GEOFFREY DIERCKXSENS

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Geoffrey Dierckxsens obtained his Ph.D. in philosophy at the University of Antwerp (Belgium), and currently works as a Post-Doctoral researcher in the Institute of Philosophy of the Czech Academy of Sciences (CAS) in Prague. In 2013 and 2014 he studied as an associated researcher at the École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales (EHESS) in Paris. Geoffrey Dierckxsens specializes in French phenomenology and hermeneutics, in particular in their relations to contemporary analytical philosophy (moral theory and philosophy of mind). He was guest editor of the special issue of Études Ricœuriennes/Ricœur Studies 6, No 2 on “justice and its margins.” His publications include “The Ambiguity of Justice” (Ricœur Studies, 2015), The Animal Inside. Essays at the Intersection of Philosophical Anthropology and Animal Studies (Rowman and Littlefield, 2017), “Responsibility and the Physical Body. Paul Ricoeur on Analytical Philosophy of Language, Cognitive Science, and the Task of Phenomenological Hermeneutics” (Philosophy Today, 2017), and Paul Ricœur’s Moral Anthropology: Singularity, Responsibility and Justice (Lexington Books, 2017).  

 

Research interests:

Phenomenology, hermeneutics, the continental-analytical divide, new phenomenology, moral philosophy and theory of justice. 


Selected publications:

Books:

Dierckxsens, Geoffrey, Paul Ricœur’s Moral Anthropology: Singularity, Responsibility and Justice (London/New York: Lexington Books, 2017).

Dierckxsens, Geoffrey, Bijlsma, Rudmer, Begun, Michael, Kiefer, Thomas (eds.), The Other Animal. Essays at the Intersection of Philosophical Anthropology and Animal Studies (London/New York: Rowman and Littlefield, 2017).

Dierckxsens, Geoffrey (ed.), The Ambiguity of Justice: New Perspectives on Paul Ricœur’s Approach to Justice (Boston/Leiden: Brill, 2018) (forthcoming).


Book chapters

Dierckxsens, Geoffrey, “Narratives in Political Life and Institutions: Ricœur in Dialogue with Recent Theories of Enactivism,” in: Dierckxsens, Geoffrey (ed.), The Ambiguity of Justice: New Perspectives on Paul Ricœur’s Approach to Justice (Boston/Leiden: Brill, 2018) (Accepted and forthcoming).

–, “Ricœur’s Take on Embodied Cognition. Enactivism in light of Freedom and Nature,” In: A Companion to Freedom and Nature, Davidson, Scott (ed.) (London/New York: Lexington Books, 2018) (Accepted and forthcoming).

–, “Verantwoordelijkheid en beleving: Paul Ricœur en de analytische filosofie,” in: De fenomenologische instelling. Reynaert, Peter et. al. (eds.) (Antwerp: UPA, 2018) (Accepted and forthcoming).

–, “The Hermeneutical Animal. Making Sense of Animals ‘in the Flesh,’” in: The Other Animal. Essays at the Intersection of Philosophical Anthropology and Animal Studies, Dierckxsens, Geoffrey, Bijlsma, Rudmer, Begun, Michael and Kiefer, Thomas (eds.) (London/New York: Rowman and Littlefield, 2017). 


Peer reviewed journal articles

Dierckxsens, Geoffrey, “Fragilité, narrativité et la vie éthique: une étude d’Amour et fragilité de Gaëlle Fiasse,” Les ateliers éthiques/The Ethics Forum (2018) (Accepted and forthcoming).

–, “Between Difference and Unity: Françoise Collin’s Influence on Feminism in Belgium.” Journal for Gender Studies 21: 2018 (Accepted and forthcoming).

–, “Responsibility and the Physical Body: Paul Ricoeur on Analytical Philosophy of Language, Cognitive Science, and the Task of Phenomenological Hermeneutics,” in: Philosophy Today 61, 3 (2017): 573-93.

–, “Introduction (en), Justice and its Margins,” in: Études Ricœuriennes/ Ricœur Studies 6, 2 (2015): 1-6.

–, “Introduction (fr), Aux frontières de la justice,” in: Études Ricœuriennes/ Ricœur Studies 6, 2 (2015): 7-12.

–, “The Ambiguity of Justice: Paul Ricoeur on Universalism and Evil,” in: Études Ricœuriennes/ Ricœur Studies 6, 2 (2015): 32-49.

–, “Otherness and Desire in Paul Ricœur’s Hermeneutics of the Self.” Outramargem: Revista de filosofia 1 (2014): 68-88.

–, “Internationale conferentie: Paul Ricœur: Thinker of the Margins? Antwerpen, 18-20 september 2014.” Tijdschrift voor Theologie 54, 4 (2014): 214-5 (conference report).

–, “Loving Unintentionally. Charity and the Bad Conscience in the works of Levinas and Marion.” Bijdragen: International Journal in Philosophy and Theology 73, 1 (2012): 3-27. 73 (1): 3-27.