Staff – University of Copenhagen

Peter Kurt Westergaard

Peter Kurt Westergaard

Associate Professor

Primary fields of research

History of ideas

Philosophy of religion

Current research

The philosophy of Friedrich Nietzsche anno 1887

"The origin of the religious cult" - On Nietzsche, Tylor and Lubbock




Selected publications

  1. Published

    Nietzsche. "Hvis man altid går til grunden." En afslutning

    Westergaard, P. K. 30 Apr 2018 Aalborg: Aalborg Universitetsforlag. 138 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportBookResearchpeer-review

  2. Published

    A Note on Rhees: the Bemerkungen über Frazers 'TheGolden Bough' and Über Gewißheit

    Westergaard, P. K. 2017 The Philosophy of Perception and Observation: Contributions to the 40th International Wittgenstein Symposium. Limbeck-Lilienau et al, C. (ed.). Neulengbach: Austrian Ludwig Wittgenstein Society, Vol. Volume XXV, p. 288-291 4 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingArticle in proceedingsResearchpeer-review

  3. Published

    "The Suffering of an Ascetic": On Linguistic and Ascetic Self-misunderstanding in Wittgenstein and Nietzsche

    Westergaard, P. K. 2016 In : Nordic Wittgenstein Review. 5, (2), p. 183-202 20 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  4. Published

    Kritik og tro: Hume, Kant, Nietzsche og Wittgenstein

    Westergaard, P. K. 26 Feb 2015 Frederiksberg: Eksistensen. 118 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportBookResearchpeer-review

  5. Published

    Mennesket er et ceremonielt dyr: Ludwig Wittgensteins Bemærkninger om Frazers 'Den gyldne gren'

    Westergaard, P. K. 2013 Frederiksberg: Eksistensen. 221 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportBookResearchpeer-review

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