• Contextual Misreadings: The United States Reception of Heidegger's Political Thought
    Dissertation, University of Massachusetts Amherst. 1991.
    The thesis of this dissertation is that the political dimension of Martin Heidegger's philosophical work has been widely misinterpreted in the United States, and that this misinterpretation has been caused by censorship, historical and political ignorance, and poor scholarship. ;This study reveals the extent to which Heidegger engaged in politically motivated editing of his work after the war, and shows how such edited German editions were used as a basis for many English translations of his wor…Read more
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    Iraq, American Empire, And The War On Terrorism
    Metaphilosophy 35 (3): 234-248. 2004.
    : The U.S. government is trying to secure continuing American military and economic supremacy on a global scale over the long term. The U.S. invasion and occupation of Iraq is part of this imperial project, which is now being pursued under the mantle of the war on terrorism. This essay examines these developments in the context of U.S. military spending and foreign policy since the end of the cold war, and it argues that there is reason to be concerned about the continuing viability of democrati…Read more
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    Minutes of the ACPA Executive Council Meeting
    Proceedings of the American Catholic Philosophical Association 83 297-299. 2009.
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    Der geistige Anschluß. Philosophie und die Politik an der Universität Wien 1930–1950 (review)
    Vienna Circle Institute Yearbook 1 272-274. 1993.
    This text is a collection of articles and documents that was put together in an attempt to fill some of the gaps in the recent history of Austrian philosophy. The articles deal primarily with the development of philosophy at the University of Vienna during the years of Nazi rule, and the dis/continuities evident in that development both before 1938 and after 1945. The documents attached in the appendix reveal the continuing difficulty of an open discussion of the historical legacy of academic ph…Read more
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    National Identities in Central Europe and the Concept of Race
    Proceedings and Addresses of the American Philosophical Association 67 (6). 1994.
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    Letters to the Editor
    Proceedings and Addresses of the American Philosophical Association 71 (5): 157-159. 1998.