Publications

Monographs9780415885492

Reviews: Germanic Review 90 (2015): 358-70; History of the Human Sciences, 17 June 2016; Iyyun: The Jerusalem Philosophical Quarterly 66 (July 2017): 281-87; Modern Language Review 113, no. 1 (2018): 276-77

ReviewsJournal of European Studies 37, no. 2 (2007): 213-14; German Studies Review 30, no.2 (2007): 399-401; New Perspectives on the Eighteenth Century (2007):81-2; Goethe-Jahrbuch 124 (2007):285-6; Forum 9781571133076for Modern Language Studies 44, no. 1 (2008): 94-5; The German Quarterly 81, no. 2 (2008): 229-30; Modern Language Review 103, no. 3 (2008): 888-9; Goethe Yearbook 16 (2009): 246-7

Critical Editions

58604Reviews of the German edition: Zeitschrift für Kulturphilosophie (2014), vol. 2, 391-4; Die Zeit, 24 July, 2014; Süddeutsche Zeitung, 2 July, 2014; Deutschlandfunk, 3 February 2015; Neue Zürcher Zeitung, 25 March 2015; Common Knowledge 21, no. 3 (2015): 531-2; Zeitschrift für Ideengeschichte 9, no. 4 (2015): 128-31; AG Politische Theorie (2016)

Reviews of the French edition: Le Monde, 14 January 2016; nonfiction.fr, 3 March 2016; Slate.fr, 13 March 2016; Philosophie Magazine (2016); En attendant Nadeau (2016); Esprit (November 2016)

Edited Volumes9781138633841

ReviewsModern Language Review 107, no. 2 (2012): images647-8; German Studies Review 35, no. 2 (2012): 403-5; Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies 1, no. 1 (2012): 16-21; Goethe Yearbook 19 (2012):299-302; HOPOS: The Journal of the International Society for the History of Science 2, no. 1 (2012): 166-9; Society, no. 49 (2012): 188-93; History of the Human Sciences 24, no. 3 (2011):133-7; Journal of the American Psych
oanalytic Association
59 (2011):1079-85; Psychodynamic Psychiatry 42 (2014): 143-9

ReviewsModern Language Review 107, no. 4 (2012): 599-601; Limbus: Australian Yearbook for German Literary and Cultural Studies 5, (2012): 242-6

Photographic Works

Refereed Journal Editorial Positions

Research Group Memberships

  • (2014-17) Empirisierung des Transzendentalen. Epistemologische Voraussetzungen und Erscheinungsformen der Moderne in Wissenschaft, Literatur und Kunst um 1900, funded by the German Research Foundation

Book Chapters and Refereed Journal Articles (selection since 2005)

  • “The ‘Goethean’ Discourses on Weltliteratur and the Origins of Comparative Literature: The Cases of Hugo Meltzl and Hutcheson Macaulay Posnett.” In: Seminar: A Journal of Germanic Studies 54, no. 2 (special issue on Goethe, Worlds, and Literatures), forthcoming in May / June 2018
  • (with Felicity Callard and Rhodri Hayward), New Editors’ Editorial. In: History of the Human Sciences 29, no. 3 (2016): 3-7
  • “Goethe the Writer.” In: The Oxford Handbook of European Romanticism, ed. Paul Hamilton (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2016), 293-314
  • “‘How to Do Nothing with Words’: Hans Blumenberg’s Reception of Plato’s Protagoras.” In: Prometheus gibt nicht auf: Antike Welt und modernes Leben in Hans Blumenbergs Philosophie, ed. Melanie Möller (Munich: Fink, 2015), 61-75
  • “Against Darwin: Teleology in German Philosophical Anthropology.” In: Historical Teleologies in the Modern World, ed. Henning Trüper, Dipesh Chakrabarty and Sanjay Subrahmanyam (London: Bloomsbury, 2015), 89-113
  • “Leichhardt and Voss Revisited.” In: Patrick White: Beyond the Grave, ed. Ian Henderson and Anouk Lang (London: Anthem Press, 2015), 35-63
  • (with Felix Heidenreich), “Mythos,” trans. Daniel Weidner. In: Blumenberg lesen. Ein Glossar, ed. Robert Buch and Daniel Weidner (Berlin: Suhrkamp, 2014), 214-27
  • “The Goethe Complex: Hans Blumenberg on Das Dämonische.” In: Das Dämonische. Schicksale einer Kategorie der Zweideutigkeit nach Goethe, ed. Lars Friedrich, Eva Geulen and Kirk Wetters (Munich: Fink, 2014), 97-119
  • “A Germanic Reception in England: Friedrich Max Müller’s Critique of Darwin’s Descent of Man.” In: The Literary and Cultural Reception of Charles Darwin in Europe, vol. 3, ed. Thomas F. Glick and Elinor Shaffer (London: Bloomsbury, 2014), 78-100
  • “The Core of This Dark Continent: Ludwig Leichhardt’s Australian Explorations.” In: Transnational Networks: German Migrants in the British Empire, 1670-1914, ed. John R. Davis, Stefan Manz and Margrit Schulte Beerbühl (Leiden: Brill, 2012), 141-62
  •  (with Martin Liebscher), “Introduction: Thinking the Unconscious.” In: Thinking the Unconscious: Nineteenth Century German Thought, ed. Angus Nicholls and Martin Liebscher (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2010), 1-25
  •  “The Scientific Unconscious: Goethe’s Post-Kantian Epistemology.” In: Thinking the Unconscious: Nineteenth Century German Thought, ed. Angus Nicholls and Martin Liebscher (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2010), 87-120
  • “Das Spannungsverhältnis von Wissenschaft und Mythologie in Deutschland um 1800 und in Großbritannien um 1850-1900.” In: Wissenschaftsgeschichte als Begriffsgeschichte. Terminologische Umbrüche im Entstehungsprozess der modernen Wissenschaften, ed. Michael Eggers and Matthias Rothe (Bielefeld: Transcript, 2009), 133-56
  •  “The Hermeneutics of Scientific Language in Goethe’s Critique of Newton.” In: Sprachkunst. Beiträge zur Literaturwissenschaft 36, no. 2 (2005): 203-26; reprinted in: Passagen: 50 Jahre Germanistik an der Monash University, ed. Franz-Josef Deiters, Axel Fliethmann and Christiane Weller (St. Ingbert: Röhrig Universitätsverlag, 2010), 519-58.

Online Review Essays

Recent Reviews 

  • The Laughter of the Thracian Woman: A Protohistory of Theory, by Hans Blumenberg, translated by Spencer Hawkins. In: Modern Language Review 113, no. 2 (2018): forthcoming