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Dr Steven Gormley

Lecturer
School of Philosophy and Art History
Dr Steven Gormley
  • Email

  • Telephone

    +44 (0) 1206 872709

  • Location

    5B.127, 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, where he taught Continental Philosophy and Philosophy and Literature.

Qualifications

  • BA Kent

  • MA Warwick

  • PhD Essex

Research and professional activities

Research interests

Deconstruction

Open to supervise

Critical Theory

Democratic Theory

Open to supervise

Political Philosophy

Open to supervise

Phenomenology

Open to supervise

Philosophy and Literature

Open to supervise

Current research

Impossible demands in ethics and politics

Rhetoric and deliberative democracy

Teaching and supervision

Current teaching responsibilities

  • Modern Revolutions in Science, Politics, and Culture (CS101)

  • Dangerous Ideas: Essays and Manifestos as Social Criticism Capstone (CS301)

  • Dangerous Ideas: Essays and Manifestos as Social Criticism (CS305)

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

  • Philosophy Dissertation (PY426)

  • Nietzsche (PY432)

  • Contemporary Critical Theory (PY948)

  • Dissertation: MA Philosophy (PY984)

  • Dissertation: Philosophy and Art History (PY985)

Previous supervision

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 (4)

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

Other (1)

Gormley, S., (2018).Are you saying we have no free speech anymore?,The New Pretender

Contact

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

Location:

5B.127, Colchester Campus

Academic support hours:

See office door