Dr Daniela Voss





Faculty of Arts and Education


Alfred Deakin Institute


Melbourne Burwood Campus


Dr Daniela Voss is an Alfred Deakin Postdoc Research Fellow. Her PhD research centered on the the work of Gilles Deleuze and his relationship to the tradition of European philosophy, in particular his debt to Kant and post-Kantian thinkers. She currently works on Spinoza and Deleuze, investigating forms of coordination or intersubjective action that can be described in terms of transindividual, affective becoming.

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Biography summary

Dr Daniela Voss is an Alfred Deakin Postdoc Research Fellow. She taught philosophy at the Free University of Berlin and at the University of Hildesheim.

Doctor of Philosophy, Free University of Berlin, 2011

Magistra Artium (M.A.), Free University of Berlin, 2006


Member, Alfred Deakin Institute for Citizenship and Globalisation, Deakin University

Staff member, Department of Philosophy, University of Hildesheim

Knowledge areas

Contemporary French Philosophy (phenomenology, postmodernism), Modern European Philosophy (Spinoza, Kant, Maimon, Nietzsche), Philosophy of Language (Wittgenstein)


2015. "Diagrammes, usages multiples", invited speaker at the international conference on Deleuze: Virtuel, machines et lignes de fuites, Centre Culturel International de Cerisy (CCIC), Cérisy-la-Salle, France, 1–10 August.

2015. "On Politics and its Ontological Presuppositions: Spinoza and Deleuze", International Conference on Gilles Deleuze and Félix Guattari: Refrains of Freedom, Panteion University Athens, Greece, 24–26 April.

2014. "Multitudes, Multiplicities and Machinic Assemblages: Spinoza and Deleuze", The Seventh International Deleuze Studies Conference, Istanbul Technical University, Turkey, 14–16 July.

2012. "The Concepts of Difference and Intensive Magnitude in Maimon and Deleuze", invited speaker at the international conference on Deleuze, Pragmatism and Post-Kantian Thought, Deakin University, Melbourne, Australia, 17–18 December.

2012. "The Impact of Kant and Lautman on Deleuze’s Theory of Ideas", Conference on Continental Philosophy and Social Transformation, University of New South Wales (UNSW), Sydney, Australia, 13–14 December.

2012. "Pity the Meat! – Deleuze and Francis Bacon", Annual Conference 2012 of the Australasian Society for Continental Philosophy (ASCP), University of Auckland, New Zealand, 10–12 December.

2012. "The Theory of Ideas: Kant and Deleuze", London Conference in Critical Thought, Birkbeck College, University of London, 29–30 June.

2012. "The Third Synthesis of Time or the Fractured I", Kaifeng International Deleuze Conference, Henan University, Kaifeng, China, 18–21 May.

2012. "Richard Dedekind’s Impact on Deleuze’s Static Synthesis of Time", International Conference on Deleuze, Philosophy, Transdisciplinarity, Goldsmiths University, London, 10–12 February.

2011. "A Deleuzian Critique of Sense and Truth", The Fourth International Deleuze Studies Conference, Copenhagen Business School, 27–29 July.

2010. "The Notion of a Differential Unconscious – Deleuze’s Adaptation of Maimon", invited speaker at the international conference on Salomon Maimon and the Essay on Transcendental Philosophy, Manchester Metropolitan University, 19 August.

2010. "From Maimon to Deleuze: The Viewpoint of Internal Genesis and the Concept of Differentials", The Third International Deleuze Studies Conference, University of Amsterdam, 12–14 July.

2009. "From Maimon to Deleuze: An Analysis of Different Types of Thought’, Annual Conference of the Australasian Society for Continental Philosophy (ASCP), Monash University, Melbourne, 29 Nov–1 Dec.


April 2008 – January 2011 
PhD Award Holder of the Elsa-Neumann Scholarship (NaFöG), Berlin

July 2009 – March 2010
Award Holder of an external research grant awarded by the DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service)

April 2001 – March 2005
Award Holder of the Studienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes (German National Scholarship Foundation)


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Immanence, transindividuality and the free multitude

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(2018), Vol. 44, pp. 865-887, Philosophy and social criticism, London, Eng., C1-1


Simondon on the notion of the problem: a genetic schema of individuation

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(2018), Vol. 23, pp. 94-112, Angelaki: journal of the theoretical humanities, Abingdon, Eng., C1-1


Intensity and the missing virtual: Deleuze's reading of Spinoza

D Voss

(2017), Vol. 11, pp. 156-173, Deleuze studies, Edinburgh, Scotland, C1


Maimon, Kant, Deleuze: the concepts of difference and intensive magnitude

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(2015), pp. 60-84, At the edges of thought: Deleuze and post-Kantian philosophy, Edinburgh, Scotland, B1-1


Conditions of thought: Deleuze and transcendental ideas

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(2013), Edinburgh, Scotland, A1-1


The philosophical concepts of meat and flesh: Deleuze and Merleau-Ponty

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(2013), Vol. 18, pp. 113-124, Parrhesia: a journal of critical philosophy, Parkville, Vic., C1


Deleuze's third synthesis of time

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(2013), Vol. 7, pp. 194-216, Deleuze studies, Edinburgh, Scotland, C1


Deleuze's rethinking of the notion of sense

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(2013), Vol. 7, pp. 1-25, Deleuze studies, Edinburgh, Scotland, C1


Maimon and Deleuze: the viewpoint of internal genesis and the concept of differentials

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(2011), pp. 62-74, Parrhesia: a journal of critical philosophy, Parkville, Vic., C1


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