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Kevin M Cahill

førsteamanuensis

Institutt for filosofi og førstesemesterstudier

Wittgenstein: filosofi, verk og ettermæle

Metafysikk og epistemologi

Stilling: førsteamanuensis

Telefon: 55 58 30 09

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Besøksadresse: Sydnesplass 12-13

My main interests are in problems concerning rationality, culture, and ethics, problems in the Philosophy of the Social Sciences, and in the relationship between Analytic and Continental philosophy.

AOS:  History of Analytic Philosophy, Philosophy of Language, Ethics and Culture            Skepticism, Wittgenstein
   
AOC:  Ethics, Modern Philosophy, Applied Ethics, Kant, Critical Thinking/Logic,                Existentialism, Metaphysics, Epistemology, American Philosophy, Heidegger

Publikasjoner i Cristin

Books -

The Fate of Wonder: Wittgenstein’s Critique of Metaphysics and Modernity (New York: Columbia University Press, 2011)

Co-editor with Lene Johannessen Considering Class: Essays on The Discourse of the American Dream (Lit-Verlag: Berlin, 2007)

Papers -

“30. Dezember 1929, Zu Heidegger: Was Konnte Wittgenstein sich Denken?” in Ungesellige Geselligkeiten/Unsocial Sociabilities, ed. Esther Ramharter (Berlin: Parerga Verlag, 2011) 97-118

"Explanation, Wonder, and the Cultural Point of the Tractatus”
Norsk Filosofisk Tidsskrift, vol. 44, no. 3-4, 2009, 206-217

“Wittgenstein and the Fate of Metaphysics”
 Sats: Nordic Journal of Philosophy, vol. 9, no. 2. pp. 61-73
                                   
“Bildung and Decline”
Philosophical Investigations, 32:1 January, 2009, 23-43

“Elucidation, Meta-Philosophy, and Hacker’s Use of ‘External Evidence’”
Journal of Philosophical Research, Volume 33, 2008, 73-99
        
 Co-editor with Lene Johannessen
 Considering Class: Essays on The Discourse of the American Dream
 Lit-Verlag: Berlin, 2007

“The Concept of Progress in Wittgenstein’s Thought”
 Review of Metaphysics, September, 2006, Volume LX (1), 71-100

“What Kripke Missed: The Antinomical Structure of the Remarks on Rule-following” Ludwig Wittgenstein and Analytic Philosophy: Papers of the Conference on the Occasion of the 115th Anniversaryof his Birth (Sofia, 2005) 22-34

“Ethics and the Tractatus: A Resolute Failure”
 Philosophy, January, 2004, Volume 79 (1), 2004, 33-55

“The Tractatus, Ethics, and Authenticity”
Journal of Philosophical Research, Volume 29, 2004, 267-288

I am project leader of the NordForsk Nordic Network for Philosophical Anthropology http://www.philosophicalanthropology.org/

I am currently working on a monograph on skepticism.