Andrew Cutrofello, PhD
Office #: Crown Center 337
Welcome to my Loyola homepage. I've been teaching at Loyola since 1994. I did my graduate work at Northwestern, where I had the good fortune to work with John McCumber. My research and teaching have clustered around three interrelated topics: Kant's critical project, the analytic/continental divide, and the relationship between philosophy and literature, especially with regard to Shakespeare. Recently, I've been interested in what T. S. Eliot called the "varieties of metaphysical poetry," including poems that aren't metaphysical in the stylistic sense of elaborating conceits, but that deal with metaphysical topics.
My professional service has included ten years as editor of the Continental section of Philosophy Compass, two three-year terms on the Executive Committee of the Society for Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy, and one year on the program committee of the Central Division of the American Philosophical Association.
I believe that learning to be a philosopher is a lifelong endeavor. In this respect I can identify with Schelling, of whom Hegel said that he conducted his education in public.
My complete CV is available on request.
The Problems of Contemporary Philosophy: A Critical Guide for the Unaffiliated (co-authored with Paul Livingston), Polity, 2015
Beyond the Analytic-Continental Divide: Pluralist Philosophy in the Twenty-First Century (co-edited with Jeffrey Bell and Paul Livingston), Routledge, 2015
All for Nothing: Hamlet's Negativity, MIT, 2014
Continental Philosophy: A Contemporary Introduction, Routledge, 2005
The Owl at Dawn: A Sequel to Hegel's Phenomenology of Spirit, SUNY, 1995