CEPA Seminar: Michael Gillespie

Professor of Philosophy and Political Science, Duke University

Lavin-Bernick Center
Race Conference Room, 201
Sponsored by:
Center for Ethics

Event Description

Michael Gillespie is a Professor of Philosophy and Political Science at Duke University. Professor Gillespie’s research is in political philosophy with a particular emphasis on modern continental theory and the history of political philosophy. He is the author of Hegel, Heidegger, and the Ground of History  (University of Chicago Press, 1984), Nihilism before Nietzsche (University of Chicago Press, 1994), The Theological Origins of Modernity (University of Chicago Press, 2008), and Nietzsche’s Final Teachings(University of Chicago Press, 2017). Professor Gillespie is also the co-editor of Nietzsche’s New Seas: Explorations in Philosophy, Aesthetics, and Politics (University of Chicago Press, 1988) and Ratifying the Constitution (University Press of Kansas, 1989).

Professor Gillespie’s current project is a sequel to his 2008 book, tentatively titled Theological Fate of Modernity. He has also published in top-rated journals such as Political Theory, the Journal of Politics, and the Journal of Religious Ethics. Professor Gillespie is also the Director of the Duke Program in American Values and Institutions and the Visions of Freedom Focus Program.

Admission Information

Open to the Tulane community
Graduate students