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Iben Damgaard

Iben Damgaard

Professor with special responsibilities

Primary fields of research




Ethics, Views of Humanity and The Question of Human Dignity

Hermeneutics, Critique of Religion and Philosophy of Religion

Reception and Transformation of biblical figures in literature and philosophy

A critical Discussion of narrative Approaches to Identity, Ethics and Theology.

Current research

  • Kierkegaard: Through Critique of Religion to Reinterpretation Christianity.

  • Biblical Motives and Figures in Nietzsche’s Critique of Christianity.

  • A Comparative Investigation of philosophical, literary and theological dimensions of Kierkegaard’s and Nietzsche’s Critique of the Christian tradition.

  • Human Dignity: The Legacy of the Humanist Tradition (Pico, Kant, Kierkegaard) & the both prominent and controversial role of the question of human dignity in current ethical debates.

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