PhD, Philosophy, University of Essex, 1988;
MPhil, University of Nice, 1987;
BA, University of Essex, 1985
Professor of PhilosophyProfile:
As a philosopher, I am interested in everything. But I have particular in modern Continental philosophy. But I have written on a wide variety of themes and authors, most recently on ethical and political theory, the relation between philosophy and poetry, the nature of humour. At present, I am working on Rousseau, Heidegger, Ibsen, Beckett, Pessoa and Levinas.Courses Taught:
- Philosophy and Tragedy
- Theories of the Political
- Heidegger’s Being and Time
- Rousseau on Politics and Life
- Continental Philosophy. A very short introduction, Oxford UP, 2001.
- On Humour, Routledge, 2002.
- Very Little…Almost Nothing, Routledge, 2004.
- Things Merely Are – philosophy in the poetry of Wallace Stevens, Routledge, 2005.
- Infinitely Demaning – A Political Ethics, Verso, 2007.
The New School for Social ResearchPhone Number/Extension:
65 5th Ave, Room 245
New York, NY 10011
212-229-5707 x3075Email:CritchlS@newschool.eduResearch Interests:
Continental philosophy; philosophy and literature; ethics and politics; psychoanalysis.Awards and Honors:
I am editor of numerous book series, most recently How to Read (Norton) and I have been visiting professor recently at Notre Dame, Sydney University, Cardozo Law School and the University of Oslo.