Johan Siebers

Associate Professor of Philosophy and Religion

Religious Studies Unit, Department of Criminology and Sociology, School of Law

Middlesex University

Philosophy and Theory of Communication, Metaphysics and its History, Critical and Cultural Theory, History of Post-Kantian German Philosophy, Philosophy of Language, Philosophy of Religion, Rhetoric, Process Philosophy, Social Philosophy, Anticipation Studies, Participatory, Collaborative and Community-based Research, Future Studies, World Philosophy

Born and raised in the Netherlands, I studied Philosophy, Linguistics and Dutch Language and Literature at Radboud University Nijmegen and Leiden University. For my doctoral work I also spent time at Leuven University and Memorial University Newfoundland. Prior to coming to Middlesex, I taught at the University of Central Lancashire (where I founded the M.A. program in Rhetoric) and Leiden University. I worked for several years in a number of functions for Royal Dutch Shell, in The Hague, Amsterdam and London. I hold an honorary appointment as Associate Fellow of the Institute of Modern Languages Research, School of Advanced Study, University of London, where I direct the Ernst Bloch Center for Gerrman Thought. I am also Vice-President of the Ernst Bloch Gesellschaft, Ludwigshafen. I am fomore...

M.A. in Philosophy, Radboud University Nijmegen (1993) Doctorate in Philosophy, Leiden University (1998) Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (2018)

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  1. Bergman, Mats, Kirtiklis, Kęstas and Siebers, Johan ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-6030-9646, eds. (2019) Models of communication: theoretical and philosophical approaches. Routledge Studies in European Communication Research and Education, 15 . Routledge, London. ISBN 9781138294554, e-ISBN 9781315231402. [Book] (doi:10.4324/9781315231402)
  2. Siebers, Johan ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-6030-9646 (2019) Being as communication: an exploratory model. In: Models of communication: theoretical and philosophical approaches. Bergman, Mats, Kirtiklis, Kęstas and Siebers, Johan ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-6030-9646, eds. Routledge Studies in European Communication Research and Education . Routledge, London, pp. 173-184. ISBN 9781138294554, e-ISBN 9781315231402. [Book Section] (doi:10.4324/9781315231402-11)
  3. Siebers, Johan ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-6030-9646 (2019) Transgression: introduction to the special issue on Ernst Bloch. Revue Internationale de Philosophie, 289 (3,2019) . pp. 251-260. ISSN 0048-8143 [Article] (doi:10.3917/rip.289.0251)
  4. Siebers, Johan ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-6030-9646 (2019) Philosophy as rhetoric. Revue Internationale de Philosophie, 289 (3,2019) . pp. 361-374. ISSN 0048-8143 [Article] (doi:10.3917/rip.289.0361)
  5. Dresner, Eli and Siebers, Johan ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-6030-9646 (2019) I interpret you: Davidson and Buber. The Review of Metaphysics, 73 (1) . pp. 109-126. ISSN 0034-6632 [Article]
  6. Bergman, Mats, Kirtiklis, Kęstas and Siebers, Johan ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-6030-9646 (2019) Introduction. In: Models of communication: theoretical and philosophical approaches. Bergman, Mats, Kirtiklis, Kęstas and Siebers, Johan, eds. Routledge Studies in European Communication Research and Education . Routledge, London, pp. 1-8. ISBN 9781138294554, e-ISBN 9781315231402. [Book Section] (doi:10.4324/9781315231402-1)
  7. Siebers, Johan ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-6030-9646 (2018) Creativity and the ontology of not-yet being. In: Futures. Kemp, Sandra and Anderson, Jenny, eds. Futures, 21st-century Approaches to Literature Series . Oxford University Press. . [Book Section] (Accepted/In press)
  8. Siebers, Johan ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-6030-9646 (2017) The theory of perfective drift. In: Communicology for the Human Sciences: Lanigan and the Philosophy of Communication. Smith, Andrew R., Catt, Isaac E. and Klyukanov, Igor E., eds. Peter Lang, Oxford, pp. 169-190. ISBN 9781433143748, pbk-ISBN 9781433141157, e-ISBN 9781433143724, e-ISBN 9781433141140. [Book Section] (doi:10.3726/b10835)
  9. Siebers, Johan ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-6030-9646 (2016) ‘Die welt gut im gang': der Friedenstopos in Ernst Bloch’s philosophie. In: Die Utopie des Friedens. Jahrbuch der Ernst-Bloch-Gesellschaft 2016/17. Vidal, Francesca and Wild, Werner, eds. Jahrbuch der Ernst-Bloch-Gesellschaft, BJB . Koenigshausen & Neumann, Wuerzburg, pp. 129-144. ISBN 9783826060465. [Book Section]
  10. Siebers, Johan ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-6030-9646 (2017) Das merke des lesens: Blochs randbemerkungen zu Hegels phänomenologie des geistes. In: Bloch Almanach. Kufeld, Klaus, ed. Periodikum des Ernst-Bloch-Zentrums der Stadt Ludwigshafen, 34 . Aisthesis Verlag, pp. 263-274. ISBN 9783849812553. [Book Section]