Elisabete M. de Sousa

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PhD in Literary Theory, on musical criticism as a form of art in the first half of the 19th century. Member of CFUL since 2007. Former post-doctoral fellow at CFUL (2008-5). Team member in a project on Translation of Kierkegaard’s works (PTDC/FIL-FIL/100281/2008, concluded in 2013) and the recently launched Experimentation and Dissidence (PTDC/FIL-FIL/1416/2014). Her research interests and many publications cover Philosophy (focus on Kierkegaard), Aesthetics (focus on Musical Aesthetics and on relation to Ethics). 


Selected Publications



«Kierkegaard, un caleidoscopio para el presente».  In Pensar la creación: Kierkegaard y las artes, ed. Darío González, Laura Llevadot e Begonya Saez Tajafuerce. ISBN: 9788491161462. Barcelona: Editorial UOC, 2015.

«Niels Klim».  In Kierkegaard’s Literary Figures and Motifs, ed. Jon Stewart e Katalin Nun, 49 – 55. ISBN: 978-1-4724-4884-2. Aldershot: Ashgate, 2015.

«Musical controversies in Nietzsche and Kierkegaard».  In Nietzsche and German Idealism and its Critics, ed. Katya Hay and Leonel Ribeiro dos Santos, 246 – 257. ISBN: 978-3-11-030818-1. New York: Walter De Gruyter, 2015.

«Hilarius Bogbinder».  In Kierkegaard’s Pseudonyms, ed. Jon Stewart, 81 – 89. ISBN: 978-1-4724-5763-9. Aldershot: Ashgate, 2015.

“Sobre o Estético em Kierkegaard”. Philosophica no.45, April, pp. 109-126. ISSN 0872-4784

Kierkegaard, Ou-Ou. Um Fragmento de Vida. Partes I e II (2013; 2017) e Temor e Tremor(2009), Relógio d’Água. (translation of Either/Or).

Mary Wollstonecraft, Uma Vindicação dos Direitos da Mulher, Lisboa: Antígona, Editores Refractários; 368 pp. ISBN 978-972-608-301-6 (Translation).

Several essays and papers on Kierkegaard, namely on the relation of his philosophy with music and aesthetics.