Associate Professor John Grumley

A14 - The Quadrangle
The University of Sydney

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Research interests

Contemporary Critical Theory and Theories of Modernity, philosophy of 'mere life'.

Teaching and supervision

PHIL2633 Theorising Modernity

PHIL4013 Philosophy of "Mere" Life

In the media

Historical and cultural commentary on Agnes Heller: The Philosopher's Zone, ABC Radio National, Sunday 23rd June 2013

Selected publications

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Books

  • Grumley, J. (2005). Agnes Heller: A Moralist in the Vortex of History. London: Pluto Press.

Edited Books

  • Grumley, J., Crittenden, P., Johnson, P. (2002). Culture and Enlightenment: Essays for György Markus. Aldershot, England: Ashgate.

Book Chapters

  • Grumley, J. (2009). From Contingency to Destiny: On Heller's Existential Ethics. In Terezakis, Katie (Eds.), Engaging Agnes Heller: A Critical Companion, (pp. 223-234). Lanham & Plymoth.
  • Grumley, J. (2006). Between the Normative and the Empirical: Heller on the Antinomies of Culture. In Mihaly Vajda and Janos Boros (Eds.), Ethics and Heritage: Essays on the Philosphy of Agnes Heller, (pp. 43-62). Pecs Hungary: Brambauer.
  • Grumley, J. (2002). A Family Quarrel: Markus and Heller on Philosophy. In John Grumley, Paul Crittenden, Pauline Johnson (Eds.), Culture and Enlightenment: Essays for Gyorgy Markus, (pp. 49-72). United Kingdom: Ashgate.
  • Grumley, J. (2002). Introduction. In John Grumley, Paul Crittenden, Pauline Johnson (Eds.), Culture and Enlightenment: Essays for Gyorgy Markus, (pp. 1-12). United Kingdom: Ashgate.

Journals

  • Grumley, J. (2013). Antipodean Enlightenment: Markus on Culture. Critical Horizons, 14(2), 156-180. [More Information]
  • Grumley, J. (2012). Beyond the Budapest School: Gyorgy Markus in Sydney. Universitas: monthly review of philosophy and culture, 39(3), 39-65.
  • Grumley, J. (2011). Dialogue with the Dead: Sebald, Creatureliness, and the Philosophy of Mere Life. The European Legacy: toward new paradigms, 16(4), 505-518. [More Information]
  • Grumley, J. (2008). Agnes Heller's Existential Ethics and Bare Life. The European Legacy: toward new paradigms, 13(6), 703-713. [More Information]
  • Grumley, J. (2008). New Adventures in the Dialectic of Humanism: Todorov, Sebald and Agamben. Critical Horizons, 9(2), 189-213.
  • Grumley, J. (2007). Agnes Heller and the Question of Humanism. European Journal of Political Theory, 6(2), 125-140.
  • Grumley, J. (2006). Hannah Arendt's Devaluation of Life? Aesthetics (was Literature & Aesthetics), 16(2), 100-119.
  • Grumley, J. (2005). Hegel, Habermas and the Spirit of Critical Theory. Critical Horizons, 6(1), 87-99. [More Information]
  • Grumley, J. (2003). Exploring the options in no-mans' land: Heller and Markus on the antinomies of modern culture. Thesis Eleven: critical theory and historical sociology, 75, 25-38.
  • Grumley, J. (2001). From the Agora to the Coffee-House: Heller's Quest for Philosophical Radicalism. Critical Horizons, 2, 255-282.
  • Grumley, J. (2001). Heller's Paradoxical Cultural Modernity. The European Legacy: toward new paradigms, 6, 25-33.

2013

  • Grumley, J. (2013). Antipodean Enlightenment: Markus on Culture. Critical Horizons, 14(2), 156-180. [More Information]

2012

  • Grumley, J. (2012). Beyond the Budapest School: Gyorgy Markus in Sydney. Universitas: monthly review of philosophy and culture, 39(3), 39-65.

2011

  • Grumley, J. (2011). Dialogue with the Dead: Sebald, Creatureliness, and the Philosophy of Mere Life. The European Legacy: toward new paradigms, 16(4), 505-518. [More Information]

2009

  • Grumley, J. (2009). From Contingency to Destiny: On Heller's Existential Ethics. In Terezakis, Katie (Eds.), Engaging Agnes Heller: A Critical Companion, (pp. 223-234). Lanham & Plymoth.

2008

  • Grumley, J. (2008). Agnes Heller's Existential Ethics and Bare Life. The European Legacy: toward new paradigms, 13(6), 703-713. [More Information]
  • Grumley, J. (2008). New Adventures in the Dialectic of Humanism: Todorov, Sebald and Agamben. Critical Horizons, 9(2), 189-213.

2007

  • Grumley, J. (2007). Agnes Heller and the Question of Humanism. European Journal of Political Theory, 6(2), 125-140.

2006

  • Grumley, J. (2006). Between the Normative and the Empirical: Heller on the Antinomies of Culture. In Mihaly Vajda and Janos Boros (Eds.), Ethics and Heritage: Essays on the Philosphy of Agnes Heller, (pp. 43-62). Pecs Hungary: Brambauer.
  • Grumley, J. (2006). Hannah Arendt's Devaluation of Life? Aesthetics (was Literature & Aesthetics), 16(2), 100-119.

2005

  • Grumley, J. (2005). Agnes Heller: A Moralist in the Vortex of History. London: Pluto Press.
  • Grumley, J. (2005). Hegel, Habermas and the Spirit of Critical Theory. Critical Horizons, 6(1), 87-99. [More Information]

2003

  • Grumley, J. (2003). Exploring the options in no-mans' land: Heller and Markus on the antinomies of modern culture. Thesis Eleven: critical theory and historical sociology, 75, 25-38.

2002

  • Grumley, J. (2002). A Family Quarrel: Markus and Heller on Philosophy. In John Grumley, Paul Crittenden, Pauline Johnson (Eds.), Culture and Enlightenment: Essays for Gyorgy Markus, (pp. 49-72). United Kingdom: Ashgate.
  • Grumley, J., Crittenden, P., Johnson, P. (2002). Culture and Enlightenment: Essays for György Markus. Aldershot, England: Ashgate.
  • Grumley, J. (2002). Introduction. In John Grumley, Paul Crittenden, Pauline Johnson (Eds.), Culture and Enlightenment: Essays for Gyorgy Markus, (pp. 1-12). United Kingdom: Ashgate.

2001

  • Grumley, J. (2001). From the Agora to the Coffee-House: Heller's Quest for Philosophical Radicalism. Critical Horizons, 2, 255-282.
  • Grumley, J. (2001). Heller's Paradoxical Cultural Modernity. The European Legacy: toward new paradigms, 6, 25-33.

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