Sven-Olov Wallenstein

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Philosophical aesthetics, German Idealism, modern European philosophy

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Sven-Olov Wallenstein is professor of Philosophy. His areas of research include aesthetic theory, with a particular focus on visual arts and architecture, German Idealism, phenomenology, critical theory, and modern philosophies of desire, power, and subjectivity.

Works in progress include translations of Diderots Salons and essays on art, a selection of Baumgartenss writings on the foundations of aesthetics, Hegels Grundlinien der Philosophie des Rechts, Adornos Negative Dialektik and Ästhetische Theorie, and monographs on Adorno, Lyotard, and the aesthetic theories of the eighteenth century.

Since 2001, he is editor-in-chief of Site Magazine (www.sitemagazine.net).

Selected publications

Monographs

Architecture, Critique, Ideology: Writings on Architecture and Theory (Stockholm: Axl Books, 2016).

Nihilism, Art, Technology, (Stockholm: Axl Books, 2011)

1930/31: Den svenska modernismen vid vägskälet / Swedish Modernism at the Crossroads / Der schwedische Modernismus am Scheideweg (Stockholm: Axl Books, 2009), with Helena Mattsson

Biopolitics and the Emergence of Modern Architecture (New York: Princeton Architectural Press, 2009)

The Silences of Mies (Stockholm: Axl Books, 2008)

Essays, Lectures (Stockholm: Axl Books, 2007)

Den moderna arkitekturens filosofier (Gothenburg: Alfabeta, 2004)

Den sista bilden: Det moderna måleriets kriser och förvandlingar (Stockholm: Eriksson & Ronnefalk, 2002)

Bildstrider: Föreläsningar om estetisk teori (Gothenburg: Alfabeta, 2001)

Heideggers väg (Stockholm: Thales, 1999), with Daniel Birnbaum

Edited collections and conference volumes

Foucault och antiken (Hägersten: Tankekraft, 2017). Ed. with Johan Sehlberg.

Glasarkitektur: Paul Scheerbart, Bruno Taut, Walter Benjamin (Stockholm Faethon, 2017). Ed., trans and introduction.

Madness, Religion, and the Limits of Reason (Huddinge: Södertörn Academic Studies, 2015). Ed. with Jonna Bornemark.

Heidegger, språket och poesin(Stockholm: Drucksache, 2013) Ed. with Ola Nilsson.

Foucault, Biopolitics, and Governmentality (Huddinge: Södertörn Academic Studies, 2013). Ed. with Jakob Nilsson

Translating Hegel: The Phenomenology of Spirit and Modern Philosophy (Huddinge: Södertörn Academic Studies, 2012), ed. with Brian Manning Delaney.

Aisthesis: Estetikens historia, del 1 (Stockholm: Thales, 2012), with Sara Danius and Cecilia Sjöholm.

Edmund Husserl (Stockholm: Axl Books, 2011)

Swedish Modernism: Architecture, Consumption and the Welfare State (London: Black Dog, 2010), with Helena Mattsson

Svar på frågan: Vad var det postmoderna? (Stockholm; Axl Books, 2009)

Deleuze och mångfaldens veck (Stockholm: Axl Books, 2008), with Helena Mattsson

Koreografier (Stockholm: Raster, 2008), with Cristina Caprioli

Thinking Worlds: The Moscow Conference on Philosophy, Politics, and Art (New York och Berlin: Sternberg Press, 2007), with Joseph Backstein and Daniel Birnbaum

Konceptkonst (Stockholm: Raster, 2006)

AKAD 01: Beginnings / Begynnelser (Stockholm: Axl Books, 2005), with Katja Grillner and Per Glembrandt

Minimalism och postminimalism (Stockholm: Raster, 2005)

Arkitekturteorier (Stockholm: Raster, 1999)

Tankens arkipelag: Moderna Kantläsningar (Stehag: Symposion, 1992), with Erik van der Heeg

Translations

G W F Hegel, Den dramatiska poesin (Stockholm: Faethon, 2016).

Michel Foucault, Biopolitikens födelse. Föreläsningar vid Collège de France 1978-79 (Stockholm: Tankekraft, 2014).

Martin Heidegger, På väg mot språket (Stockholm: Drucksache, 2012). With Ola Nilsson.

Gotthold Ephraim Lessing, Laokoon, eller om gränserna mellan måleri och poesi (Gothenburg: Daidalos, 2011). Translation and introduction.

Giorgio Agamben, Homo Sacer I: den suveräna makten och det nakna livet (Gothenburg: Daidalos, 2010). Translation and introduction.

G W F Hegel, Andens fenomenologi, tillsammans med Brian Manning Delaney (Stockholm: Thales, 2008), Translation and introduction.

Jacques Rancière, Texter om politik och estetik (Stockholm: SITE Editions, 2008), with Christina Kullberg, Jonas J Magnusson and Kim West.

Johann J Winckelmann, Tankar om imitationen av de grekiska verken i måleriet och skulpturen (Gothenburg: Daidalos, 2007). Translation and introduction.

G W F Hegel, Inledning till estetiken (Gothenburg: Daidalos, 2005). Translation and introduction.

Martin Heidegger, Konstverkets ursprung (Gothenburg: Daidalos, 2005). Translation and introduction.

Giorgio Agamben, Undantagstillståndet (Stockholm: Site Editions, 2005). Translation and introduction

Gilles Deleuze, Vecket: Leibniz och barocken (Gothenburg: Glänta Produktion, 2004). Translation and introduction.

Immanuel Kant, Kritik av omdömeskraften (Stockholm: Thales, 2003). Translation and introduction.

Gilles Deleuze och Félix Guattari, Nomadologin (Stockholm: Raster, 1998). Translation and introduction.

Martin Heidegger, Till tänkandets sak (Stockholm: Thales, 1998), with Daniel Birnbaum.

Martin Heidegger, Metafysiken som varats historia (Stockholm: Thales, 1998), with Daniel Birnbaum.

Martin Heidegger, Identitet och differens (Stockholm: Thales, 1996), with Daniel Birnbaum.

Martin Heidegger, Brev om humanismen (Stockholm: Thales, 1996), with Daniel Birnbaum.

Gottlob Frege, Skrifter i urval (Stockholm: Thales, 1996), with Daniel Birnbaum. Translation and introduction.

Edmund Husserl, Cartesianska meditationer (Gothenburg: Daidalos, 1992), with Daniel Birnbaum. Translation and introduction.

Jacques Derrida, Rösten och fenomenet (Stockholm: Thales, 1992), with Daniel Birnbaum. Translation and introduction.

Emmanuel Levinas, Tiden och den andre (Stehag: Symposion, 1992), with Erik van der Heeg. Translation and introduction.

Gregorio Kohon (red): Bortom orden: Den oberoende traditionen i brittisk psykoanalys (Stockholm: Natur och Kultur, 1991), with Erik van der Heeg.

Gilles Deleuze, Foucault (Stehag: Symposion, 1990), with Erik van der Heeg. Translation and introduction.

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