Associate Professor John Grumley

A14 - The Quadrangle
The University of Sydney

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Research interests

Contemporary Critical Theory and Theories of Modernity, biopolitics.

Teaching and supervision

PHIL2644 Critical Theory: From Marx to Foucault

PHIL2625 Hannah Arendt

In the media

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

PhD and master's project opportunities

Selected publications

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Books

  • Grumley, J. (2016). History and Totality: Radical Historicism from Hegel to Foucault (forthcoming). London: Routledge.
  • 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. (2015). The Messianic, Sovereignty and the Camps: Arendt and Agamben. Critical Horizons, 16(3), 1-19.
  • Grumley, J. (2015). The paradoxes of democratic life: Markus and Honneth on freedom. Thesis Eleven, 126(1), 52-69. [More Information]
  • Grumley, J. (2014). Agnes Heller finds her voice. Thesis Eleven, 125(1), 132-137. [More Information]
  • 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? Literature and 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, 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.

2016

  • Grumley, J. (2016). History and Totality: Radical Historicism from Hegel to Foucault (forthcoming). London: Routledge.

2015

  • Grumley, J. (2015). The Messianic, Sovereignty and the Camps: Arendt and Agamben. Critical Horizons, 16(3), 1-19.
  • Grumley, J. (2015). The paradoxes of democratic life: Markus and Honneth on freedom. Thesis Eleven, 126(1), 52-69. [More Information]

2014

  • Grumley, J. (2014). Agnes Heller finds her voice. Thesis Eleven, 125(1), 132-137. [More Information]

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? Literature and 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, 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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