University of North Florida       Department of Philosophy


 Hans-Herbert Kögler
Professor and Chair


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HKOEGLER@unf.edu
(904) 620-1330
(904) 620-1018
Building 1
0, Room 2337 (Map)
Department of Philosophy 
University of North Florida
Jacksonville, Florida  32224-2645


RESEARCH INTERESTS

 
 
Areas of Specialization

Philosophy of Language, Philosophy of Culture, Social and Political Theory, Hermeneutics, Critical Theory, Philosophy of the Social Sciences

Areas of Competence

Recent European Philosophy, Phenomenology, Aesthetics, Philosophy of Music, Cultural Studies


RESEARCH AND PUBLICATIONS

 

Books

The Power of Dialogue: Critical Hermeneutics after Gadamer and Foucault, transl. by Paul Hendrickson, (Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press 1996/paperback 1999) (Translation based on Die Macht des Dialogs: Kritische Hermeneutik nach Gadamer, Foucault, und Rorty, Stuttgart : Metzler Verlag 1992; recent partial translations into French and Czech).

 

Michel Foucault, (expanded and updated edition Stuttgart/Weimar 2004; first edition 1994)

 

Kultura, Kritika, Dialog (Culture, Critique, Dialogue), Prague: Publishing House Filosofia, December 2006. (The book is a collection of essays previously translated and published in Czech with a new introductory interview conducted in English and translated into Czech. Edited by Marek Hrubec/Jan Balon (eds), 185 pages.)

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Edited Books

Empathy and Agency: The Problem of Understanding in the Human Sciences, co-edited with Karsten Stueber, (Boulder, Colorado: Westview Press 2000), including the co-authored introduction, with K. Stueber: ‘Empathy, Simulation, and Interpretation in the Philosophy of Social Science,’ pp. 1-61 as well as my essay “Empathy, Dialogical Self, and Reflexive Interpretation.”

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Special Issue

Alienation as Epistemological Source: Reflexivity and Social Background after Mannheim and Bourdieu,"target piece in a special issue “New Directions in the Sociology of Knowledge,"Social Epistemology, Vol. 11, n. 2, April—June 1997, with contributions by J. Bohman, D. Gaonkar, A. Pickering, I. Burkitt, C. Cronin, D. Breslau, and my “Reconceptualizing Reflexive Sociology: A Reply.”

 

 

 

Work in Progress

Autonomie und Identität: Kritische Theorie und hermeneutische Kritik des Subjekts.
The book develops a hermeneutic conception of reflexive agency, based on analyses of critical social theory (Horkheimer/Adorno, Habermas, Honneth) and poststructuctural and constructivist theories (Foucault, Bourdieu, Butler, Hacking). Six published German essays are revised and expanded to form book chapters. Book contract offered by Turia & Kant Verlag, Vienna, projected publication 2008/2009).

 

ARTICLES AND BOOK CHAPTERS (since 1990)

TEACHING

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE/HONORS AND AWARDS

TALKS AND CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS (a selection)