Postal address

Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies Norwegian University of Science and Technology 7491 Trondheim Norway
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Roe Fremstedal

Associate Professor

Background and activities

Webpage Roe Fremstedal

On leave 2013-14

Research interests

Existential philosophy, ethics, anthropology and philosophy of religion - especially Kant and Kierkegaard

Publications

"The Moral Makeup of the World: Kierkegaard and Kant on the Relation between Virtue and Happiness," forthcoming in Kierkegaard Studies Yearbook 2012

"Kierkegaard's double movement of faith and Kant's moral faith". Religious Studies, doi:10.1017/S0034412511000187, http://journals.cambridge.org/repo_A84sa9X4 © Cambridge University Press 2011

"The Moral Argument for the Existence of God and Immortality: Kierkegaard and Kant". Forthcoming in Journal of Religious Ethics

"Anthropology in Kierkegaard and Kant: the synthesis of facticity and ideality vs. moral character." Kierkegaard Studies Yearbook 2011, 19-50.

"Kierkegaard on the Metaphysics of Hope". Heythrop Journal, vol. 53, nr. 1 2012, pp. 51-60.

"Original Sin and Radical Evil: Kierkegaard and Kant". Forthcoming in Kantian Review.

Kierkegaard and Kant on Anthropology and Religion: Evil, Faith, and Hope. Doctoral theses at NTNU, 2010:214. ISBN 978-82-471-2411-6.

"The Concept of the Highest Good in Kierkegaard and Kant",  International Journal for Philosophy of Religion, ISSN 0020-7047, nr. 3/2011, pp. 155-171.DOI:10.1007/s11153-010-9238-5.

"Peter Wessel Zapffe: Kierkegaard as a Forerunner of Pessimistic Existentialism" in Jon Stewart (ed.), Kierkegaard's Influence on Philosophy – German and Scandinavian Philosophy. Aldershot: Ashgate 2012, pp. 289-302, ISBN 978-1-4094-4285-1 (Kierkegaard Research: Sources, Reception and Resources, vol. 11, Tome I)

 

"Critical remarks on "Religion in the Public Sphere" - Habermas between Kant and Kierkegaard". Etikk i praksis. Nordic Journal of Applied Ethics, ISSN 1890-3991, vol. 3, nr. 1/2009, pp. 27-47.


"Håp belyst ut fra Kant og Kierkegaard [Hope analysed, using the theories of Kant and Kierkegaard]"". Omsorg. Nordisk tidsskrift for palliativ medisin [Care. Nordic Journal for Palliative Medicine], ISSN 0800-7489, vol. 25, nr. 3/2008 med tema "Håp", pp. 29-32.


"Universalisme, fundamentalisme og Abraham Frygt og Bæven - et svar til Mjaaland [Universalism, fundamentalism and Abraham in Fear and Trembling - a reply to Marius Mjaaland]".  Norsk teologisk tidsskrift [Norwegian Journal of Theology], ISSN 0029-2176, vol. 109, nr. 2/2008, pp. 159-180.


"Wittgenstein and Kierkegaard on the Ethico-Religious. A contribution to the interpretation of the Kierkegaardian existential philosophy in Wittgenstein's Denkbewegungen". Ideas in History, ISSN 1890-1832, vol. 1, nr. 1-2/2006, pp. 109-151.


"Wittgenstein som religionsfilosof - og spesielt forholdet til Kierkegaard og kristendommen i Denkbewegungen  [Wittgenstein as a philosopher of Religion - especially about the relation to Kierkegaard and Christianity in Denkbewegungen]". Norsk filosofisk tidsskrift [Norwegian Journal of Philosophy], ISSN 0029-1943, vol. 41, nr. 3/2006, pp. 213-228.


"Demoraliseringssyndromet, eksistensiell lidelse og fortvilelse [Demoralization syndrome, Existential suffering and despair]". Omsorg. Nordisk tidsskrift for palliativ medisin medisin [Care. Nordic Journal for Palliative Medicine], ISSN 0800-7489, vol. 23, nr. 4/2006 med tema "Nok er nok", pp. 57-63.


"Forfekter Kierkegaard fundamentalisme i Frygt og Bæven? [Does Kierkegaard promote fundamentalism in Fear and Trembling?]". Norsk teologisk tidsskrift [Norwegian Journal of Theology], ISSN 0029-2176, vol. 107, nr. 2/2006, pp. 84-108.


"Eksistensfilosofi og pessimisme hos Peter Wessel Zapffe og Søren Kierkegaard [Existential philosophy and pessimism in Peter Wessel Zapffe and Søren Kierkegaard]". Norsk filosofisk tidsskrift [Norwegian Journal of Philosophy], ISSN 0029-1943, vol. 40, nr. 2/2005, pp. 81-98.


"Recognition between Internet Users: some ethical problems with the virtual presence", in May Thorseth (ed.), Applied Ethics in Internet Research, ISSN 1503-5824, Programme for Applied Ethics, Publication Series, NTNU Trondheim 2003, pp. 87-107.


"Har Kierkegaard en lære om tre eksistensstadier? [Does Kierkegaard have a three stage theory?]". Parabel. Tidsskrift for filosofi og vitenskapsteori [Parabel. Journal for philosophy and theory of science], ISSN 0808-1514,  vol. VI, nr. 1/2003, pp. 43-60.


Væren med den andre. Intersubjektivitet og etikk hos Søren Kierkegaard, ISBN-82-91055-43-2, Filosofisk institutts publikasjonsserie nr. 40, NTNU Trondheim 2002, hovedavhandling [master thesis].


"Tragikk og pessimisme hos Nietzsche og Zapffe [Tragedy and pessimism in Nietzsche and Zapffe]", Parabel. Tidsskrift for filosofi og vitenskapsteori [Parabel. Journal for philosophy and theory of science], ISSN 0808-1514, vol. IV, nr. 1/2001, pp. 25-45.


"Nietzsches store middag [Nietzsche and the eternal recurrence of the same]", Karen Anne Okstad (ed.), Din tanke er fri - et festskrift til Norunn Kosberg, Trondheim 2000, pp. 7-17.

Scientific, academic and artistic work

A selection of recent journal publications, artistic productions, books, including book and report excerpts. See all publications in the database

Journal publications

Part of book/report

  • Fremstedal, Roe. (2014) Double Movement. Kierkegaard’s Concepts: Classicism to Enthusiasm.
  • Fremstedal, Roe. (2013) Meaning of Life: Peter Wessel Zapffe on the Human Condition. On Meaning in Life.
  • Fremstedal, Roe. (2013) The Evolution of the 100W Circuit: From JTMs to JMP Superleads. The History of Marshall: The First 50 Years.