Agata Bielik-Robson

philosopher
Agata Bielik-Robson

She lives in Warsaw and in Nottingham. She works at the Institute of Philosophy and Sociology of the Polish Academy of Sciences and as a professor of Jewish Studies at the Department of Theology and Religious Studies of the University of Nottingham. She works with the contemporary philosophy of the subject, theory of literature and philosophy of religion, with special focus on Jewish heritage. She published dozens of articles in Polish, German, French, Russian and English, as well as ten books, including: Na drugim brzegu nihilizmu [On the other shore of nihilism] (Warsaw, 1997), Inna nowoczesność [Another modernity] (Krakow, 2000), Duch powierzchni: rewizja romantyczna i filozofia [The spirit of the surface: romantic revision and philosophy] (Krakow, 2004), Romantyzm, niedokończony projekt. Eseje [Romanticism, unifinished project. Essays] (Krakow, 2008), “Na pustyni”. Kryptoteologie późnej nowoczesności [“In the desert”. Cryptotheologies of late modernity] (Krakow, 2008), Erros. Mesjański witalizm i filozofia [Erros. Messianic vitalism and philosophy] (Krakow 2012) and Cienie pod czerwoną skałą: eseje o literaturze [Shadows under a red rock: essays on literature] (Gdańsk 2015), as well as The Saving Lie. Harold Bloom and Deconstruction (Chicago 2011), Jewish Cryptotheologies of Modernity: Philosophical Marranos (London / New York 2014) and a collection of essays, co-edited with Adam Lipszyc: Judaism in Contemporary Thought. Traces and Influence (London/ New York 2014). Currently she is working on a new book, with the working title Another Finitude. Religion of the Finite Life in Freud, Rosenzweig, and Derrida.