Dr Peter Sedgwick

Dr Peter Sedgwick

Reader

School of English, Communication and Philosophy

Email:
sedgwick@cardiff.ac.uk
Telephone:
+44 (0)29 2087 6075
Location:
1.54, John Percival Building, Colum Drive, Cardiff, CF10 3EU

I am a part of the School's Philosophy section.

I am  Reader in Philosophy at Cardiff University.

I am editor of Nietzsche: A Critical Reader (Blackwell, 1995)

I am the author of Descartes to Derrida: An Introduction to European Philosophy (Blackwell, 2001), Nietzsche's Economy (Palgrave, 2007), Nietzsche: The Key Concepts (Routledge, 2009), and Nietzsche's Justice (McGill-Queen's, 2013).

I am also 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.

2017

  • Sedgwick, P. 2017. Hobbes, Sovereign Power and Money. In: Tynan, A., Milesi, L. and Muller, C. eds. Credo Credit Crisis. Speculations on Faith and Money. Critical Perspectives on Theory, Culture and Politics Rowman & Littlefield

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I teach in the areas of European Philosophy, Political Theory, and Cultural and Critical Theory.

Research interests

  • European Philosophy
  • Nietzsche
  • Biopolitics
  • History of Ideas
  • Critical and Cultural Theory
  • Political Thought

Areas of supervision:

Poststructuralism, postmodernism, hypermodernity, biopolitics, Nietzsche, attention economy, subjectivity, power.

Past projects

I have supervised doctoral research projects in the areas of Nietzsche Studies, Deleuze Studies, American Constitutional Theory, Attention Economy, Pragmatist Philosophy, Post-structualist Theory, Hermeneutics, Political Theory, and Critical Theory.