Professor Anthony J. Steinbock
My research interests are primarily contemporary German and French philosophy, especially, phenomenology and its development in thinkers like Husserl, Merleau-Ponty, Scheler, Heidegger, Levinas, Derrida, Marion, Waldenfels, and Lefort. Thematically, I am interested in the intersection of phenomenology and social ontology, critical theory, and the philosophy of religion.
I explore many of these interests in my teaching: on the graduate level, in seminars devoted to careful and systematic readings of major continental figures; on the undergraduate level, in classes I have designed on the philosophy of film, the philosophy of education, ethics, and mystical literature and meditation. Every year I also conduct a special seminar in phenomenology (the Phenomenology Research Group [PRG]) which engages in focused phenomenological work. Previously, the PRG was involved in the Emotions Project. It is now taking up the experience of “vocation.”
Phenomenology Research Center
Southern Illinois University at Carbondale
Carbondale, IL 62901-4522
e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org or steinbock@phenomenologyresearchcenter. org