Allegra de Laurentiis
Associate Professor, Department of Philosophy
Faculty Director, College of Global Studies
Ph.D. Universität Frankfurt, Germany, 1982
M.A. Goethe Universität Frankfurt, Germany, 1978
Laurea in Filosofia, Università la Sapienza, Roma, 1975
Harriman Hall 207
Stony Brook University
Stony Brook, NY 11794-3750
Tel: (631) 632-7588
Areas of Specialization
Nineteenth century, especially Hegel's system (foci:Science of Logic, Philosophy of Spirit, Philosophy of Right).
Ancient Greek philosophy, especially Aristotle (foci: De Anima and parts of Physics and Metaphysics).
Hegel's interpretation of Greek philosophy
Areas of Competence
Issues in eighteenth and nineteenth century moral and political philosophy.
Hegel's Phenomenology of Spirit (1807) and his Philosophy of History.
Marx and Marxisms.
Allegra de Laurentiis, born in Rome, Italy, in 1952, studied philosophy in Rome, Tübingen and Frankfurt. In 1975 she received her Laurea in Filosofia from the University of Rome with a dissertation on twentieth century Nominalism and its critics; in 1982 she completed her doctorate at the University of Frankfurt with a dissertation on aspects of Marx’s relation to Kant and Hegel. She taught at Villanova University and Miami University of Ohio before joining the faculty at Stony Brook in 1994.
Thinking the Plural: Richard Bernstein’s Contribution to American Philosophy
Fré Ilgen: Arts and Bodies
Translating Jean-Luc Nancy: Invitations and Intrusions
Don Ihde Distinguished Alumni Award
Edward S. Casey and Mary Watkins, Up Against the Wall: Re-Imagining the U.S.-Mexico Border
Spaces of Control: Confronting Austerity and Repression
Eleventh Biennial Radical Philosophy Association Conference
"Envelopes of Flesh"
"The Avowal of the Truth: Torture and Confession in the Witch-Hunt"
“Affective Labor and Feminist Politics”
“Heidegger's Mask: Silence, Politics and 'World Jewry' in the Black Notebooks"
“The Big Picture: Philosophy After the Apollo Missions”
"Violence and Hyperbole: From the Death Penalty Seminar to the 'Cogito' Essay"