Associate Professor of Philosophy
B.A., Northwestern University
M.A., Ph.D., Emory University
M.A., Ph.D., Emory University, Philosophy, 1999
B.A., Northwestern University, Philosophy Major, 1992
Nineteenth and twentieth century continental philosophy, history of philosophy, connections between analytic and continental philosophy, Wittgenstein, Heidegger, Foucault.
Advanced seminars taught:
- Being and Time (regularly)
- Foucault (regularly)
- Later Heidegger (regularly)
- Being and Nothingness
- Phenomenology (regularly)
Mid-range classes taught on:
- Early Modern Philosophy (annually)
- Introduction to Cognitive Science (team-taught with a Computer Science Professor)
- Nineteenth Century Philosophy (regularly)
- Ancient Philosophy
- "Disintegrating Bugbears: Heidegger and Wittgenstein on Basic Laws of Thought." In Wittgenstein and Heidegger. Ed. David Egan, Stephen Reynolds, and Aaron Wendland. New York: Routledge, 2013.
"Later Essays and Seminars." In The Continuum Companion to Heidegger. Ed. François Raffoul and Eric S. Nelson. New York: Continuum Books, 2013.
- "A Brief History of Continental Realism." Continental Philosophy Review (forthcoming, 2012).
- Groundless Grounds: A Study of Wittgenstein and Heidegger (MIT Press, 2012).
- "Never Mind: Thinking of Subjectivity in the Dreyfus-McDowell Debate." In Mind, Reason and Being-in-the-World: The McDowell-Dreyfus Debate. Ed. Julian Schear. New York: Routledge, 2012.
- “Analyzing Heidegger: The Analytic Receptions of Heidegger’s Work.” In Interpreting Heidegger. Ed. Daniel Dahlstrom. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2011.
- “Davidson’s Reading of Gadamer: Triangulation, Conversation, and the Analytic-Continental Divide.” In Dialogues with Davidson. Ed. Jeff Malpas. Cambridge, Mass.: The MIT Press, 2011.
- “Interview with Lee Braver.” In Post-Continental Voices: Selected Interviews. Ed. Paul Ennis. Winchester, UK: zerO Books, 2010.
- A Thing of This World: A History of Continental Anti-Realism (Northwestern University Press, 2007).
- Heidegger’s Later Writings: A Reader’s Guide (Continuum Books, 2009).
- "Paraphrasing: An Exercise to Teach Close Reading in Introductory Classes." APA Newsletter on Teaching Philosophy. Spring 2005.