Michael Marder is an IKERBASQUE Research Professor in the department of philosophy at the University of the Basque Country (UPV/EHU), Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain. His work spans the fields of phenomenology, environmental philosophy and political thought.

Marder is the author of numerous scientific articles, monographs and books, including Political Categories (Columbia University Press, 2019); Heidegger: Phenomenology, Ecology, Politics (University of Minnesota Press, 2018); Energy Dreams: Of Actuality (Columbia University Press, 2017); Grafts: Writings on Plants (University of Minnesota Press, 2016); Dust [Object Lessons] (Bloomsbury, 2016); Through Vegetal Being: Two Philosophical Perspectives, co-authored with Luce Irigaray (Columbia University Press, 2016); The Chernobyl Herbarium: Fragments of an Exploded Consciousness (Open Humanities Press, 2016); Pyropolitics: When the World Is Ablaze (Rowman & Littlefield International, 2015); The Philosopher’s Plant: An Intellectual Herbarium (Columbia University Press, 2014); Phenomena—Critique—Logos: The Project of Critical Phenomenology (Rowman & Littlefield International, 2014) and Plant-Thinking: A Philosophy of Vegetal Life (Columbia University Press, 2013), among others.

Marder is an editorial associate for the journal Telos, New York and editor of three book series: Political Theory and Contemporary Philosophy (Bloomsbury); Critical Plant Studies (Brill) and Future Perfect: Images of the Time to Come in Philosophy, Politics and Cultural Studies (Rowman & Littlefield International).

Marder holds a PhD in Philosophy from The New School for Social Research, New York. He has taught at several universities in the United States and Canada, including Georgetown University, George Washington University, Duquesne University, University of Toronto and University of Saskatchewan.

Born in 1980 in Moscow, Marder currently lives and works in Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain.

SAF participation:
March Meeting 2019

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