Henny Blomme obtained his PhD from the Universities of Paris-IV Sorbonne and Wuppertal, with a dissertation on Kant’s theory of space from the Critique of Pure Reason over the Metaphysical Foundations of Natural Science to the Opus postumum. He was a postdoctoral research fellow at the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science in Berlin and at the University of Edinburgh, and a guest researcher at the University of Bochum. From 2015 until 2022, he was an FWO Postdoctoral Research Fellow at KU Leuven.
He is the author of more than 25 papers on Kant and other philosophers of the eighteenth century. For his work on Kant, he was awarded the quinquennial International Kant Prize for Junior Scholars. Other publications include a first French translation and edition of a manuscript by Karl Marx, as well as papers in phenomenology and art theory.