Kristian Klockars


    Research areas

  • 611 Philosophy - Political Philosophy, Critical Social Theory, Phenomenology, Deconstruction, Hermeneutics, Political Theory

Description of research and teaching

The main areas of my research are political philosophy, especially the philosophy of democracy and critical social theory (comprising both Frankfurt-school style post-structuralist and others).

I teach and supervise philosophy of democracy, critical social theory, cosmopolitan political philosophy, general and continental political philosophy, various continental fields of philosophy such as phenomenology, existentialism, hermeneutics, deconstruction and Foucault.


Curriculum Vitae

Latest publications

  1. Green growth or degrowth? Assessing the normative justifications for environmental sustainability and economic growth through critical social theory

    Sandberg, M., Klockars, K. E. & Wilén, K., 21 Sep 2018, In : Journal of Cleaner Production. 206, p. 133-141 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

  2. Mónica López Lerma and Julen Etxabe (eds): Rancière and Law, Routledge, London 2018

    Klockars, K. E., 27 Jun 2018, In : No Foundations : An Interdisciplinary Journal of Law and Justice. 15, p. 147-156 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalBook/Film/Article reviewScientificpeer-review

  3. Chiasmatic Encounters: Art, Ethics, Politics

    Korhonen, K. J., Haapala, A. K., Heinämaa, S. M. J., Klockars, K. E. & Räsänen, P. P., Jan 2018, Lanham, Md.: Lexington Books. 264 p. (Textures)

    Research output: Book/ReportAnthology or special issueScientificpeer-review

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Latest activities

  1. Member of doctoral thesis committee: Johanna Ahola-Launonen

    Kristian Klockars (Member of thesis committee / follow-up group)
    1 Oct 2018

    Activity: Examination typesMember of doctoral thesis committee / follow-up group

  2. Faculty of Social Sciences (Organisational unit)

    Kristian Klockars (Board member)
    2018 → …

    Activity: Membership typesMembership or other role in national/international committee, council, board

  3. Demokratian kriisi

    Mia Emilia Elisabeth Palonen (Chair of organizing committee), Katalin Miklóssy (Speaker: Presenter), Anne Maria Holli (Speaker: Presenter), Hanna Maria Wass (Speaker: Presenter), Virpi Irmeli Salojärvi (Speaker: Presenter), Niilo Timo Juhani Kauppi (Speaker: Presenter), Halil Gurhanli (Speaker: Presenter), Laura-Elena Sibinescu (Speaker: Presenter), Joonatan Jooseppi Virtanen (Speaker: Presenter), Virpi Irmeli Salojärvi (Speaker: Presenter), Kristian Erik Klockars (Speaker: Presenter)
    9 Oct 2017

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesPublic Talks

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Latest prizes

  1. Spurring prize/Kannustuspalkinto

    Kristian Klockars (Recipient), 2010

    Prize: Prizes and awards

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