Magnus Møller Ziegler

A Klaus_Barrikadenkampf Alexanderplatz 1848

At such times half-hearted minds have opposite views to those of whole-minded generals. They believe that they can compensate losses by cutting the armed forces, by splitting them up, by a peace treaty with the real needs, whereas Themistocles, when Athens was threatened with destruction, tried to persuade the Athenians to abandon the city entirely and found a new Athens at sea, in another element.

— Karl Marx, Notebooks on Epicurean Philosophy, in MECW 1, p. 492

My name is Magnus Møller Ziegler, and I am a Danish academic and philosopher working broadly within history of philosophy, political theory, and intellectual history. I hold a B.A. in Philosophy (University of Copenhagen, 2013) and an M.A. in the History of Philosophy (UCPH, 2016). Currently, I am employed as a Ph.D. Fellow at the Department of Philosophy and the History of Ideas, Aarhus University.

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My primary field of research is 19th century German philosophy. In particular, I am interested in (Young) Hegelianism, the philosophical and socio-political reception of Hegel’s philosophy, and Karl Marx.

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However, I am also competent within the history of political theory, philosophy of science (especially the social sciences), Marxism, critical theory, and digital humanities.

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