Prof. Dr. Andrew Benjamin

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Es Licenciado y Master en Humanidades de la Australian National University, DEA de la Université Paris VII Denis Diderot, y Dr. en Filosofía por la University of Warwick. Sus principales áreas de interés son la filosofía antigua, la filosofía alemana del siglo XX y la relación entre filosofía e historia del arte. Es editor de los Walter Benjamin Studies (Bloomsbury) y de los Philosophical Projections (Rowman and Littlefield International).

Entre sus numerosos libros, artículos y capítulos, están: 

  • “In an unbounded way: after Kant on genius” (En: Research in Phenomenology, vol. 49, No. 1, 2019, en prensa)
  • “Doubt and indifference: threshold conditions within the work of art” (En: Aisthesis. Pratiche, linguaggi e saperi dell’estetico, vol. 12, No. 1, 2019, en prensa)
  • “Redressing the metaphysics of nudity: notes on Seneca, Arendt, and Dignity” (En: Classical Philology, vol. 111, No. 4, 2018, pp. 39-52)
  • “The World in Ruins: Heidegger, Poussin, Kiefer” (En: Journal of Aesthetics and Phenomenology, vol. 4, No. 2, 2017, pp. 101-123)
  • “Being and Appearing: Notes on Arendt and Relationality” (En: Arendt Studies, vol. 2, No. 1, pp. 215-232)
  • “Rethinking Philosophical Anthropology” (with Malpas, Jeff. International Journal of Philosophical Studies, vol. 25, No. 3, 2017, pp. 317-319)
  • “The Predicament of Life: Dennis Schmidt and the Ethical Subject” (En: Epoché: A Journal for the History of Philosophy, vol. 21, No. 2, 2017, pp. 67-78)
  • “Two forms of gesture: notes on Aby Warburg and Walter Benjamin” (En: Aisthesis. Pratiche, linguaggi e saperi dell’estetico, vol. 10, No. 1, 2017, pp. 21-40)
  • “The world of striving: Walter Benjamin’s ‘Notes to a study on the category of justice’” (En: Anthropology & Materialism. A Journal of Social Research, No. 4, 2017, online)
  • “Inexhaustibility at the outset: notes on Hamacher and philology” (En: Philosophy Today, vol. 61, No. 4, 2017, pp. 995-1004)
  • “Oikonomia, incarnation and immediacy: the figure of the Jew in St John of Damascus” (En: International Journal of Philosophical Studies, vol. 25, No. 3, 2017, pp. 407-422)
  • “Recovering anoriginal relationality” (En: Research in Phenomenology, vol. 47, No. 3, 2017, pp. 250-261)
  • “Gesture and expression: interrupting Lament’s repetition: Walter Benjamin and Sophocles Electra” (En: Figal, Günter and Zimmermann, Bernhard. International Yearbook for Hermeneutics, Tubingen, Mohr Siebeck, 2017, pp. 13-29)
  • “The Predicament of Life. Dennis Schmidt and the Ethical Subject” (En: Epoché. A Journal for the History of Philosophy, vol. 21, No. 2, pp. 1085-1968)
  • “Reading, Seeing and the Logic of Abandonment: Rembrandt’s Self-Portrait as the Apostle Paul” (En: van der Heiden, Gert-Jan and van Kooten, George. Saint Paul and Philosophy: The Consonance of Ancient and Modern Thought, Berlin, de Gruyter, 2017, pp. 21-46)
  • “Barring fear: Philo and the Hermeneutic Project” (En: Epoché: A Journal for the History of Philosophy, vol. 20, No. 2, 2016, pp. 307-326)
  • Virtue in being: Towards an Ethics of the Unconditioned (Albany, SUNY Press, 2016)
  • “On Jewish being: notes on Jean Amery” (En: Journal of French and Francophone Philosophy, vol. 24, No. 3, 2016, pp. 157-172)
  • “The problem of authority in Arendt and Aristotle” (En: Philosophy Today, vol. 60, No. 2, 2016, pp. 253-276)
  • “Furor Divinus: creativity in Plato’s Ion” (En: Odradek: Studies in Philosophy of Literature, Aesthetics and New Media Theories, vol. 1, No. 2, 2015, online)
  • “And colour?: Sallis on art’s coloring” (En: Wirth, Jason; Schwartz, Michael and Jones, David. On the true sense of art: a critical companion to the transfigurements of John Sallis. Evanston, Northwestern University Press, 2015, pp. 135-156)
  • “Leben und Gluck: modernity and tragedy in Walter Benjamin, Hölderlin, and Sophocles” (En: Billings, Joshua and Leonard, Miriam. Tragedy and the idea of modernity, Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2015, pp. 115-134)
  • “Responding” (En: Philosophy Today, vol. 59, No. 1, 2015, pp. 147-153)
  • Art’s philosophical work (London, Rowman & Littlefield International, 2015)
  • Sparks will fly: Walter Benjamin and Martin Heidegger (ed. with Vardoulakis, Dimitris. New York, SUNY press, 2015)
  • Towards a relational ontology. Philosophy’s other possibility (New York, SUNY press, 2015) 

 
Ocupa actualmente dos cargos académicos: es Profesor distinguido de Filosofía y Humanidades en la Kingston University (Londres) y Profesor de Filosofía y pensamiento judío en el Departamento de Filosofía y en el “Centro australiano para la cultura judía” en la Monash University (Australia). El Professor Benjamin se ha desenvuelto además en el campo de la arquitectura, enseñando también en varias escuelas de arquitectura en Inglaterra, Estados Unidos y Australia.