Stone

BRAD ELLIOTT STONE, Ph.D.

Professor of Philosophy and Chair of African American Studies
Loyola Marymount University


OFFICE HOURS FOR SPRING 2015: MF 12-2, T 3-6, OR BY APPOINTMENT
Foucault (Grad Seminar) -- HNRS Philosophical Inquiry -- AFAM Senior Seminar

Contact Info



Office: [PHIL] UH 3637, [AFAM] UH 4426

Email : bstone@lmu.edu

Phone : (310) 338-5807

Address : 1 LMU Drive, Suite 3600, Los Angeles, CA 90045

Research Areas



Contemporary Continental Philosophy

Major Figures: Martin Heidegger, Michel Foucault

I am currently writing a book on Foucauldian methodology and metaphysics. Reading Foucault in light of Heidegger's project of beyng-historical thinking, I seek to free Foucault from the standard "political" reading and present his thought in its proper philosophical light.

20th C. Spanish Philosophy

Major Figures: Miguel de Unamuno, Jose Ortega y Gasset, Xavier Zubiri, Eugenio Trias

Although one should count Spanish philosophers inside of Continental philosophy more broadly, they are often excluded. My interest in Spanish philosophy focus primarily on philosophical anthropology and the philosophy of religion. I am writing a book on these themes, presenting Spanish philosophy as a needed corrective to the debates in the philosophy of religion.

American Philosophy

Major Figures: Charles Sanders Peirce, Richard Rorty, Cornel West

American philosophy is the "glue" of my philosophical interests. I am particularly interested in the neopragmatist readings of Continental philosophy. I am writing a book on Cornel West's prophetic pragmatism and a co-written monograph (with Jacob Goodson) on prophetic pragmatism in general.