VILLANOVA, Pa. – Villanova University’s Doctoral Program in Philosophy is known for its depth in research and scholarship of the history of philosophy and continental philosophy, as well as being recognized for its contributions to research that expands the diversity of philosophy and interdisciplinary studies in philosophy and theology. The program’s faculty are internationally known experts in their fields, and its students regularly present their work at conferences and symposiums around the world.
The program has a tradition of publishing key works that both provide new insight into classical texts and help shape new research in philosophy. Below are some recent publications that illustrate the depth of scholarship in the program.
From William Desmond, PhD, Professor and David R. Cook Chair in Philosophy:
Narrating Secularisms: Being Between Identities in a Secularized World, edited with Dennis vanden Auweele. (Washington, DC: Council for Research in Values and Philosophy, 2017)
The Intimate Universal: The Hidden Porosity Among Religion, Art, Philosophy and Politics. (Columbia University Press, 2016)
Desire, Dialectic and Otherness: An Essay on Origins, 2nd edition, with a new introduction. (Wipf & Stock, 2014).
From Jack Doody, PhD, Professor and Robert M. Birmingham Chair in Humanities:
Augustine and the Environment, co-edited with Kim Paffenroth and Mark Smillie. Augustine in Conversation Series: Lexington Press, 2016)
Augustine and Social Justice, co-edited with Teresa Delgado and Kim Paffenroth. (Augustine in Conversation Series: Lexington Press, 2015)
Augustine and Apocalyptic, co-edited with Kari Kloos and Kim Paffenroth. (Augustine in Conversation Series, Lexington Press, 2014)
From Gabriel Rockhill, PhD, Associate Professor and Director of the Critical Theory Workshop in Paris:
Counter-History of the Present: Untimely Interrogations into Globalization, Technology, Democracy. (Duke University Press, 2017)
Interventions in Contemporary Thought: History, Politics, Aesthetics. (Edinburgh University Press, 2016)
Jared Bly, translated Patrick Vauday’s The Invention of the Visible. (Reinventing Critical Theory Series, Rowman & Littlefield International, 2017)
Daniel Wood, translated Amilcar Cabral’s Resistance and Decolonization (Reinventing Critical Theory Series, Rowman & Littlefield International, 2016)