Dr. Philip Gonzales

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Dr. Philip Gonzales

Lecturer in Philosophy

Philosophy

Contact Details

Email: philip.gonzales@spcm.ie
Phone: +353 (0)1 708 6375
Office: 17 Dunboyne House

Office hours: By appointment

Research Interests

  • Philosophy of God/Philosophical Theology (especially the analogia entis in dialogue with 19th and 20th Century Continental philosophy and theology), Contemporary Continental Philosophy, 20th century Catholic Philosophy, Metaphysics, Political Theology, Postmodern Philosophy, Phenomenology, Philosophy of Religion, Philosophy of History, History of Philosophy

Highlighted Publications

Finitude’s Wounded Praise: Responses to Jean-Louis Chrétien (Eugene, Oregon: Wipf & Stock) eds. Philip John Paul Gonzales, Joseph McMeans, forthcoming.
Exorcising Philosophical Modernity: Cyril O’Regan and Christian Discourse after Modernity, (Eugene, Oregon: Wipf & Stock, 2020), ed.
Analogy, Apocalypse, and Theopolitics: Deconstructing Agamben’s Messianic Political Ontology (Eugene, Oregon: Wipf & Stock, under contract).
Reimagining the Analogia Entis: The Future of Erich Przywara’s Christian Vision (Grand Rapids, Mich.: W.B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, 2019). Foreword by Cyril O’Regan.

Research

“Edith Stein and Erich Przywara and the Place of Love in Christian Philosophy,” in Intersubjectivity, Humanity, Being: Edith Stein's Phenomenology and Christian Philosophy. (Peter Lang, 2015), eds. Mette Lebech and Haydn J.
“Thinking toward an Analogical Mariology," in Commitments to Medieval Mysticism within Contemporary Contexts, Bibliotheca Ephemeridum Theologicarum Lovaniensium 290 (Leuven: Peeters, 2017), eds. Patrick Cooper and Satoshi Kikuchi, 111-129.

"Analogia Entis and Creatureliness: Stein and Przywara’s Refutation of Heidegger" in The Hat and the Veil: The Phenomenology of Edith Stein/Hut und Schleier: Die Phänomenologie Edith Steins, (Verlag Traugott Bautz GmbH, 2016), eds. Monika Malek-Orlowska, Jerzy Machnacz, Krzysztof Serafin, 119-130.

“Reflections towards a Christian Spirituality of Pilgrimage and Service,” in Narrating Secularisms: Being Between Identities In A Secularized World, (Washington D.C.: The Council for Research in Values and Philosophy, 2017), eds. William Desmond and Dennis Vanden Auweele, 101-118.

“Reactivating Christian Metaphysical Glory in the Wake of Its Eclipse: William Desmond contra Giorgio Agamben,” in William Desmond’s Philosophy between Metaphysics, Religion, Ethics, and Aesthetics (Cham, Switzerland: Palgrave Macmillan, 2018), ed. Dennis Vanden Auweele, 209-225.

“The God Who Is or the God Who May Be: William Desmond and Richard Kearney on the Quest(ion) of God,” in Philosophy in Ireland: Past Actualities and Present Challenges (Cambridge Scholars Press, 2019), ed. Susan Gottlöber.

“Apocalyptic Worsening and the Fulguration of the Holy Spirit: Analogy, Modernity, and Desire” in Beyond the Secular: Essays in Honor of John Milbank, (Eugene, Oregon: Wipf & Stock, forthcoming), ed. Conor Cunningham, forthcoming.

“Introduction,” to Exorcising Philosophical Modernity: Cyril O’Regan and Christian Discourse after Modernity, (Eugene, Oregon: Wipf & Stock, 2020).

“The Foolishness of the Daily in Light of COVID-19: Reflections towards a Christian Metaphysics,” Maynooth College Reflects on COVID-19 (Dublin: Messenger Press,) eds. Jeremy Corley, Salvador Ryan, Neil O’Donoghue, forthcoming, 2020.

“God and the Return Metaphysics: Desmond’s overcoming of Heidegger,” in Desmond and his Others (Notre Dame, Indiana: University of Notre Dame Press), eds. Paul Camacho, Brendan Sammon, forthcoming.

“Why We Need Erich Przywara,” Communio: International Catholic Review, Volume 44.1 (Spring 2017), 144-172.

“Violence and the Exception of Christian Revelation: René Girard and Giorgio Agamben in Conversation with Benedict XVI,” Maynooth Philosophical Papers, forthcoming, 2020.

“Between Philosophy and Theology: The Theological Implications of William Desmond’s Thought: An Interview with John Milbank,” in Radical Orthodoxy: Theology, Philosophy, Politics, Vol. 5 No. 1 (2019), 47-60.

“Introduction,” to Finitude’s Wounded Praise: Responses to Jean-Louis Chrétien (Eugene, Oregon: Wipf & Stock,), forthcoming.

“Apocalyptic Spaces and the Illegitimacy of Political Theology: Schmitt, Agamben, and Peterson,” Ephemerides Theologicae Lovanienses, forthcoming.

Richard Kearney, Anatheism: Returning to God after God, Yearbook of the Irish Philosophical Society, (2013), 161-167.

Aidan Nichols, The Poet as Believer: A Theological Study of Paul Claudel, Saint Austin Review, Volume 15, No. 3, May/June (2015), 31-33.

Erich Przywara, Analogia Entis: Metaphysics: Original Structure and Universal Rhythm, American Catholic Philosophical Quarterly, Vol. 91, No. 1 (2017),145-149.

William Desmond, The Intimate Universal: The Hidden Porosity Among Religion, Art, Philosophy, and Politics, American Catholic Philosophical Quarterly, Vol. 93, No. 1 Winter (2019), 173-176.

Cyril O’Regan, The Anatomy of Misremembering: Von Balthasar’s Response to Philosophical Modernity Vol. 1: Hegel, Louvain Studies Vol. 41 (2018), 447-451.

Giorgio Agamben, The Mystery of Evil: Benedict XVI and the End of Days, Louvain Studies, 42 (2019) no. 1, 91-93.

Caitlin-Smith Gilson, Immediacy and Meaning: J. K. Huysmans and the Immemorial Origin of Metaphysics, Louvain Studies, 42 (2019) no. 1, 95-97.

Graham McAleer, Erich Przywara and Postmodern Natural Law: A History of the Metaphysics of Morals, Journal of Moral Theology, Vol. 9, Issue 2, June (2020), 206-10.

Cyril O’Regan, The Anatomy of Misremembering: Von Balthasar’s Response to Philosophical Modernity Vol. 2:1 Heidegger, Louvain Studies, solicited.

Cyril O’Regan, The Anatomy of Misremembering: Von Balthasar’s Response to Philosophical Modernity Vol. 2:2 Heidegger, Louvain Studies, solicited.

Ferdinand Ulrich, Homo Abyssus: The Drama of the Question of Being, Church Life Online Journal Notre Dame, solicited.

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