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My Publications

Books

  • The Laws of the Spirit: An Hegelian Theory of Justice (SUNY Press, 2014)

Articles

  • “The History of Identity and the Aspiration to Universality: Living in Public,” in Public Sphere from Outside the West, ed. V. Sanil and Divya Dwivedi (London: Bloomsbury, forthcoming 2014)
  • "Rights and Worlds: On the Political Significance of Belonging," Philosophical Forum (forthcoming 2014)
  • “Hegel and the Challenges of Cross-Cultural Feminism,” in Unity of Opposites: Hegel and Canadian Political Thought, ed. Susan Dodd and Neil Robertson (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, forthcoming 2014).
  • “The Colonization of Significance and the Future of the Nation: Fanon, Derrida, and Democracy-to-Come,” PhaenEx 8:1 (2013): 59-90
  • “Inheriting Identity and Practicing Transformation: The Time of Feminist Politics,” Philosophia 2.2 (2013): 167-193
  • “On Law, Transgression, and Forgiveness: Hegel and the Politics of Liberalism,” Philosophical Forum XLII, no. 2 (Summer 2011): 187-210
  • “Artificial Respiration: On Life, Environment, and Machine,” in Wood: A Compendium of the Blackwood Gallery’s Exhibitions and Projects in 2009 (Toronto: C. J. Graphics, 2011)
  • “Law, Love, and Life: Forgiveness and the Transformation of Politics,” Philosophy Today SPEP Supplement 54 (2010): 153-62
  • “Wendy Brown and the Critique of Tolerance,” Radical Philosophy Review 11:1 (2008): 35-50
  • “Restoring Antigone to Ethical Life: Nature and Sexual Difference in Hegel’s Phenomenology of Spirit,” The Owl of Minerva 38 (2007): 77-99
  • “Confession, Forgiveness, Solidarity: Hegel’s Theory of Law in the Phenomenology of Spirit,” Philosophy Today SPEP Supplement 50 (2006): 31-38

Presentations

  • "Rights and Worlds: On the Political Significance of Belonging," University of Guelph, Southern Illinois University-Carbondale (January 2014)
  • "Community, Conscience, and Critique," Galatasaray University, Istanbul (December 2013)
  • "Hegel and the Possibility of Intercultural Criticism," Institute for Cultural Inquiry, Berlin (December 2013)
  • "Hegel on Law and Agency," Canadian Society for Continental Philosophy, Institute for Christian Studies/University of Toronto (October 2013)
  • "Hegel and the Legal Conditions of Action," Frontiers of Philosophy: 42 Years of Stony Brook Philosophy Department PhDs, Stony Brook University (April 2013)
  • "Inheriting Identity and Practising Transformation: The Time of Feminist Politics,” Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, Indian Institute of Technology-Bombay, India (March 2013)
  • “Hegel’s Concept of Ethicality,” Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, Indian Institute of Technology-Delhi, India (March 2013)
  • “Pain and the Ineradicability of Transgression,” Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, Indian Institute of Technology-Bombay, India (March 2013)
  • “Attachment and Detachment: Education in Book VII of Plato’s Republic,” Toronto Summer Seminar: Plato’s Republic (June 2012)
  • “Hegel and the Politics of Recognition,” Society for Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy (Rochester, November 2012)
  • “Rights and Worlds,” Canadian Society for Continental Philosophy (Ottawa, October 2012)
  • “From Principle to Feminist Practice,” Philosophia (Miami, OH, April 2012)
  • “Hegel and the Legal Conditions of Action,” Hegel Society of America, American Philosophical Association, Pacific Division (Seattle, April 2012)
  • “The Necessity and Inadequacy of Rights: Personhood, Community, and Critique,” Social Justice and Human Rights Conference (Institute for Christian Studies, April 2012)
  • “The Ethics and Politics of Conscience,” Canadian Society for Continental Philosophy (Memorial University, October 2011)
  • “Authority and Consent in Locke’s Political Philosophy,” Toronto Summer Seminar: John Locke and Adam Smith: The Political Economy of Modernity (June 2011)
  • “‘Where do you come from and where are you going?’: Recognition as the Inauguration of Human Transformation,” Philosophia (Vanderbilt University, May 2011)
  • “Inheriting Identity and Practising Transformation: The Time of Feminist Politics,” Toronto Interfaculty Colloquium (Institute for Christian Studies and Toronto School of Theology, February 2011)
  • “On Law, Transgression, and Forgiveness: Hegel and the Politics of Liberalism,” at the American Philosophical Association Conference (Boston, December 2010)
  • “Inheriting Identity and Practising Transformation: The Time of Feminist Politics,” at Philosophia, Society for Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy (Montréal, November 2010)
  • “Fichte on the Right of Nations and Cosmopolitan Right,” Toronto Summer Seminar: Recognition and Right in Fichte’s Foundations of Natural Right (Toronto, June 2010)
  • “Artificial Respiration: On Life, Environment and Machine,” Blackwood Art Gallery Art Talks (University of Toronto-Mississauga, November 2009)
  • "Law, Love, and Life: Forgiveness and the Transformation of Politics," at the Society for Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy Conference (George Mason University, October 2009)
  • "The Colonization of Significance and the Future of Identity: Fanon, Derrida, and Democracy-to-Come," at the Canadian Society for Continental Philosophy Conference (University of Western Ontario, October 2009)
  • "The Colonization of Significance and the Future of Identity: Fanon, Derrida, and Democracy-to-Come," at the Philosophia Conference (Fordham University, June 2009)
  • "Augustine's Hermeneutics: Biblical Rhetoric in the Confessions," at The Psychology of Conversion in St. Paul and St. Augustine Conference (Toronto, June 2009)
  • "The Ethics and Politics of Conscience," Inaugural Address (Institute for Christian Studies, May 2009)
  • "The Ideal Nation and the Real Nation: Revolution, Institution, and World-Building Reason," at the Ontario Hegel Society Conference (Institute for Christian Studies, March 2009)
  • "Violence and Democracy in Derrida's Rogues," at the Derrida's Rogues: Democracy and Deconstruction Conference (Toronto, October 2008)
  • "Law, Love, and Life: Forgiveness and the Transformation of Politics," at the Canadian Society for Women in Philosophy Conference (University of Windsor, October 2008)
  • "Crime, Punishment, and the Question of Authority in Hegel's Philosophy of Right," Distinguished Alumni Lecture (Stony Brook University, New York, March 2008)
  • "Criminal Action: The Problem of Punishment in Hegel's Philosophy of Right," at the Ontario Hegel Society Conference (Ryerson University, Toronto, March 2008)
  • "The Trouble with Justice… Hegel's Critique of Rights and Recognition," at the Canadian Society for Continental Philosophy Conference (McMaster University, October 2007)
  • "Confession, Forgiveness, Solidarity: Hegel's Theory of Law in the Phenomenology of Spirit," at the Eastern Division Meeting of the American Philosophical Association (Washington D.C., December 2006)
  • "Negotiating the Law: The Remains of Antigone in the Phenomenology of Spirit," at the Society for Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy Conference (University of Utah, October 2005)
  • "Law in Hegel's Phenomenology of Spirit," at "Hegelian Politics of Gender: Spirit, Nature, Law" (Jyväskylä, Finland, December 2003)
  • "Politicizing the Abstract Individual: Power, Authority, and the Role of Law," at the International Women's Day Conference (New School University, New York, April 2003)