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Ruth Sonderegger

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Academy of Fine Arts Vienna, Department of Art and Cultural Studies



Ruth Sonderegger is Professor of Philosophy and Aesthetic Theory at the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna. Her main fields of research are aesthetics, critical theory, and resistance studies. Among her recent publications are: Conceptions of Critique in Modern and Contemporary Philosophy (co-edited with K. de Boer), Houndmills Basingstroke 2012; Art and the Critique of Ideology After 1989 (co-edited with E. Birkenstock, M. Hinderer und J. Kastner), Bregenz and Cologne 2013; Pierre Bourdieu und Jacques Rancière. Ästhetisches Regime oder ästhetische Disposition? (co-edited with J. Kastner), Vienna 2014; Spaces for Criticism. Contemporary Art Discourses (co-edited with P. Gielen, Th. Lijster, S. Milevska), Amsterdam 2015; Foucaults Gegenwart. Sexualität – Sorge – Revolution (co-autohrs G. Ludwig and I. Lorey), Vienna 2016; Vom Leben der Kritik. Kritische Praktiken – und die Notwendigkeit ihrer geopolitischen Situierung, Vienna 2019.