Simon Lumsden

Associate Professor

Simon Lumsden is Associate Professor of philosophy. He has been a DAAD research fellow at the Free University, Berlin and held an Australian Research Council Post-Doctoral fellowship at the University of Sydney prior to his employment at UNSW. His research is primarily concerned with German Idealism (with a special interest in Hegel), the Philosophy of History, Modern European Philosophy and Environmental Philosophy.  

 

Subject areas

Publications

Books
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Lumsden S, 2014, Self-Consciousness and the Critique of the Subject: Hegel, Heidegger, and the Poststructuralists, Columbia University Press, New York, https://cup.columbia.edu/book/978-0-231-16822-9/selfconsciousness-and-the-critique-of-the-subject
2014
Book Chapters
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Lumsden S, 2020, 'Freedom and the Logic of History', in Westphal K; Bykova M (ed.), The Palgrave Hegel Handbook
2020
Lumsden S, 2013, 'Between Nature and Spirit: Hegel's Account of Habit', in Stern DS (ed.), Essays on Hegel's Philosophy of Subjective Spirit, edn. Hardback, State University of New York Press, Albany, pp. 121 - 138, http://www.sunypress.edu/p-5596-essays-on-hegels-philosophy-of-.aspx
2013
Lumsden S, 2013, 'Deleuze and Hegel on the limits of self-determined subjectivity', in Houle K; Vernon J (ed.), Hegel and Deleuze: Together Again for the First Time, edn. Original, NorthWestern University Press, Evanston, Ill., pp. 133 - 151, http://www.nupress.northwestern.edu/Title/tabid/68/ISBN/978-0-8101-2897-2/Default.aspx
2013
Lumsden S, 2013, '"Poststructuralism and the Tradition"', in Porter R; Mackenzie IM; Dillet B (ed.), The Edinburgh Companion to Poststructuralism, Edinburgh University Press, Edinburgh, pp. 23 - 46, http://www.euppublishing.com/book/9780748641222
2013
Conference Papers
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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
2007
Journal articles
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Lumsden S, 2019, 'Hegel’s God, Normativity, and Self-Knowledge', Philosophy Today, vol. 63, pp. 543 - 548, http://dx.doi.org/10.5840/philtoday201982268
2019
Lumsden S, 2018, 'The Satisfaction of Absolute Spirit', The Owl of Minerva, vol. 49, pp. 83 - 105, http://dx.doi.org/10.5840/owl2017/18491/25
2018
Lumsden S, 2018, 'Hegel and Pathologized Modernity, or the End of Spirit in the Anthropocene', History and Theory, vol. 57, pp. 371 - 389, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/hith.12070
2018
Lumsden S, 2018, 'Ecological crisis and the problem of how to inhabit a norm', Ethics and the Environment, vol. 23, pp. 29 - 48, http://dx.doi.org/10.2979/ethicsenviro.23.1.03
2018
Lumsden S, 2017, 'Veganism, Normative Change, and Second Nature', Environmental Philosophy, vol. 14, pp. 221 - 238, http://dx.doi.org/10.5840/envirophil201731045
2017
Lumsden S, 2017, 'Community in Hegel’s Social Philosophy', Bulletin of the Hegel Society of Great Britain, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/hgl.2017.12
2017
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
2016
Lumsden S, 2015, 'At Home with Hegel and Heidegger', Philosophy Today, vol. 59, pp. 7 - 21, http://dx.doi.org/10.5840/philtoday201411648
2015
Lumsden S, 2015, 'The Bloomsbury Companion to Existentialism, edited by Felicity Joseph, Jack Reynolds, and Ashley Woodward: London: Bloomsbury Academic, 2014, pp. x + 406, AU$49.99 (paperback).', Australasian Journal of Philosophy, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00048402.2015.1056195
2015
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
2013
Lumsden S, 2013, 'Experience and the Anachronistic Present', Parrhesia: a journal of critical philosophy, vol. 17, pp. 29 - 33, http://www.openhumanitiespress.org/
2013
Lumsden S, 2012, 'Habit, Sittlichkeit and Second Nature', Critical Horizons: Journal of Social and Critical Theory, vol. 13, pp. 220 - 243, http://dx.doi.org/10.1558/crit.v13i2.220
2012
Lumsden S, 2011, 'Hegel, Analytic Philosophy and the Return of Metaphysics', Parrhesia, pp. 89 - 93, http://www.parrhesiajournal.org/past.html#issue11
2011
Lumsden S, 2009, 'Philosophy and the logic of modernity: Hegel's dissatisfied spirit', Review of Metaphysics, vol. 63, pp. 55 - 89
2009
Lumsden S, 2008, 'Review: Philosophical romanticism', University of Toronto Quarterly, vol. 77, pp. 145 - 146
2008
Lumsden S, 2008, 'The Rise of the Non-Metaphysical Hegel', PHILOSOPHY COMPASS, vol. 3, pp. 51 - 65, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1747-9991.2007.00115.x
2008
Lumsden S, 2008, 'Habit, reason, and the limits of normativity', Sub-Stance, vol. 37, pp. 188 - 206, http://dx.doi.org/10.1353/sub.0.0018
2008
Lumsden S, 2008, 'Philosophical romanticism', UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO QUARTERLY, vol. 77, pp. 145 - 146, http://dx.doi.org/10.1353/utq.0.0004
2008
Lumsden S, 2008, '`Habit, Reason and the limits or normativity`', SubStance, vol. 37, pp. 118 - 206, http://sub.uwpress.org/content/37/3.toc
2008
Lumsden S, 2007, 'Dialectic and Différance: the place of singularity in Hegel and Derrida', Philosophy and Social Criticism, vol. 33, pp. 667 - 690, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0191453707080580
2007
Lumsden S, 2007, 'Hegel, Derrida and the Subject', Cosmos and History, vol. 3, pp. 35 - 50
2007
Lumsden S, 2005, 'Introduction to German philosophy: From Kant to Habermas', International Philosophical Quarterly, vol. 45, pp. 259 - 260, http://dx.doi.org/10.5840/ipq20054525
2005
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, http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/156851605775009555
2005
Lumsden S, 2004, 'Fichte's striving subject', Inquiry (United Kingdom), vol. 47, pp. 123 - 142, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00201740410005141
2004
Lumsden S, 2003, 'Satisfying the Demands of Reason: Hegel’s Conceptualization of Experience', Topoi - an International Review of Philosophy, vol. 21, pp. 41 - 53
2003
Lumsden S, 2003, 'The problem of beginning Hegel's phenomenology and science of logic', INTERNATIONAL STUDIES IN PHILOSOPHY, vol. 35, pp. 83 - 103, http://dx.doi.org/10.5840/intstudphil20033545
2003
Lumsden S, 2003, 'Problem of Beginning Hegel’s Science of Logic and Phenomenology of Spirit', International Studies in Philosophy, vol. 35, pp. 83 - 103
2003
Lumsden S, 2002, 'Deleuze, Hegel and the transformation of subjectivity'', Philosophical Forum, vol. 33, pp. 143 - 158, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1467-9191.00086
2002
Lumsden S, 2001, 'Tragedy and Understanding in Hegel’s Dialectic', Idealistic Studies: an interdisciplinary journal of philosophy, vol. 33, pp. 125 - 134
2001
Lumsden S, 2001, 'Beyond an ontological foundation for the philosophy of right', Southern Journal of Philosophy, vol. 39, pp. 139 - 145, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.2041-6962.2001.tb01847.x
2001
Lumsden S, 2000, 'A Subject for Hegel's Logic', International Philosophical Quarterly, vol. 40, pp. 85 - 100, http://www.pdcnet.org/ipq
2000
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, http://dx.doi.org/10.1023/A:1005628507987
2000
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
1998