Christopher Falzon

Visiting Fellow

Dr Christopher Falzon is a Visiting Fellow in the School of Humanities and Languages. His primary research area is in twentieth-century French philosophy, in particular the work of Michel Foucault, and questions of power, ethics and dialogue. He also has research interests in the area of philosophy and film, the exploration of philosophical issues in and through film.

His books include: 

- Falzon, C. Foucault and Social Dialogue: Beyond Fragmentation, London and New York: Routledge, 1998.

- Falzon, C., O'Leary, T., Sawicki, J. (eds) A Companion to Foucault, Oxford: Blackwell, 2013.

- Falzon, C. Philosophy Goes to the Movies, 3rd ed., London and New York: Routledge, 2015

- Falzon, C. Ethics Goes to the Movies London and New York: Routledge, 2019

 

 

 

Publications

Books
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2019
Falzon CA, 2015, Philosophy Goes to the Movies: An Introduction to Philosophy, Routledge, London
2015
Falzon C; O Leary T; Sawicki J, 2013, A Companion to Foucault, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Oxford, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/9781118324905
2013
O Leary T; Falzon CA, 2010, Foucault and Philosophy, Wiley-Blackwell, Chichester, U.K., http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/9781444320091
2010
O Leary T; Falzon C, (ed.), 2010, Introduction: Foucault’s Philosophy, Wiley-Blackwell, Hoboken, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/9781444320091.ch
2010
Falzon CA, 2007, Philosophy Goes to the Movies: An Introduction to Philosophy, Routledge, New York
2007
Falzon CA, 2002, Philosophy Goes to the Movies, Routledge, London & New York
2002
Falzon C, 1998, Foucault and Social Dialogue: Beyond Fragmentation, Routledge
1998
Book Chapters
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Falzon C, 2019, 'Philosophical experience and experimental film', in Philosophy and Film: Bridging Divides, pp. 159 - 173, http://dx.doi.org/10.4324/9780429435157-10
2019
Falzon CA, 2011, 'Peter Weir’s The Truman Show and Sartrean freedom', in Boule J-P; McCaffrey E (ed.), , Berghahn Books, New York, pp. 17 - 31
2011
Falzon CA, 2011, 'On Being John Malkovich and not being yourself', in LaRocca D (ed.), , The University Press of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky, pp. 46 - 65
2011
Falzon CA, 2010, 'Foucault, philosopher of dialogue', in O Leary T; Falzon C (ed.), , Wiley-Blackwell, Hoboken, pp. 222 - 245
2010
Falzon CA, 2009, 'Why be moral?', in Livingston P; Plantinga C (ed.), , Routledge, London, pp. 591 - 599
2009
Falzon CA, 2006, 'The Essence of Self', in Greetham B (ed.), , Palgrave Macmillan, Hampshire, pp. 212 - 219
2006
Falzon CA, 2006, 'Reason and Faith', in Greetham B (ed.), , Palgrave Macmillan, Hampshire, pp. 168 - 180
2006
Falzon CA, 2006, 'Philosophy and the Matrix', in Diocaretz M; Herbrechter S (ed.), , Rodopi, Amsterdam, pp. 97 - 112
2006
Falzon CA; Greetham B, 2006, 'Creating the Self', in Greetham B (ed.), , Palgrave Macmillan, Hampshire, pp. 220 - 236
2006
Falzon CA, 2005, 'Sartre and Meaningful Existence', in Rolls A; Rechniewski E (ed.), , Rodopi, Amsterdam, pp. 105 - 120
2005
Falzon CA, 2004, 'War in the age of biopolitics', in Doganay U (ed.), , Ankara Universitesi Basim Evi/Ankara University Printing House, Ankara
2004
Falzon C, 1997, 'Foucault, Dialogue and the Other”,', in Farrell CO (ed.), , Queeensland University of Technology, Brisbane,
1997
Falzon C, 1997, 'Foucault, Dialogue and the Other', in Farrell CO (ed.), , Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane,
1997
Journal articles
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Falzon C, 2017, 'Experiencing Force Majeure', FILM-PHILOSOPHY, vol. 21, pp. 281 - 298, http://dx.doi.org/10.3366/film.2017.0052
2017
Falzon CA, 2017, 'Experiencing Force Majeure', Film-Philosophy, vol. 21, pp. 281 - 298
2017
Falzon C, 2016, 'Dirty harry ethics', Sub-Stance, vol. 45, pp. 49 - 65, http://dx.doi.org/10.3368/ss.45.3.49
2016
Falzon CA, 2016, 'Dirty Harry Ethics', Sub-Stance, vol. 45 (3), pp. 49 - 65
2016
Falzon CA, 2016, 'Foucault on the Subject of Dialogue', Teoria: rivista di filosofia, vol. XXXVI, pp. 25 - 44
2016
Falzon CA, 2013, 'Introduction', Debatte, vol. 14, pp. 1 - 8, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09651560600643593
2013
Falzon CA, 2013, 'Philosophy through Film', The Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy, pp. online - online
2013
Falzon CA, 2010, 'What would Kant make of that?', Dialogue: A Journal of Religion and Philosophy, pp. 12 - 15
2010
Falzon C, 2003, 'Sartre: Freedom as imprisonment', Philosophy Today, vol. 47, pp. 126 - 137, http://dx.doi.org/10.5840/philtoday200347242
2003
Falzon CA, 2003, 'Sartre: Freedom as Imprisonment', Philosophy Today, vol. 47 (3), pp. 126 - 137
2003
Falzon CA, 2002, 'Why be moral?', dialogue: A Journal of Religion and Philosophy, vol. 19, pp. 1367 - 2592
2002
Falzon CA, 2001, 'Philosophy goes to the movies', Critical & Creative Thinking: the Australasian Journal of Philosophy for Children, vol. 9, pp. 41 - 51
2001
Falzon C, 1999, 'Reply to Winifred Lamb', Sophia, vol. 38
1999
Falzon C, 1993, 'Foucault”s Human Being', Thesis Eleven, vol. 34
1993
Other
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Lang GC, 2001, Making History, Nick Mitzevich Gallery, Newcastle
2001
Recorded / Rendered Creative Works
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Falzon C, 2013, Making History, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, Editor(s): Falzon CA; O Leary T; Sawicki J, Live Performance and Installation, Published: 12 March 2013, Recorded / Rendered Creative Works, https://www.biennaleofsydney.com.au/20bos/events/brown-council-making-history/
2013
Reports
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Grushka KM; Bennett J; Sharp H; Parkes R; Beirne R; Donnelly D; Falzon C; Gallagher B; Imre R; Lowrie C, 2013, Visual media texts: Teaching and assessing the humanities & social sciences in a post-literate age, The University of Newcastle, The University of Newcastle, 1
2013
Grushka KM; Bennett J; Parkes R; Beirne R; Donnelly D; Falzon C; Gallager B; Imre R; Lowrie C; May J; Sharp H, 2013, Visual Media Texts: Teaching and Assessing the Humanities and Social Sciences in a Post-literate Age, Univerity of Newcastle, Australia, Newcastle University, Australia
2013