Subject area and speciality
- Trinity Hall:
- PhD Student
PhD working project title: 'Thinking Under the Guillotine: Hegel and the Trial of Reason'
Supervisors: Dr Rowan Williams; Dr Catherine Pickstock.
My research project traces a conflict between sovereignty and law in modern political reason through a reading of post-Kantian philosophy. Drawing on the work of G.W.F Hegel and the Catholic theologian Erich Przywara, I propose a different understanding of rational and political order.
- Political theology
- G.W.F. Hegel
- Erich Przywara
- Giorgio Agamben
- Philosophical conceptions of order
- Paradoxes of sovereignty
- Aporia and analogy
- Gillian Rose
Undergraduate supervision: I have done supervisions in the following papers.
A8 - Philosophy and Ethics
B8 - Introduction to Theology
Other Professional Activities
I co-organize the F.D. Maurice Society for philsophy of religion at Trinity Hall, Cambridge. Past speakers have included Jeremy Morris, Keith Ward and Arif Ahmed.
I chaired the Noesis Graduate Seminar at the Faculty of Divinity, University of Cambridge in Lent and Michaelmas Terms 2015.
Paper: ‘Skepticism, Aporia and the City’ Thomistic Metaphysics and its Contemporary Critics conference, MF Norwegian School of Theology, Oslo, 1 June, 2016.
Book Review: ‘Eclipse of Grace: Divine and Human Action in Hegel’, by Nicholas Adams. Reviews in Religion and Theology, Vol. 23, Issue 1, (January 2016): 14-16.
Paper: ‘Remembering History, Rethinking Thought: Approaches to Hegel in Modern Theology.’ Noesis Graduate Seminar, Faculty of Divinty, University of Cambridge, 5 June, 2015.
Paper: ‘Analogy and history: Erich Przywara, G.W.F. Hegel and the principle of non-contradiction.’ Ontology and History conference, Delphi, Greece, 29-31 May, 2015.
Essay: ‘The Cursed Rhythm of Work’. Noesis graduate review, Faculty of Divinity, University of Cambridge. Easter Term 2015. (This journal is not peer reviewed.)