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R.B.J.M. Welten


Universitair docent

Tilburg School of Humanities
Department of Philosophy

 

Expertise

  • 1. All my publications are in the context of phenomenology, especially focussed on the later Edmund Husserl and the perception of Husserlian phenomenology in France: Emmanuel Levinas, Jean-Luc Marion, Jean-Paul Sartre, Maurice Merleau-Ponty, Albert Camus, Michel Henry.
  • 2. Business Ethics. Ethics in Hospitality Industry and the role of Consumerism.

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Publications

Principal publications
  • 'Work and Leisure in a Consumer Society', Studia UBB. Philosophia, vol. 57, no. 2, pp. 21-33
  • (book) -2006: Zinvol geweld. Sartre, Camus en Merleau-Ponty over terreur en terrorisme. Uitgeverij Klement, Kampen, 2006. Franse vertaling in voorbereiding.
  • 2011 - Boek Phénoménologie du Dieu invisible. Essais et études sur Emmanuel Levinas, Michel Henry et Jean-Luc Marion, Uitg. L'harmattan.
  • (Article) -?Wer hat Angst vor der Totalität? In: Thomas Bedorf (red.) Levinas ? Sartre. Zeitgenossen im Wechselspiel, Hrsg. v. Th. Bedorf u. A. Cremonini. München: Alber Verlag, 2005, p. 165-189.
  • Boekhoofdstuk 'Une petite métaphysique du désappointement', in: Les épreuves de la vie. Regards phénoménologiques (ed. S. Camilleri) Le Cerle Herméneutique Éditeur, (Argentueil 2011)

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Other publications PDF

 

Education

  • 1988 MA Music Education and bass (jazz), Rotterdam Conservatory, The Netherlands
  • 1994 MA Philosophy, Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands 2001
  • PhD Philosophy (Cum Laude), KTU Utrecht, The Netherlands Fenomenologie en Beeldverbod bij Emmanuel Levinas en Jean-Luc Marion, Damon, Budel 2001 (Phd. Thesis)

Career

  • 1985-1998 Musician, music teacher
  • 1998-2006 Lecturer Philosophy and Ethics, Catholic Theological University at Utrecht, The Netherlands
  • 1998-2004 Lecturer Arts and Philosophy, Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands
  • 2000-2005 Visiting Lecturer Contemporary Philosophy, Free University Amsterdam (VU), The Netherlands
  • 2005-2006 Lecturer Philosophy, University of Tilburg, Philosophy Faculty (Social and political philosophy, Aesthetics)
  • 2007-present Lecturer Philosophy, University of Tilburg, Faculty of Humanities, dpt. Religious Studies and Theology, dpt. Philosophy (since 2009) (0,5 fte)
  • 2006-2010 Liberal Arts institute Academia Vitae, Deventer (0,4 fte)
  • 2007-2009 Moderator of the Study Group of the Dutch Humanists working in prison for mental care, on account of the Ministerie van Justitie, Dienst Justitiële Inrichtingen.
  • 2010-present Professor of Applied Sciences (lector) Ethics, Saxion University of Applied Sciences

Publications

Principal publications
  • 'Work and Leisure in a Consumer Society', Studia UBB. Philosophia, vol. 57, no. 2, pp. 21-33
  • (book) -2006: Zinvol geweld. Sartre, Camus en Merleau-Ponty over terreur en terrorisme. Uitgeverij Klement, Kampen, 2006. Franse vertaling in voorbereiding.
  • 2011 - Boek Phénoménologie du Dieu invisible. Essais et études sur Emmanuel Levinas, Michel Henry et Jean-Luc Marion, Uitg. L'harmattan.
  • (Article) -?Wer hat Angst vor der Totalität? In: Thomas Bedorf (red.) Levinas ? Sartre. Zeitgenossen im Wechselspiel, Hrsg. v. Th. Bedorf u. A. Cremonini. München: Alber Verlag, 2005, p. 165-189.
  • Boekhoofdstuk 'Une petite métaphysique du désappointement', in: Les épreuves de la vie. Regards phénoménologiques (ed. S. Camilleri) Le Cerle Herméneutique Éditeur, (Argentueil 2011)

Click here for the extended list of publications

Other publications PDF

External accreditation

  • -'Kan kunst vragen beantwoorden?, Interview in: De Volkskrant, september 7, 2008.
  • - Interview in Brabants Dagblad, august 22, 2008.-
  • Interview in Dagblad Trouw, august 20, 2008.-
  • Radio interview, october 21, VPRO.
  • - Radio interview, august 21, Teleac/747 AM
  • - Regularly, I am invited to speak (on existentialism and terrorism) at meetings of several Dutch political party's
  • Essay Trouw. Letter en Geest. Debat met Hans Achterhuis, Dagblad Trouw, 22 september, essay

Conferences

see pdf

 

Teaching



R.B.J.M. Welten teaches the following subjects:

Teaching activities elsewhere

  • - KTU, Utrecht (1998-2004): Philosophy, ethics-
  •  Ersamus University Rotterdam, Philosophy (1998-2004):  Aesthetics  At the department of Religious Studies and Theology:
  • Current:-'Atelier' Religion in Society en Culture (with others) -
  •  God - human being - world: Classical religious themes in contemporary thinking
  • - Religion and transcendence in late modernity
  • - Theological and philosophical hermeneutics  
  • At Academia Vitae, Deventer:-Aesthetics: 'Art and the real world', Liberal Arts Freshman Year-Ethics and philosophy in companies-Liberal Arts, Junior Class.

Other activities

  • Professor Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility in Hospitality Business at Saxion University of Applied Sciences, Deventer.
  • -Assistant professor (philosophy, Aesthetics), moderator, at the Liberal Arts Institute Academia Vitae, Deventer, The Netherlands-Member of the Board of the Organization for Phenomenological Philosophy, Member of the organization of phenomenological organizations (see http://gezfenw.blogspot.com/)
  • -Member of editorial staff of the Vlaams Marxistisch Tijdschrift
  • -Official moderator of the Study Group of the Dutch Humanists working in prison for mental care, on account of the Ministerie van Justitie, Dienst Justitiële Inrichtingen.
  • -Teacher at Hovo, Erasmus Universiteit Rotterdam and Radboud Universiteit Nijmegen
  • -Regularly, I review manuscripts for publication in several international Journals on phenomenology
  • -Member of Société Michel Henry (http://societemichelhenry.free.fr/)

 

Contact details
Room D 122
PO Box 90153
5000 LE Tilburg 
Phone+31 13 466 3568
Secretary+31 13 466 2773
Email r.b.j.m.welten@tilburguniversity.edu

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