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Steven G. Crowell
Professor
Joseph and Joanna Nazro Mullen Professor of Philosophy and of German and Slavic Studies
 
e-mail:crowell@rice.edu
 
  • AB (1974) University of California, Santa Cruz
  • MA (1976) Northern Illinois University
  • PhD (1981) Yale University
 
Primary Department
   Department of Philosophy
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Department Affiliations
 
  • Department of Religion
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    Websites
     Steven Crowell's website
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    Research Areas
     European philosophy since Kant, especially the twentieth-century phenomenological tradition, focusing on philosophy of mind, metaphysics, philosophy of history, and aesthetics
     
    Selected Publications
     Refereed articles
     

    Steven Crowell "Existentialism." Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy Online

     
     

    Steven Crowell "On the Very Idea of the Canonical." Internationales Jahrbuch fur Hermeneutik, 14: 242-254.

     
     

    Steven Crowell "Gunter Figal's Objectivity: From Transcendental to Hermeneutical Phenomenology (and Back)." Research in Phenomenology, 44: 121-134.

     
     

    Steven Crowell "Phenomenology in the United States." The New Yearbook for Phenomenology and Phenomenological Philosophy, XII (2013) : 183-97.

     
     

    Steven Crowell "Retrieving Husserl's Phenomenology: Hopkins on Philosophy's Last Stand." The New Yearbook for Philosophy and Phenomenological Philosophy, 11 (2012) : 305-319.

     
     

    Steven Crowell "The Last Best Hope." Continental Philosophy Review, 45/2 (2012) : 311-324.

     
     

    Steven Crowell "Why is Ethics First Philosophy? Levinas in Phenomenological Context." The European Journal of Philosophy (April 2012)

     
     

    Steven Crowell ""Is Transcendental Topology Phenomenological?" International Journal of Philosophical Studies, vol. 19, no. 1 (2011), pp. 267-76.." 

     
     

    Steven Crowell ""What is Philosophy of Mind Philosophy Of? Notes on Gallagher and Zahavi's 'The Phenomenological Mind'," Leitmotiv: Nuova Serie, vol. 0 (2010), pp. 168-72.." 

     
     

    Crowell, Steven "Fink's Untimely Nietzsche." International Studies in Philosophy, XXXVIII/3 (2008) : 15-31.

     
     

    Crowell, Steven "Mass-nehmen: Meaning and Normativity in Heidegger's Philosophy." Continental Philosophy Review, 41/7 (2008) : 261-276.

     
     

    Crowell, Steven "Phenomenology and the First-Person Character of Philosophical Knowledge." The Modern Schoolman, LXXXIV (2008) : 131-148.

     
     

    Crowell, Steven "'Phenomenology is the Poetic Essence of Philosophy': Maurice Natanson on the Rule of Metaphor." Research in Phenomenology, XXXV (2005) : 270-289.

     
     

    Crowell, Steven "Rationalism in History." diacritics, 33/1 (2005) : 3-22.

     
     

    Crowell, Steven. "Existentialism." The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy (2004)

     
     Articles
     

    Steven Crowell "Interview with Steven Crowell: Philosophical Antagonism and the Effects of Intellectual Fashion." Purlieu, A Philosophical Journal, 3 (2011) : 20-28.

     
     “Inventions of History,” Human Studies 29/4 (2007), 463-475
     
     “Phenomenological Immanence, Normativity, and Semantic Externalism,” Synthese [2007; online first]
     
      “Sorge or Selbstbewußtsein? Heidegger and Korsgaard on the Sources of Normativity,” European Journal of Philosophy 15/3 (2007), 315-333
     
     

    Crowell, Steven "Authentic Thinking and Phenomenological Method." New Yearbook for Phenomenology and Phenomenological Philosophy, II (2002) : 23-37.

     
     

    Crowell, Steven "The Cartesianism of Phenomenology." Continental Philosophy Review, 35/4 (2002) : 433-454.

     
     

    Crowell, S. "Does the Husserl/Heidegger Feud Rest on a Mistake? An Essay on Psychological and Transcendental Phenomenology." Husserl Studies, 18/2 (2002) : 123-140.

     
     

    Crowell, S. "Is There a Phenomenological Research Program?." Synthese, 131/3 (2002) : 419-444.

     
     Books
     

    Steven Crowell, Normativity and Phenomenology in Husserl and Heidegger. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2013. Pp. 321

     
     

    Steven Crowell "Husserl, Heidegger, and the Space of Meaning: Paths Toward Transcendental Phenomenology." 

     
     

    Steven Crowell, Lester Embree, Jay Julian, eds., "The Reach of Reflection, 3 vols.." 

     
     Editor of books
     

    Steven Crowell "The Cambridge Companion to Existentialism." The Cambridge Companion to Existentialism (2012)

     
     Transcendental Heidegger, ed. Steven Crowell and Jeff Malpas (Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2007)
     
     Online books
     

    Steven Crowell "Interview with Steven Galt Crowell." Figure/Ground (2011)

     
     Book chapters
     

    Steven Crowell, "Phenomenology and Transcendental Philosophy: Making Meaning Thematic," in Sebastian Gardner and Matthew Grist, eds., The Transcendental Turn. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2015. Pp. 244-263.

     
     

    Steven Crowell, "Responsibility, Autonomy, Affectivity: A Heideggerian Approach," in Heidegger, Authenticity, and the Self: Themes from Being and Time Division II, ed. Denis McManus. London: Routledge, 2014. Pp. 215-242

     
     

    Steven Crowell, “Kantianismus und Phänomenologie,” tr. Philip Flock, in Affektivität und Ethik bei Kant und in der Phänomenologie, ed. Inga Römer. Berlin: Walter de Gruyter, 2014. Pp. 19-51. Translation of “Kantianism and Phenomenology,” with an Addendum (2014), “Kant und der Wertrealismus.”

     
     

    Steven Crowell, "Transcendental Life," in Phenomenology and the Transcendental, ed. S. Heinamaa, M. Hartimo, and T. Miettinen. London: Routledge, 2014. Pp. 21-48

     
     

    Steven Crowell "Transcendental Phenomenology and the Seductions of Naturalism: Subjectivity, Consciousness, and Meaning." The Oxford Handbook of Phenomenology (2013) : 25-47.

     
     

    Steven Crowell "Critique of Public Reason: Normativity, Legitimation, and Meaning in the Public Sphere." Beyond Habermas: Democracy, Knowledge, and the Public Sphere (2012) : 147-168.

     
     

    Steven Crowell "Existentialism and its Legacy." The Cambridge Companion to Existentialism (2012) : 3-24.

     
     

    Steven Crowell "La fenomenologia negli Stati Uniti." Storia della fenomenologia (2012) : 299-316.

     
     

    Steven Crowell "Reason and Will: Husserl and Heidegger on the Intentionality of Action." Heidegger-Jahrbuch (2012) : 249-268.

     
     

    Steven Crowell "Sartre's Existentialism and the Nature of Consciousness." The Cambridge Companion to Existentialism (2012) : 199-226.

     
     

    Steven Crowell "The Normative in Perception." Contemporary Kantian Metaphysics: New Essays on Space and Time (2012) : 81-106.

     
     

    Steven Crowell "Mass-nehmen: Sinnbildung und Erfahrung bei Heidegger." in Phaenomenologie der Sinnereignisse (2011) : 166-188.

     
     

    “‘Idealities of Nature: Jan Patocka on Reflection and the Three Movements of Human Life,” in Jan Patocka and the Heritage of Phenomenology, ed. Ivan Chvatik and Erika Abrams (Dordrecht: Springer, 2010), 7-22

     
     

    “‘Idealities of Nature: Jan Patocka on Reflection and the Three Movements of Human Life,” in Jan Patocka and the Heritage of Phenomenology, ed. Ivan Chvatik and Erika Abrams (Dordrecht: Springer, 2010), 7-22

     
     

    “Heidegger on Practical Reasoning: Morality and Agency,” in Practical Rationality: Scope and Structures of Human Agency, ed. Ana Marta González and Alejandro Vigo (Hildesheim: Olms, 2010), 49-74

     
     

    “Phenomenology and Aesthetics; or, Why Art Matters,” Art and Phenomenology, ed. Joseph Parry (London: Routledge, 2011), 31-53

     
     

    “Transcendental Logic and ‘Minimal Empiricism’: Lask and McDowell on the Unboundedness of the Conceptual,” Neo-Kantianism in Contemporary Philosophy, ed. Rudolf Makkreel and Sebastian Luft (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2010), 150-174

     
     

    “‘Ideality přírody.’ Jan Patočka o reflexi a třech pohybech lidského života,” in Myšlení Jana Patočky očima dnešní fenomenologie, ed. Ivan Chvatík (Prague: Filosofia, 2009), 65-86.

     
     “Heidegger and Kant: The Problem of Reason,” in Immanuel Kant: Deutscher Professor und Weltphilosoph, ed. Günther Lottes and Uwe Steiner (Saarbrücken: Wehrhahn Verlag, 2007), 169-185
     
     “Conscience and Reason: Heidegger and the Grounds of Intentionality,” in Transcendental Heidegger, ed. Steven Crowell and Jeff Malpas (Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2007), 43-62
     
     “Husserlian Phenomenology,” A Companion to Phenomenology and Existentialism, ed. Hubert Dreyfus and Mark Wrathall (London: Blackwell, 2006), 9-30
     
     

    Crowell, Steven "Heidegger and Husserl: The Matter and Method of Philosophy." A Companion to Heidegger (2005) : 49-64.

     
     

    Crowell, Steven "Maurice Alexander Natanson." Dictionary of Modern American Philosophers (2005)

     
     

    Crowell, Steven "Phenomenology, Value Theory, and Nihilism." Husserl: Critical Essays Vol V (2005)

     
     

    Crowell, Steven. "Authentic Historicality." Space, Time, and Culture (2004) : 57-71.

     
     

    Crowell, S. "Facticity and Transcendental Philosophy." From Kant to Davidson: Philosophy and the Idea of the Transcendental (2002) : 100-121.

     
     

    Crowell, S. "Kantianism and Phenomenology." Phenomenological Approaches to Moral Philosophy (2002) : 47-67.

     
     

    Crowell, S. "Patrick Heelan's Innocent Eye." Hermeneutic Philosophy of Science, Van Gogh's Eyes, and God: Essays in Honor of Patrick Heelan (2002) : 239-250.

     
     Book reviews
     

    Steven Crowell, Review of Sacha Golob, Heidegger on Concepts, Freedom and Normativity. In Philosophy in Review vol XXXV/2, pp. 73-79.

     
     

    Steven Crowell, "Review of Robert Stern's Understanding Moral Obligation: Kant, Hegel, Kierkegaard." Philosophy in Review XXXIII, no. 5 (2013): 410-414.

     
     

    Steven Crowell "Review of Daniel O. Dahlstrom, Interpreting Heidegger: Critical Essays." The Review of Metaphysics, LXV/2 (2012) : 416-18.

     
     Review of Ronald Bruzina, Edmund Husserl and Eugen Fink, Times Literary Supplement, April 28, 2006, 10.
     
     

    Crowell, Steven. "Review of E. Husserl, Logische Untersuchungen Erganzungsband Erster Teil." , LVII/2 (2003) : 413-14.

     
     

    Crowell, Steven "Review of Christoph Cox: Nietzsche, Naturalism, and Interpretation." International Studies in Philosophy, XXXV/2 (2003) : 135-36.

     
     

    Crowell, S. "Review of Donn Welton's "The Other Husserl"." , XL/1 (2002) : 132-33.

     
     

    Crowell, S. "Review of Marcus Brainard's "Belief and its Neutralization"."  (May 2002)

     
     

    Crowell, S. "Review of Michael Roth's "The Poetics of Resistance"." , XXXIII/4 (2001) : 138-140.

     
     Other
     

    Crowell, Steven (ed) "Directions and Directives: A Snapshot of Current Continental Philosophy." special issue of Philosophy Today, 48/5 (2005)

     
     

    Steven Crowell and Kelly Oliver, eds. "Networks." special issue of Philosophy Today, 47/5 (2003)

     
     

    Crowell, Steven, and Margaret Simons, eds., "The Terms of Continental Philosophy." Philosophy Today, 46/5 (2002)

     
     

    Steven Crowell "Gnostic Phenomenology: Eugen Fink and the Critique of Transcendental Reason." New Yearbook for Phenomenology and Phenomenological Philosophy, 1 (2001) : 257-277.

     
     

    Steven Crowell "Is there a Phenomenological Research Program?." Synthese

     
     

    Steven Crowell "Kantianism and Phenomenology." Handbook of Phenomenological Ethics

     
     

    Steven Crowell "Patrick Heelan's Innocent Eye." Philosophy of Science, Van Gogh's Eyes, and God: Hermeneutic Essays in Honor of Patrick Heelan

     
     

    Steven Crowell "Subjectivity: Locating the First-Person in Heidegger's Being and Time." Inquiry

     
     

    "Metaphysics, Metontology, and the End of Being and Time." Philosophy and Phenomenological Research, LX, no.2 (March 2000) : 307-331.

     
     

    "What Gives? On Getting Over the Subject." Continental Philosophy Review, 33, no. 1 (January 2000) : 93-105.

     
     

    "Who is the Political Actor? An Existential-Phenomenological Approach." The Phenomenology of the Political: 11-28.

     
     

    Steven Crowell "Martin Heidegger: Phenomenology and the Question of Being." Edinburgh Encyclopedia of Continental Philosophy: 283-295.

     
     

    Steven Crowell "Nietzsche Among the Neo-Kantians; or, The Relation Between Science and Philosophy." Nietzsche and the Sciences I: Nietzsche, Theories of Knowledge, and Critical Theory: 77-86.

     
     

    Steven Crowell "Question, Reflection, and Philosophical Method in Heidegger's Early Freiburg Lectures." Phenomenology: Japanese and American: 201-230.

     
     

    Steven Crowell "Spectral History: Narrative, Nostalgia, and the Time of the I." Research in Phenomenology, XXIX: 83-104.

     
     

    Steven Crowell "The Early Decades: Positivism, Neo-Kantianism, Dilthey." The Columbia History of Philosophy: 667-675.

     
     

    Steven Crowell "The Problem of Ultimate Grounding and the Appeal to Intersubjectivity in Recent Transcendental Philosophy." International Journal of Philosophical Studies, vol. 7, no. 1: 31-54.

     
     

    Steven Crowell "'Neo-Kantianism' in A Companion to Continental Philosophy ed. Simon Critchley." Oxford:Blackwell (1998) : 185-197.

     
     

    Steven Crowell "Mixed Messages: The Heterogeneity of Historical Discourse." History and Theory, 37, no. 2 (1998) : 220-244.

     
     

    Steven Crowell "Neighbors in Death." Research in Phenomenology, XXVII (1997) : 208-223.

     
     

    Steven Crowell "Sport as Spectacle and as Play: Nietzschean Reflections." International Studies in Philosophy, XXX/3 (1998) : 109-122.

     
     

    Steven Crowell "The Early Decades: Positivism, Neo-Kantianism, Dilthey, The Columbia History of Western Philosophy, ed. Richard Popkin." 

     
     

    Steven Crowell "The Project of Ultimate Grounding and the Appeal to Intersubjectivity in Recent Transcendental Philosophy." International Journal of Philosophical Studies

     
     

    Steven Crowell "There IsNo Other: Notes on the Logical Place of a Concept." Paideuma: Mitteilung zur Kulturkunde, 44 (1998) : 13-29.

     
     

    Steven Crowell "Who is the Political Actor? An Existential-Phenomenological Approach in The Phenomenology of the Political, ed. John Thomson and Lester Embree." 

     
    Presentations
     Conference Paper
     

    Author-Meets-Critics session: Steven Crowell’s Normativity and Phenomenology in Husserl and Heidegger, Society for Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy (New Orleans, October 2014). Respondents: Maxime Doyon, Thomas Sheehan

     
     

    “We Have Never Been Animals: Heidegger’s Posthumanism,” 48th Annual Meeting of the Heidegger Circle (St. Petersburg FL, May 2014)

     
     

    “We Have Never Been Animals: Heidegger’s Posthumanism,” International Society for Phenomenological Studies (Kennebunkport, July 2014)

     
     

    “What Is It To Think? (Part Two),” Workshop in Phenomenological Philosophy (Rice University, April 2014)

     
     Invited Papers
     

    “Experiencing History: David Carr’s Philosophy of History,” Society for Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy annual meeting (Atlanta, October 2015)

     
     

    “Interiors. The Space of Meaning and the Great Indoors,” Raum erfahren conference (Albert-Ludwigs Universität Freiburg, June 2015)

     
     

    “Life and World: Heidegger’s Phenomenological Metaphysics and its Discontents,” American Philosophical Association Central Division (St Louis, February 2015)

     
     

    Author-meets-critics: Steven Crowell’s Normativity and Phenomenology in Husserl and Heidegger, 45th Annual Meeting of the Husserl Circle. Respondents: Burt Hopkins, Jacob Rump (Dartmouth College, May 2014)

     
     

    “Husserl’s Existentialism: Ideality, Traditions, and the Historical Apriori,” Workshop on the Historical Apriori (Dartmouth College, May 2014)

     
     

    “On the Very Idea of the Canonical,” The 2014 Rice-Leipzig Lovett Seminar on Canon and Canon Building in the Humanities (University of Leipzig, July 2014)

     
     

    “Reading Heidegger’s Black Notebooks,” Conference on the Black Notebooks, CUNY Graduate Center (New York, September 2014)

     
     

    “Responsibility, Autonomy, Affectivity: A Heideggerian Approach,” Distinguished Lectureship, Temple University; with a Seminar on “Conscience and Reason” (Philadelphia, November 13-14, 2014)

     
     

    “We Have Never Been Animals: Heidegger’s Posthumanism,” Conference on Wittgenstein and Heidegger (University of Helsinki, June 2014)

     
     

    “We Have Never Been Animals: Heidegger’s Posthumanism,” University of St. Thomas (Houston, March 2014)

     
     

    “What Is It To Think?” Freiburg Institute for Advanced Studies, Albert-Ludwigs Universität  (Freiburg, June 2014)

     
     

    "Responsibility, Autonomy, Affectivity: A Heideggerian Approach." Symposium Paper, American Philosophical Association Eastern Division Annual Meeting (Baltimore, December 2013).

     
     

    "Responsibility, Autonomy, Affectivity: A Heideggerian Approach." German Philosophy Workshop (University of Chicago, April 2013).

     
     

    "Transcendental Life." Universidad Nacional de Colombia (Bogota, September 2013).

     
     

    "Transcendental Life." Universidad de la Sabana (Bogota, September 2013).

     
     

    "What Is It To Think?" Conference on the Phenomenology of Thinking (University of Heidelberg, March 2013).

     
     

    "Being Answerable: From the Good to the Right." Workshop on Normativity, Mind, and Action, University of Buenos Aires. (April 2012)

     
     

    "Being Answerable: From the Good to the Right in Heidegger's Account of Discourse." Conference on Potentiality and Normativity, Goethe Universität Frankfurt. (June 2012)

     
     

    "Günter Figal's Objectivity: From Transcendental to Hermeneutic Phenomenology (and Back Again)." Society for Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy, Rochester, NY. (November 2012)

     
     

    "Responsibility, Autonomy, Affectivity: A Heideggerian Approach." Tagung: Affektivität und Ethik bei Kant und in der Phänomenologie, Bergische Universität Wuppertal. (May 2012)

     
     

    "Tragedy and Phenomenality." Conference on Phenomenology and the Philosophies of the Tragic, University of Crete. (June 2012)

     
     

    "Transcendental Phenomenomenology and Metaphysics: Some Questions for Dan Zahavi." Society for Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy, Rochester, NY. (November 2012)

     
     

    ""'Ontology has an ontic foundation': Are there Degrees of Ontological Difference?",." American Philosophical Association Central Division Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, MN. (April 2011)

     
     

    ""Being Answerable: Reason-Giving and Authentic Discourse,"." University of Southampton, UK. (March 2011)

     
     

    ""Being Answerable: Reason-Giving and the Ontological Meaning of Discourse,"." International Society for Phenomenological Studies, Kennebunkport, ME. (July, 2011)

     
     

    ""Retrieving Husserl's Phenomenology: Hopkins on Philosophy's Last Stand,"." Husserl Circle, Forty-Second Annual Meeting, Florence, Italy. (April 2011)

     
     

    ""Returning to the Point,"." Society for Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy Annual Meeting, Philadelphia. (October, 2011)

     
     

    ""Transcendental Life,"." University of Georgia. (October, 2011)

     
     

    ""What is Ethics as First Philosophy? Levinas in Phenomenological Perspective,"." Conference in Memory of Edith Wyschogrod, Rice University. (April 2011)

     
     

     

     
     

     

     
     

     

     
     

     

     
     

     

     
     

     

     
     

    ""The Normative in Perception"." United Kingdom Kant Society Annual Conference, University of Sussex. (August 2008)

     
     

    "Heidegger on Deliberation and Practical Reasoning." Conference of the Organization of Phenomenological Organizations, Hong Kong. (December 2008)

     
     

    "Heidegger on Deliberation and Practical Reasoning: What is the Place of Morality?." Racionalidad Practica: Intentionalidad, Normatividad, Reflexividad, University of Navarra, Espania. (April 2008)

     
     

    "Heidegger on Deliberation and Practical Reasoning: What is the Place of Morality?." Fordham University, Bronx, NY. (April 2008)

     
     

    "Heidegger on Practical Reasoning: Morality and Agency." International Society for Phenomenological Studies, Monterey, CA. (July 2008)

     
     

    "Normativity in Perception." University of Sodertorn, Sodertorn, Sweden. (March 2008)

     
     

    "Transcendental Logic and 'Minimal Empiricism': Lask and McDowell on the Unboundedness of the Conceptual." University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AK. (November 2008)

     
     “‘Idealities of Nature’: Patocka on Reflection and the Three Movements of Human Life,” International Conference to Commemorate Jan Patocka, 1907-1977, Prague (April 2007)
     
     

    "Measure-Taking: Meaning and Normativity in Heidegger's Philosophy." Society for Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy, Chicago. (November 2007)

     
     “Normativity in Perception,” Symposium on Phenomenology and Analytic Philosophy, American Philosophical Association, Baltimore (December 2007)
     
     “A Critique of Public Reason: Rationalist Assumptions in the Ontology of Discourse Ethics,” Conference on Changing Perceptions of the Public Sphere, Cambridge University (July 2006)
     
     “Conscience and Reason,” University of Essex (November 2006)
     
     “Making Meaning Thematic: Phenomenology, Normativity, and Transcendental Philosophy,” Center for Subjectivity Research, University of Copenhagen (November 2006)
     
     “Making Meaning Thematic: Phenomenology, Normativity, and Transcendental Philosophy,” Conference on Transcendental Philosophy and Naturalism, University of Essex (June 2006)
     
     “Normativity in Perception,” Conference on Perception, Science, and the Lifeworld, Tokyo (September 2006)
     
     “Phenomenology and Aesthetics; or, Why Art Matters,” St John’s College Santa Fe (April 2006)
     
     “Phenomenology and the First-Person Character of Philosophical Knowledge,” Center for Subjectivity Research, University of Copenhagen (October 2006)
     
     “Phenomenology and the First-Person Character of Philosophical Knowledge,” Institute for Psychiatry, London (November 2006)
     
     “Phenomenology and the First-Person Character of Philosophical Knowledge,” Henle Conference on Interpersonal Perspectives and Knowledge, St. Louis University (March 2006)
     
     

    "Inventions of History." Society for Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy, Salt Lake City, Utah. (October 2005)

     
     

    "Mass-nehmen: Sinnbildung und Erfahrung bei Heidegger." Deutsche Gesellschaft fur phanomenologische Forschung, Wuppertal, Germany. (October 2005)

     
     

    "Measure-Taking: Meaning and Normativity in Heidegger's Philosophy." Symposio Internacional 'Fenomenologica: Sentid, Limites y Perspectivas, Pontifica Universidad Catolica de Chile, Santiago. (October 2005)

     
     

    "Phenomenological Immanence and Semantic Externalism: A Rapprochement." University of Toronto. (October 2005)

     
     

    "Phenomenological Immanence and Semantic Externalism: A Rapprochement." Conference on World and Mind, Copenhagen, Denmark. (May 2005)

     
     

    "Phenomenology and Aesthetics; or, Why Art Matters." University College Dublin. (January 2005)

     
     

    "Phenomenology and Aesthetics; or, Why Art Matters." National University of Ireland, Galway. (January 2005)

     
     

    "Public Spectacles: Norms, Consensus, and the Public Sphere." Conference on the Public Sphere, Rice University. (December 2005)

     
     

    "Sorge or Selbstbewusstsein? Heidegger and Korsgaard on the Sources of Normativity." Trinity College Dublin. (January 2005)

     
     

    "Undergoing: Phenomenology, Value Theory, and Nihilism." Catholic University of America. (March 2005)

     
     

    "Conscience and Reason in Heidegger's Being and Time." Honi Haber Memorial Lecture, University of Colorado at Denver. (April 2004)

     
     

    "Conscience and Reason in Heidegger's Fundamental Ontology." Seminario en Torno a Heidegger, Universidad Catolica de Chile, Santiago Chile. (June 2004)

     
     

    "Fink's Untimely Nietzsche." North American Nietzsche Society, Pasadena, CA. (March 2004)

     
     

    "Heidegger, Kant, and the Problem of Reason." Forschungszentrum Europaische Aufklarung, Potsdam, Germany. (December 2004)

     
     

    "Phenomenology and Aesthetics; or, Why Art Matters." Leonard Conference on Phenomenology, University of Nevada, Reno. (September 2004)

     
     

    "Phenomenology and Aesthetics; or, Why Art Matters"." Texas A & M University, College Station, TX. (November 2004)

     
     

    "Sorge or Selbstbewusstsein? Heidegger and Korsgaard on the Sources of Normativity." International Conference on Phenomenology and Ethos, Guangzhou, China. (October 2004)

     
     

    "Subjectivity: Locating the First-Person in Heidegger's Being and Time." Seminario en Torno a Heidegger, Universidad Catolica de Chile, Santiago Chile. (June 2004)

     
     

    "'Phenomenology is the Poetic Essence of Philosophy': Maurice Natanson on the Rule of Metaphor." American Philosophical Association, Washington, DC. (December 2003)

     
     

    "Conscience and Reason." Conference on Heidegger and Transcendental Philosophy, Rice University. (April 2003)

     
     

    "Conscience and Reason in Heidegger's Fundamental Ontology." Northwestern University, Evanston, IL. (May 2003)

     
     

    "Undergoing." University of New Mexico, Alburquerque, NM. (November 2003)

     
     

    ""Authentic Historicality"." University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY. (November 2002)

     
     

    ""Jan Patocka and the Phenomenological Research Program"." Issues Confronting the Post-European World, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic. (November 2002)

     
     

    ""Subjectivity: Locating the First-Person in Heidegger's Being and Time"." Self, Subject, and Person in Modern Philosophy and Phenomenology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA. (January 2002)

     
     

    ""The Cartesianism of Phenomenology"." American Philosophical Association, Philadelphia, PA. (December 2002)

     
     

    ""Undergoing"." Nature, Technology, and Life, Seoul National University, Korea. (October 2002)

     
     

    "Undergoing." Phenomenology and the Human Pathos, Chinese University of Hong Kong. ((September 2002))

     
     Invited Talks
     

    “We Have Never Been Animals: Heidegger’s Posthumanism,” Catholic University of America (Washington DC, January 2015)

     
     

    “We Have Never Been Animals: Heidegger’s Posthumanism,” Northwestern University (Evanston, April 2015)

     
     Keynote Speaker
     

    “Interiors: The Space of Meaning and the Great Indoors,” Keynote Lecture, Canadian Society for Continental Philosophy annual meeting (Montreal, October 2015)

     
     

    “Kant and the Phenomenology of Life,” Plenary Lecture, Twelfth International Kant-Kongress (Vienna, September 2015)

     
     

    “Phenomenology, Meaning, and Metaphysics,” Philosophy Autumn Mini-Course at the University of Essex consisting of three lectures (“What Is It To Think?”, “We Have Never Been Animals,” “The Role of Leibniz in Heidegger’s Metaphysical Decade”) and a seminar (“Transcendence and Reasons”) (Wivenhoe, October 1-3, 2014)

     
     

    “The Role of Leibniz in Heidegger’s Metaphysical Decade,” Keynote Lecture, Society for Phenomenology and the History of Philosophy (University of Colorado Denver, September 2014)

     
     

    "Second-Person Phenomenology." Keynote Lecture, Summer School in Phenomenology and Philosophy of Mind (University of Copenhagen, August 2013).

     
     

    "We Have Never Been Animals: Heidegger's Posthumanism." Keynote Lecture, Il Congresso Internacional de Filosopfia Contemporanea: La Pregunta por el Humanismo Hoy (Universidad de San Buenaventura, Bogota, September 2013).

     
     

    "Transcendental Life." International Conference on Normativity, Mind, and Action, University of Buenos Aires. (April 2012)

     
     

    ""Being Answerable: Reason-Giving and Authentic Discourse,"." North Texas Philosophical Association Annual Meeting, Denton, Texas. (April 2011)

     
     

    ""Transcendental Life,"." Conference on Phenomenology and the Transcendental, University of Helsinki. (September 2011)

     
     

     

     
     Lectures
     

    "What Is It To Think?" International Society for Phenomenological Studies (Kennebunkport, ME, July 2013).

     
     

    "Vita Contemplativa? Philosophy, the Humanities, and the University." Rice-Leipzig Lovett Seminar on Citizenship and the Future of the Humanities, Rice University. (September 2012)

     
     

    "Responsibility, Autonomy, Affectivity: A Heideggerian Approach." Workshop on Phenomenological Philosophy, University of California, Santa Cruz. (May 2012)

     
     

    "Responsibility, Autonomy, Affectivity: A Heideggerian Approach." International Society for Phenomenological Studies, Kennebunkport, ME. (July 2012)

     
     

     

     
     

     

     
     

     

     
     

    "Phenomenological Immanence and Semantic Externalism: A Rapprochement." Husserl Circle, Dublin, Ireland. (June 2005)

     
     

    "Sorge or Selbstbewusstsein? Heidegger and Korsgaard on the Sources of Normativity." International Society for Phenomenological Studies, Monterey, California. (June 2005)

     
     

    "Authentic Historicality." Coloquio Internacional: Fenomenologia Hoy, Santiago, Chile. (June 2004)

     
     

    "Conscience and Reason." 38th Annual Heidegger Conference, New Orleans, LA. (May 2004)

     
     

    "Conscience and Reason." International Society for Phenomenological Studies, Asilomar, CA. (July 2003)

     
     

    "Juan Munoz." Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston, TX. (March 2003)

     
     Other
     

    "Authentic Historicality." American Philosophical Association, Atlanta, GA. (December 2001)

     
     

    "Authentic Thinking and Phenomenological Method." International Phenomenology Conference, University of Beijing, China. (October 2001)

     
     

    "Authenticity as a Condition of Philosophy." University of North Texas, Denton, TX. (March 2001)

     
     

    "Giorgio Morandi and the Question of the Thing." Beauty and Meaning: Art and Philosophy, Seattle University, Seattle, WA. (May 2001)

     
     

    "Subjectivity: Locating the First-Person in Heidegger's Being and Time." International Society for Phenomenological Studies, Monterey, CA. (June 2001)

     
     

    "Subjectivity: Locating the First-Person in Heidegger's Being and Time." Phenomenology in the Nordic Countries, Copenhagen, Denmark. (June 2001)

     
     

    "Subjectivity: Locating the First-Person in Heidegger's Being and Time." Rice Center for the Study of Cultures, Houston, Texas. (October 2001)

     
     

    "Authentic Historicality." International Conference on Phenomenology: Space, Time, and Culture, Chinese University of Hong Kong. (November 2000)

     
     

    "Psychological and Transcendental Phenomenology: Ten Theses in Memory of Gian-Carlo Rota." Husserl Circle, Seattle University. (June 2000)

     
     

    "What's Really the Difference Between Science and Philosophy?." Rice Alumni College, Rice University. (March 2000)

     
     

    "Comment on Hopkins's 'Mickunas: Solver of Phenomenological Riddles'." Husserl Circle, Memphis, TN. (February 1999)

     
     

    "Comment on Reeder's 'Signitive Intention and Semantic Texture'." Husserl Circle, Memphis, TN. (February 1999)

     
     

    "Facticity." International Society for Phenomenological Studies, Monterey, CA. (July 1999)

     
     

    "Facticity and Philosophy." What is Philosophy?, Seattle University. (May 1999)

     
     

    "Is Art Cognitively Trivial?." Art, Literature, and Philosophy, Colby College. (April 1999)

     
     

    "The Gift of Philosophical Discourse." The Enigma of Gift and Sacrifice, Rice University. (March 1999)

     
     

    "Gnostic Phenomenology: Eugen Fink and the Critique of Transcendental Reason." Husserl Circle, Louisville, KY. (February 1998)

     
     

    "Spectral History: Narrative, Nostalgia, and the Time of the I." Society for Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy, Denver, CO. (October 1998)

     
     Panelist
     

    Comment on Thomas Byrne, “Sincere and Objective Truth in Husserl’s 6th Logical Investigation,” 45th Annual Meeting of the Husserl Circle (Dartmouth College, May 2014)

     
     Comment on Panos Theodorou, “Husserl and Heidegger on Categorial Intuition,” Husserl Circle (Prague, April 2007)
     
     

    ""Reply to my Critics"." Husserl Circle, Lima, Peru. (July 2002)

     
     Session Chair
     

    Session Chair, Conference on Nietzsche and the Ethics of Naturalism (Rice University, January 2014).

     
     

    Session Chair, 45th Annual Meeting of the Husserl Circle (Dartmouth College, May 2014)

     
     

    Session Chair, "Phenomenology in Japan." Society for Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy (Eugene, OR, October 2013).

     
     

    Session Chair, "Continental and Analytic: What is the Difference?" Society for Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy (Eugene, OR, October 2013).

     
     

    "Husserl and the Philosophy of Mind." Husserl Circle Annual Meeting, Marquette University. (June 2008)

     
     Session Chair, Eighth Annual Meeting of the International Society for Phenomenological Studies (Asilomar, CA, July 2006)
     
      Session Chair, “Husserl and the Debate over Non-Conceptual Content,” Society for Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy (Philadelphia, PA, October 2006)
     
     Workshops
     

    “Life and World: Heidegger’s Phenomenological ‘Metaphysics’ and its Discontents,” Workshop in Phenomenological Philosophy (Creighton University, May 2015)

     
     

    Author-meets-critics Workshop: Steven Crowell’s Normativity and Phenomenology in Husserl and Heidegger, Freiburg Institute for Advanced Studies, Albert-Ludwigs Universität (Freiburg, June 2014)

     
     

    "What Is It To Think?" Workshop in Phenomenological Philosophy (Fordham University, May 2013).

     
     

    ""Being Answerable: Reason-Giving and Authentic Discourse,"." Workshop in Phenomenological Philosophy, Second Annual Meeting, Boston University. (May 2011)

     
     

     

     
      “Phenomenology and Reason,” two-week Master Class in Phenomenology for post-docs and assistant professors throughout East Asia, led by Steven Crowell, Chinese University of Hong Kong (July 2007) [four lectures, four workshops]
     
     Workshop on my project, “Heidegger and the Claims of Reason,” Center for Subjectivity Studies, University of Copenhagen (October 2006)
     
     

    "Husserl's Logical Investigations: Breakthrough to What?." Department of Philosophy, Chinese University of Hong Kong. (October 2004)

     
    Editorial Positions
     Editor, Husserl Studies. Springer. (2013 - 2013)

     Editor in Chief, Husserl Studies. Springer. (2014 - 2014)

     Editor, New Yearbook for Phenomenology and Phenomenological Philosophy. Noesis Press. (2011 - 2011)

     Editor, Husserl Studies. Springer. (2010 - 2010)

     Editor, Husserl Studies. Springer. (2011 - 2011)

     Editor in Chief, Husserl Studies. Springer. (2015 - 2016)

     Member of the Editorial Board, Continental Philosophy Review. (2014 - 2014)

     Member of the Editorial Board, Journal of Medicine and Philosophy. (2014 - 2014)

     Member of the Editorial Board, Mind. (2014 - 2014)

     Editor, Husserl Studies. (2008 - 2008)

     Editor, Series in Continental Thought. Ohio University Press. (2006 - 2006)

     Series Editor, Series in Continental Thought. Ohio University Press. (2002 - 2002)

     Editor, New Yearbook for Phenomenology and Phenomenological Philosophy. Noesis Press. (2004 - 2004)

     Editor, Series in Continental Thought. Ohio University Press. (2007 - 2007)

     Editor, Series in Continental Thought. Ohio University Press. (2003 - 2003)

     Series Editor, Series in Continental Thought,. Ohio University Press. (2004 - 2004)

     Editor, New Yearbook for Phenomenology and Phenomenological Philosophy. Noesis Press. (2002 - 2002)

     Editor, New Yearbook for Phenomenology and Phenomenological Philosophy. Noesis Press. (2006 - 2006)

     Editor, New Yearbook for Phenomenology and Phenomenological Philosophy. Noesis Press. (2003 - 2003)

     Editor, New Yearbook for Phenomenology and Phenomenological Philosophy. Noesis Press. (2008 - 2008)

     Editor, New Yearbook for Phenomenology and Phenomenological Philosophy. Noesis Press. (2007 - 2007)

     Member of the Editorial Board, Contributions to Phenomenology. Kluwer. (2004 - 2004)

     Member of the Editorial Board, Contributions to Phenomenology. Kluwer. (2002 - 2002)

     Member of the Editorial Board, International Journal of Philosophical Studies. Routledge. (2006 - 2006)

     Member of the Editorial Board, Contributions to Phenomenology. Kluwer Academic Publishers. (2003 - 2003)

     Member of the Editorial Board, International Journal of Philosophical Studies. Routledge. (2007 - 2007)

     Member of the Editorial Board, International Journal of Philosophical Studies. Routledge. (2008 - 2008)

     Member of the Editorial Board, Continental Philosophy Review. Springer. (2008 - 2008)

     Member of the Editorial Board, Continental Philosophy Review. Springer. (2006 - 2006)

     Member of the Editorial Board, New Studies in Phenomenology/Neue Studien zur Phanomenologie. Peter Lang. (2002 - 2002)

     Member of the Editorial Board, New Studies in Phenomenology and Hermeneutics. University of Wisconsin Press. (2004 - 2004)

     Member of the Editorial Board, New Studies in Phenomenology/Neue Studien zur Phänomenologie. Peter Lang. (2003 - 2003)

     Member of the Editorial Board, Continental Philosophy Review. Springer. (2007 - 2007)

     Member of the Editorial Board, New Studies in Phenomenology. Peter Lang. (2004 - 2004)

     Member of the Editorial Board, Journal of Medicine and Philosophy. Springer. (2007 - 2007)

     Member of the Editorial Board, Journal of Medicine and Philosophy. Springer. (2006 - 2006)

     Member of the Editorial Board, Journal of Medicine and Philosophy. Springer. (2008 - 2008)

     Member of the Editorial Board, Journal of Philosophy and Medicine. (2002 - 2002)

     Member of the Editorial Board, Journal of Medicine and Philosophy. Swets. (2003 - 2003)

     Member of the Editorial Board, Contributions to Phenomenology. Springer. (2006 - 2006)

     Member of the Editorial Board, Journal of Medicine and Philosophy. (2004 - 2004)

     Member of the Editorial Board, Contributions to Phenomenology. Springer. (2007 - 2007)

     Member of the Editorial Board, New Studies in Phenomenology and Hermeneutics. University of Wisconsin Press. (2003 - 2003)

     Member of the Editorial Board, Contributions to Phenomenology. Springer. (2008 - 2008)

     Member of the Editorial Board, New Studies in Phenomenology. Peter Lang. (2007 - 2007)

     Member of the Editorial Board, New Studies in Phenomenology. Peter Lang. (2008 - 2008)

     Member of the Editorial Board, New Studies in Phenomenology. Peter Lang. (2006 - 2006)

    Supervised Theses & Dissertations
     Irene McMullin, PhD The Social Self: A Heideggerian Account of Intersubjectivity. (2007) (Thesis Director)

     Vinod Lakshmipathy, PhD Nietzsche: Philosophy and Life. (2008) (Thesis Director)

     Will Smith, PhD Selfhood, Intersubjectivity, and the Normativity of Moral Obligation. (2008) (Thesis Director)

     Matthew Schunke, PhD A Phenomenological Response to Naturalist Accounts of Religion. (2008) (Thesis Director)

     Matthew Burch, PhD Estrangement and Responsibility: Heidegger's Account of Selfhood. (2008) (Thesis Director)

     Vinod Lakshmipathy, PhD Nietzsche's Meta-Existentialism. (2011) (Thesis Director)

     James Andrus, MA Listening to Each Other, Ourselves, and the World: A Study of Heidegger's Concepts of Discourse and Languge. (2011) (Thesis Director)

     Summer Henderson, MA Feminist Interpretations of the Home and the Practice of Dwelling. (2011) (Thesis Director)

     Vinod Lakshmipathy, PhD Nietzsche's Existential Method. (2011) (Thesis Director)

     David Snyder, PhD The Apriori of the Lifeworld. (Thesis Director)

     Matthew Burch, PhD "Heidegger's Theory of Practical Identity". (Thesis Director)

     Irene McMullin, PhD "Intersubjectivity and Social Encounter: A Study of Heidegger's Mitsein". (Thesis Director)

     Brenda Connor, PhD "The Role of Empathy in Health Care". (Thesis Director)

     Irene McMullen, PhD Intersubjectivity and Social Encounter: Articulating Heidegger's Mitsein through a Phenomenology of Patience, Mercy, and Gratitude. (Thesis Director)

     Brenda Connor, PhD The Role of Empathy in Health Care. (Thesis Director)

     Jesse Slavens, PhD Hegel's Critique of Kant's Ethics. (Thesis Committee Member)

     Jesse Slavens, PhD Tracking Kant's Bete Noire: The Significance of Hegel's Emptiness Critique for Contemporary Kantian Ethics. (Thesis Committee Member)

     Will Smith, PhD Selfhood, Intersubjectivity, and the Normativity of Moral Obligation. (Thesis Director)

     Matt Schunke, PhD A Phenomenological Response to Naturalist Accounts of Religion. (Thesis Director)

     Matt Burch, PhD Ethics and Identity: Heidegger's Account of Agency. (Thesis Director)

     Brenda Connor, PhD The Role of Empathy in Health Care. (Thesis Director)

    Awards, Prizes, & Fellowships
     2014 Symposium Book Award for "Normativity and Phenomenology in Husserl and Heidegger" (Cambridge UP, 2013), Canadian Society for Continental Philosophy (2014)

     Guest Professor, Center for Subjectivity Research, University of Copenhagen (10/18/06-11/18/06)

     Heidegger and the Claims of Reason, American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) (7/1/06 - 6/30/07)

     Graduate Student Association Teaching and Mentoring Award, Rice GSA (May 2005)

     Edward Goodwin Ballard Prize, E. G. Ballard Foundation (2002)

     Executive Director, Society for Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy

     Board of Directors, Center for Advanced Research in Phenomenology

     Board of Directors, Center for Advanced Research in Phenomenology, Inc. (2000-2001)

     Executive Committee, Society for Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy (2000-2001)

     Executive Committee, Society for Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy (1999-2002)

     Board of Directors, Center for Advanced Research in Phenomenology

    Positions Held
     Executive Co-Director, Society for Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy. (2002 - 2002)

     Board Member, Center for Advanced Research in Phenomenology, Inc. (2003 - 2003)

     Board Member, Center for Advanced Research in Phenomenology, Inc. (2004 - 2004)

     Executive Co-Director, Society for Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy. (2004 - 2004)

     Executive Co-Director, Society for Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy. (2003 - 2003)

     Board of Directors, Center for Advanced Research in Phenomenology, Inc.. (2002 - 2002)

     Advisory Board, Research Center in Phenomenology, Peking University. (2002 - 2002)