Faculty Research and Outreach 2014

Department of Philosophy

 

Book:

  • Critical Thinking: Formal and Informal Reasoning (with Patrick Yarnell and Rex Welshon), Dubuque, IA: Kendall Hunt Publishing Company.

More about Lorraine Arangno

Publications for 2015:

  • “Losing my Mind and Loving Mosquitoes, Crickets, and other Jungle Inhabitants: Reflections on Field Research and its Frustrations at a Buddhist Meditation Retreat in Southern Thailand,” Chapter in “At Home and In the Field: Ethnographic Encounters in Asia and the Pacific Islands,” Suzanne S. Finney, Mary Mostafanezhad, Guido Carlo Pigliasco, Forrest Wade Young, eds., Honolulu, Hawai’i: University of Hawai’i Press, 2015 (pp. 345-355).
  • “Amor Fati and the Path of Devotion - Love Of Fate,” Europa and Middle East News, March 19, 2015, Institute for Science and Art, University of Vienna, link: http://www.kawther.info/wpr/2015/04/19/amor-fati-and-the-path-of-devotion-love-of-fate

Invited Talks:

  • “Amor Fati and the Path of Devotion: A Nietzschean Reading of Chapter 11 of the Bhagavad Gītā,” Intercultural Lecture Series on Philosophy, University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria, March 2015
  • “Liberation through Love of Fate in the Bhagavad Gītā,” Philosophy at the Library Lecture Series (in Celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs), Colorado Springs, CO, March 2015

Conference Presentations:

  • “Imagining Oneself as the Cosmic Actor: A Comparative Analysis of the Hermeneutics of the Self in Vasugupta’s Śiva Sūtras and Paul Ricoeur’s Oneself as Another,” 16th World Sanskrit Conference, Bangkok, Thailand, June 2015
  • “Ardhanārīśvara or ‘The Lord of Dance Who is Half-Woman’: Performative Liberation and Divine Androgyny in Kashmir Śaivism,” Society of Asian and Comparative Philosophy, Monterey, CA, October 2015
  • The Taste of Tragedy in Classical Indian Theater: Karunā Rasa (or “Tragic Emotion”) and the Thrill of Self-Marveling in the Aesthetic Theory of Abhinavagupta,” Pacific Association of the Continental Tradition, Seattle, WA, September 2015

Book Review:

  • “Christopher G. Framarin, Hinduism and Environmental Ethics: Law, Literature, and Philosophy,” in Environmental Ethics, 36 (3): 369-372 (2014)

Conference Presentations and Invited Papers:

  • Liberation through Love of Fate: An Interpretation of Bhakti Yoga in the Post-Theophany Chapters of the Bhagavad Gītā, Continental and Comparative Philosophy Circle Annual Meeting, Santa Barbara, CA, March 21, 2014
  • The Self is the Actor” in Kashmir Śaivism: From Narrative Ontology to a Soteriology of Theatrical Role-Play, Pacific Association for the Continental Tradition Annual Meeting, Los Angeles, CA, October 2, 2014

Publications:

  • “Inaugural Editorial,” JPhilo (Journal of General Philosophy) 1 (1), March 2014, 1. (also available on-line www.globalstf.org/publications/jphilo/index.php)
  • “Ethics and Genomics,” in American Museum of Natural History, Seminars on Science: Genetics, Genomics, Genethics, on-line, 2014.
  • “Thinking Ethically,” in American Museum of Natural History, Genetics and Society, on-line, 2014

Presentations:

  • 3 presentations at National conferences in Philosophy of Medicine

More about Mary Ann Cutter

Publications:

  • “Finitude/Infinity.” Kierkegaard’s Concepts, Tome III: Envy to Incognito. Kierkegaard Research: Sources, Reception and Resources, vol. 15, ed. by Steven M. Emmanuel, William McDonald and Jon Stewart. Surrey,UK: Ashgate, 2014, pp. 73-79
  • “Guilt.” Kierkegaard’s Concepts, Tome III: Envy to Incognito. Kierkegaard Research: Sources, Reception and Resources, vol. 15, ed. by Steven M. Emmanuel, William McDonald and Jon Stewart. Surrey, UK: Ashgate, 2014, pp. 131-35

More about Erik Hanson

Publications:

  • Review of John Heil’s The Universe as We Find It in Review of Metaphysics (2014)

More about Jennifer Jensen

Papers in Reviewed Edited Collections:

  • “What is an Imperative?” in Itinerant Philosophy, On Alphonso Lingis, Bobby George and Tom Sparrow (eds.), Brooklyn New York: Punctum Books, 2014.
  • “Birth in Beauty and the Power of Sensation, Francis Bacon and Sally Mann, in Intensities and Lines of Flight: Deleuze/Guattari and the Arts, Antonio Calcagno, Jim Vernon and Steve G. Lofts (eds.), London and NewYork: Roman and Littlefield, 2014.

Conference Papers and Participation:

  • “Foreign Bodies, Foreign Minds,” Special Invited session on my book, Postmodern Philosophy and the Scientific Turn, (Indiana University Press, 2012), SPEP, Society for Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy, New Orleans, October 2014.
  • “Sensibility, Intuitionism and the Women of 'Zero Dark Thirty’,” PACT, Pacific Alliance for Continental Thought, Loyola Marymount University, October, 2014.
  • “Irigaray and the Neutral,” Symposium4Phenomenology, Perugia, Italy, July 2014.

Invited Papers and Seminars:

  • “Phenomenology and Mathematics” Workshop, University of Turin, Turn, Italy, February, 2015.
  • “Women in Philosophy, Roundtable” Alvernia College, Philosophy and Cross-Cultural Studies, March, 2014.
  • “Simone de Beauvoir and the Philosophy of Time,” Alvernia College, Philosophy and Cross-Cultural Studies, March 2014.
  • “Gilles Deleuze, The Unconscious Between Capitalism and Calculus,” Emory University Graduate Seminar, Department of Philosophy, February, 2014.
  • “The Limits of Materialism for Feminist Phenomenology,” Invited Lecture, Emory University, March 2014.
  • “Gilles Deleuze, The Mathematical Structure of his Thought,” Graduate Center for Advanced Studies, Graduate Seminar, February 2014.
  • “Kant in Contemporary Philosophy,” Graduate Center for Advanced Studies,On-Line Graduate Seminar, January 2014.

More about Dorothea Olkowski

Books:

  • Compromising the Ideals of Science. Hampshire, UK: Palgrave Macmillan, 2015.
  • The Price of Public Intellectuals. Hampshire, UK: Palgrave Macmillan, 2014
  • Religion and Sports in American Culture (with Jeff Scholes). London and New York: Routledge, 2014

Essays, Articles and Book Chapters:

  • “Beyond Hubris: Desiderata of the Future of Political Economy,” Social Epistemology Review and Reply Collective 4, No. 7 (2015): 28-50.
  • “Religion and Science from a Postsecular Perspective” (with Jeff Scholes), Journal of Religion and Culture Volume 17 (2015): 1-14.
  • ”Beyond Lamentations: Comments on Justin Cruickshank’s Public Intellectuals, Education and the Need for Dissatisfaction.” Social Epistemology Review and Reply Collective3, no. 7 (2014): 50-54
  • ”A Bridge over Turbulent Waters: A Reply to Justin Cruickshank on Comparing Popper and Rorty,”Social Epistemology Review and Reply Collective 3, no. 3 (2014): 57-59
  • ”The Price of Public Intellectuals,” Impact of Social Sciences Blog, London School of Economics, April 2014.
  • ”Problem-Solving Critical Contingencies: Popper and Rorty According to Cruickshank,” Social Epistemology Review and Reply Collective 3, no. 6 (2014): 30-32
  • ”Systems Heuristics and Digital Culture,” with Nimrod Bar-Am, in Traditions of Systems Theory: Major Figures and Developments, edited by Darrell Arnold and Robert King. New York: Routledge, 2014

Refereed Presentations:

  • “Democracy for Sale: The American Case,” Institute of Philosophy, University of Graz, November 2015.
  • “Health-Care Uncertainty and Moral Responsibility,” School of Medicine, University of Graz, November 2015.
  • “Art is…what Art Does,” School of Visual Arts, New York, October 2015.
  • ”Images of Radical Political Economy,” American Society for Aesthetics, Rocky Mountain Division, Santa Fe, NM, July 2015.
  • “From Individuals to Institutions: The Moral Dimension of Political Economy,” Western Social Science Association (AFIT), Portland, Oregon, April 2015.
  • “Radical Political Economy: A Report,” Society for the Interdisciplinary Study of Social Imagery, Colorado Springs, CO, March 2015.
  • “Are Scientists Heroes?” Society for the Interdisciplinary Study of Social Imagery, Colorado Springs, CO, March 2014
  • “Religion and Sports: History and Reality in American Culture,” FAR/NCAA, Dallas, TX, September 2014.
  • “Selling Out in American Culture,” American Society for Aesthetics, Rocky Mountain Division, Santa Fe, NM, July 2014

Reviews

  • Review of Jeremy Rifkin’s The Zero Marginal Cost Society: The Internet of Things, the Collaborative Commons, and the Eclipse of Capitalism (2014), Utopian Studies Vol. 26, No. 1:256-259, 2015.
  • Capital’s Malfunctions in the Twenty-first Century,” review of David Harvey’s Seventeen Contradictions and the End of Capitalism (2014),” Radical Philosophy Review Vol. 18, No. 1 (2015):179-182.

More about Raphael Sassower

Books:

  • “Sport,” in Companion Volume to Religion and Popular Culture, eds. John C. Lyden and Eric Michael Mazur (New York: Routledge, 2015), 356-377.
  • Religion and Sports in American Culture (with Raphael Sassower). London and New York: Routledge, 2014

Refereed Articles:

  • “Science and Religion from a Postsecular Perspective,” (with Raphael Sassower), Journal of Religion and Society, winter, 2014
  • Sports in Postsecular America: The ‘Tebow Phenomenon’,” in Implicit Religion, vol. 17.1, March, 2014

Book Reviews:

  • Sport and the Christian Religion: A Systematic Review of Literature, Nick J. Watson and Andrew Parker, Sport in Society, vol. 18.3, March 2015, 386-389.
  • Sport and the Christian Religion: A Systematic Review of Literature, Nick J. Watson and Andrew Parker, Sport in Society, winter 2014

Academic Presentations:

  • “Charity and the Hero-As-Giver,” at Society for the Interdisciplinary Study of Social Imagery, Colorado Springs, CO; March 2014.

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Invited talks:

  • “Your Journey: Defining Calling,” Baylor University Student Life Luncheon (taped lecture), October 15, 2015.
  • “Death according to the World Religions,” at the Pikes Peak Writers Conference, Colorado Springs, CO, April 2015.

More about Jeff Scholes

Books:

  • “Nietzsche, Neuroscience, and the Self,” in Nietzsche, Mind, and Nature, edited by Peter Kail and Manuel Dries (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2014), pp.120-141
  • Nietzsche’s Dynamic Metapsychology: This Uncanny Animal, Palgrave MacMillan, 2014
  • Critical Thinking: Formal and Informal Reasoning (with Patrick Yarnell and Lorraine Arangno), Dubuque, IA: Kendall Hunt Publishing Company.

Articles in Refereed Journals and Edited Collections:

  • “Nietzsche, Neuroscience, and the Self,” in Nietzsche, Mind, and Nature, edited by Peter Kail and Manuel Dries (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2014), pages to be determined

Invited Lectures and Public Presentations:

  • “The Professional Benefits of a Philosophical Training,” Colorado State University, April, 2015
  • “Neuroscience and the Flame of Consciousness,” Library 21C, Colorado Springs, April 2015
  • “Leopold’s Land Ethic and the Intrinsic Value of Nature,” University of Colorado, Colorado Springs, April 2015
  • “Attention as a Commodity,” Keynote Presentation, INMAX Symposium, Harvard-Westlake School, Los Angeles, October, 2014
  • “Operationalizing Consciousness for Archaeological Research,” American Anthropological Association Annual Meeting, Washington D.C., December, 2014
  • “Philosophical Training and Professional Success,” What is Liberal Education For? A Conference at St. John’s College on the 50th Anniversary of the Santa Fe Campus, St. John’s College, Santa Fe, October 2014
  • “Representation, Emulation, and the Dynamic Embodied Mind,” Tucson 2014: Toward a Science of Consciousness Conference, Tucson, April, 2014
  • “Aristotle’s Logic and Philosophy of Science,” University of Colorado, Colorado Springs, September 2014
  • “Philosophy, Neuroscience, and Consciousness,” Harvard-Westlake Upper School, Los Angeles, October 2014
  • “Rhetoric and Writing,” University of Colorado, Colorado Springs, September 2014
  • “The Matrix, Metaphysical Possibility, and Reality,” University of Colorado, Colorado Springs, September 2014

More about Rex Welshon

Books:

  • Critical Thinking: Formal and Informal Reasoning (with Lorraine Arangno and Rex Welshon), Dubuque, IA: Kendall Hunt Publishing Company.

More about Patrick Yarnell