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Philosophy&Environmental Studies
University of Oregon

 
 
 

Publications

Books
Merleau-Ponty’s Philosophy of Nature. Evanston: Northwestern University Press, 2009.

With Leonard Lawlor (eds). The Merleau-Ponty Reader. Evanston: Northwestern University Press, 2007.

With Charles Brown (eds). Nature’s Edge: Boundary Explorations in Ecological Theory and Practice. Albany: SUNY Press, 2007.

Editor, Merleau-Ponty: Critical Assessments of Leading Philosophers, 4 volumes. London: Routledge, 2006.

Translation (with Leonard Lawlor) of Renaud Barbaras, The Being of the Phenomenon: Merleau-Ponty’s Ontology. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2004.

With Charles Brown (eds). Eco-Phenomenology: Back to the Earth Itself. Albany: SUNY Press, 2003.

With Lester Embree (eds). Merleau-Ponty’s Reading of Husserl. Dordrecht: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2002.

Refereed Journal Articles
20. "The Entomological Difference: On the Intuitions of Hymenoptera." Poligrafi: Journal for Interdisciplinary Study of Religion 16, no. 61-62 (2011): 185-214.

19. "Life Beyond Biologism." Research in Phenomenology 40, no. 2 (2010): 243–266.

18. “Truth and Resistance.” Graduate Faculty Philosophy Journal 30, no. 1 (2009).

17. "Natural Time and Immemorial Nature." Selected Studies in Phenomenology and Existentialism, vol. 34, edited by Peg Birmingham and Len Lawlor. Supplement to Philosophy Today 53 (2009): 214–21.

16. “La resistencia de la verdad en Merleau-Ponty,” Investigaciones Fenomenológicas, Special Issue: Merleau-Ponty Desde la Fenomenología en su Primer Centenario, 1908-2008 (2008): 237–53.

15. “The Reconversion of Silence and Speech,” Tijdschrift voor Filosofie 70 (2008): 457–77.

14. “Le Passage du temps naturel,” Alter: Revue de phénoménologie 16 (2008): 157–69.

13. “‘Strange Kinship’: Merleau-Ponty on the Human-Animal Relation,” Phenomenology of Life - From the Animal Soul to the Human Mind, Book I. In Search of Experience, Analecta Husserliana 93 (2006): 17-32.

12. “Gestalts and Refrains: On the Musical Structure of Nature,” Environmental Philosophy 2, no. 2 (Fall 2005): 61-71.

11. “The Melody of Life and the Motif of Philosophy,” Chiasmi International: Trilingual Studies Concerning Merleau-Ponty’s Thought 7 (2005).

10. “Limits of the Flesh: The Role of Reflection in David Abram’s Ecophenomenology,” Environmental Ethics 27, no. 2 (Summer 2005): 155-170.

9. “Singing the World in a New Key: Merleau-Ponty and the Ontology of Sense,” Janus Head 7, no. 2 (Winter 2004): 273-283.

8. “Chiasm and Chiaroscuro: The Logic of the Epochē,” Chiasmi International: Trilingual Studies Concerning Merleau-Ponty’s Thought 3 (2001): 225-241.

7. “Phenomenological Method in Merleau-Ponty’s Critique of Gurwitsch.” Husserl Studies 17, no. 3 (2001): 195–205.

6. “Nature and Negation: Merleau-Ponty’s Reading of Bergson,” Chiasmi International: Trilingual Studies Concerning Merleau-Ponty’s Thought 2 (2000): 107–118.

5. “The Cogito in Merleau-Ponty’s Theory of Intersubjectivity,” Journal of the British Society for Phenomenology 31 (May 2000): 197–202.

4. “Naturalizing Phenomenology.” In Selected Studies in Phenomenology and Existentialism, vol. 25, edited by Linda Alcoff and Walter Brogan. Supplement to Philosophy Today 44 (1999): 124–131.

3. “The Art of Doubting: Merleau-Ponty and Cézanne,” Philosophy Today 41 (Winter 1997): 545–553.

2. “Absolution of Finitude in Hegel’s Phenomenology of Spirit,” Southwest Philosophy Review 12 (July 1996): 141–156.

1. “Hermeneutics and the Principle of Explicability,” Auslegung 20 (Summer 1995): 59–75.

Refereed Book Chapters
10. "Ecophenomenology and the Resistance of Nature." In Advancing Phenomenology: Essays in Honor of Lester Embree, edited by Philip Blosser and Thomas Nenon, 343–55. Berlin: Springer, 2010. Reprinted in Environment, Embodiment and Gender: An Anthology on Man, Nature and the Concepts of Nature, edited by Ane F. Aarø and Johannes Servan, 49–65. Bergen: Hermes Text, 2011.

9. " Ecological Aesthetics." In Handbook of Phenomenological Aesthetics, edited by Lester Embree and Hans Reiner Sepp, 85-91. Berlin: Springer, 2010.

8. “Phenomenology and ‘hyper-reflection’.” In Merleau-Ponty: Key Concepts, edited by Rosalyn Diprose and Jack Reynolds, 17–29. Stocksfield, UK: Acumen Publishing, 2008.

7. “How not to be a Jellyfish: Human Exceptionalism and the Ontology of Reflection.” In Phenomenology and the Non-Human Animal, edited by Christian Lotz and Corinne Painter. Berlin: Springer Academic Publishers, 2007.

6 . “Culture and Cultivation: Prolegomena to a Philosophy of Agriculture,” in Nature’s Edge: Boundary Explorations in Ecological Theory and Practice, edited by Charles S. Brown and Ted Toadvine. Albany: SUNY Press, 2007.

5. “Limits of the Flesh: The Role of Reflection in David Abram’s Eco-Phenomenology.” In Interrogating Ethics: Embodying the Good in Merleau-Ponty, ed. James Hatley, Janice McLane, and Christian Diehm, 249-64. Pittsburgh: Duquesne University Press, 2006. Reprinted from Environmental Ethics.

4. “Sense and Non-Sense of the Event in Merleau-Ponty.” In Ereignis auf Französisch: Von Bergson bis Deleuze, edited by Marc Rölli, 121–134. Munich: Wilhelm Fink, 2004.

3. “The Primacy of Desire and its Ecological Consequences.” In Eco-Phenomenology: Back to the Earth Itself, edited by Charles Brown and Ted Toadvine, 139–153. Albany: SUNY, 2003.

2. “Leaving Husserl’s Cave? The Philosopher’s Shadow Revisited.” In Merleau-Ponty’s Reading of Husserl, edited by Ted Toadvine and Lester Embree, 71–94. Dordrecht: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2002.

1. “Merleau-Ponty’s Reading of Husserl—A Chronological Overview.” Appendix to Merleau-Ponty’s Reading of Husserl, edited by Ted Toadvine and Lester Embree, 227–286. Dordrecht: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2002.

Invited Book Chapters
2 . “Naturalizing Phenomenology.” In Environmental Philosophy: From Animal Rights to Radical Ecology, 4th ed., ed. Michael Zimmerman et al., 326-334 (Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall, 2005). Reprinted from Philosophy Today.

1. “Ecophenomenology in the New Millennium.” In The Reach of Reflection: Issues in Phenomenology’s Second Century, edited by Steven Crowell, Lester Embree, and Samuel J. Julian. Center for Advanced Research in Phenomenology, Inc., 2001.

Essay Translations
3. Translation of Maurice Merleau-Ponty, “Man and Adversity: Discussion at the 1951 Rencontres Internationales of Geneva,” in The Merleau-Ponty Reader (Evanston: Northwestern University Press, 2007).

2. Translation (with Elizabeth Locey) of Maurice Merleau-Ponty, “Reading Notes and Comments on Aron Gurwitsch's The Field of Consciousness.” Husserl Studies 17, no. 3 (2001): 173–193.

1. Translation of Françoise Dastur, “World, Flesh, Vision.” In Chiasms: Merleau-Ponty’s Notion of Flesh, edited by Fred Evans and Leonard Lawlor. Albany: SUNY Press, 2000.



 
Updated 5/7/2011