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Dr Peter Sedgwick

Overview

Dr Peter Sedgwick Position: Reader Email: Sedgwick@cf.ac.uk
Telephone: +44(0)29 208 76075
Extension: 76075
Location: John Percival Building, Colum Drive, Cathays, Cardiff

Research Group

Philosophy

Research Interests

European Philosophy, Philosophy of Language, Political Theory, History of Ideas.

Selected Publications

‘Essentialisms in Dispute: Lyotard and Kripke’, co-author Dr. A. Tanesini, American Philosophical Quarterly, Vol. 32, No. 3, July 1995.

‘The Future of Philosophy: Nietzsche, Rorty, and “Post-Nietzscheanism”’, Nietzsche-Studien, Band 29, 2000.

‘Pegagogical Nietzsche’, in International Studies in Philosophy, XXXII/3, 2000.

Descartes to Derrida: An Introduction to European Philosophy. Oxford: Blackwell, 2001.

‘The Nietzsche Legend : A Genealogy of Myth and Enlightenment’, Ecce Opus. Nietzsche-Revisionen im 20.Jahrhundert. Eds Rüdiger Görner and Duncan Large. Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2003.

‘Violence, Economy and Temporality: Plotting the Political Terrain of On the Genealogy of Morality’, Nietzsche-Studien, Volume 32, 2005.

Publications

‘Essentialisms in Dispute: Lyotard and Kripke’, co-author Dr. A. Tanesini, American Philosophical Quarterly, Vol. 32, No. 3, July 1995.

‘The Future of Philosophy: Nietzsche, Rorty, and “Post-Nietzscheanism”’, Nietzsche-Studien, Band 29, 2000.

‘Pegagogical Nietzsche’, in International Studies in Philosophy, XXXII/3, 2000.

Descartes to Derrida: An Introduction to European Philosophy. Oxford: Blackwell, 2001.

‘The Nietzsche Legend : A Genealogy of Myth and Enlightenment’, Ecce Opus. Nietzsche-Revisionen im 20.Jahrhundert. Eds Rüdiger Görner and Duncan Large. Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2003.

‘Violence, Economy and Temporality: Plotting the Political Terrain of On the Genealogy of Morality’, Nietzsche-Studien, Volume 32, 2005.

Biography

I am Senior Lecturer in Philosophy at Cardiff University. I am editor of Nietzsche: A Critical Reader (Blackwell, 1995), author of Descartes to Derrida: An Introduction to European Philosophy (Blackwell, 2001) and co-author/co-editor with Andrew Edgar of Cultural Theory: The Key Concepts (Routledge, 1999) and Cultural Theory: The Key Thinkers (Routledge, 2002). I am currently Director of Postgraduate Studies and also teaches on the MA in Music, Culture and Politics (run by the School of Music).