Daniel Loick

Daniel Loick 150 150 Susann Schmeisser

Fellow, Berlin Center

October 2018 – March 2019

Daniel Loick

Daniel Loick is a philosopher and social theorist. Since 2020 he is Associate Professor of Political and Social Philosophy at the University of Amsterdam and Associated Researcher with the Institute for Social Research (Frankfurt).  After receiving his PhD in 2010, Daniel worked in the Philosophy Departments at Goethe-University Frankfurt and Humboldt-University Berlin, the Institute for Social Research, the Max-Weber-Kolleg in Erfurt, the Mahindra Humanities Center at Harvard University, and the New School for Social Research in New York. His main research interests are in political, cultural, legal and social philosophy, sociology, and political theory. Among his publications are four books, Kritik der Souveränität (Frankfurt 2012, English translation as A Critique of Sovereignty in 2018), Der Missbrauch des Eigentums (Berlin 2016), Anarchismus zur Einführung (Hamburg 2017), and most recently Juridismus. Konturen einer kritischen Theorie des Rechts (Berlin 2017).

During his stay as a fellow, Daniel worked on a theory of subaltern sociality. In this context he wrote the paper on Group Analysis and Consciousness Raising. Two Techniques for Self-Transformation around 1968 which you can download here.