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Dr Steven Gormley

Senior Lecturer
School of Philosophical, Historical and Interdisciplinary Studies
Dr Steven Gormley
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    +44 (0) 1206 872709

  • Location

    6.123A, Colchester Campus

  • Academic support hours

    See office door

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Biography

Before coming to the University of Essex to do his PhD in Philosophy, Steven studied Continental Philosophy at Warwick and English and Philosophy at Kent. He then took up a two year research fellowship in the Philosophy Department at Essex.

Qualifications

  • BA Kent

  • MA Warwick

  • PhD Essex

Research and professional activities

Research interests

Ethics and politics of attention; Deconstruction; Deliberative democratic theory;

Open to supervise

Teaching and supervision

Current teaching responsibilities

  • Placement Year (CS703)

  • Skills for University Studies (CS711)

  • Beyond the BA: Skills for the Next Step (CS712)

  • Death, God and the Meaning of Life (PY113)

  • Rationalists and Empiricists (PY400)

  • Texts in Contemporary Philosophy (PY439)

  • Contemporary Critical Theory (PY948)

Previous supervision

Hei Tung Chan
Hei Tung Chan
Thesis title: Communicating Without Imparting: A Reappraisal of Kierkegaard’S Indirect Communication
Degree subject: Philosophy
Degree type: Doctor of Philosophy
Awarded date: 21/11/2023
Kate Louise Seymour
Kate Louise Seymour
Thesis title: Rethinking Critical Theory Between Ranciere and the Frankfurt School
Degree subject: Philosophy
Degree type: Doctor of Philosophy
Awarded date: 13/6/2019
Jakub Jacek Kowalewski
Jakub Jacek Kowalewski
Thesis title: The Phenomenology of Ethical Self-Awareness
Degree subject: Philosophy
Degree type: Doctor of Philosophy
Awarded date: 25/3/2019
Adam Gilbert Leach
Adam Gilbert Leach
Thesis title: Nietzsche and Moral Inquiry: Posing the Question of the Value of Our Moral Values
Degree subject: Philosophy
Degree type: Doctor of Philosophy
Awarded date: 30/4/2018
Rebeca Perez Leon
Rebeca Perez Leon
Thesis title: The Politics of Our Relation to Language in Rorty and Derrida
Degree subject: Philosophy
Degree type: Doctor of Philosophy
Awarded date: 2/6/2015

Publications

Journal articles (5)

Gormley, S., (2023). On Grief's Ethical Task. International Journal of Philosophical Studies, 1-20

Gormley, S., (2019). Deliberation, Unjust Exclusion, and the Rhetorical Turn. Contemporary Political Theory. 18 (2), 202-226

Gormley, S., (2014). The Impossible Demand of Forgiveness. International Journal of Philosophical Studies. 22 (1), 27-48

Gormley, S., (2014). Perfecting Justice in Rawls, Habermas and Honneth. Critical Horizons. 15 (2), 206-210

Gormley, S., (2012). Rearticulating the Concept of Experience, Rethinking the Demands of Deconstruction. Research in Phenomenology. 42 (3), 374-407

Books (1)

Gormley, S., (2020). Deliberative Theory and Deconstruction: A Democratic Venture. Edinburgh University Press. 9781474475280

Other (1)

Gormley, S., (2018).Are you saying we actually don't have free speech anymore?,The New Pretender

Contact

segorm@essex.ac.uk
+44 (0) 1206 872709

Location:

6.123A, Colchester Campus

Academic support hours:

See office door

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