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Modern Living: Death and Genealogy in Foucault and Lyotard

Mary Beth Mader is Associate Professor of Philosophy at the University of Memphis. Her research specializations are in recent and contemporary continental philosophy; feminist philosophy; twentieth century French philosophy; ontology; and continental philosophy and the life sciences. She is the author of Sleights of Reason: Norm, Bisexuality, Development (SUNY Press, 2011), and articles on the work of Luce Irigaray, Michel Foucault and Sarah Kofman. She is the translator of Luce lrigaray's book, The Forgetting of Air in Martin Heidegger, Léopold Senghor’s essay, “What the Black Man Contributes,” and Emmanuel Levinas’ article, “Being Jewish.” With Marybeth Timmerman, she contributed editorial translation work to Margaret A. Simons’ edited volume, Simone de Beauvoir, Philosophical Writings. Her current work focuses on the ontology of genealogy and on the history of the philosophical concept of intensity in relation to the thought of Gilles Deleuze.
When Aug 05, 2011
from 1:15 PM to 2:45 PM
Where 101 Osmond Lab
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Mary Beth Mader

Associate Professor of Philosophy, University of Memphis

Mary Beth Mader is Associate Professor of Philosophy at the University of Memphis. Her research specializations are in recent and contemporary continental philosophy; feminist philosophy; twentieth century French philosophy; ontology; and continental philosophy and the life sciences. She is the author of Sleights of Reason: Norm, Bisexuality, Development (SUNY Press, 2011), and articles on the work of Luce Irigaray, Michel Foucault and Sarah Kofman. She is the translator of Luce lrigaray's book, The Forgetting of Air in Martin Heidegger, Léopold Senghor’s essay, “What the Black Man Contributes,” and Emmanuel Levinas’ article, “Being Jewish.” With Marybeth Timmerman, she contributed editorial translation work to Margaret A. Simons’ edited volume, Simone de Beauvoir, Philosophical Writings. Her current work focuses on the ontology of genealogy and on the history of the philosophical concept of intensity in relation to the thought of Gilles Deleuze.

"Modern Living: Death and Genealogy in Foucault and Lyotard"

Lecture description forthcoming.

This is part of the Philosophy in an Inclusive Key Summer Institute.