herder, romanticism, and idealism

Many of my articles are available on my academia.edu webpage.


On Herder:

My monograph Herder’s Hermeneutics: History, Poetry, Enlightenment was published with Cambridge University Press in 2017. My articles on Herder include:

i. “A Not Yet Invented Logic: Herder on Bildung, Anthropology, and the Future of Philosophy,” in Klaus Vieweg and Michael Forster (eds.) Bildung der Moderne, Tübingen: Francke-Verlag, 2013, 53-69

ii. “Literature, Prejudice, Historicity: The Philosophical Importance of Herder’s Shakespeare Studies,” in Michael Forster and Klaus Vieweg (eds.), Die Aktualität der Romantik. Berlin: LIT Verlag, 2013, 137-163

iii. “Aesthetic and Political Humanism: Gadamer on Schleiermacher, Herder, and the Origins of Modern Hermeneutics” (History of Philosophy Quarterly, vol. 24, 3-2007, 275-296)


On Kant:

i. “Reading Kant Hermeneutically? Gadamer and the Critique of Judgment,” Kant-Studien, vol. 98, 3-2007, 351-371


On Schleiermacher:

i. “Hermeneutics, Individuality, and Tradition: Schleiermacher’s Idea of Bildung in the Landscape of Hegelian Thought,” in Dalia Nassar (ed.), The Relevance of Romanticism. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2014, 92-109

ii. “Enlightenment, History, and the Anthropological Turn: The Hermeneutical Challenge of Dilthey’s Schleiermacher Studies,” in Giuseppe D’Anna, Helmut Johach, and Eric S. Nelson (eds.), Anthropologie und Geschichte. Studien zu Wilhelm Dilthey aus Anlass seines 100. Todestages. Würzburg: Königshausen & Neumann, 2013, 323-355

iii. “Aesthetic and Political Humanism: Gadamer on Schleiermacher, Herder, and the Origins of Modern Hermeneutics,” History of Philosophy Quarterly, vol. 24, 3-2007, 275-296

iv. “Hermeneutics and Philology: A Reconsideration of Gadamer’s Critique of Schleiermacher,” British Journal for the History of Philosophy, no. 14, 1-2006, 133-156


On Novalis:

i.“Novalis,” The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy


On Hegel:

My monograph The History of Drama: Ibsen, Hegel, Nietzsche (Oxford UP, 2021) deals with Hegel’s philosophy and his import in broader cultural life in nineteenth-century northern Europe

i.“Spirit Embodied: Winckelmann and Hegel on Sculpture,” in Gjesdal, Rush, and Torsen (eds.), Sculpture: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives. London: Routledge, 2020, 33-50

ii. “The Hermeneutic Impact of Hegel’s Phenomenology,” Hegel-Studien, vol. 43, 2008, 103-124

iii. “The End of Art as the Beginning of Aesthetics?  Hegel and Herder on Art, History, and Reason,” Philosophy and Literature, vol. 30, 1-2006, 17-33

iv. “Reading Shakespeare; Reading Modernity,” Angelaki: Journal of the Theoretical Humanities, vol. 9, 3-2005, 17-31