Heleen Pott is professor occupying an endowed chair in Art and Society in Humanistic Perspective at Erasmus University Rotterdam.
She lectured at the universities of Amsterdam, Maastricht, Haifa, Prague, and Pilsen, and was a fellow at NIAS. Her research areas are philosophy of mind, philosophical anthropology, and interdisciplinary cultural studies, especially the history and theory of emotions. She published books and articles on a broad spectrum of topics, including Schopenhauer’s pessimism, James’s theory of embodied emotion, American pragmatism, and the aesthetics of cultural memory and trauma.
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