Nobel Week Dialogue

9 December 2019, Gothenburg

INTO THE UNKNOWN

Foto 1 Jonna Bornemark

Jonna Bornemark is a professor in philosophy at the Center for Studies in Practical Knowledge at Södertörn University. Her research interests are the theory of practical knowledge, phenomenology, human-animal studies and philosophy of religion.

Jonna Bornemark is a professor in philosophy at the Center for Studies in Practical Knowledge at Södertörn University. Her latest book is ‘Det omätbaras renässans: en uppgörelse med pedanternas världsherravälde’ (Volante, 2018). She is the editor of 13 anthologies, the most recent is ‘Horsecultures in Transformation: The Ethical Question’ (Routledge 2019). She is also a frequent guest for several Swedish radio shows and in daily press.

Bornemark ‘s research interests are the theory of practical knowledge, phenomenology, human-animal studies and philosophy of religion. Within these projects she discusses the limits of calculation, skills of judgement, subjectivity and the concept of ‘Bildung’. She is also interested in the relation between humans and animals, pregnancy and embodiment.