About the Author

Laurin Mackowitz

E-Mail: laurin.mackowitz@uni-graz.at

Laurin Mackowitz is currently employed as university assistant at the Institute for Philosophy at the University of Graz. He completed his doctoral studies at the Department of Philosophy at the University of Innsbruck in 2017 with a thesis on critical and affirmative interpretations of the Exodus myth in the 20th century, demonstrating the continuing importance of religious narratives in post-metaphysical philosophical and political reasoning. In the past three years, he has been working on themes concerning the imagination and narration of collective identity, the critique of globalization, religious skepticism, and the performance of multiculturalism.

Contributions by Author: Laurin Mackowitz

The Politics of Housing Metaphors

Challenging Images of Migration and Patriarchy

The most thorough efforts to arrive at an exact and unambiguous political terminology are destined to fail when it comes to formulating abstract ideas without using a language that is saturated with connotations, imaginations, or narratives. Philosophical metaphorology and linguistic phraseology theorize about the way our conceptions regarding truth and reality rely on figurative language, maintaining that metaphorical language constitutes the core of many theories about the world and society. […]