Trond Berg Eriksen

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Trond Berg Eriksen (born 3 October 1945) is a Norwegian historian of ideas, non-fiction writer and magazine editor. He was born in Øvre Eiker in Buskerud. His thesis, from 1975, was on the ethics of Aristoteles. He was appointed professor at the University of Oslo from 1990. He edited the magazine Samtiden from 1989 to 1993, and has published a number of books.[1][2]


  1. ^ He is a well-known intellectual in the Norwegian public sphere, particularly for popularization of European philosophy and intellectual history. Tjønneland, Eivind. "Trond Berg Eriksen". In Godal, Anne Marit. Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Norsk nettleksikon. Retrieved 18 August 2012. 
  2. ^ Hansen, Jan Erik Ebbestad. "Trond Berg Eriksen". In Helle, Knut. Norsk biografisk leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 18 August 2012.