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Hans Pedersen

Hans Pedersen

Assistant Professor of Philosophy

Office: 442 Sutton Hall

E-mail: c.pedersen@iup.edu

Education

Ph.D., University of South Florida, 2009

M.A., Northern Illinois University, 2003

B.S., Florida Institute of Technology, 2001

Courses

PHIL 120 Introduction to Philosophy

PHIL 101 Critical Thinking

PHIL 222 Ethics

PHIL 323 Political Philosophy

PHIL 326 Phenomenology and Existentialism

HNRC 201 Honors College Core

Professional Interests

Heidegger, Nineteenth- and Twentieth-Century Continental Philosophy, Philosophy of Action

Current Projects

Exploring Heidegger’s interpretation of Kant’s understanding of freedom, Exploring Heidegger’s critique of the use of the concept of causality to explain human action

Select Publications

“Understanding Heidegger’s Analysis of Death Through a Comparison with Husserl’s Conception of the Phenomenological Reduction” in Essays zu Heidegger undHusserl.Internationales Kolloquium für Doktoranden und Postdoktoranden in Verbindung mitder Martin-Heidegger-Gesellschaft e.V., Friederike Rese, editor. Frankfurt am Main: Vittorio Klostermann (In Press).

“Approaching the Debate over Tensed and Tenseless Theories of Time From a Heideggerian Perspective”  in  Being Amongst Others: Phenomenological Reflections on the Life-world. Eric Chelstrom, editor. Cambridge: Cambridge Scholars Press, 2006, pp. 12-23.

Select Presentations

"Heidegger's Critique of a Causal Understanding of Human Action," 46th Annual Meeting of the Heidegger Circle, Emory University, May, 2012.

“Being, Seeming and Oedipus,” Florida Philosophical Association Annual Conference, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL, November 2007.

“Understanding Heidegger’s Analysis of Death Through a Comparison with Husserl’s Conception of the Phenomenological Reduction,” Graduate Student Workshop at the German Heidegger Society Annual Meeting, Freiburg, Germany, October 2007.

“Understanding Heidegger’s Conception of Movedness and its Implications for his Conception of Action,” Existential and Phenomenological Theory and Culture Conference, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada, May 2007.

“Understanding Heidegger’s Claim that Phronesis is the Conscience,” Florida Philosophical Association Annual Conference, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL, November 2006.

  • Philosophy Department
  • Sutton Hall, Room 452
    1011 South Drive
    Indiana, PA 15705
  • Phone: 724-357-2310
  • Fax: 724-357-4039
  • Office Hours
  • Monday through Friday
  • 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
  • 1:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.