MONOGRAPHS, single-authored

Hegel, Husserl and the Phenomenology of Historical Worlds. London: Rowman & Littlefield, 2016. [258 pp.]

[review here]

Plato and Levinas. The Ambiguous Out-Side of Ethics London: Routledge, 2010. [284 pp.] Paperback 2015.

[reviews in Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews (2010, 10); Symposium (2010; 14:2)]

German version: Platon und Levinas. Ambiguität diesseits der Ethik. Würzburg: Königshausen & Neumann, 2011 [316 pp.] 

Die Unruhe des Anfangs. Hegel und Husserl über den Weg in die ‚Phänomenologie’. ‘Phaenomenologica’ vol. 170, Dordrecht: Kluwer, 2003.[259 pp.]

MONOGRAPH, co-authored

With Michael Lewis: Phenomenology: An Introduction. London: Continuum, 2010.


Existentialism (Critical Concepts in Philosophy), 4 volumes, ed. with Introductions. London: Routledge, 2012, [1528 pp.]


“The Invisible between Philosophy, Art and Pregnancy.“ In Coldwell, P. & Morgan, R., Picturing the Invisible Exploring interdisciplinary synergies from the arts and the sciences. London: University College London Press, 2022.

“Umkehrungen: Wie Schwangerschaft und Geburt unsere Welterfahrung auf den Kopf stellen.” In Mitscherlich, O. & Anselm, F. (eds.), Gelingende Geburt in der Diskussion. Series Grenzgänge. Studien in Philosophischer Anthropologie. Berlin: de Gruyter, 2021.

with Kozin, Alexander: “Elemental Embodiment: From the Presocratics to Levinas via Plato.” In Larsen, K. & Gilbert, P.R. (eds.), Phenomenological Interpretations of Ancient Philosophy. Brill, 2021, pp. 326-34.

with Kozin, Alexander: “‘The Permanent Truth of Hedonist Moralities’: Plato and Levinas on Pleasures”, Journal of the British Society for Phenomenology, 52:2, 2021, pp. 137-154, DOI: 10.1080/00071773.2021.1891399

“Worlds in Motion: Temporality and Historicality,” International Journal of Philosophical Studies, 28:3, 335-349, DOI: 10.1080/09672559.2020.1766880

How is a phenomenology of historical worlds possible?” In Ferrarin, Alfredo, Moran, Dermot, Magri, Elisa and Manca, Danilo (eds.), Hegel and Phenomenology. Contributions to Phenomenology, 102 . Springer, Cham, Switzerland, 2019, pp. 29-43. ISBN 978-3030175450

with Jennings, Phineas: “On Louise Bourgeois’ The Reticent Child and Shame.” Art in Print, 9 (3), 2019.

Pregnant Embodiment as World Transformation.” In Cimino, Antonio and Leijenhorst, Cees (eds.), Phenomenology and Experience: New Perspectives. Studies in Contemporary Phenomenology, 18 . Brill, 2018. ISBN 9789004391031

Levinas and the Ancients.” In Morgan, Michael (ed.), Oxford Handbook on Levinas. Oxford Handbooks . Oxford University Press, 2018. ISBN 9780190455934

with Kozin, Alexander: “Encountering the Alien: Paul Bowles on Death and Madness at the Edge of the World.” In Falcato, Ana and Cardiello, Antonio (eds.), Philosophy in the Condition of Modernism : Essays on Philosophy, Literature and the Arts. Palgrave Macmillan. 2018. ISBN 978-3-319-77077-2

with Kozin, Alexander: “Phenomenology. In Stocker, Barry and Mack, Michael (eds.), Palgrave Handbook of Philosophy and Literature. Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke, Hampshire, 2018, pp. 365-384. ISBN 9781137547934

“Exploring Pregnancy with Phenomenology and Butoh Dance.” Yearbook for Eastern and Western Philosophy. Special Issue: Embodiment East/West, de Gruyter, 2017/2, pp. 35-55.

with Alexander Kozin: “Between Platonic Love and Internet Pornography.” Sexuality and Culture, 2017, 21:4, pp. 1120-39.

“Exploring Pregnancy with Phenomenology and Butoh Dance.” Yearbook for Eastern and Western Philosophy, 2017/2, pp. 35-55.

“Historical Teleology in Hegel and Husserl.” Hegel Bulletin. Special Issue: Hegel and Phenomenology, forthcoming, 2016.

“Passivity, Being-with and Being-There: Care During Birth.” In Medicine, Health Care and Philosophy. Springer. 2016. Online First, Open Access doi:10.1007/s11019-016-9686-5    

“The Refuge of the Good in the Beautiful.” Forthcoming in Epoche. A Journal for the History of Philosophy, 2015.

“Social Networks as Inauthentic Sociality.” In Metodo. International Studies in Phenomenology and Philosophy. Special Issue: Virtuality, 2:2014. Open Access

“Theuth versus Thamus: The Esoteric Plato Revisited.” In Journal of Ancient Philosophy, vol. 7, no. 1, 2013, pp. 65-93.

“Heidegger, Derrida, the Question and the Call.” In Phenomenology 2010, volume IV: Europe, ed. H.-R. Sepp & D. Moran. 

“Everywhere and Nowhere: Exploring Ambiguity with Phenomenology and Dance.” In Chiasmi International, 2010, pp. 211-32.

“Images and Shadows: Levinas and the Ambiguity of the Aesthetic.“ In Estetika. The Central European Journal of Aesthetics. 47(2), 2010, pp. 123-43.

“Heideggers Phänomenologie des Gewissensrufs.” In Phänomenologische Forschungen/Phenomenological Research/Recherches Phéno­mé­­nolo­giques. Ed. W. Orth, K.-H. Lembeck. Hamburg: Meiner, 2009/10, pp. 123-48.

Rough Cut: Phenomenological Reflections on Pina Bausch’s Choreography.” In Janus Head, 2009, pp. 347-65.

“Husserl, Derrida und die Krise der Vernunft.“ Topos, special issue: Edmund Husserl, 2009, pp. 149-66. 

“Unambiguous Calling? Ethics and Authenticity in Heidegger’s Being and Time.” In Journal of the British Society for Phenomenology (JBSP), 39:2, 2008, pp. 293-313.

“How to translate deinon: Heidegger’s Interpretation of Sophocles’s Antigone.” In International Journal of Translation, special issue: Philosophy and Translation, pp. 134-49.

“What is the Question to which Husserl’s Fifth Cartesian Meditation is the Answer?” In Husserl Studies, 2: 2008, pp. 99-117.

“Lévinas und die Ambiguität der Kunst.” In Phänomenologische Forschungen/Phenomenological Research/Recherches Phéno­mé­­nolo­giques. Hamburg: Meiner, 2007/2008, pp. 109-24.

“Crisis as a Philosophical Beginning: Hegel and Husserl on the Problem of Motivation.” In Philosophy Today, 2007, pp. 23-36.

“Antigone and the Nature of Law.” In Law and Philosophy, edited by R. Harrison & M. Freeman. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2007, pp. 137-55.

“How is a Phenomenology of Fundamental Moods Possible?” In International Journal of Philosophical Studies. Vol. 15, Number 3, London: Routledge, 2007, pp. 415-33.

“Does Hegel Privilege Speech Over Writing? A Critique of Jacques Derrida.” International Journal of Philosophical Studies. Vol. 11, Number 2, London: Routledge, 2003, pp. 191-204.

“Der Raum des Kunstwerks bei Heidegger und Merleau-Ponty.” In Phänomenologische Forschungen/Phenomenological Research/Recherches Phéno­mé­­nolo­giques. Ed. by W. Orth, K.-H. Lembeck. Hamburg: Meiner, 2001, pp. 127-42.


“Pregnant Embodiment as World Transformation.” In The Ideas of Experience. Phenomenological Explorations, ed. A. Cimino, C. Coenen & C. Leijenhorst. Hamburg: Brill, 2018, forthcoming.

with Alexander Kozin: “Encountering the Alien: Paul Bowles on Death and Madness at the Edge of the World,” in Philosophy in the Condition of Modernism: Essays on Philosophy, Literature, and the Arts, A. Falcato (ed.). London: Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 127-51.

with Alexander Kozin: “Phenomenology.” In Palgrave Handbook for Literature and Philosophy, ed. B. Stocker & M. Mack. London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2018.

“Vom Berührtwerden. Schwangerschaft als paradoxes Paradigma.” In Dem Erleben auf der Spur. Feminismus und die Philosophie des Leibes, ed. H. Landweer & I. Marcinski. Berlin: transcript, 2016.

“Levinas and the Ancients.” In Oxford Handbook of Emmanuel Levinas, ed. M. Morgan, Oxford: Oxford UP, 2016, forthcoming.

“Phenomenology of Historical Worlds: Possibilities and Problems.” In Hegel and the Phenomenological Movement, ed. D. Manca & F. Ferrarin. Hamburg: Springer, 2016, Contributions to Phenomenology, forthcoming.

“Die Gegebenheit des Anderen.” In Husserl und die klassische deutsche Philosophie, ed. F. Fabbianelli & S. Luft. Hamburg: Springer, 2014, Phaenomenologica vol. 212, pp. 177-94.

“Plato, Levinas, and the Erotic Image.“ In Exploring the Work of Edward S. Casey. Giving Voice to Place, Memory, and Imagination, ed. A Cruz-Pierre & D. Landes. London: Bloomsbury, 2013, pp. 111-22.

“Früher als die Kultur: Lévinas’ Platonismus als Antihegelianismus?“  In Hegel und Levinas, ed. B. Keintzl & B. Liebsch. Freiburg: Alber, 2010, pp. 247-66.

“Getting Under the Skin: Platonic Myths in Levinas.“ In Levinas and the Ancients, ed. S. Benso & B. Schroeder. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2008, pp. 62-78.

“Vom Nutzen und Nachteil der Gesetzgebung.” In Politischer Platonismus: Befund – Tradition – Kritik, edited by A. Eckl & C. Kauffmann. Königshausen und Neumann, 2007.

“Reverse Perspective: Pavel Florensky and Maurice Merleau-Ponty on Space and Linear Perspective in Renaissance Art.” In Russia and the Phenomenological Tradition, edited by A.A. Volokovykh. St. Petersburg: St. Petersburg School of Religion and Philosophy, 2005, pp. 170-77.

“Die Gerichtetheit der Geschichte: Teleologie bei Hegel und Husserl.” In Subjektivität – Verantwortung – Wahrheit. Neue Aspekte der Phänomenologie Edmund Husserls, edited by David Carr & Christian Lotz. Frankfurt a.M.: Lang, 2002, pp. 261-79.

“The Historicity of Philosophy and the Role of Skepticism.” In Hegel’s History of Philosophy. New Interpretations, edited by David A. Duquette. Albany: SUNY Press, 2002, pp. 107-20.

“Die Begegnung mit dem Anderen in der Kunst und im Kitsch — Überlegungen zu Heideggers Aufsatz Der Ursprung des Kunstwerkes. ” In Der Andere – Ein alltäglicher Begriff in philosophischer Perspektive, edited by C. Suhm, F. Kurbacher, U. Ziemann (Ed.),. Leipzig: Leipziger Universitätsverlag, 2002, pp. 65-74.


(with Alexander Kozin:) Waldenfels, Bernhard, Phenomenology of the Alien: Basic Concepts. Evanston: Northwestern University Press, 2011. [Original: Grundmotive einer Phänomenologie des Fremden. Frankfurt a.M.: Suhrkamp, 2006]           

Steinbock, Anthony J., Grenzüberschreitungen. Generative Phänomenologie nach Husserl. Freiburg: Alber, 2003. [Original: Home and Beyond. Generative Phenomenology after Husserl. Evanston: Northwestern University Press, 1995.]


Casey, Edward S., “Vom Raum zum Ort in kürzester Zeit: Phänomenologische Prolegomena” (translation of “How to get from Space to Place in a Fairly Short Stretch of Time: Phenomenological Prolegomena”). In Phänomenologische Forschungen/Phenmenological Research/ Recherches Phéno­mé­­nolo­giques. Ed. by W. Orth, K.-H. Lembeck. Hamburg: Meiner, 2003.


Review of James Dodd, Crisis and Reflection. An Essay on Husserl’s Crisis of the European Sciences. In Husserl Studies, vol. 25, no. 2, 2009.

Review of Hugh Silverman (ed.), Philosophy and Desire. In Phänomenologische Forschungen/Phenomenological Research/Recherches Phéno­mé­­nolo­giques. Ed. by W. Orth, K.-H. Lembeck. Hamburg: Meiner, 2003.

Review of Robert Stern, Routledge Philosophy Guidebook to Hegel’s Phenomenology of Spirit. In International Journal of Philosophical Studies, edited by Dermot Moran. London: Routledge. Vol. 11, Number 3, 2003.