Frank Ankersmit

Dr. Frank Ankersmit

Professor of Aesthetics, Philosophy of History and Political Theory, University of Groningen.


Some recent publications

  • Ankersmit, F. & Kellner, H., eds. (2013).

A New Philosophy of History. Reaktion Books.

  • Ankersmit, F. (2012).

Meaning, Truth, and Reference in Historical Representation.Cornell University Press.

  • Ankersmit, F. (2005).

Sublime Historical Experience. Standford University Press.

Texts to download

  • Ankersmit, F. (2009).
  • Ankersmit, F. (2007).
  • Ankersmit, F. (2002).

“Trauma and Suffering: a Forgotten Source of Western Historical Thought”, in Jörn Rüsen, ed. Western Historical Thinking. An Intercultural Debate. Berghahn Books, pp. 72-85.