Lars Svendsen

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Lars Svendsen in 2012.

Lars Fredrik Händler Svendsen (born 16 September 1970) is a Norwegian philosopher.


He is a professor in the Department of Philosophy at the University of Bergen, Norway. He is the author of several books, including A Philosophy of Boredom (2005), Fashion: a Philosophy (2006), A Philosophy of Fear (2008), Work (2008), and A Philosophy of Freedom (2014). His books have been translated into more than 25 languages.[1]


  • 2005: A Philosophy of Boredom
  • 2006: Fashion: A Philosophy
  • 2008: A Philosophy of Fear
  • 2008: Work
  • 2010: A Philosophy of Evil Dalkey Archive Press
  • 2014: A Philosophy of Freedom
  • 2017: A Philosophy of Loneliness
  • 2019: Understanding Animals: Philosophy for Dog and Cat Lovers
  • 2022: A Philosophy Of Lying


  1. ^ "Svendsen Archives".

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