Research and Publications

Recent Books

Books recently published by staff in the Department of Philosophy:


Cara Nine (2012)Global Justice & Territory (OUP) Joel Walmsley (2012) Mind and Machine (Palgrave-Macmillan) Halsall, Francis; Jansen, Julia; Murphy, Sinéad (Eds.) (2012) Critical Communities & Aesthetic Practices: Dialogues with Tony O’Connor on Society, Art, and Friendship (Springer) VB Social Injustice Hans-Georg Moeller (2012) The Radical Luhmann (Columbia University Press) Vittorio Bufacchi (Ed) (2011) Rethinking Violence (Routledge) Francis Halsall, Julia Jansen, and Tony O’Connor (Eds) (2009) Rediscovering Aesthetics (Stanford University Press) Vittorio Bufacchi (ed.) (2009) Violence: A Philosophical Anthology (Palgrave) Hans-Georg Moeller (2009) The Moral Fool: A Case for Amorality (Columbia University Press) Vittorio Bufacchi (2007) Violence and Social Justice (Palgrave) Hans-Georg Moeller (2006) The Philosophy of the Daodejing (Columbia University Press) Graham Parkes: Nietzsche, Thus Spoke Zarathustra, trans. (OUP, 2005) Hans-Georg Moeller (2006) Luhmann Explained: From Souls to Systems (Open Court) Hans-Georg Moeller (2004) Daoism Explained: From the Dream of the Butterfly to the Fishnet Allegory (Open Court) André Kukla & Joel Walmsley (2006) Mind: A Historical and Philosophical Introduction to the Major Theories (Hackett) Laozi. Translated and with Commentaries by Hans-Georg Moeller (2007) Daodejing: The New, Highly Readable Translation of the Life-Changing Ancient Scripture Formerly Known as the Tao Te Ching (Open Court) Vittorio Bufacchi and Simon Burgess (2001) Italy Since 1989: Events and Interpretations (Palgrave) Graham Parkes: Berthier, Reading Zen in the Rocks, trans. and co-author (University of Chicago Press, 2000)‌ Vittorio Bufacchi, R.Bellamy and D.Castiglione (eds) (1994) Democracy and Constitutional Culture in the Union of Europe (Lothian Foundation Press.) Graham Parkes: May, Heidegger's Hidden Sources, trans. and co-author (Routledge 1996)‌ Graham Parkes: Composing the Soul (University of Chicago Press, 1994)

Other research projects

Staff in the department of Philosophy are also involved with these other projects:

- The Irish Phenomenological Circle: [link]

- Territory and Justice Research Network: [link]

- Irish Institute of Japanese Studies [link]

- Académie du Midi [link]

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