Dr Simon Lumsden

Senior Lecturer
BA Hons UNSW, PhD Sydney
School of Humanities & Languages

Contact

(02) 9385 2369
Room 335, Morven Brown
Kensington Campus

Consultation

Session 1, 2017 Wed 11am–12pm Mondays (Weeks 7-12) 10-11am At other times by appointment
Fields: Social Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Hermeneutic and Critical Theory

Simon Lumsden is Senior Lecturer in Philosophy at the School of Humanities and Languages, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, UNSW. He is the author of Self-Consciousness and the Critique of the Subject: Hegel, Heidegger and Poststructuralism, (New York: Columbia University Press, 2014). He has published widely on German idealism and Poststructuralism and the relation between these traditions.

Research

Simon Lumsden is Senior Lecturer in Philosophy at the School of Humanities and Languages, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, UNSW. He is the author of Self-Consciousness and the Critique of the Subject: Hegel, Heidegger and Poststructuralism, (New York: Columbia University Press, 2014). He has published widely on German idealism and Poststructuralism and the relation between these traditions.

Research Areas
: German Idealism, Hermeneutics, Philosophy of History, Modern European Philosophy, theories of subjectivity, Habit.

Current Research Projects: Currently Simon is writing a manuscript on Hegel’s Philosophy of History

Postgraduate Research Supervision:

Carlos Lopez: Hegel’s Logic

David Lah: Hegel’s Subjective Spirit and Personal Identity

Scott Mcbride: Hegel and Deleuze

Lenka Ucnik: Foucault and Arendt

Joshua O'Rourke: Hegel

James Banwell: Hegel and Representalism

Areas of Supervision:
 German Idealism, Hermeneutics, Philosophy of History, Modern European Philosophy, theories of subjectivity, Habit.

Forthcoming Publications:

'At Home with Hegel and Heidegger" Special Issue on Hegel and Heidegger forthcoming in Philosophy Today, 2015

 

Publications

    Books

    Book Chapters

    Journal articles

    • Lumsden S, 2017, 'Veganism, Normative Change, and Second Nature', Environmental Philosophy, http://dx.doi.org/10.5840/envirophil201731045
    • Lumsden S, 2016, '"Second Nature and Historical Change in Hegel’s Philosophy of History"', International Journal of Philosophical Studies, vol. 24, pp. 74 - 94, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09672559.2015.1047164
    • Lumsden S, 2015, 'At Home with Hegel and Heidegger', Philosophy Today, vol. 59, pp. 7 - 21, http://dx.doi.org/10.5840/philtoday201411648
    • Lumsden S, 2013, 'Experience and the Anachronistic Present', Parrhesia: a journal of critical philosophy, vol. 17, pp. 29 - 33, http://www.openhumanitiespress.org/
    • Lumsden S, 2013, 'Habit, sittlichkeit and second nature', Critical Horizons, vol. 13, pp. 220 - 243, http://dx.doi.org/10.1558/crit.v13i2.220
    • Lumsden S, 2013, 'Habit and the Limits of the Autonomous Subject', Body and Society, vol. 19, pp. 58 - 82, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1357034X12459201
    • Lumsden S, 2011, 'Hegel, Analytic Philosophy and the Return of Metaphysics', Parrhesia, pp. 89 - 93, http://www.parrhesiajournal.org/past.html#issue11
    • Lumsden S, 2009, 'Philosophy and the logic of modernity: Hegel's dissatisfied spirit', Review of Metaphysics, vol. 63, pp. 55 - 89
    • Lumsden S, 2008, '`Habit, Reason and the limits or normativity`', SubStance, vol. 37, pp. 118 - 206, http://sub.uwpress.org/content/37/3.toc
    • Lumsden S, 2008, 'The rise of the non-metaphysical Hegel', Philosophy Compass, vol. 3, pp. 51 - 65
    • Lumsden S, 2008, 'Review: Philosophical romanticism', University of Toronto Quarterly, vol. 77, pp. 145 - 146
    • Lumsden S, 2007, 'Hegel, Derrida and the Subject', Cosmos and History, vol. 3, pp. 35 - 50
    • Lumsden S, 2007, 'Dialectic and Différance: the place of singularity in Hegel and Derrida', Philosophy and Social Criticism, vol. 33, pp. 667 - 690
    • Lumsden S, 2005, 'Introduction to German philosophy: From Kant to Habermas', International Philosophical Quarterly, vol. 45, pp. 259 - 260
    • Lumsden S, 2005, 'Reason and the restlessness of the Speculative: Jean-Luc Nancy`s reading of Hegel', Critical Horizons: Journal of Social and Critical Theory, vol. 6, pp. 205 - 225
    • Lumsden S, 2004, 'Fichte`s Striving Subject', Inquiry - an Interdisciplinary Journal of Philosophy, vol. 47, pp. 123 - 142
    • Lumsden S, 2003, 'Problem of Beginning Hegel’s Science of Logic and Phenomenology of Spirit', International Studies in Philosophy, vol. 35, pp. 83 - 103
    • Lumsden S, 2003, 'Satisfying the Demands of Reason: Hegel’s Conceptualization of Experience', Topoi - an International Review of Philosophy, vol. 21, pp. 41 - 53
    • Lumsden S, 2002, 'Deleuze, Hegel, and the Transformation of Subjectivity', Philosophical Forum, vol. 33, pp. 143 - 158
    • Lumsden S, 2001, 'Beyond an Ontological Foundation for the Philosophy of Right', The Southern Journal of Philosophy, pp. 139 - 146
    • Lumsden S, 2001, 'Tragedy and Understanding in Hegel’s Dialectic', Idealistic Studies: an interdisciplinary journal of philosophy, vol. 33, pp. 125 - 134
    • Lumsden S, 2000, '‘Absolute Difference and Social Ontology: Levinas Face to Face with Buber and Fichte’', Human Studies: a journal for philosophy and the social sciences, vol. 23, pp. 227 - 241
    • Lumsden S, 2000, 'A Subject for Hegel's Logic', International Philosophical Quarterly, vol. 40, pp. 85 - 100, http://www.pdcnet.org/ipq
    • Lumsden S, 1998, 'Absolute Knowing', The Owl of Minerva: Journal of the Hegel Society of America, vol. 38, pp. 3 - 32, http://www.pdcnet.org/owl

    Conference Papers

    • Lumsden S, 2007, 'The Proceedings of the Twenty-First World Congress of Philosophy', in Realism and Idealism in Fichte`s theory of Subjectivity, Realism and Idealism in Fichte`s theory of Subjectivity, Istanbul, Turkey, presented at Realism and Idealism in Fichte`s theory of Subjectivity, Istanbul, Turkey, 01 January 2003

Teaching

ARTS1360 Philosophy, Morality and Society
ARTS2362 Freedom, Alienation and Modern Life
ARTS33375 Hegel and German Idealism



Affiliations and membership

National Tertiary Education Union

Australasian Society for Continental Philosophy (ASCP)

 

Related links

Drafts of some of my published papers are available at:
http://unsw.academia.edu/SimonLumsden/Papers