Joris D. Raven is lecturer at the Institute for Philosophy. He studied Philosophy and Political Science at Leiden University and obtained his PhD at Erasmus University Rotterdam with a thesis on the temporal and existential import of information and communication technology, confronting the thought of Martin Heidegger with the poetry of Sybren Polet. Raven explores the overlapping fields of Existential Philosophy, Philosophy of Technology, Language, Literature and Arts, the Phenomenology of Time, Social Philosophy and the spirit of Tao and Zen. He is Research Fellow at the Martin-Heidegger-Archiv der Stadt Messkirch (Germany), Founder of the Gesellschaft für die Philosophie der Gegenwart (Germany) and Head of the Philosophy Section and Teacher of Philosophy at Stedelijk Gymnasium Leiden (Netherlands).
Fields of interest
- Existential Philosophy
- Philosophy of Technology
- Literature and Arts
- Phenomenology of Time
- Social Philosophy
- Philosophy of Zen Buddhism
Joris D. Raven questions our wellbeing in a highly technological society and explores how to relate to our technology. He researches in the field of Existential Philosophy, the Philosophy of Technology, Language, Literature and Arts, the Phenomenology of Time, Social Philosophy and the Philosophy of Zen Buddhism.
'Realtime realiteit. Een exploratie van taal, techniek en tijd met Martin Heidegger en Sybren Polet', Rotterdam 2020 [PhD thesis].
('Realtime Reality: an Exploration of Language, Technology and Time with Martin Heidegger and Sybren Polet'.)