Department of Philosophy

MSC 03 2140
1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM 87131

Physical Location:
Humanities (HUM)
513

Phone: (505) 277-2405
Fax: (505) 277-6362

Gino Signoracci

PhD Student

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Previous Degree/s: BA in Philosophy, BA in English, University of Notre Dame; MA in Philosophy, Brock University

Philosophical Interests: Social and Political Philosophy, 19th- and 20th-Century Continental Philosophy (especially German Idealism, Marxism, and Critical Theory), Indian Philosophy (especially Advaita Vedanta), Comparative Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Philosophy and Literature, Mysticism.

Publications

“Shall We Quarrel (Over Political Ontology)? Hardt and Negri’s Commonwealth, Slavoj Žižek, and the Fate of Revolutionary Action.” Polygraph: An International Journal of Culture and Politics, 23 (forthcoming).

“Derrida and Education: Deconstruction and the Right to Philosophy.” Southwest Philosophical Studies 35 (forthcoming).

Presentations

“Representations of Marxism in an Age of Global Revolt.” Marxist Literary Group Summer Institute on Culture and Society: “Marxism and Representation.” Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, June 2013.

“Philosophy as a Way of Life: Deleuze, Guattari, Foucault.” 10th Annual Philosophy Student Conference: “Drive, Desire, and Dissent: Philosophy at the Intersection of Politics and Psychoanalysis.” University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM, April 2012.

“Derrida and Education: Deconstruction and the Right to Philosophy.” New Mexico West Texas Philosophical Society Annual Meeting. Hosted by New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM, March 2012.

“On Western Hostility to Eastern Philosophy: Liberation Over Social Action?” 7th Annual Meeting of The Continental and Comparative Philosophy Circle. Hosted by the University of San Diego, San Diego, CA, March 2012.

“Freedom and the Problem of Poverty in Hegel’s Philosophy of Right: Marx’s Critique and the Prospect of Radical Political Action.” Invited talk in the Department of Philosophy, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM, February 2012.

“Freedom and the Problem of Poverty in Hegel’s Philosophy of Right: Marx’s Critique and the Prospect of Radical Political Action.”Philosophy Graduate Student Conference: “Freedom, Action, Politics.” Loyola University Chicago, Chicago, IL, September 2011

“Marxism and Eastern Thought: Toward a Philosophy of Perpetual Revolution?” Marxist Literary Group Summer Institute on Culture and Society: “What Is Revolution?” University of Illinois-Chicago, Chicago, IL, June 2011.

“Vivekānanda’s Vedānta: Monism, Ethics, and Prospects for Contemporary Philosophy.” Society for Asian and Comparative Philosophy Annual Conference: “Sustainability and Interdependence.” University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, HI, May 2011.

 “Transformative Philosophy East and West: Vedāntic and Buddhist Resources for the Critique of Political Economy.” 10th East West Philosophers’ Conference: “Value and Values: Economics and Justice in an Age of Global Interdependence.” East-West Center, Honolulu, HI, May 2011.

“On Western Hostility to Eastern Philosophy: Liberation Over Social Action?” 9th Annual Philosophy Student Conference: “Life, Death, and Liberation: A Conference of Comparative Philosophy.” University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM, April 2011.

“God-to-come and Divinology: Not the Way Out of the Spectral Dilemma.” 10th Annual Philosophy Conference: “The Return of Metaphysics.” Villanova University, Villanova, PA, April 2011.

“The Ethic of Identity in Advaita Vedānta and its Relevance for Contemporary Philosophy.” 8th Annual Philosophy Student Conference: “Agency, Freedom, and Ethics.” University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM, February 2010.