Ph.D. Stony Brook University, 1993
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Areas of Specialization: Phenomenology, Contemporary German and French Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion, Social Ontology, and Aesthetics
Anthony Steinbock obtained his doctorate from Stony Brook University (1993) and studied at L’École des hautes études en sciences sociales, Paris, France supported by the Bourse Chateaubriand (1989 – 1990), and at the Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Bochum, Germany on a grant from the Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst [DAAD] (1987 – 1989). He has taught at the University of New Hampshire, Southern Illinois University Carbondale, and has held visiting professorships at several international institutions.
His published books include: Knowing by Heart: Loving as Participation and Critique (Evanston, IL: Northwestern University Press, 2021), It’s Not about the Gift: From Givenness to Loving (Rowman & Littlefield Int., 2018), Limit-Phenomena and Phenomenology in Husserl (Rowman & Littlefield Int., 2017), Moral Emotions: Reclaiming the Evidence of the Heart (Northwestern, 2014; 2015 Symposium Book Award), Phenomenology and Mysticism: The Verticality of Religious Experience (Indiana, 2007/2009; 2009Edward Goodwin Ballard Book Prize in Phenomenology), Home and Beyond: Generative Phenomenology after Husserl (Northwestern, 1995). He is the translator of Edmund Husserl, Analyses Concerning Passive and Active Synthesis: Lectures on Transcendental Logic (Kluwer, 2001). His current book projects include Vocations and Exemplars: The Verticality of Moral Experience.
He serves as editor-in-chief, Continental Philosophy Review, and as general editor, Northwestern University Press “SPEP” Series. He is the director of the Phenomenology Research Center.