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Dr Joerg Schaub

Senior Lecturer
School of Philosophy and Art History
Dr Joerg Schaub
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  • Telephone

    +44 (0) 1206 874768

  • Location

    5B.117, Colchester Campus

  • Academic support hours

    See office door

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Biography

Jörg studied Philosophy, and Aesthetics at the HfG Karlsruhe, Heidelberg University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He received a doctoral degree in philosophy from Goethe-University, Frankfurt. Before joining the Department, he taught at Mannheim University and Goethe-University, and was a Visiting Scholar at the Philosophy Departments at Cambridge University and the University of Essex.

Qualifications

  • M.A. (Karlsruhe)

  • Dr. phil. (Frankfurt)

Research and professional activities

Research interests

Social and Political Philosophy (focus on contemporary theories and 19th century German authors)

Open to supervise

Frankfurt School and Contemporary Critical Theory

Open to supervise

Aesthetics and Politics

Open to supervise

Current research

Aesthetics and democratic/emancipatory politics

methodological foundations of contemporary political philosophy (ideal/non-ideal theory, activist political theory, political realism, Critical Theory, Cambridge School)

theories of justice (particularly Rawls)

social philosophy (particularly Hegel and Honneth)

social pathologies

Teaching and supervision

Current teaching responsibilities

  • Contemporary Political Philosophy (PY413)

  • Philosophy and Medical Ethics (PY428)

  • Modern Social and Political Thought (PY437)

  • Philosophy and Aesthetics (PY954)

Previous supervision

Samuel James Oliver
Samuel James Oliver
Thesis title: History and Ideality in Husseri, Derrida, and the Critical Theory Tradition
Degree subject: Philosophy
Degree type: Doctor of Philosophy
Awarded date: 5/7/2019
Ikechukwu Mathias Odigbo
Ikechukwu Mathias Odigbo
Thesis title: Recognition, Normative Reconstruction and Economic Justice: National and Transnational Perspectives
Degree subject: Philosophy
Degree type: Doctor of Philosophy
Awarded date: 27/3/2019
Min Seong Kim
Min Seong Kim
Thesis title: Processes of Social Change in the Works of Badiou and Laclau
Degree subject: Philosophy
Degree type: Doctor of Philosophy
Awarded date: 19/11/2018
Douglas Michael Giles
Douglas Michael Giles
Thesis title: Rethinking Misrecognition and Struggles for Recognition: Critical Theory Beyond Honneth
Degree subject: Philosophy
Degree type: Doctor of Philosophy
Awarded date: 10/10/2017
Rosalba Mallardo
Rosalba Mallardo
Thesis title: Securing the Future of the Critical Project of Aufklarung
Degree subject: Philosophy
Degree type: Doctor of Philosophy
Awarded date: 24/11/2016
Daniel Rosenhaft Swain
Daniel Rosenhaft Swain
Thesis title: 'None So Fit to Break the Chains' - Marx's Ethics of Self-Emancipation
Degree subject: Philosophy
Degree type: Doctor of Philosophy
Awarded date: 13/2/2015

Publications

Journal articles (10)

Schaub, J. and Odigbo, IM., (2019). Expanding the Taxonomy of (Mis-)Recognition in the Economic Sphere. European Journal of Social Theory. 22 (1), 103-122

Schaub, J., (2019). Aesthetic Freedom and Democratic Ethical Life: A Hegelian Account of the Relationship between Aesthetics and Democratic Politics. European Journal of Philosophy. 27 (1), 75-97

Schaub, J., (2016). Luftschloss Liberalismus Warum das Denken in Krisenzeiten keinen Halt indet. Mittelweg 36. 25 (2), 38-55

Schaub, J., (2015). Misdevelopments, Pathologies, and Normative Revolutions: Normative Reconstruction as Method of Critical Theory. Critical Horizons. 16 (2), 107-130

Book chapters (8)

Schaub, J., Sozialpathologie. In: Handbuch Kritische Theorie. Editors: Celikates, R., Jaeggi, R. and Saar, M., . J. B. Metzler

Schaub, J., John Rawls' Projekt(e) der Versöhnung [John Rawls' Project(s) of Reconciliation]. In: Klassiker Auslegen: John Rawls' Law of Peoples. Editors: Höffe, O., Hahn, H. and Mosayebi, R., . DeGruyter

Schaub, J., Peter Sloterdijk. In: The Cambridge Habermas Lexicon. Editors: Mendieta, E. and Allen, A., . Cambridge University Press

Schaub, J., (2014). Pluralismus [Pluralism]. In: Religion und S�kularisierung. Ein interdisziplin�res Handbuch. Editors: Pitschmann, A. and Schmidt, TM., . J B Metzler. 9783476023667

Schaub, J., (2012). Gerechtigkeit, Pluralismus, Demokratie: Ein Problemaufriss im Anschluss an John Rawls [Justice, Pluralism and Democracy after Rawls]. In: Gerechtigkeit im Sozialstaat. Analysen und Vorschl�ge. Editors: Haerendel, U., . Nomos. 19- 34. 9783832962029

Schaub, J., (2011). Familie. In: Lexikon der politischen Theorie und Philosophie. Editors: Hartman, M. and Offe, C., . C H Beck. 181- 185. 9783406601576

Schaub, J., (2010). Rawls' politischer Liberalismus und die Kritik des Privaten [Rawls's Political Liberalism and the Critique of the Private]. In: Die Grenzen des Privaten. Editors: Niesen, P. and Seubert, S., . Nomos. 75- 88. 9783832952280

Schaub, J., (2002). Konzept, Körper, Einheit. Überlegungen zu einer Erkenntnistheorie des Bildes. In: Quel corps? Eine Frage der Repräsentation. Editors: Belting, H., Kamper, D. and Schulz, M., . Wilhelm Fink

Contact

jschaub@essex.ac.uk
+44 (0) 1206 874768

Location:

5B.117, Colchester Campus

Academic support hours:

See office door