Peter Trawny


Peter Trawny studied Philosophy, Musicology, and History of Art in Bochum, Freiburg, Basel, and Wuppertal. He taught at universities in Shanghai, Vienna, and Stockholm. Today he teaches at the Bergische Universität Wuppertal, where he also is the director of the Martin-Heidegger-Institut. He is an editor of several volumes of the Martin-Heidegger-Gesamtausgabe (GA 35, 69, 73, 86, 90, 94-97). Last publications: Medium and Revolution (2011), Written in Water. Philosophical Essays on Intimacy (2013), Fugue of Errancy. Heidegger’s An-archy (2014), all three by Matthes & Seitz, Berlin, and Heidegger and the Myth of a Jewish World-Conspiracy, Klostermann, third edition, translated into six languages). The last published book: Technology.Capital.Medium. The Universal and the Freedom, Matthes & Seitz, Berlin 2015 and Martin Heidegger. A Critical Introduction. Klostermann Verlag, Frankfurt am Main. Finally: What is German? Adorno’s betrayed legacy. Berlin 2017. Fields of specialization: Political philosophy and aesthetics.