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(p. xiii) Contributors

(p. xiii) Contributors

Mark Alznauer is Associate Professor in the Department of Philosophy at Northwestern University. He has a PhD From the John U. Nef Committee on Social Thought at the University of Chicago (2008). He is the author of Hegel’s Theory of Responsibility (Cambridge University Press, 2015).

Brady Bowman is Associate Professor of Philosophy at the Pennsylvania State University. He earned his PhD at the Freie Universität Berlin (2000) and held a position as wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter at the Friedrich Schiller Universität Jena from 2000 to 2007. He is the author of numerous articles and two monographs on classical German philosophy, most recently Hegel and the Metaphysics of Absolute Negativity (Cambridge University Press, 2013).

William F. Bristow is Associate Professor of Philosophy at University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee. He is the author of Hegel and the Transformation of Philosophical Critique (Oxford University Press, 2007) and of various journal articles and book chapters on German philosophy of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries

Thom Brooks is Professor of Law and Government at Durham University’s Law School. He has held visiting appointments at the universities of Oxford, St Andrews, Uppsala, and Yale. His books include Punishment (Routledge, 2012); Hegel’s Political Philosophy: A Systematic Reading of the Philosophy of Right (University of Edinburgh Press, 2nd ed., 2013); (ed.) Hegel’s Philosophy of Right (Blackwell, 2012); and (co-edited with Martha Nussbaum) Rawls’s Political Liberalism (Columbia University Press, 2015). His most recent book is Becoming British (Biteback, 2016).

Sybol Cook Anderson is Associate Professor of Philosophy at St. Mary’s College of Maryland. She is the author of Hegel’s Theory of Recognition: From Oppression to Ethical Liberal Modernity (Continuum, 2009), and is co-editor (with Robert Bernasconi) of Race and Racism in Continental Philosophy (Indiana University Press, 2003) and (with Ellen K. Feder and Karmen MacKendrick) of A Passion for Wisdom: Readings in Western Philosophy on Love and Desire (Pearson, 2004). Her current projects focus upon race and institutional violence.

Karin de Boer is Professor of Philosophy at the University of Leuven. She is the author of Thinking in the Light of Time: Heidegger’s Encounter with Hegel (State University of New York Press, 2000) and On Hegel: The Sway of the Negative (Palgrave Macmillan, 2010), as well as of numerous articles on Kant, Hegel, and contemporary continental (p. xiv) philosophy. She also co-edited (with Ruth Sonderegger) Conceptions of Critique in Modern and Contemporary Philosophy (Palgrave, 2011). Her current research concerns Kant’s Critique of Pure Reason in view of his intended reform of Wolffian metaphysics.

Katerina Deligiorgi is Reader in Philosophy at the University of Sussex. She is the author of The Scope of Autonomy: Kant and the Morality of Freedom (Oxford University Press, 2012); Kant and the Culture of Enlightenment (State University of New York Press, 2005); and editor of Hegel: New Directions (Acumen, 2006) and of the Hegel Bulletin (2005–2015).

Willem A. deVries earned his BA at Haverford College, working mostly with Richard J. Bernstein. His graduate degrees are from the University of Pittsburgh, with a year at the Hegel Archive in Bochum. He has taught at Amherst College, Harvard University, Tufts University, the University of Vienna, and the University of New Hampshire. He has published books and articles on Hegel (Hegel’s Theory of Mental Activity, Cornell University Press, 1988) and on Wilfrid Sellars, (Wilfrid Sellars, Acumen, 2005; Knowledge, Mind, and the Given [with Timm Triplett], Hackett 2000), as well as a smattering of other topics. He is very grateful for the support he has received from his friends, colleagues, employers, and grant-givers such as the Fulbright Program, the National Endowment for the Humanities, and the Mellon Foundation.

Dina Emundts is Professor of Philosophy at the Freie Universität Berlin. She is the author of Kant’s Übergangskonzeption im Opus postumum (de Gruyter, 2004) and of Erfahren und Erkennen. Hegels Theorie der Wirklichkeit (Klostermann, 2012). She edited Self, World, Art: Metaphysical Topics in Kant and Hegel (de Gruyter, 2013) and is the co-editor (together with Sally Sedgwick) of the International Yearbook of German Idealism (de Gruyter).

James Gordon Finlayson did his doctorate on Hegel’s Critique of Kant at the University of Essex. He taught philosophy at the University of York and now teaches philosophy at the University of Sussex, where he is currently the Director of the Centre for Social and Political Thought.

Heikki Ikäheimo is Senior Lecturer at the University of New South Wales (UNSW) Australia in Sydney. His research interests include Hegel, personhood, recognition, social ontology, critical social philosophy, and philosophical anthropology. Among his publications are Anerkennung (de Gruyter, 2014); Self-Consciousness and Intersubjectivity (University of Jyväskylä, 2000); the edited collections The Ambivalence of Recognition (with Kristina Lepold and Titus Stahl; Columbia University Press, 2017) and Recognition and Social Ontology (with Arto Laitinen; Brill, 2011), and a number of articles. See

Scott Jenkins is Associate Professor of Philosophy at the University of Kansas. He is the author of numerous articles on Hegel, Nietzsche, and other figures in late modern European philosophy. (p. xv)

Kipton E. Jensen is Associate Professor of Philosophy at Morehouse College in Atlanta, Georgia. Jensen published Parallel Discourses: Religious Identity and HIV Prevention in Botswana (Cambridge Scholars, 2012) and Hegel: Hovering (Cambridge Scholars, 2012). Jensen taught at the University of Botswana from 2004 to 2008.

John Kaag is Professor of Philosophy at the University of Massachusetts Lowell. He is author, most recently, of American Philosophy: A Love Story (Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, 2016).

James Kreines is Professor of Philosophy at Claremont McKenna College, in Claremont, California. He is the author of Reason in the World: Hegel’s Metaphysics and Its Philosophical Appeal (Oxford University Press, 2015), and numerous articles on Kant and Hegel. He is also the co-editor of Hegel on Philosophy in History (Cambridge University Press, 2017). He teaches and writes about the history of metaphysics. Future research topics include metaphilosophy and Kant’s things in themselves.

Thomas A. Lewis is Professor of Religious Studies at Brown University. He has taught previously at the University of Iowa and at Harvard University. He specializes in religious ethics and philosophy of religion in the modern West and has strong interests in methodology in the study of religion. His publications include Freedom and Tradition in Hegel: Reconsidering Anthropology, Ethics, and Religion (University of Notre Dame Press, 2005); Religion, Modernity, and Politics in Hegel (Oxford University Press, 2011); Why Philosophy Matters for the Study of Religion—and Vice Versa (Oxford University Press, 2015); and articles on religion and politics, liberation theology, communitarianism, and comparative ethics.

Lydia L. Moland is Associate Professor of Philosophy at Colby College in Waterville, Maine. She is the author of Hegel on Political Identity: Patriotism, Nationality, Cosmopolitanism (Northwestern University Press, 2011) and of numerous articles on Hegel’s political philosophy and philosophy of art, including “ ‘And Why Not?’ Hegel, Comedy, and the End of Art” (Verifiche, forthcoming); “A Hegelian Approach to Global Poverty” (Hegel and Global Justice, Springer, 2012); “An Unrelieved Heart: Hegel, Tragedy, and Schiller’s Wallenstein” (New German Critique, 2011); and “History and Patriotism in Hegel’s Rechtsphilosophie” (History of Political Thought, 2007). She is currently working on a comprehensive interpretation of Hegel’s aesthetics. In 2015, she was the recipient of a grant from the Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst to fund research at the Freie Universität in Berlin on a new project entitled The Prosaic Divine: Humor in the German Age of Aesthetics.

Dean Moyar is Associate Professor of Philosophy, Johns Hopkins University, where has taught since 2002. He is the author of Hegel’s Conscience, and the editor of The Routledge Companion to Nineteenth Century Philosophy. His work focuses on the development of post-Kantian idealism, especially in Fichte and Hegel, and on contemporary debates about practical reason and the foundations of the liberal political order. (p. xvi)

Michael Nance is Assistant Professor of Philosophy at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County. His research focuses on social, political, and legal philosophy in Kant and post-Kantian Idealism. He has published on Kant, Fichte, and Hegel. Recent works include “Recognition, Freedom, and the Self in Fichte’s Foundations of Natural Right” (European Journal of Philosophy, 2015); and “Freedom, Coercion, and the Relation of Right,” in Fichte’s Foundations of Natural Right: A Critical Guide, Gabriel Gottlieb, ed. (Cambridge University Press, 2016).

Karen Ng is Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Vanderbilt University. She specializes in Hegel, German Idealism, and Frankfurt School Critical Theory. Her work has appeared in journals such as Review of Metaphysics and Constellations. She is currently working on a book on the concept of life in Hegel’s Science of Logic.

Andreja Novakovic is Assistant Professor of Philosophy at University of California, Riverside. She received her PhD in Philosophy from Columbia University in 2012 and taught at the College of William & Mary for two years before joining the UCR Philosophy Department in 2014. She is in the process of completing a book entitled Hegel on Second Nature in Ethical Life, which is under contract with Cambridge University Press and forthcoming in 2017.

Angelica Nuzzo is Professor of Philosophy at the Graduate Center and Brooklyn College (City University of New York). Among her books are History, Memory, Justice in Hegel (Macmillan, 2012); Hegel on Religion and Politics (ed., State University of New York Press, 2013); Hegel and the Analytic Tradition (ed., Continuum, 2009); Ideal Embodiment: Kant’s Theory of Sensibility (Indiana University Press, 2008).

Terry Pinkard teaches philosophy at Georgetown University. Among his books are Hegel’s Phenomenology: The Sociality of Reason (Cambridge University Press, 1994); Hegel: A Biography (Cambridge University Press, 2000); German Philosophy: 1760–1860: The Legacy of Idealism (Cambridge University Press, 2002); Hegel’s Naturalism (Oxford University Press, 2012); and Does History Make Sense? (Harvard University Press, 2017).

Robert B. Pippin is the Evelyn Stefansson Nef Distinguished Service Professor in the Committee on Social Thought, the Department of Philosophy, and the College at the University of Chicago. He is the author of several books on modern German philosophy, including Kant’s Theory of Form (Yale University Press, 1982); Hegel’s Idealism: The Satisfactions of Self-Consciousness (Cambridge University Press, 1989); Modernism as a Philosophical Problem (Basil Blackwell, 1991), a book on philosophy and literature; Henry James and Modern Moral Life (Cambridge University Press, 2000); and two books on film. His most recent two books are After the Beautiful: Hegel and the Philosophy of Pictorial Modernism (University of Chicago Press, 2013); and Interanimations: Receiving Modern German Philosophy (University of Chicago Press, 2015). He is a past winner of the Mellon Distinguished Achievement Award in the Humanities, and is a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and of the American Philosophical Society. (p. xvii)

Michael Quante is Full Professor of Practical Philosophy in the Department of Philosophy at the Westfälische Wilhelms-University. He is Speaker of the Centrum für Bioethik and co-editor of Hegel-Studien. His areas of specialization include German idealism, theory of action, personal identity, ethics, and biomedical ethics. His books in English are Hegel’s Concept of Action (Cambridge University Press, 2004, pbk., 2007); Enabling Social Europe (Springer, 2005; co-authored with Bernd V. Maydell et al.); Discovering, Reflecting and Balancing Values: Ethical Management in Vocational Education Training (Hampp, 2014; co-authored with Martin Büscher); Interdisciplinary Research and Trans-disciplinary Validity Claims (Springer, 2014; co-authored with Carl F. Gethmann et al.); Hegel’s Phenomenology of Spirit (Cambridge University Press, 2008; co-edited with Dean Moyar); Moral Realism (Helsinki, 2004 [= Acta Filosofica Fennica Vol. 76]; co-edited with Jussi Kotkavirta); and Pragmatic Idealism (Rodopi, 1998; co-edited with Axel Wüstehube).

Sebastian Rand is Associate Professor of Philosophy at Georgia State University (Atlanta). His primary research focus is in German Idealism; he is currently working on a book about mathematics and the philosophy of nature in Kant, Fichte, Schelling, and Hegel. He has a further research interest in twentieth-century Continental philosophy, particularly regarding the perspective it offers on recent debates about normativity and conceptual form.

Paul Redding is Emeritus Professor of Philosophy at the University of Sydney. His books dealing with Hegel and Hegelianism include Hegel’s Hermeneutics (Cornell University Press, 1996) and Analytic Philosophy and the Return of Hegelian Thought (Cambridge University Press, 2007).

Birgit Sandkaulen is Professor of Philosophy and director of the Center for the Study of Classical German Philosophy/Hegel-Archive at Ruhr-Universität Bochum, co-editor of the journal Hegel-Studien, and member of the North Rhine Westphalian Academy of Arts and Sciences. Selected publications: Gestalten des Bewußtseins. Genealogisches Denken im Kontext Hegels (ed. with Volker Gerhard and Walter Jaeschke, Felix Meiner, 2009); “Fürwahrhalten ohne Gründe. Eine Provokation philosophischen Denkens,” Deutsche Zeitschrift für Philosophie 57 (2009): 259–272; “Die Ontologie der Substanz, der Begriff der Subjektivität und die Faktizität des Einzelnen. Hegels reflexionslogische ‘Widerlegung’ der Spinozanischen Metaphysik,” Internationales Jahrbuch des Deutschen Idealismus/International Yearbook of German Idealism 5 (2008): 235–275; System und Systemkritik. Beiträge zu einem Grundproblem der klassischen deutschen Philosophie (Königshausen und Neuman, 2006); Friedrich Heinrich Jacobi. Ein Wendepunkt der geistigen Bildung der Zeit (ed. with Walter Jaeschke, Felix Meiner, 2004); Grund und Ursache. Die Vernunftkritik Jacobis (Wilhelm Fink, 2000); Ausgang vom Unbedingten. Über den Anfang in der Philosophie Schellings (Vandenhoeck und Ruprecht, 1990).

Ludwig Siep has taught philosophy at various German universities; from 1986 until his retirement in 2011 he taught at the University of Münster, Germany. At present he is Senior Professor in two research groups at the University of Münster (Religion and Politics, (p. xviii) Foundations of Medical Ethics and Biopolitics). Among his books: Hegels Fichtekritik und die Wissenschaftslehre von 1804 (Alber, 1970); Anerkennung als Prinzip der praktischen Philosophie (Alber, 1979; new edition, Meiner, 2014); Praktische Philosophie im Deutschen Idealismus (Suhrkamp, 1992); Der Weg der Phänomenologie des Geistes (2000; English translation, Cambridge University Press, 2014); Konkrete Ethik (Suhrkamp, 2004); Aktualität und Grenzen der praktischen Philosophie Hegels (Fink, 2010); Moral und Gottesbild (Mentis, 2013); Der Staat als irdischer Gott. Genese und Relevanz einer Hegelschen Idee (Mohr Siebeck, 2015); (ed.) Hegels Grundlinien der Philosophie des Rechts (Akademie Verlag, 2014); John Locke, Zweite Abhandlung über die Regierung (Introduction and Commentary, Suhrkamp, 2013).

Allen Speight is Associate Professor of Philosophy and Chair of the Department of Philosophy at Boston University. A recipient of Fulbright, DAAD, and Berlin Prize Fellowships, he is the author of Hegel, Literature and the Problem of Agency (Cambridge University Press, 2001); The Philosophy of Hegel (McGill-Queen’s University Press/Acumen, 2008); and of numeroius articles on aesthetics and ethics in German idealism; he is also co-editor/translator (with Brady Bowman) of Hegel’s Heidelberg Writings (Cambridge University Press, 2009) and editor of Philosophy, Narrative and Life (Boston Studies in Philosophy, Religion and Public Life, 2015).

Robert Stern is a Professor in the Department of Philosophy at the University of Sheffield, UK. His publications include Hegel and the Phenomenology of Spirit (2nd ed., Routledge, 2013); Hegelian Metaphysics (Oxford University Press, 2009); Understanding Moral Obligation (Cambridge University Press, 2012) and Kantian Ethics (Oxford University Press, 2015).

Alison Stone is Professor of European Philosophy at Lancaster University, UK. She is the author of Petrified Intelligence: Nature in Hegel’s Philosophy (State University of New York Press, 2004); Luce Irigaray and the Philosophy of Sexual Difference (Cambridge University Press, 2006); An Introduction to Feminist Philosophy (Polity, 2007); and Feminism, Psychoanalysis and Maternal Subjectivity (Routledge, 2011); and edited the Edinburgh Critical History of Nineteenth Century Philosophy (Edinburgh, 2011).

Christopher Yeomans is Professor of Philosophy at Purdue University, and the author of Freedom and Reflection: Hegel and the Logic of Agency and The Expansion of Autonomy: Hegel’s Pluralistic Philosophy of Action (both from Oxford University Press, 2012 and 2015). He works on German philosophy, philosophy of action, and critical theory.

Rocío Zambrana is Assistant Professor of Philosophy at the University of Oregon. Her work examines conceptions of critique in Kant and German Idealism (especially Hegel), and Marx and Frankfurt School Critical Theory. She is the author of Hegel’s Theory of Intelligibility (University of Chicago Press, 2015), as well as articles on Hegel, Kant, and Critical Theory. (p. xix)

Shuangli Zhang is Professor of Philosophy, Fudan University, China, and has published extensively on Marx, Lukács, Bloch, and critical theory. Her most recent publication is the monograph on Ernst Bloch, Darkness and Hope: On Ernst Bloch’s Utopian Thought (Renming Press, Beijing, 2014). She is the second author of the book entitled The Western Marxist Philosophy in the 20th Century (Renming Press, Beijing, 2012). She published a series of articles on Marx, Lukács, and Adorno in Chinese academic journals including Philosophical Researches, Academic Monthly, and Fudan Journal. In addition to these publications in Chinese, she also has published two articles in English and French: “Why Should One Be Interested in the Theological Dimension Within the Project of Modern Politics? On the Chinese Acceptance of Carl Schmitt’s Political Theology,” Critical Research on Religion 2, no. 1 (2014): 9–22; “Les courants anticapitalistes en Chine. Le point de vue d’une philosophe,” Actuel Marx 52 (2012): 180–196. (p. xx)