Joseph and Joanna Nazro Mullen Professor of Philosophy
Department Chair




1. Husserl and Heidegger
2. Phenomenology and Continental Philosophy
3. Neo-Kantianism
4. Nietzsche
5. Review Articles




Maß-nehmen: Meaning and Normativity in Heidegger’s Philosophy,” Continental Philosophy Review 41/3 (2008), 261-276  pdf 

“Phenomenology and the First-Person Character of Philosophical Knowledge,” The Modern Schoolman LXXXIV (January and March 2007[appeared 2008]), 131-148

“Phenomenological Immanence, Normativity, and Semantic Externalism,” Synthese 160 (2008), 335-354.  pdf 

Sorge or Selbstbewußtsein? Heidegger and Korsgaard on the Sources of Normativity,” European Journal of Philosophy 15/3 (2007), 315-333  pdf

“Conscience and Reason: Heidegger and the Grounds of Intentionality,” in Transcendental Heidegger, ed. Steven Crowell and Jeff Malpas (Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2007), 43-62

“Heidegger and Kant: The Problem of Reason,” in Immanuel Kant: Deutscher Professor und Weltphilosoph, ed. Günther Lottes and Uwe Steiner (Saarbrücken: Wehrhahn Verlag, 2007), 169-185

“Authentic Thinking and Phenomenological Method,” New Yearbook for Phenomenology and Phenomenological Philosophy, Vol. II (2002), 23-37; translated into Chinese in Phenomenological and Philosophical Research in China, Special Issue: The Centennial of Edmund Husserl’s Logical Investigations (Beijing, 2004), 211-233; reprinted in Husserl’s Logical Investigations in the New Century: Western and Chinese Perspectives, ed. Kwok-ying Lau and John Drummond (Dordrecht: Springer, 2007), 119-133

 “Husserlian Phenomenology,” A Companion to Phenomenology and Existentialism, ed. Hubert Dreyfus and Mark Wrathall (London: Blackwell, 2006), 9-30

“Heidegger and Husserl: The Matter and Method of Philosophy,” A Companion to Heidegger, ed. Hubert Dreyfus and Mark Wrathall  (London: Blackwell, 2005), 49-64

 “Does the Husserl/Heidegger Feud Rest on a Mistake? An Essay on Psychological and Transcendental Phenomenology,” Husserl Studies 18/2 (2002), 123-140.  Pdf 

 “Subjectivity: Locating the First-Person in Being and Time,” Inquiry 44 (2001), 433-54; reprinted in Heidegger’s Being and Time: Critical Essays, ed. Richard Polt (Lanham: Rowman and Littlefield, 2005), 117-139.  Pdf 

“Metaphysics, Metontology, and the End of Being and Time,” Philosophy and Phenomenological Research LX/2 (2000), 307-33; reprinted in Heidegger Re-examined, vol. I: Dasein, Authenticity, and Death, ed. Hubert Dreyfus and Mark Wrathall (London: Routledge, 2002)

 “Phenomenology and the Question of Being: Heidegger,” The Edinburgh Encyclopedia of Continental Philosophy, ed. Simon Glendinning (Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 1999), 283-295

“Question, Reflection, and Philosophical Method in Heidegger’s Early Freiburg Lectures,” in Phenomenology: Japanese and American Perspectives, ed. Burt Hopkins (Dordrecht: Kluwer, 1998), 201-230

 “Philosophy as a Vocation: Heidegger and University Reform in the Early Interwar Years,” History of Philosophy Quarterly 14/2 (1997), 255-276

“Ontology and Transcendental Phenomenology Between Husserl and Heidegger,” in Husserl in Contemporary Context, ed. Burt Hopkins (Dordrecht: Kluwer, 1997), 13-36

“The Mythical and the Meaningless: Husserl and the Two Faces of Nature,” in Issues in Husserl’s Ideas II, ed. Thomas Nenon & Lester Embree (Dordrecht: Kluwer, 1996), 80-105

“Making Logic Philosophical Again (1912-1916),” in Reading Heidegger from the Start, ed. Theodore Kisiel and John van Buren (Albany: SUNY Press, 1994), 55-72

“Husserl, Heidegger, and Transcendental Philosophy: Another Look at the Encyclopaedia Britannica Article,” Philosophy and Phenomenological Research L/3 (1990), 501-518.  Pdf  

 “(Re)Doing Phenomenology: Experience and Reflection in the Later Heidegger,” Krisis 5/6 (1986-87), 34-47

“Meaning and the Ontological Difference,” Tulane Studies in Philosophy XXXII (1984), 37-44




“Inventions of History,” Human Studies 29/4 (2007), 463-475

“Existentialism,” in The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy, ed. Edward N. Zalta (2004), (; reprinted in Charles Tandy, ed., Death and Anti-Death, Vol. 4: Twenty Years After Beauvoir, Thirty Years After Heidegger (Palo Alto: Ria University Press, 2006), 109-164.  Pdf

“Phenomenology, Value Theory, and Nihilism” in Husserl: Critical EssaysVol. V: Horizons: Lifeworld, Ethics, History, and Metaphyiscs, ed. Rudolf Bernet,  Donn Welton, and Gina Zavota  (London: Routledge, 2005), 99-118
“‘Phenomenology is the Poetic Essence of Philosophy’: Maurice Natanson on the Rule of Metaphor,” Research in Phenomenology XXXV (2005), 270-28
“Maurice Alexander Natanson,” The Dictionary of Modern American Philosophers Vol 3, ed. John R. Shook (Bristol: Thoemmes Press, 2005), 1802-1806

“Authentic Historicality,” Space, Time, and Culture, ed. David Carr and Chan-Fai Cheung (Dordrecht: Kluwer, 2004), 57-71

“Jan Patocka and the Phenomenological Research Program,” Essays in Celebration of the Founding of the Organization of Phenomenological Organizations, ed. Cheung, Chan-fai, Ivan Chvatik, Ion Copoeru, Lester Embree, Julia Iribane, and Hans-Rainer Sepp ( 2003)

“Facticity and Transcendental Philosophy,” From Kant to Davidson: Philosophy and the Idea of the Transcendental, ed. Jeff Malpas (London: Routledge, 2002), 100-121.

“Kantianism and Phenomenology,” Phenomenological Approaches to Moral Philosophy, ed. John Drummond and Lester Embree (Dordrecht: Kluwer, 2002), 47-67; reprinted in The Ethical, ed. Edith Wyschogrod and Gerald McKenny (London: Blackwell, 2003), 15-32

“Patrick Heelan’s Innocent Eye,” Hermeneutic Philosophy of Science, Van Gogh’s Eyes, and God: Essays in Honor of Patrick Heelan, Boston Studies in the Philosophy of Science 225, ed. Babette Babich (Dordrecht: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2002), 239-250.

“Gnostic Phenomenology: Eugen Fink and the Critique of Transcendental Reason,” New Yearbook for Phenomenology and Phenomenological Philosophy Vol. I (2001), 257-277

“Who is the Political Actor? An Existential-Phenomenological Approach,” in The Phenomenology of the Political, ed. Kevin Thompson & Lester Embree (Dordrecht: Kluwer, 2000), 11-28

“Spectral History: Narrative, Nostalgia, and the Time of the I,” Research in Phenomenology XXIX (1999), 83-104

“The Project of Ultimate Grounding and the Appeal to Intersubjectivity in Recent Transcendental Philosophy,” International Journal of Philosophical Studies 7/1 (1999), 31-54

“There Is No Other: Notes on the Logical Place of a Concept,” Paideuma: Mitteilung zur Kulturkunde 44 (1998), 13-29

“Mixed Messages: The Heterogeneity of Historical Discourse,” History and Theory 37/2 (1998), 220-244

“Neighbors in Death,” Research in Phenomenology XXVII (1997), 208-223; reprinted in Philosophy Today 41/1 (1997), 209-218

“Being Truthful,” in The Truthful and the Good: Essays in Honor of Robert Sokolowski, ed. John Drummond & James Hart (Dordrecht: Kluwer, 1996), 17-37

“Husserl, Derrida, and the Phenomenology of Expression,” Philosophy Today 40/1 (1996), 61-70

“Solipsism (Modalities of the Strange),” in The Prism of the Self, ed. Steven Galt Crowell (Dordrecht: Kluwer, 1995), 13-29

Differend Notice: Philosophy as a Genre,” L’Esprit Créateur XXXI/1 (1991), 77-89

“Dialogue and Text: Re-Marking the Difference,” in The Interpretation of Dialogue, ed. Tullio Maranhao (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1990), 338-360

“Text and Technology,” Man and World 23/4 (1990), 419-440



“Lask, Heidegger, and the Homelessness of Logic,” Journal of the British Society for Phenomenology 23/3 (1992), 222-239; translated into German as “Die Heimatlosigkeit der Logik bei Lask und Heidegger,” in Claudius Strube, ed., Heidegger und der Neukantianismus (Würzburg: Königshaus & Neumann, 2009), 93-107 
“The Early Decades: Positivism, Neo-Kantianism, Dilthey,” in The Columbia History of Philosophy, ed. Richard Popkin (New York: Columbia University Press, 1999), 667-675
“Neo-Kantianism,” in A Companion to Continental Philosophy, ed. Simon Critchley & William R. Schroeder (Oxford: Blackwell, 1998), 185-197

"Emil Lask: Aletheiology as Ontology,” Kant-Studien 87 (1996), 69-88

“Husserl, Lask, and the Idea of Transcendental Logic,” in Husserl and the Phenomenological Tradition, ed. Robert Sokolowski (Washington DC: Catholic University of America Press, 1988), 63-85



“Fink’s Untimely Nietzsche: Between Heidegger and Derrida,” International Studies in Philosophy XXXVIII/3 (2006[appeared 2008]), 15-31

“Nietzsche Among the Neo-Kantians; or, The Relation Between Science and Philosophy,” Nietzsche, Theories of Knowledge, and Critical Theory v. I: Nietzsche and the Sciences, Boston Studies in the Philosophy of Science, ed. B. Babich (Dordrecht: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1999), 77-86

“Sport as Spectacle and as Play: Nietzschean Reflections,” International Studies in Philosophy XXX/3 (1998), 109-1

“The Cunning of Modernity: Ibáñez-Noé, Heidegger, and Nietzsche,” International Studies in Philosophy XXXIII/3 (1996), 53-57

“Nietzsche’s View of Truth,” International Studies in Philosophy XIX/2 (1987), 3-18



“Rationalism in History,” diacritics 33/1 (2003 [=2005]), 3-22. Review of Mark Bevir, The Logic of the History of Ideas (Cambridge University Press, 1999)

“The Cartesianism of Phenomenology,” Continental Philosophy Review 35/4 (2002), 433-454. Review of Donn Welton’s The Other Husserl (Indiana University Press, 2000)

“Is There a Phenomenological Research Program?,” Synthese 131/3 (2002), 419-444. Review of Robert Sokolowski, Introduction to Phenomenology (Cambridge University Press, 2000) and Dermot Moran, Introduction to Phenomenology (Routledge, 2000).

“What Gives? Getting Over the Subject,” Continental Philosophy Review 33/1 (2000), 93-105. Review of François Raffoul, Heidegger and the Subject (Humanities Press, 1998)

“Transcendental Phenomenology and the ‘Generation’ Gap,” Human Studies 21 (1998), 87-95. Review of Anthony Steinbock, Home and Beyond: Generative Phenomenology After Husserl (Northwestern University Press, 1995)

“Dogmatic Anti-Foundationalism,” Semiotica 110-3/4 (1996), 361-382 Review of Hugh Silverman, ed., Questioning Foundations (Routledge, 1993)

“Heidegger’s Phenomenological Decade,” Man and World 28/4 (1995), 435-448. Review of Theodore Kisiel, The Genesis of Heidegger’s Being and Time (University of California Press, 1993)