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Danielle Petherbridge

Lecturer/Assistant Professor

School Of Philosophy
Newman Building
Belfield
Dublin 4

Tel: +353 1 7168201
Email: danielle.petherbridge@ucd.ie

Biography


Lecturer in Continental European Philosophy.


From 2013-2015 Dr Petherbridge was an IRC Marie-Curie international research fellow in the Philosophy Department at Columbia University, New York.

She is currently working on an IRC/European Commission funded project entitled Encountering the Other which provides a comprehensive examination of theories of intersubjectivity in German Idealism, social philosophy, phenomenology and contemporary French philosophy.

Her primary research interests include theories of subjectivity and intersubjectivity in phenomenology and social philosophy, as well as debates about the theory of recognition employed in critical theory. She has general research interests in continental philosophy, philosophy and literature, critical theory, and phenomenology. 

Dr Petherbridge is Editor-in-Chief of Brill Research Perspectives in Critical Theory, Editor of the journal Critical Horizons and Deputy-Director of the UCD Centre for Ethics in Public Life (http://www.ucd.ie/cepl/).

She is also creator and co-founder of the Irish Young Philosopher Awards (www.youngphilosopherawards.ucd.ie). The inaugural IYPA Festival was held in 2018.

 


Professional

Honours and Awards

Year: 2017.
Title: Teaching Excellence Award
       

Conference Contributions

Danielle Petherbridge (2017) Vulnerability, Recognition and Critique. [Invited Oral Presentation], Critical Theory Feminism, Bristol , 06-MAY-17 - 06-MAY-17.
Danielle Petherbridge (2017) Recognition and Acknowledgement in Coetzee, Cavell and Honneth. [Refereed Abstracts], Forms of Knowledge: Literature and Philosophy, Edinburgh , 07-NOV-17 - 09-MAR-18.
Danielle Petherbridge (2017) Recognition and Ethical Responsiveness. [Invited Lecture], Alternative Ethics, Rome , 14-SEP-17 - 15-SEP-17.
Danielle Petherbridge (2018) Vulnerability, Ethical Responsiveness and Animals: Towards a Two-Level Account. [Keynote Address], The Value of Sentience, University College Dublin , 07-MAR-18 - 09-MAR-18.
Danielle Petherbridge (2016) Between Hesitation and Recognition: On the Dynamic of Seeing Others. [Oral Presentation], Society for Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA , 20-OCT-16 - 22-OCT-16.
Danielle Petherbridge (2012) Towards a Theory of Intersubjectivity. [Invited Oral Presentation], Life-World and Natural World Conference, Dublin , 29-NOV-12 - 30-NOV-12.
Danielle Petherbridge (2013) The Power of Critique: Rethinking the Analysis of Power in Honneth's Theory of Recognition. [International Refereed Conference], Society for Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy Annual Conference, Eugene, Oregon, USA , 24-OCT-13 - 26-OCT-13.
Danielle Petherbridge (2013) Intersubjectivity, Power, and Critique: Axel Honneth's Reconstruction of Social Philosophy. [International Refereed Conference], XXIII World Congress of Philosophy, Athens, Greece , 04-AUG-13 - 10-AUG-13.
Danielle Petherbridge (2014) A Life Without Qualities: Rethinking Integrity. [Invited Oral Presentation], Integrity Lost, Integrity Gained, Newcastle, UK , 11-APR-13 - 13-APR-13.
Danielle Petherbridge (2014) Historical Reconstruction, Modernity and Complexity: Response to Axel Honneth's Freedom's Right. [Invited Oral Presentation], Freedom's Right, SUNY, New York State, USA , 21-NOV-14 - 21-NOV-14.
Danielle Petherbridge (2014) Henry James, Moral Life and the Question of Integrity. [Invited Oral Presentation], Portraits of Integrity Workshop, Newcastle University , 28-NOV-14 - 28-NOV-14.
Danielle Petherbridge (2015) Rethinking Integrity with Henry James. [Refereed Abstracts], Portraits of Integrity, Durham University, UK , 11-DEC-15 - 12-DEC-15.
Danielle Petherbridge (2015) What's Critical about Vulnerability? Between Interdependency and Power. [Invited Oral Presentation], Gender and Vulnerabilities, Northwestern University, Chicago, USA , 16-APR-15 - 17-APR-15.
Danielle Petherbridge (2016) The Dialectics of (In)visibility and the Lived Experience of Race. [Refereed Abstracts], UK Sartre Society Conference, Oxford University , 01-JUL-16 - 01-JUL-16.
Danielle Petherbridge (2016) Misadventures of the Dialectic: Philosophy and Politics in Merleau-Ponty's Work. [Invited Oral Presentation], Merleau-Ponty and the Paradoxes of Expression, University College Dublin , 18-MAY-16 - 18-MAY-16.
Danielle Petherbridge and Luna Dolezal (2016) Questioning Social Encounters in the Work of Mariana Abramovic. [Invited Oral Presentation], Questioning Aesthetics, University College Dublin , 12-MAY-16 - 13-MAY-16.
           

Journals Edited

Critical Horizons: Co-Editor.

Other Activities

Editor-in-Chief
Brill Research Perspectives in Critical Theory
Brill Academic Publishers, Leiden and Boston; 

http://www.brill.com/products/journal/brill-research-perspectives-critical-theory
 

Publications

Books

Danielle Petherbridge (2013) The Critical Theory of Axel Honneth. Lanham and New York: Lexington Books. [Details]

Book Chapters

Danielle Petherbridge (2018) 'Integrity in the Late Novels of Henry James: Lambert Strether from The Ambassadors' In: Charlotte Alston, Amber Carpenter and Rachael Wiseman (eds). Portraits of Integrity. London: Bloomsbury. [Details]
Danielle Petherbridge (2018) 'How do we Respond? Embodied Vulnerability and Ethical Responsiveness' In: Luna Dolezal and Clara Fischer (eds). New Feminist Perspectives on Embodiment. USA: Palgrave Macmillan. [Details]
Danielle Petherbridge and Luna Dolezal (2017) 'Reconsidering the Phenomenology of Social Encounters' In: Luna Dolezal and Danielle Petherbridge (eds). Body/Self/Other: The Phenomenology of Social Encounters. New York: SUNY Press. [Details]
Danielle Petherbridge (2017) 'Racializing Perception and The Phenomenology of Invisibility' In: Luna Dolezal and Danielle Petherbridge (eds). Body/Self/Other: The Phenomenology of Social Encounters. New York: SUNY Press. [Details]
Danielle Petherbridge (2011) 'Axel Honneth's Project of Critical Theory' In: Danielle Petherbridge (eds). Axel Honneth: Critical Essays. Leiden and Boston: Brill. , pp.1-30 [Details]

Edited Books

Danielle Petherbridge and Elisa Magri (Ed.). (2017) Intersubjectivity and Recognition. Milan: Metodo: International Studies in Phenomenology and Philosophy. [Details]
Luna Dolezal and Danielle Petherbridge (Ed.). (2017) Body/Self/Other: The Phenomenology of Social Encounters. New York: State University of New York Press. [Details]
Jean-Philippe Deranty, John Rundell, Danielle Petherbridge (Ed.). (2007) Recognition, Work, Politics: New Directions in French Critical Theory. Leiden and Boston: Brill. [Details]
Danielle Petherbridge (Ed.). (2011) Axel Honneth: Critical Essays with a Reply by Axel Honneth. Leiden and Boston: Brill Academic Publishers. [Details]

Peer Reviewed Journals

Danielle Petherbridge and Maeve Cooke (2016) 'Civil disobedience and conscientious objection'. Philosophy and Social Criticism, 42 (10). [Details]
Danielle Petherbridge (2016) 'Between Thinking and Action: Arendt on Conscience and Civil Disobedience'. Philosophy and Social Criticism, 42 (10):971-981. [Details]
Danielle Petherbridge (2016) 'What's Critical about Vulnerability? Rethinking Interdependence, Recognition and Power'. Hypatia, 31 (3):589-604. [Details]

Other Journals

Danielle Petherbridge (2017) 'O que há de crítico na vulnerabilidade? Repensando interdependência, reconhecimento e poder¿' Dissonancia 1 (2) . [Details]
                                                                                                                                         

Research

Research Interests


Dr Danielle Petherbridge is working on a project entitled
Encountering the Other, which provides a comprehensive examination of theories of intersubjectivity in German Idealism, German social philosophy, phenomenology and contemporary French philosophy. She is currently working on a monograph arising from the project which provides a book-length study of theories of intersubjectivity and self/other relations across these traditions.

From 2013-2015, she was IRC Marie Curie international research fellow located in the Department of Philosophy, Columbia University, New York. From 2016 she will take up the position of Lecturer in Continental European Philosophy in the School of Philosophy at University College Dublin. 

Previously Dr Petherbridge was awarded an Irish Research Council Postdoctoral Fellowship for a study on Axel Honneth and the Project of Critical Theory. Her book arising from this project entitled The Critical Theory of Axel Honneth has been published with Lexington Books, USA, 2013. 



She is also currently completing a book project with Luna Dolezal entitled Body/Self/Other: The Phenomenology of Social Encounters, which is forthcoming with SUNY Press, 2017.

She teaches in Continental European Philosophy, Philosophy and Literature, Critical Theory and Social Philosophy. 

Research Projects

Sponsor : University College Dublin (UCD)
Title : Philosophy in Schools and The Young Philosopher Awards
Start Date / End Date : 01-APR-17 / 30-SEP-18
Sponsor : University College Dublin (UCD)
Title : Axel Honneth's Reconstruction of Social Philosophy
Start Date / End Date : 01-MAY-13 / 31-OCT-14
Sponsor : University College Dublin (UCD)
Title : Rethinking Social Freedom
Start Date / End Date : 01-APR-15 / 30-SEP-16
   

Teaching

 

Modules Coordinated

201700   PHIL20500     Philosophy: Phenomenology & Existentialism
201700   PHIL30630     Philosophy: Internship
201700   PHIL10100     Philosophy: Existentialism and Humanism
201700   PHIL41320     Philosophy: Topics in Continental Philos
201700   PHIL20570     Philosophy: Philosophy & Literature
201700   PHIL40410     Philosophy: Philosophy & Literature