Presentations

 

Minnesota, September 20072015

  • “Who Death Harms: Persons, Selves, and the Epicurean Challenge,” Workshop on ‘First, Second and Third-Person Perspectives on the “4Ms” – Mind, Meaning, Morality and Modality” Deakin University 5 February 2015.

2014

  • Book Panel on Diego Bubio’s Sacrifice in the Post-Kantian Tradition” Australasian Society for Continental Philosophy Conference, Australian Catholic University Melbourne, 4 December 2014
  • “Deletion as Second Death: The Moral Status of Digital Remains” Inaugural International Association for the Philosophy of Death and Dying, California State Polytechnic Ponoma, 21 November 2014
  • “Do We Have a Duty Not to Delete the Dead?” Workshop on “Living with the Digital Dead,” Deakin University, 7 November 2014
  • “Philosophical Literacy: How Much Moral Philosophy Do You Need to Know?” Victorian Humanists Society, 25 September 2014
  • “Kierkegaard and Locke on Memory and Soteriology” Monash University Philosophy Seminar, 22 August 2014
  • “A Demanding Universe: The Ethical Thought of K.E. Logstrup” Existentialist Society 4 March 2014

 

2013

2012

  • Will It Be Me: Identity, Concern, and Perspective,” La Trobe University philosophy seminar, October 2012
  • “Spontaneity and Perfection: The Moral Psychology of K.E. Løgstrup,” Australian Catholic University philosophy seminar, September 2012.
  • “The Naked Self: Some Kierkegaardian Contributions to Analytic Personal Identity Theory,” Deakin University Philosophy Seminar Series, March 2012

2011

  • “Having the Time of Our Lives: Narrative Holism and the Moment”, ‘Narrative, Identity and the Kierkegaardian Self’ conference, University of Hertfordshire, November 2011
  • “Ghosts in the Machine: Do the Dead Live On in Facebook?” ‘Personal Identity After the Information Revolution’ workshop, University of Hertfordshire, June 2011 (Click here to listen free via iTunes)
  • “Time, Eternity, and Individuation in the 1847 Writings” Kierkegaard’s Upbuilding Discourses of 1847 conference, University of Sheffield, May 2011

2010

  • “The Naked Self: Some Kierkegaardian Contributions to Analytic Personal Identity Theory”, University of Essex Philosophy Seminar, October 2010
  • “Every Idle Word? The Eschatological Boundaries of the Self” ‘Being and Becoming a Self’ Conference, Søren Kierkegaard Research Centre, University of Copenhagen (August 2010)
  • “Kierkegaard and Personal Identity” 6th International Kierkegaard Conference, St Olaf College (June 2010)
  • “Response to Jamie Turnbull’s ‘Why Kierkegaard Matters Not To Philosophy'” 6th International Kierkegaard Conference, St Olaf College (June 2010)
  • “Response to Edward F. Mooney’s ‘From the Garden of the Dead: Climacus on Interpersonal Inwardness'” 6th International Kierkegaard Conference, St Olaf College (June 2010)

2009

  • “Interest and Non-Thetic Self-Consciousness”, University of Copenhagen research seminar (April 2009)
  • “Unveiling the Naked Self: Minimal vs. Narrative Selfhood”, project seminar, Søren Kierkegaard Research Centre (February 2009)

2008

  • “Fearful Asymmetry: Temporal Alienation and the Direction of Time” University of Copenhagen research seminar (November 2008)
  • “Duties to the Dead? A Kierkegaardian Phenomenology of Remembrance”, Death: What It Is and Why It Matters conference, University of York (July 2008)
  • “Locke, Kierkegaard and the Problem of Identity” University of Copenhagen research seminar (May 2008)
  • “Reflexive Cognition and Personal Identity in Kierkegaard’s Thought” (Project Seminar), Søren Kierkegaard Research Centre, Copenhagen (April 2008)

2007

  • “What’s Missing in Episodic Selfhood? A Kierkegaardian Response to Galen Strawson”, Philosophy Department Colloquium, St Olaf College, Northfield, Minnesota (December 2007) and Centre for Subjectivity Research, University of Copenhagen (May 2008)
  • “Where are the Dead? Earnest Imagination and Remembrance”, Kierkegaard and Death symposium, St Olaf College, Northfield, Minnesota (December 2007)
  • “Contemporaneity”, Kierkegaard Library Research Seminar, St Olaf College, Northfield, Minnesota (August 2007)
  • “See For Your Self: Contemporaneity and Co-Presence”, Australasian Association of Philosophy Conference, University of New England (July 2007)
  • “Lives of the Philosophers: Kierkegaard”, Melbourne School of Continental Philosophy, University of Melbourne, May 2007

Pre-2005

  • “Kierkegaard’s Mirrors: The Immediacy of Moral Vision”, Kierkegaard and Asia Conference (Kierkegaard Society of Japan 1st International Conference), Ormond College, University of Melbourne (December 2005)
  • “Kierkegaard on Moral Vision” Existentialist Society, Melbourne (September 2005)
  • “The Concept of Interest in Kierkegaard’s Moral Psychology” (dissertation panel presentation), 5th International Kierkegaard Conference, St. Olaf College, Minnesota, USA (June 2005)
  • “The Power of Death: Kierkegaard vs. Epicurus” Philosophy Postgraduate Colloquium, University of Melbourne (August 2003)
  • “Interested Reflection: Kierkegaard on Ethical Imagination”, 8th Australasian Philosophy Postgraduates Association Conference, University of New England, Armidale, NSW. (September 2002)
  • “Kierkegaard on Loss and Selfhood,” Faculty of Arts/Ashworth Centre symposium on “Loss”, University of Melbourne (October 2001)

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