About EUSP

Michael Marder

is IKERBASQUE Research Professor in the Department of Philosophy at the University of the Basque Country (UPV-EHU), Vitoria-Gasteiz. He holds a PhD in Philosophy from The New School for Social Research in New York. His writings span the fields of phenomenology, political thought, and the philosophy of plant life. He is the author of five monographs, including The Event of The Thing: Derrida’s Post-Deconstructive Realism (2009); Groundless Existence: The Political Ontology of Carl Schmitt (2010); Plant-Thinking: A Philosophy of Vegetal Life (2013); Phenomena—Critique—Logos: The Project of Critical Phenomenology (2014); and The Philosopher’s Plant: An Intellectual Herbarium (2014). He is currently at work on a series of books that fosters the appreciation of vegetal life and allows us to learn how to think and to live from plants. His forthcoming publications include Pyropolitics: When the World is Ablaze (2015) and Dust (2015).

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