Florian Endres


Research Interests: Marxism, Critical Theory, Psychoanalysis, (Post-)Structuralism, Continental Philosophy

Languages: German, French, Spanish, Latin

Florian Endres received his M.A. in Philosophy from Humboldt University Berlin and his B.A. in Culture and Technology / Philosophy from Technical University Berlin. His M.A. dissertation ‘Greedy Emptiness: Subjectivity, Negativity and Desire in Hegel and Lacan’ received the prize for outstanding thesis from the philosophy department of Humboldt University. He has been awarded the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) Fellowship for Graduate Students as well as the ISAP Scholarship, which he used to conduct extensive research at Zhejiang University (Hangzhou) and at the New School for Social Research (New York).

Florian has previously worked for Haus der Kulturen der Welt (Berlin) and Arts of the Working Class. 

He is the co-author of the book The Overview Effectpublished with Textem Verlag, Hamburg, 2022.

Selected publications:

“The Crux of the Matter: Lacan’s Dialectical Materialism of the Signifier.” In: European Journal of Psychoanalysis. Vol. 1, No. 17 (2022). 

“Towards a Materialist Theory of Art.” In: Continental Thought and Theory. A Journal for Intellectual Freedom. Vol. 2, No. 4 (2019), pp. 50-61. 

Selected conference presentations:

“The Unrest in the Limit: On the Spatial Dialectic of Inside and Outside.” at With/In Environments: Reimagining Frameworks and Practices for Environmental Philosophy, New School for Social Research, New York, USA, 2022.

“Greedy Emptiness: Alienation & Politics.” at Lack IIIPsychoanalysis & Separation, Clark University, Worcester, USA, 2019.

“For a Politics of Alienation.” at American Comparative Literature Association - Annual Meeting, Georgetown University, Washington D.C., USA, 2019.

“Art and Second Nature - Hegel’s Aesthetics in the Commodity World.” at Concept(s): Hegel’s Aesthetics, Ljubljana, Slovenia, 2018.