Dr. Ralph E. Shain



Department

Philosophy

Role: Faculty
Campus: Springfield

Postal mail

Missouri State University
Philosophy
901 S. National Ave.
Springfield, MO 65897

Details

Education

PhD, 1994, Northwestern University

Teaching

  • PHI 110 Introduction to Philosophy
  • PHI 312 Contemporary Continental Philosophy
  • PHI 302 Environmental Ethics

Research and professional interests

Contemporary French and German philosophy - Derrida, Bourdieu, Hegel

Publications

  • "A Defense of Aristotle's 'Sea-Battle' Argument," Pli - Warwick Journal of Philosophy, 22, 2011, 124-137.
  • "Derrida and Wittgenstein: Points of Opposition,” Journal of French Philosophy, 17:2, 2007, 130-152.
  • “Language and Later Heidegger: What is Being?”, Philosophical Forum, Winter 2009: 489-499.
  • "Your Time is Gonna Come:  Led Zeppelin and the Struggle for Recognition”, in Led Zeppelin and Philosophy, edited by Scott Calef (Open Court, 2009).
  • "Is Recognition a Zero-Sum Game?" Telos, Summer 2008, 63-87
  • "Derrida's References to Wittgenstein," International Studies in Philosophy, 37:4, 2005, 71-105
  • "High/Low and the Discourse of 'Anti'," Telos, Spring 2005, 165-192
  • "Situating Derrida: Between Kierkegaard and Hegel," Philosophy Today, 44:4, 2000, 388-403
  • "Legal Education and Hierarchy—A Reply to Duncan Kennedy," Quarterly Journal of Ideology, 23:1, 2000
  • "Time, Pluralism and the Philosophy of History—Deloria and Martin on a Native American View of History," Ayaangwaamizin--International Journal of Indigenous Philosophy, 2:1, 1999, 49-63
  • "Mill, Quine and Natural Kinds," Metaphilosophy, 24:3, 1993, 275-292

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