Maarten Doorman

Prof.Dr.

1985 …2020

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Research interests

Maarten Doorman is endowed Pprofessor of Cultural History of Germany at the Faculty of Humanities, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam for DIA (Duitsland Instituut Amsterdam) and teaches philosophy at the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, University Maastricht, and at University College Maastricht. He was editor of the literary magazine Hollands Maandblad and the philosophical journal Krisis and has been a critic of philosophy, poetry and history of ideas for the leading newspapers NRC Handelsblad and de Volkskrant. He has been contributor to many journals and newspapers with articles about philosophy, the visual arts, history and literature. His last books are Art in Progress. A Philosophical Response to the End of the Avant-Garde (2003), De romantische orde (2004), Paralipomena (2007), Rousseau en ik (2012, on authenticity), De navel van Daphne (2016, on art and engagement) and Dichtbij en ver weg (essays on art, philosophy and literature, 2018). Doorman participated in many radio and television programs (as in the television program Zeeman met boeken) and is a well known intellectual in the Netherlands.

Books available: Denkers in de ring (philosophical anthology, 6th ed. 2004), Steeds mooier. Over vooruitgang in de kunst (5th ed. 2005), Filosofen van deze tijd (with H. Pott, 14th ed. 2019), Art in Progress. A Philosophical Response to the End of the Avant-Garde (2003), De romantische orde (3rd ed. 2012), Kiekertak en Klotterbooke. Gedachten over de canon (inaugural speech, 2005). A Romantikus Rend (transl. of De romantische orde, 2006), Rousseau en ik, (6th ed. 2013), De navel van Daphne (2nd ed. 2016), Dichtbij en ver weg (2018).

See also: www.maartendoorman.nl and

http://www.nlpvf.nl/basic/auteur1.php?Author_ID=65

External positions

Member Advisory Board, Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam

18 Dec 201818 Dec 2022

Special Chair Humanities VU, Duitsland Instituut Amsterdam

1 Apr 20161 Apr 2021

Gouden Ganzenveer Academie

2015 → …

Research Output

Kunst in het ziekenhuis: meer dan leuke plaatjes

Doorman, M., Jan 2020, In : Janus. Populair-wetenschappelijk tijdschrift. 2020, 1, p. 40-42 3 p.

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Rake uitspraken over het verleden

Doorman, M., 13 Mar 2020, In : NRC Handelsblad.

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Vragen die moeilijk te verteren zijn

Doorman, M., 3 Apr 2020, In : NRC Handelsblad.

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We kiezen keihard het goedkoopste vlees

Doorman, M., 17 Jan 2020, In : NRC Handelsblad.

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Edmund Burke was voor ‘behouden en corrigeren’

Doorman, M., 22 Aug 2019, In : NRC Handelsblad.

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Activities

The triumph of hope over experience

Maarten Doorman (Speaker)

14 Feb 2018

Activity: Talk or presentation (speaker at event)Talk or presentationPopular

Gouden Ganzenveer Academie (External organisation)

Maarten Doorman (Member)

1 Jan 201831 Dec 2018

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Should Art Run the World?

Maarten Doorman (Speaker)

17 Mar 2018

Activity: Talk or presentation (speaker at event)Talk or presentationProfessional

On Beauty

Maarten Doorman (Speaker)

4 Mar 2018

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Engagement in de kunst

Maarten Doorman (Speaker)

25 Jan 2018

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Press / Media

Engaged art (Ai Weiwei)

Maarten Doorman

1/12/17

1 Media contribution

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Food and culture

Maarten Doorman

11/11/17

1 Media contribution

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Francis Fukuyama; The End of History

Maarten Doorman

22/10/17

1 Media contribution

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Houellebecq's Submission

Maarten Doorman

27/08/17

1 Media contribution

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Margaret Atwood, The Handmaid’s Tale

Maarten Doorman

20/08/17

1 Media contribution

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