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Kathryn Lawson


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Kate Lawson is a PhD candidate in philosophy at Queen’s University. Having attended the Centre for the Study of Theory and Criticism at Western University for a Master’s degree, Kate has also attended summer schools including The School of Criticism and Theory at Cornell University to study vitalism with Branka Arsic and Tillburg University’s Philosophy Summer School to study nihilism with Simon Critchley. Kate’s interests include continental philosophy and philosophy of religion, Eastern religious thought, temporality, and environmental ethics.


"The Ethical Imperative of Reincarnation in the Timeaus and The Bhagavad Gita" Symposia: The Journal of Religion. Toronto: University of Toronto, Forthcoming.

"Art and the Other: Aesthetic Intersubjectivity" Symposium: Canadian Journal of Continental Philosophy. Forthcoming.


"One Hand Clapping" in The Art of Anatheism: The Philosophy of Richard Kearney. Edited by Matthew Clemente and Richard Kearney. Rowman and Littlefield: London, 2017.

Introduction to and editor of Breached Horizons: The Philosophy of Jean-Luc Marion. Rowman and Littlefield: London, 2017.