University home page | Dept.
of Philosophy home page
metal fatigue homepage ]
metal fatigue. The interpassive transformation of democratic life
Bart van Leeuwen
Leeuwen received his master degree in philosophical anthropology from
of Amsterdam in
1995 (cum laude). In 2001,
he successfully (summa cum laude) defended his dissertation at the Institute of Philosophy of the Catholic
Leuven. The title of his thesis was: “Erkenning, identiteit en
sociaal-filosofische studie over multiculturalisme en leven met
diversiteit” (“Recognition, identity and difference. A
study of multiculturalism and living with cultural diversity”).
January 2004, Bart van Leeuwen received funding for a research project
Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research. This project was
the Eyes of Hatred. An Interpretation of Racism from Sartre’s
Phenomenology.” This research was carried out from 2004 to 2007 at the
Department of Philosophy, Faculty of Humanities, of the University of Amsterdam.
December 2007, Bart van Leeuwen is postdoc researcher in the
Interactive metal fatigue research project at the Faculty of Philosophy
Erasmus University Rotterdam. His research focuses on urban life, with
incessant stimuli, experiences, pressures, and demands, as an important
in the rise of interpassivity. He aims to formulate a theory of
urban citizenship that takes the phenomenon of interpassivity into
is a member of the Netherlands
for Practical Philosophy.
For more information, see Bart van
Leeuwens website at the Department of Philosophy EUR
Last change: January 20, 2009