Wouter van Staveren

Areas of Interest

Continental philosophy, 19-20th century German literature, Poetics, Modernism, Expressionism, Nature poetry


Wouter received his BA in Philosophy at the University of Groningen in 2018. He also obtained Master degrees in Philosophy and Western Literature from the Catholic University of Leuven in 2020-2023. His research interests include continental philosophy, particularly phenomenology (Husserl, Heidegger, Merleau-Ponty), Nietzsche and German Idealism, aesthetics, the philosophy of literature, poetics, and modern German literature, especially expressionist poetry, exstential and sociological novels and nature poetry (Naturlyrik).