Philosophy Department

303 College Hall
600 Forbes Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15282
Phone: 412 396 6500
Fax: 412 396 5353

Ron Polansky
Chair
polansky@duq.edu

Daniel Selcer
Director of Graduate Studies
selcerd@duq.edu

Michael Harrington
Director of Undergraduate Studies
harringtonm@duq.edu

Joan Thompson
Administrative Assistant
thompson@duq.edu

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Graduate Student Publications

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2015

Peter Libbey, "Free Necessity and Real Complexity," American Comparitive Literature Association, March 26th - 29th.

2014

Peter Libbey,Review Essay on Knox Peden Spinoza Contra Phenomenology: French Rationalism from Cavaillès to Deleuze, Marx and Philosophy Review of Books 2014.

James Bahoh, "Heidegger's Differential Concept of Truth in the Beiträge," Gatherings: The Heidegger Circle Annual 4 (2014): 39-69.

Christina Rawls, "Code Switching and Synergy," Public Philosophy Journal, Penn State University, Guest Curator with photograph credit, July 2014.

Brock Bahler, "Emmanuel Levinas, Radical Orthodoxy, and an Ontology of Originary Peace," Journal of Religious Ethics, forthcoming (Fall 2014).

Ryan Johnson, "Another Use of the Concept of the Simulacrum: Deleuze, Lucretius, and the Practical Critique of De-Mystification," Deleuze Studies, Vol. 8, No. 1: February 2014

2013

Ryan Johnson, "Silence and Miscommunication: Kierkegaardian Indirect Discourse and Hamlet's Errant Ship," Rivista di Filosofia Neo-Scolastica, No. 3-4, December 2013 (Special jubilee issue on the 200th celebration anniversary of Søren Kierkegaard's birth)

Clancy Smith, "American Gadflies: The Shadow of Socrates in the Philosophies of King and Peirce." Belmont Humanities Symposium Journal. Vol. 3: "Civility and its Discontents." Spring 2013.

Clancy Smith, "Community Unlimited: A Peircean Analysis of Otherness, Inquiry, and Individualism." Otherness: Essays and Studies. Vol. 4, Issue 1. Spring 2013.

Brock Bahler, "Rediscovering Fatherhood: An Existential Crisis in Understanding Masculinity," Broad Magazine 56 (March 2013): 64-70.

Jessica Patella, "Christology and Whiteness, What Would Jesus Do?" Edited by George Yancy, Book Review in Philosophy and the Black Experience, APA Newsletter, Vol. 12 No. 2, Spring, 2013.

Chris Mountenay, "Critical Affinities: Nietzsche and African American Thought," book review in Philosophy and the Black Experience, APA Newsletter, Spring, 2013.

Paul di Georgio, "Contingency and Necessity in the Genealogy of Morality." Telos. Spring 2013 2013:97-111.

Matt Lovett, "Rothko's Negative Theology." American Society for Aesthetics Graduate Journal. Volume 5, Issue 1. Spring 2013. ISSN: 1946-1879.

Patrick Craig, "Absoluta Cogitatio: Badiou, Deleuze, and the Equality of Powers in Spinoza." Epoché: A Journal for the History of Philosophy. Volume 18, Issue 1. Fall 2013. ISSN 1085-1968.

2012

Ryan Johnson, "Kierkegaard and the Dialectic of Demonic Despair," The Postgraduate Journal of Aesthetics, Vol. 9, No. 3: Fall 2012

Ryan Johnson, "Machinery, Monstrosity, and Bestiality: An Analysis of Repulsion in Kierkegaard's Practice in Christianity," The Heythrop Journal: May 2012

Ryan Johnson, "Shadowplay in Nietzschean Optics," in The Movement of Nothingness: Trust in the Emptiness of Time. Eds. Daniel Price and Ryan Johnson, Davies Group Publishers, 2012. (Book Chapter)

Ryan Johnson, "Introduction to the Movement of Nothingness," in The Movement of Nothingness: Trust in the Emptiness of Time. Eds. Daniel M. Price and Ryan J. Johnson, Davies Group Publishers, 2012. (Book Chapter)

Jessica Patella. "A Call to Look: An Essay on the Power of the Sartrean Gaze." APA Newsletter on Philosophy and the Black Experience. Vol. 12 No. 1, Fall 2012.

H.A. Nethery. "Author." Entry for the Cambridge Foucault Lexicon, Ed. Leonard Lawlor and John Nale (forthcoming, 2012).

H.A. Nethery. "Jay-Z, Phenomenology, and Hip-Hop." APA Newsletter on Philosophy and the Black Experience. Vol. 11, Issue 1, Fall 2011.

Clancy Smith. "Sliding Doors: A Phenomenology of Deleuzian Vice-Dicted Lives in Inner Time Consciousness." Chronos: The Annual Proceedings of the Philosophy of Time Society, 2012 edition. (Publication forthcoming).

Clancy Smith. "Critical Theory and Democratic Vision: Herbert Marcuse and Recent Liberation Philosophies." By Arnold Farr, book review in Philosophy and the Black Experience, APA Newsletter, Fall 2012 (Released, ISSN: 2155-9708).

Clancy Smith. "Not Fade Away." in Tattoos and Philosophy: I Ink Therefore I Am. Wiley-Blackwell, May 2012 (Released, ISBN-13: 978-0470672068).

Clancy Smith. "Hippies, Jews, and the Philosophy of Memory." in The Big Lebowski and Philosophy: Keeping Your Mind Limber with Abiding Wisdom. Edited by Peter Fosl. Wiley-Blackwell (Released, ISBN-13: 978-1118074565).

Chelsea Harry. "Socrates as Seducer.” in What Philosophy Can Tell You about Your Lover. Edited by Sharon Kaye. Oxford: Blackwell (forthcoming, February 2012).

Christina Rawls. Book review, Spinoza Now, Edited by Dimitris Varduolakis, (University of Minnesota Press 2011), to appear in Critical Horizons, Winter/Spring 2013.

Christina Rawls. Illustration (photography): "Gray Matter(s)," Spinoza Beyond Philosophy. Edinburgh University Press (forthcoming, 2012)

2011

Ryan Johnson, "An Accord in/on Kantian Aesthetics (or the Sensus Communis: Attunement in Diverse Sites of Purposiveness)," Kritike: An Online Journal of Philosophy, Vol. 5, No. 1: June 2011

Ryan Johnson, "Locating the Abject in the Third Critique," Consciousness, Literature, and the Arts, Vol. XII, No. 2, 2011

Paul di Georgio, "Response to Forster's ‘Genealogy and Morality'," American Dialectic, Vol. 1, No. 3, (2011), p. 270-2.

Brock Bahler. Journal Article: "Kierkegaard's View of Religious Pluralism in Concluding Unscientific Postscript," Intermountain West Journal of Religious Studies, Volume 3:1 (2011).

Stephanie Adair. "Unity and Difference: A Critical Appraisal of Polarizing Gender Identities," Hypatia (forthcoming, 2011).

Chelsea Harry. "Unhappy Man or Happy Beast: A Platonic Response to J.S. Mill," in Parmenideum III, no. 1, May 2011.

Richard Rojcewicz. "Earth, Art, and the Last God," in Persona, logos, relazionze: Una fenomenologica plurale. Roma: Citta' Nuova, 2011.

Clancy Smith. “Prestidigitation and Racial Oppression: Falsity and the Demystification of Social Manipulation,” Purlieu: Volume 1, Number 2, Spring 2011(released, ISSN 2159-2101).

2010

Stephanie Adair. "Learning to See: What the Na'vi Show Us about Learning from the Other," in Avatar and Philosophy, Blackwell (December 2010).

Stephanie Adair. Review of Kim Atkins' Narrative Identity and Moral Identity: A Practical Perspective, in Teaching Philosophy 33:3 (September 2010).

Brock Bahler. “Derridean Hospitality in an Age of Political Xenophobia," The American Future, Spring 2010.

Brock Bahler. “Al-Farabi’s Religious Inclusivism: Prolegomena for Dialogue between Islam and the West,” Journal of Social Sciences, Special Issue, (forthcoming, 2010)

Brock Bahler. Book Review Essay: Michael Morgan, Discovering Levinas, Philosophy & Social Criticism (forthcoming, 2010).

Jim Bahoh. "On the Ontological Status of Difference in Deleuze's Difference and Repetition," Journal of Political Philosophy (Journal Anu Books, Meerut) Vol. VII, September 2010. ISSN: 0976-3635.

Patrick Craig (with Tom Sparrow). Translation of Jean-Luc Marion, "De fondement de la distinction entre théologie et philosophie," published as "On the Foundation of the Distinction Between Theology and Philosophy," in Phenomenology and the Theological Turn: The Twenty-Seventh Annual Symposium of the Simon Silverman Phenomenology Center (Pittsburgh: Simon Silverman Phenomenology Center, 2010).

Chelsea Harry. "We are Family: The Self and the Red Sox Nation"  Red Sox and Philosophy by Opencourt, March 2010 (released, ISBN-13: 978-0812696776).

Joy Simmons. Review of Kristin Waters and Carol B. Conaway, Eds.: Black Women's Intellectual Traditions: Speaking Their Minds, in the APA "Newsletter on Philosophy and the Black Experience," volume 9, number 2, Spring 2010.

Clancy Smith. "The Power of Memory" in Perspectives on Power: An Interdisciplinary Approach.  Cambridge Scholars Publishing, Spring 2010 (released, ISBN-13: 978-1443818490).

Clancy Smith. "Stratification and Social Psychology: A Deleuzian Reading of Pragmatic Habit Formation," in Soundings, volume 93. New Directions in Dewey Studies, Spring/Summer 2010.

Clancy Smith. Review of Terrance MacMullan's Habits of Whiteness: A Pragmatist Reconstruction, in the APA "Newsletter on Philosophy and the Black Experience," volume 9, number 2, Spring 2010.

Tom Sparrow. "A Physiology of Encounters: Spinoza, Nietzsche, and Strange Alliances,"  Epoché: A Journal for the History of Philosophy 15, no. 1, Fall 2010: 165-186.

Becky Vartabedian. "Should We Condemn Michael?" In Ultimate LOST and Philosophy, Sharon Kaye, ed. (Wiley: November 2010): 233-240.

2009

Stephanie Adair. Geoff Bagwell.  Ronald Polansky.  "The Field for Virtue and Getting a Feel for It"  Skepsis, International Center for Philosophy and Culture vol. XX.  Greece: Hellas & Cyprus: N. & S. Batsioulas Publications (2009).

Brock Bahler. Book Review Essay: Michael Morgan, Discovering Levinas (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2007), Philosophy & Social Criticism 35 (2009).

Brock Bahler. “A Catholic Bishop and Two Atheists Bringing Justice to the World: Augustine, Singer, & Nagel on Equality and Partiality,” Fides Quaerens Intellectum 4.2 (2009).

Chelsea Harry. "Encountering Nothingness: Interpreting Bertolucci's Last Tango in Paris Through a Heideggerian Lens" ER-4 E-book, Inter-Disciplinary Press, Oxford, United Kingdom, ISBN 978-1-904710-85-1 (2009, Forthcoming).

Chelsea Harry. “Beyond Social Origins: Thinking Toward the Possibility of Departing from Society in Ibn Bajja and Heidegger,” Journal for Islamic Philosophy, volume 4 winter 2009.

Stan Marlan. “The Symbolic Alchemy of The Splendor Solis” by Joe Henderson and Dyane Sherwood, book review in Journal of Analytical Psychology. Routledge, London, 2009

Stan Marlan. “Facing The Shadow” in Jungian Psychoanalysis, by Murray Stein, Open Court Publishers, Chicago, 2009.

Christina Rawls. "My Experience as a Student of Western Philosophy"  Teaching Philosophy.  Practical Dialogues. Andrea Kenkmann, ed., Continuum Press, 2009.

Joy Simmons. "Killing Rage: Meditations of an Angry White Female," in APA Newsletter on Philosophy and the Black Experience, volume 8, number 2, Spring 2009.

Clancy Smith. "A Critical Pragmatism: Marcuse, Adorno and Peirce on the Artificial Stagnation of Individual and Social Development in Advanced Industrial Societies," Kritike, volume 3, no. 2, December 2009.

2008

David Hoinski. "Context, Decision, and Autobiography in Plato's Phaedo," Ancient Philosophy, Fall 2008.

Stan Marlan. Archetypal Psychologies: Reflections in honor of James Hillman, Editor, published by Spring Journal Books, 2008.

Stan Marlan. “Transference Friendship and Other Mysteries: A Reverie” published in Archetypal Psychologies: Reflections in honor of James Hillman, Editor, published by Spring Journal Books, 2008

Stan Marlan. “Mystical Light: Dream Images and The Alchemy of Psychic Momentum” published in Archetypal Psychologies: Reflections in honor of James Hillman, Editor, published by Spring Journal Books, 2008.

Christina Rawls. "From Victim to Victimizer: Child Abuse and the Perpetuation of Evil" in Perspectives in Human Wickedness, 2008

Christina Rawls. Editor and "Preface" in Phenomenology and Critical Theory: Simon Silverman Phenomenology Center, 25th Anniversary Symposium, Duquesne University Press, 2008.

Joy Simmons. "Simone de Beauvoir's Racial 'Others.' An Exploration of Whiteness in American Day by Day," Simone de Beauvoir Studies, vol. 24, 2007-2008.

Tom Sparrow. "Enabling/Disabling Sensation: Toward an Alimentary Imperative in Carnal Phenomenology," Philosophy Today 52, no. 2 (Summer 2008): 99-115.

Tom Sparrow. "On the Horrors of Realism: An Interview with Graham Harman," Pli: The Warwick Journal of Philosophy 19 (2008): 218-239.

2007

Stan Marlan. “Pre-texts of the Imaginal in the Hermetic Play of the Dream: The Ontotheology of Bean.”  Spring 77: Philosophy & Psychology. Spring Journal: A Journal of Archetype and Culture, Spring 2007.

Stan Marlan. What is the Legacy of the Dead: Jung's Memories and the Case of Zola's Missing Book.”  With David Miller. Spring 77: Philosophy & Psychology. Spring Journal: A Journal of Archetype and Culture, Spring 2007.

Joy Simmons. "My White Self," APA Newsletter on Philosophy and the Black Experience, volume 6, number 2, Spring 2007.

Tom Sparrow. "Bodies in Transit: The Plastic Subject of Alphonso Lingis," Janus Head 10, no. 1 (2007): 99-122.

2006

David Hoinski. "Hegel's Critique of Kant in the Encyclopedia Logic," with Viktor Bachmetjevas, Dianoia, 2006.

Stan Marlan. “On the Etymology of 'Festschrift'and Other Imaginal Realities, with Jan Marlan, co-author.  In Disturbances in the Field: Essays in Honor of David Miller. Editor Christine Downing,  Spring Journal Books, New Orleans, 2006.

Stan Marlan. “From the Black Sun to the Philosophers' Stone,” Spring 74: Alchemy. Spring Journal: A Journal of Archetype and Culture, Spring 2006.

Stan Marlan. “Alchemy,” Chapter 12 in The Handbook of Jungian Psychology: Theory, Practice and Applications. Ed. Renos K. Papadopoulos, Routledge, London and New York, 2006

Stan Marlan. Contributor to The Edinburgh International Encyclopedia of Psychoanalysis, ed., Ross Skelton, (entries: Edward Edinger, The Ego/Self Axis). Edinburgh University Press, 2006.

Mélanie Walton. “Collage Art: The Art of Construction or the Constructed Art.”  Prologue to the Annual Juried Exhibit of the National Collage Society Catalogue. Collegeville, PA: The Philip and Muriel Berman Museum, Ursinus College, September 2006.

2005

Stan Marlan. The Black Sun: The Alchemy and Art Of Darkness, Texas A&M Press, 2005. (Nominated for the Gradiva award for creative contributions that advance psychoanalysis 2006.)

Stan Marlan. “Hesitation and Slowness: Gateway to Psyche's Depth,” in The San Francisco Jung Institute Library Journal, vol. 24, no. 1, February 2005.

2004-Previous (Selections)

Stan Marlan. “The Mixed Texture of Symbolic Thought: A Response to and Elaboration of Some Points in Alan Jones's Paper 'Teleology and the Hermeneutics of Hope: Jungian Interpretation in Light of the Work of Paul Ricoeur.'” Journal of Jungian Theory and Practice, vol. 4, no. 2, 2002.

Mike Kilivris. Review of “Nature's Edge: Boundary Explorations in Ecological Theory and Practice,” ed. by Charles S. Brown and Ted Toadvine, for the Journal Environmental Ethics.

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