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David Baumeister
Joined Seton Hill
Denver, CO
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  • Ph.D., Philosophy, University of Oregon (Eugene, OR), 2016
  • M.A., Philosophy, The New School for Social Research (New York, NY), 2009
  • B.A., Philosophy, University of Colorado (Denver, CO), 2006


  • Forthcoming. “Hunting for Justice: An Indigenous Critique of the North American Model of Wildlife Conservation.” Environment and Society 9. (Co-authored with Lauren Eichler).
  • Forthcoming. “The Eco-Logic of Sovereignty: Derrida on Robinson Crusoe.” Environmental Philosophy 16.1.
  • Forthcoming. “Animality’s Contribution to Human Nature.” In Kant and Animals. Edited by Lucy Allais and John J. Callanan. Oxford University Press.
  • Forthcoming. “Physical Education in Kant’s Lectures on Pedagogy.” In Natur und Freiheit: Akten des XII. Internationalen Kant-Kongresses. Edited by Violetta L. Waibel and Margit Ruffing. Walter de Gruyter.
  • 2017. “Social Conceptions of Moral Agency in Hegel and Sellars.” International Journal of Philosophical Studies 25.2: 249–265.
  • 2017. “Derrida on Carnophallogocentrism and the Primal Parricide.” Derrida Today 10.1: 51–66.
  • 2015. Book review of Brian Massumi, What Animals Teach Us About Politics. Contemporary Political Theory 14.4: e25–e27.
  • 2014. “Ecological Political Theory and Ontological Connection.” Reply to Rebecca Aili Ploof’s “Realizing Humanity through Animality: An Interpretation of Nature and Artifice in Leviathan.” American Dialectic 4.2: 147–149.
  • 2014. “Rationality, Animality, and Human Nature: Reconsidering Kant’s View of the Human/Animal Relation.” Konturen 7: 62–76.
  • 2014. “From Philosophy of Race to Antiracist Politics: On Rorty’s Approach to Race and Racism.” Philosophy in the Contemporary World 21.2: 52–60.


  • American Philosophical Association
  • International Association for Environmental Philosophy
  • North American Kant Society
  • Society for Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy