Jorn K. Bramann, PhD
Professor Emeritus
and part-time instructor

Department of Philosophy
Frostburg State University
Frostburg, Maryland 21532-1099
Tel: (301) 687-4215 (Department Secretary)

Main Publications:


Self-Determination: An Anthology of Philosophy and Poetry, ed. (Adler Publishing Company, 1984; Second edition 1987)
Capital as Power: A Concise Summary of The Marxist Analysis of Capitalism
(Adler Publishing Co, 1984)
Wittgenstein's Tractatus and The Modern Arts (Adler Publishing Co, 1985; for excerpts click here)
From Outside of Western Civilization: A Collection of Readings, ed. (with Gersham Nelson and Eira Patnaik; G. Aston Nelson Books, 1991)
Philosophical Films: A Special Topics Course (click here)
Educating Rita and Other Philosophical Movies (Nightsun Books, 2009) (click here )
"Wittgenstein on Learning, Practice, and Logical Necessity" (with Thomas A. Mappes) (full text)
"Understanding the End of Art" (full text)

Arts and Letters:

Translation (with J. Axelrod) of Jochen Ziem's Uprising in East Germany and Other Stories (Adler Publishing Co, 1984)
Translation of poems by Wolfdietrich Schnurre: Climb, But Downward (Acheron Press, 1983)
Editor of Nightsun (1981-89) (excerpts)
Phantom Doors: A Mystery (G. Aston Nelson Books, 1998; for reviews click here)
"Karl Wittgenstein, Business Tycoon and Art Patron" (with John Moran) full text


Some Points In and About Nicaragua (1990).
Taking Cover: The Role of the Uniform in Films of the Weimar Republic (presented at the "16th Colloquium on Literature and Film" at West Virginia University, September 1991).
Buddhist Lovers and Other Troubles (1994).
Living in the Country (television series produced in association with TV-3 in McHenry, Maryland; Fall 1995).

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