In this article, Rebecca Reilly-Cooper argues against the spectrum model of thinking about gender. She argues that, while the idea of gender as a spectrum is supposed to be liberating, it is in fact incoherent and politically problematic.  . . . (To read the remainder of this post, click 'Read More')

I recently had the privilege of reading and commenting on this important new work by Thomas Nail. My friend, Mark Westmoreland at Villanova, organized the following roundtable book event at the humanities blog, An und für sich.





Welcome to my personal and professional blog. My name is Vernon W. Cisney, and I am currently a visiting assistant professor of philosophy at Gettysburg College in Pennsylvania, USA. My primary areas of research are contemporary continental philosophy, philosophy of film and literature, and social and political philosophy. I am the author of Derrida's Voice and Phenomenon: An Edinburgh Philosophical Guide, and the co-editor of Biopower: Foucault and Beyond, as well as The Way of Nature and the Way of Grace: Philosophical Footholds on Terrence Malick's The Tree of Life. In addition, I am the creator and organizer of The Gettysburg College Philosophy and Film Seminar, the inaugural session of which was titled 'The Thought of Terrence Malick.' . . . (To read the remainder of this post, click 'Read More').