Anders M Gullestad

Anders M. Gullestad finished his PhD on parasitical relationships in Herman Melville’s writings in 2014. He has published articles on the parasite as conceptual figure in journals such as Deleuze Studies, Political Concepts and Leviathan. In addition, he has also written various articles on the intersection between literature and politics. He is one of the co-editors of the anthology Exploring Textual Action, and one of the co-authors of the book Dei litterære sjangrane. Currently, he is associate professor of Scandinavian Area Studies at the University of Bergen.

Philosophy World Democracy

It will not be a world democracy, since it must be the people themselves who create themselves and arrange themselves. Rather, we affirm a democratic essence of the world: peopled by all the living and by all the conversing, wholly configured by their existence and by their words.