University of Pittsburgh
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Department of Religious Studies

Faculty

Brock Bahler

Visiting Assistant Professor
PhD, Duquesne University

2612A Cathedral of Learning
412.624.5990
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Fields

Philosophy of religion, Christian philosophy, Jewish philosophy, ethics, continental philosophy, critical race theory, gender studies

Teaching

Philosophy of Religion, Religion & Rationality, Classics of Christian Thought, Guide of the Perplexed

Selected Publications

Philosophy of Childhood Today: Exploring the Boundaries, coedited with David Kennedy (Lexignton, 2016)

Childlike Peace in Merleau-Ponty and Levinas: Intersubjectivity as Dialectical Spiral (Lexington, 2016). PODCAST interview with the author.

“Levinas and the Parent-Child Relation: A Merleau-Pontyian Critique of Appropriating Levinas to Developmental Psychology,” The Humanistic Psychologist, 43, no. 2 (2015).

“Emmanuel Levinas, Radical Orthodoxy, and an Ontology of Originary Peace.” Journal of Religious Ethics (2014).

“Al-Farabi’s Religious Inclusivism: Prolegomena for Dialogue between Islam and the West.” Kinesis 39, no. 1 (Spring 2012).

“Kierkegaard’s View of Religious Pluralism in Concluding Unscientific Postscript.” Intermountain West Journal of Religious Studies 3, no. 1 (2011).

“Derridean Hospitality in an Age of Political Xenophobia.” The American Future (2010).

“A Catholic Bishop and Two Atheists Bringing Justice to the World: Augustine, Singer, & Nagel on Equality and Partialit.,” Fides Quaerens Intellectum 4.1 (2009).

Current Projects


"The Great Inversion: Greatness according to Kierkegaard" (ms)​

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