Publications

Recent Buchanan CV FEB 2015

Last edited 2014:

Books

Forthcoming 2015/16. Translation of Vinciane Despret’s Que diraient les animaux. University of Minnesota Press, “Posthumanities” Series.

2008. Onto-Ethologies: The Animal Environments of Uexküll, Heidegger, Merleau-Ponty, and Deleuze. Albany, NY: SUNY Press. 223pp. (Environmental Philosophy and Ethics Series.)

* Reviewed in: International Philosophical Quarterly, Environmental Philosophy,SymposiumNotre Dame Philosophical Reviews, Dialogue, Radical Philosophy

Edited Books & Journal Issues

Forthcoming 2014. Angelaki special issue “Philosophical Ethology I: Dominique Lestel,” co-edited with Matthew Chrulew and Jeffrey Bussolini.

Forthcoming 2015. Angelaki special issue “Philosophical Ethology II: Vinciane Despret,” co-edited with Matthew Chrulew and Jeffrey Bussolini.

Forthcoming 2015. Angelaki special issue “Philosophical Ethology III: Roberto Marchesini,” co-edited with Jeffrey Bussolini and Matthew Chrulew.

Peer-Reviewed Articles & Book Chapters

Under review. “Precarious Communities: Towards a Phenomenology of Extinction,” Ontologies of Nature, edited by Gerard Kuperus and Marjolein Oele. Springer Press.

2012. “Most Beautiful Companion,” Environmental Philosophy, IX (II), 2012: 173-187.

2012. “Being with Animals: Reconsidering Heidegger’s Animal Ontology,” Animals and the Human Imagination, eds. Aaron Gross and Anne Vallely (New York: Columbia University Press, 2012), 265-288.

2011. “Painting the prehuman: Bataille, Merleau-Ponty, and the aesthetic origins of humanity,”Journal for Critical Animal Studies IX (I/II), 2011: 14-31.

2008. “Animal,” Abécédaire de Martin Heidegger, ed. Alain Beaulieu. Paris: Les Éditions Sils Maria, 2008.

2007. “The Time of the Animal,” PhaenEx: Journal for Existential and Phenomenological Theory and Culture 2 (2), Fall/Winter 2007: 61-80.

2007. “Do Animals Exist? On the Essence and Existence of Humans and Animals,” Proteus: A Journal of Ideas (Special Issue: Humans and Animals), Spring 2007: 21-26.

Translation(s)

Forthcoming 2014. Translation (partial) of Dominique Lestel’s L’animalité. Angelaki.

2008. Daignault, Jacques. “Pedagogy and Deleuze’s Concept of the Virtual,” trans. Brett Buchanan. Nomadic Education: Variations on a Theme by Deleuze and Guattari, ed. Inna Semetsky. Rotterdam: Sense Publishers.

Reviews

2010. A review of Animals and the Moral Community: Mental Life, Moral Status, and Kinship, by Gary Steiner (Columbia University Press, 2008). Society & Animals, 19 (2010): 103-105.

2010. A review of Stalking the Subject: Modernism and the Animal, by Carrie Rohman (Columbia University Press, 2009). Modern Fiction Studies, 56 (3), 2010: 642-645.

2010. A review of Animal Lessons: How They Teach Us To Be Human, by Kelly Oliver (Columbia University Press, 2009). Environmental Philosophy, 7 (1), 2010: 82-84.

2009. A review of Becoming Heidegger: On the Trail of His Early Occasional Writings, 1910-1927, eds. Theodore Kisiel and Thomas Sheehan (Northwestern University Press, 2007).Philosophy in Review/Comptes rendus philosophiques, XXIX (3), 2009: 196-200.

2009. A review of Heidegger’s Being and Time: An Introduction, by Paul Gorner (Cambridge University Press, 2007) and Heidegger’s Being and Time: A Reader’s Guide, by William Blattner (Continuum Press, 2006). Philosophy in Review/Comptes rendus philosophiques, XXIX (1), 2009: 3-6.

2006. A review of Twentieth-Century French Philosophy: Key Themes and Thinkers, by Alan D. Schrift (Blackwell, 2006). Philosophy in Review/Comptes rendus philosophiques, 26 (5), 2006: 400-402.

2005. A review of Deleuze and Geophilosophy, by Mark Bonta and John Protevi (Edinburgh Press, 2004). Journal for Cultural and Religious Theory, 7 (1), 2005: 131-134.

2001. A review of Nietzsche and Depth Psychology, eds. Golomb, Santaniello, and Lehrer (SUNY Press, 1999). Theory and Psychology, 11 (2), 2001: 283-286.

Papers Presented

2013. “Being Towards Extinction,” The Society for Existentialism and Phenomenological Theory and Culture, Victoria, BC. June 4-7, 2013.

2013. “Being Towards Extinction,” The Society for Existentialism and Phenomenological Theory and Culture, Victoria, BC. June 4-7, 2013.

2012. “‘Most Beautiful Companion’: Kelly Oliver’s Animal Lessons,Society for Phenomenological and Existential Philosophy, Rochester, NY. Oct. 31-Nov.3, 2012.

2012. “Precarious Communities: Towards a Phenomenology of Extinction,” 2012 ALECC conference, UBC Okanagan. August 8-11, 2012.

2011. “What is called behavior? Ethological articulations of bodies, spheres, and territories,” International Workshop on the History, Philosophy, of Ethology. Macquarie University. Sydney, Australia. February 19-21, 2011.

2010. “Figuring the prehuman: Bataille, Merleau-Ponty, and the aesthetic origins of humanity.” DePaul University. Chicago, IL. October 29, 2010.

2010. “The Prehuman: Bataille and the cradle of animality,” Rethinking the Nonhuman: Comparative and Continental Approaches. University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Oct. 1-3, 2010.

2010. “Pre-Kantian conditions in Agamben,” The Society for Existential and Phenomenological Theory and Culture. Montreal, PQ. May 31-June 4, 2010.

2009. “Revolt against nature,” Thought & Culture Seminar Series, Dept. of Education, Laurentian University. November 18, 2009.

2009. “It’s the end of the world as we know it, and I feel fine,” International Association for Environmental Philosophy. Arlington, VA, Oct. 30-Nov. 2, 2009.

2009. “Herder and the roots of ethology,” Minding Animals. Newcastle, Australia. July 13-18, 2009.

2009. Book Launch for Onto-Ethologies. Bodily Differences: Social and Scientific Technologies of Self-Making. Laurentian University, May 8-9, 2009.

2008. “Benjamin and Heidegger on art” (response), The Society for Existential and Phenomenological Theory and Culture. Vancouver, BC. June 2-5, 2008.

2007. “The time of the animal is now (or, the time of death),” The Society for Existential and Phenomenological Theory and Culture. Saskatoon, SK. May 29-31, 2007.

2007. “Love beyond being” (response), The Society for Existential and Phenomenological Theory and Culture. Saskatoon, SK. May 29-31, 2007.

2007. “Between phenomenology and Deleuze” (response), The Society for Existential and Phenomenological Theory and Culture. Saskatoon, SK. May 29-31, 2007.

2006. “The role of nature in Merleau-Ponty’s ontological rehabilitation of the sensible,” The Society for Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy. Philadelphia, PA. October 12-14, 2006.

2006. “The role of nature in Merleau-Ponty’s ontological rehabilitation of the sensible,” The Society for Existential and Phenomenological Theory and Culture. Toronto, ON. May 27-29, 2006.

2006. “The structure of being: On the intertwining of biology and ontology in Merleau-Ponty’s Nature,” The 15th Philosophy, Interpretation, and Culture Conference. Binghamton, NY. April 21-22, 2006.

2006. “The question of the animal in continental philosophy,” Laurentian University. Sudbury, ON.

2005. “Chasing chimeras: Aesthetic constructions of the animal,” The 2005 Eastern Division Meeting of the American Philosophical Association. New York City, NY. December 27-30, 2005.

2005. “A Kantian biologist?: Jakob von Uexküll and the intersubjective life of organisms,” The International Society for the History, Philosophy, and Social Studies of Biology Conference. Guelph, ON. July 13-17, 2005.

2005. “Symbiotic selves: A contribution to eco-phenomenology,” The Environmental Studies Association of Canada. London, ON. June 2-4, 2005.

2005. “Foucault and Parrhesia” (response), The Society for Existential and Phenomenological Theory and Culture. London, ON. May 28-30, 2005.

2003. “‘Some huge animal whose organs our bodies would be’: Heidegger and Merleau-Ponty on animal life,” The 28th Annual Meeting of the International Merleau-Ponty Circle. London, ON. September 17-20, 2003.

2002. “‘The gesture of betrayal’: Sarah Kofman and philosophy’s language of art,” The 26th International Association for Philosophy and Literature Conference. Erasmus University Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands. June 3-8, 2002.

2001. “Aristotle’s psuche, Heidegger’s logos: Reconsidering psychology in Heidegger’s early philosophy,” The 45th International Society for Theoretical Psychology Conference. University of Calgary, Calgary, AB. June 6-10, 2001.

1999. “Prefacing Nietzsche: An autobiographical narrative of self-identity,” The 61st Canadian Psychological Association Conference, History and Theory Division. Halifax, NS. May 21-24, 1999.

1997. “Individualism and collectivism: An interpretation of the self in culture,” The 15th Annual Brian Harder Honours Conference. University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB. April 10, 1997.

Public & Guest Lectures

2013. “From Here to the Absurd: Philosophy and Storytelling,” LU PHILClub, HardRock Café, April 15, 2013.

2013. “Metaphysics and the Self,” Sudbury Secondary High School. Ms. Cindy Kuhlberg’s Gr.12U, April 15, 2013.

2012“The Philosophy of Frankenstein,” Lo-Ellen Public High School. Ms. Kelly’s Darling’s Gr.11 English Academic, Oct. 11, 2012.

2012.  “Merleau-Ponty’s Philosophy of Children,” Laurentian University. Dr. Elizabeth Levin’s HUST 6026 Graduate Seminar. Jan. 25, 2012.

2012. “Family Literacy Day: Environment,” St. Raphael’s Elementary School. Ms. Susan Belli’s Gr.4 Class. Jan. 27, 2012.

2010. “Merleau-Ponty and the Nonhuman,” Laurentian University. Dr. Alexis Shotwell’s HUST 6156 Graduate Seminar. Nov. 12, 2010.

2010. “Public Spaces,” Laurentian University. Dr. Norman Cheadle’s HUST 6056 Graduate Seminar.