Past Accomplishments by Our Students and Faculty
Sally Scholz was selected by the APA Committee on the Status of Women to be the profiled philosopher for the month of March. See http://www.apaolinecsw.org
Dalia Nassar's article "From a Philosophy of Self to a Philosophy of Nature: Goethe and the Development of Schelling's Naturphilosophie," which was published in the Archiv für Geschichte der Philosophie in 2010 has won the prize for "best essay published in the year 2010 on Goethe, his times, and/or contemporary figures," awarded by the Goethe Society of North America (GSNA). The prize will be awarded to me at the upcoming meeting of the GSNA in Chicago on November 3.
Gabriel Rockhill co-edited Politics of Culture and the Spirit of Critique: Dialogues. New York: Columbia University Press, Series “New Directions in Critical Theory,” 2011.
He edited and co-translated, with John V. Garner, Postscript on Insignificance: Dialogues with Cornelius Castoriadis. London: Continuum Books, 2011.
He also published two articles: “Through the Looking Glass: The Subversion of the Modernist Doxa.” Introduction to Jacques Rancière. Mute Speech. Trans. James Swenson. New York: Columbia University Press, 2011 and “Rancière’s Productive Contradictions: From the Politics of Aesthetics to the Social Politicity of Art.” Symposium 16:2 (fall 2011): 1-28.
Sally Scholz recently published six articles in the Encyclopedia of Global Justice, edited by Deen Chatterjee and published by Springer (2011). The articles are: “Shiva, Vandana,” “Genocide,” “Solidarity,” “Rousseau, Jean-Jacques,” “War, Just and Unjust,” and “Social Contract theory.”
Georg Theiner co-organized the 4th “Joint Action Meeting” that was held in Vienna, Austria (July 7th – 9th 2011). The bi‐annual Joint Action Meeting (JAM) brings together cognitive scientists and researchers from related disciplines sharing an interest in individuals’ ability to act together. The participants presented their latest research and thinking on a range of different topics, including language as a form of joint action, the interplay of perception and action in joint action, and the phylogenetic, ontogenetic, and cultural foundations of joint action.
He also presented a paper titled “Towards a Mechanistic Psychology of Group Memory: Some Programmatic Remarks” at several conferences.
His book, Theiner G. (2011). Res Cogitans Extensa: A Philosophical Defense of the Extended Mind Thesis. Frankfurt/Main, Oxford, New York: Peter Lang was published this past summer.