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Philosophy Department

Reg LillyReg Lilly on Sabbatical 2014-2015

Professor

Office:  Ladd 218
Phone: (518) 580-5406
Email: rlilly@skidmore.edu

Degrees:

  • Ph.D.  Duquesne University 
  • M.A. Duquesne University
  • B.A. University of Vermont

Teaching and Research Interests:
19th & 20th Century German Philosophy; Contemporary French Philosophy; Philosophy of Art and Music;  Trauma Theory; Heidegger; Derrida

PUBLISHED WORKS

Books 

  • The Ancients and the Moderns (ed); 
  • Broken Hegemonies (tr); 
  • The Song of the Earth (tr); 
  • The Principle of Reason (tr)

Articles

  • “The Analytic of Ultimates: A Traumatology,” in Hegemony and Singularity: The Philosophy of Reiner Schürmann, ed. Joydeep Bagchee and Veronique Foti, Indiana University Press. Forthcoming.
  • “Levinas’s Heideggerian Fantasm,” in Heidegger and France, ed. David Pettigrew and François Raffoul, Albany: SUNY Press, 2008, pp. 35-58.
  • "L’originarité tragique de l’éthique heideggérienne” in Les Cahiers Philosophiques, vol. 111 (2007) pp. 31-43.
  • “Foucault and the Disappearance of the Visible Subject,” inPanoramas: Philosophies of the Visible, ed. Wilhelm Wurzer,London: Continuum Books, 2002, pp. 55-68.
  • “The Topology of Broken Hegemonies,” Research in Phenomenology, XXVII (1998), pp. 226-42.
  • “Postmodernism, French Criticism of,” entry in The Encylopedia of Philosophy, ed. Edward Craig, Routledge, 1998, vol. 6, pp.593-96.
  • “Introduction: Fault Lines,” Introductory essay for The Ancients and the Moderns, ed. Reginald Lilly, Indiana University Press, 1996, pp. 1-15.
  • "Response to Weatherston” in International Philosophical Quarterly, vol XXXIV:2 (June, 1994), pp. 243-46.
  • “The Eclipse of Earth and Man,” in Research in Phenomenology(1992).  Review article of Heidegger et l'essence de l'homme by Michel Haar. 22: 207-116.
  • “Foucault: Making a Difference,” in Man and World 24: 267-284 (1991).
  • “Heidegger and the God of Hölderlin,” by Michel Haar (translated from the French) in Research and Phenomenology, (1989) XIX:89-100.
  • “Toward the Hermeneutic of Der Satz vom Grund,” in Collegium Phaenomenologicum: The First Ten Years. Ed. G. Moneta, J. Taminiaux, and J. Sallis.  (The Hague: Kluwer Verlag), 1989, pp. 199-224. 
  • “Fundamental Dispositions in Heidegger's Thought,” in Tijdschrift voor Filosofie (December, 1988) 50:4 668-94. 
  • “Will the Circle Remain Unbroken?” in Research in Phenomenology(1986) 16: 227-234.  Review article of Beyond Metaphysics?: The Hermeneutic Circle in Contemporary Continental Philosophy. By John Llywellyn.
  • “Umschläge: Nietzsche and Heidegger at the End of Philosophy,” in Research in Phenomenology(1985) 18:99-112.
  • “Toward the Later Heidegger” in Research in Phenomenology, (1982) 15:213‑19.  Review article of The Mystical Element in Heidegger's Thought. By John D. Caputo.

Work in Progress:

  • Traumatic Being: An Analytic of Ultimates