development

Humanities Education




Degrees Achieved
 
▪ 2007 Dr. Habil. (Philosophy), University of Copenhagen

▪ 2003 Dr. Habil. (Theology), University of Copenhagen

▪ 1992 Ph.D. (Philosophy), University of California, San Diego

▪ 1986 M.A. (Philosophy), University of California, San Diego

▪ 1984 B.A. (Philosophy), University of California, Santa Cruz




 
Current Position
 
▪ Visiting Scholar, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University





Guest Lectureships

2014 Guest Professor, Philosophy Department, Universidad Iberoamericana, Mexico City

▪ 2010 Guest Professor, Philosophy Department, Universidad de los Andes, Santiago de Chile

▪ 2005 Guest Professor, Philosophy Department, University of Iceland

▪ 2005 Lecturer, Denmark’s International Study Program, University of Copenhagen





Editorial Work

2011-present Kierkegaard Studies Yearbook, edited by Heiko Schulz, Jon Stewart and Karl Verstrynge, Berlin and New York: De Gruyter.
(www.degruyter.de/cont/glob/neutralMbw.cfm?rc=16032)

2011-present Kierkegaard Studies Monograph Series, edited by Heiko Schulz, Jon Stewart and Karl Verstrynge, Berlin and New York: De Gruyter.
(www.degruyter.de/cont/glob/neutralRei.cfm?rc=16665)

2007-present Editor-in-chief of the series, Danish Golden Age Studies. Copenhagen: C.A. Reitzel’s Publishing House 2007; Copenhagen: Museum Tusculanum Press 2008-present.
(www.jonstewart.dk/goldenagestudies.htm)

2005-2017 Editor-in-chief of the series, Kierkegaard Research: Sources, Reception and Resources. Farnham and Burlington: Ashgate. 2007-2016 and London and New York: Routledge 2016-2017.
(www.jonstewart.dk/krsrr.htm)

2005-present  Editor-in-chief of the series, Texts from Golden Age Denmark. Copenhagen: C.A. Reitzel’s Publishing House 2005-2007; Copenhagen: Museum Tusculanum Press 2008-present.
(www.jonstewart.dk/goldenagetexts.htm)

2002-2005 Søren Kierkegaard Müvei [Hungarian translation of Søren Kierkegaards Skrifter], edited by András Nagy, Zoltán Gyenge, István Czakó, Béla Bacsó, Ágnes Heller, and Jon Stewart, Budapest: Jelenkor Publishing House 2002ff.

2000-2004 Kierkegaard Studies Yearbook, edited by Hermann Deuser, Niels Jørgen Cappelørn and Jon Stewart, Berlin and New York: Walter de Gruyter 1996-2010.




 
Group Grants

2011-2014 Project leader for “The Nordic Network for Kierkegaard Research”
funded by
Nordforsk.
www.jonstewart.dk/nnkr.htm

▪ 2005-2007 Project leader for “Kierkegaard Research: Sources, Reception and Resources”
funded by The Danish Research Council for the Humanities, a branch of the Danish Agency for
Science Technology and Innovation. Read more ⇒




 
Selected Awards and Grants
 

2016-2107 Research Fellow, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University

2015 Member of the Comité de Honor for the conference, “III Jornadas iberoamericanas de estudios Kierkegaard,” at the Universidad de Granada, Spain, May 19-20, 2015.

2012 Visiting Scholar, Hong Kierkegaard Library, St. Olaf College, Northfield, Minnesota

2011 George W. Utech Memorial Kierkegaard Seminar, Hong Kierkegaard Library, St. Olaf College, Northfield, Minnesota

2011 Visiting Scholar, Hong Kierkegaard Library, St. Olaf College, Northfield, Minnesota

2011 Honorary Member of the Sociedad Académica Kierkegaard, Mexico

▪ 2010 Honorary Member of the Biblioteca Kierkegaard Argentina

▪ 2008-2009 Fellowship at Collegium Budapest, Institute for Advanced Study

▪ 2007 Foreign member of the Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters

▪ 2006 Visiting Scholar, Hong Kierkegaard Library, St. Olaf College, Northfield, Minnesota


▪ 2005 Øresund Summer University Grant


▪ 2000 Inger Sjöberg Translation Prize from the American-Scandinavian Foundation


▪ 1995-1997 National Academy of Education Spencer Post-Doctoral Fellowship

▪ 1994-1995 Alexander von Humboldt-Stiftung Grant (for post-doctoral research at the Humboldt Universität
zu Berlin)

▪ 1993-1994 Belgian American Educational Foundation Grant (for post-doctoral research at the
Université Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium)

▪ 1992-1993 Heinrich Hertz-Stiftung Grant (for post-doctoral research at the Westfälische
Wilhelms-Universität Münster)

▪ 1990-1991 Research Assistantship, Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster

▪ 1989-1990 German Academic Exchange Service Grant (DAAD) (for dissertation research at the Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster)




 
Organization of Professional Conferences (Selected)
 

▪ Seminar: “Criticisms of Kierkegaard: Magnus Eiríksson,” Søren Kierkegaard Research Centre, Copenhagen, The Nordic Network of Kierkegaard Research (Nordforsk), August 27, 2014.

Research Seminar 2014: “Kierkegaard and the Conception of God in Contemporary Thought,” Søren Kierkegaard Research Centre, Copenhagen, August 25-27, 2014.

Conference: Kierkegaard Sources and Reception: The State of Kierkegaard Studies Today, On Occasion of the Completion of the “Sources” and “Reception” Sections of the Series, Kierkegaard Research: Sources, Reception and Resources (KRSRR), Søren Kierkegaard Research Centre, Faculty of Theology, University of Copenhagen The Nordic Network of Kierkegaard Research (Nordforsk), April 30-May 2, 2014.

▪ Conference: “The Uses and Abuses of Kierkegaard,” Copenhagen Business School and the Søren Kierkegaard Research Centre, October 16-18, 2013.

▪ Conference: “The Existential Interpretation of Human Beings in Philosophy and Psychology: Validity and Topicality,” Center for Philosophical Anthropology, European Humanities University, Vilnius, Lithuania, The Nordic Network of Kierkegaard Research (Nordforsk), October 3-6, 2013.

▪ Conference: “Tragedy, Passion and Suffering in Kierkegaard,” Södertörn University, Stockholm, Sweden, The Nordic Network of Kierkegaard Research (Nordforsk), September 5-6, 2013.

▪ Conference: “Kierkegaard’s Philosophical Psychology: The Sickness unto Death,” The Department of Philosophy, University of Iceland, The Nordic Network of Kierkegaard Research (Nordforsk), May 22-24, 2013.

▪ Conference: “Reconsidering Kierkegaard in a Global World: Jubilee Congress,” Søren Kierkegaard Research Centre, Copenhagen, May 6-8, 2013.

▪ Conference: “Kierkegaard and the Philosophical Traditions,” Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Faculty of Humanities, Trondheim, Norway, The Nordic Network of Kierkegaard Research (Nordforsk), August 9-10, 2012.

▪ Conference: “Europe, Christianity and the Encounter with Other Religions in Kierkegaard and 19th Century Religious Thinking,” The Nordic Network of Kierkegaard Research (Nordforsk), The Søren Kierkegaard Research Centre, The Centre for European Islamic Thought, May 9-11, 2012.

▪ Seminar: “Kierkegaard Studies in the Nordic Countries,” Søren Kierkegaard Research Centre, Copenhagen, December 2, 2011.


▪ Research Seminar 2011: “Challenges to Religion and Its Later Echoes: Kierkegaard’s Diagnosis and Response,” Søren Kierkegaard Research Centre, Copenhagen, August 24-26, 2011.


▪ Seminar: “Kierkegaard and Hegel,” Søren Kierkegaard Research Centre, Copenhagen, May 5, 2011.

Conference: “Zwischen Vaudeville, romantischer Komödie und Nationaldrama. Die Heibergs und das Theater,” Deutsches Seminar, Universität Zürich and the Søren Kierkegaard Research Centre, Zürich, June 18-20, 2009.

▪ “The Religious Crisis of the 19th Century. Philosophy of Religion from Kant Nietzsche,” Pázmány Péter Catholic University Department of Philosophy, to Hungary, March 6, 2009.


▪ “Kierkegaard and Art: Seminar on Drama, Literature, Visual Arts, and Aesthetics,” Gizi Bajor Actor Museum, Budapest, Hungary, January 14-15, 2009.

Research Seminar 2008: “The Concept of Irony,” Søren Kierkegaard Research Centre, Copenhagen, August 12-15, 2008.

Research Seminar 2007: “Either/Or,” Søren Kierkegaard Research Centre, Copenhagen, August 14-17, 2007.

Research Seminar 2006: “Christian Discourses and Edifying Discourses in Various Spirits,” Søren Kierkegaard Research Centre, Copenhagen, August 15-18, 2006.

Research Seminar 2005: “Kierkegaard and Hans Christian Andersen,” Søren Kierkegaard Research Centre, Copenhagen, August 16-19, 2005.

Research Seminar 2004: “Concluding Unscientific Postscript,” Søren Kierkegaard Research Centre, Copenhagen, August 10-13, 2004.

Research Seminar 2003: “Philosophical Fragments,” Søren Kierkegaard Research Centre, Copenhagen, August 13-15, 2003.

Research Seminar 2002: “The Journals and Notebooks,” Søren Kierkegaard Research Centre, Copenhagen, August 13-16, 2002.

Research Seminar 2000: “The Concept of Anxiety,” Søren Kierkegaard Research Centre, Copenhagen, August 16-18, 2000.

▪ Kierkegaard Conference: “Crossroads in Kierkegaard’s Thinking,” Søren Kierkegaard Research Centre and The Department of Aesthetics and Media Studies, the Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest, Hungary, October 13-15, 1999.

▪ Kierkegaard Symposium: “Kierkegaard Today.” Søren Kierkegaard Research Centre and Faculty of Philosophy, University of Bucharest, Bucharest, Rumania, April 23-24, 1999.

▪ Translation Seminar 1999, Søren Kierkegaard Research Centre, Copenhagen, February 19-21, 1999.

• Research Seminar 1998: “A Literary Review,” Søren Kierkegaard Research Centre, Copenhagen, August 5-7, 1998.

▪ Translation Seminar 1997, Søren Kierkegaard Research Centre, Copenhagen, December 5-7, 1997.

Research Seminar 1997: “Works of Love,” Søren Kierkegaard Research Centre, Copenhagen, August 6-8, 1997.





Board Member

Advisory board, Kierkegaard in Process, Copenhagen, 2016-present.

See https://kierkegaardinprocess.com

Member of Scientific Council of the Research Center of Søren Kierkegaard’s Thought, The Pedagogical University, Cracow, Poland, 2016-present.

Advisory board, Estudios kierkegaardianos, Mexico City, 2014-present

Academic Committee the Revista de Filosofia Moderna e Contemporânea da Universidade de Brasilia, 2013-present.

Editorial board, journal, Ideas: Scientific-Theoretical Applications (in Ukrainian and Bulgarian), 2013-present.

Academic Committee, El arco y la lira, Buenos Aires, 2012-present.

International Board, journal, El títere y el enano. Revista de teología crítica, Buenos Aires, 2010-2011.








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