Doctor Paul Alberts-Dezeeuw

Doctor Paul Alberts-Dezeeuw

Lecturer,
Arts (sohca)

Biography

Paul Alberts teaches in the areas of History of Philosophy, environmental philosophy, contemporary Continental Philosophy, and Political Philosophy. 

He is currently researching and writing on philosophical responses to climate change and environmental issues - in particular how Continental philosophy can contribute to better understanding of the emerging climate change challenges in the Anthropocene.

This information has been contributed by Doctor Alberts-Dezeeuw.

Qualifications

  • PhD University of Sydney
  • BA Murdoch University

Professional Memberships

  • Australian Society for Continental Philosophy (2004)
  • Australian Conservation Foundation (2001 - 2015)
  • Philosophy@UWS (2013 - 2015)

Interests

  • Conservation Ethics
  • Philosophy for Teachers in Schools

Organisational Unit (School / Division)

  • Arts (sohca)

Committees

  • School Workloads Committee
  • BA Courses Management Committee

Contact

Email: p.alberts@westernsydney.edu.au
Phone: (02) 9685 9356
Mobile:
Location: EQ.1.28
Parramatta
Website:

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Teaching

Previous Teaching Areas

  • 100968 Texts and Traditions, 2012
  • 100969 Theories of Conflict and Violence, 2010
  • 100992 Communication: Power and Practice, 2011
  • 101843 Philosophy and Environment, 2011
  • 101918 Introduction to Philosophy, 2013

Publications

Chapters in Books

  • Alberts, P. (2013), 'Foucault, nature, and the environment', A Companion to Foucault, Wiley-Blackwell 9781444334067.
  • Alberts, P. (2013), 'Knowing life before the law : Kafka, Kelsen, Derrida', Philosophy and Kafka, Lexington Books 9780739180891.

Journal Articles

  • Alberts, P. (2016), 'Overpopulation and biopolitical frames', Oxford Literary Review, vol 38, no 1 , pp 85 - 97.
  • Alberts, P., Bubbio, D., Barbour, C. and Ling, A. (2014), 'Editors' introduction : continental philosophy in Australia', Parrhesia, vol 21 , pp 1 - 2.
  • Alberts-Dezeeuw, P. (2011), 'Responsibility Towards Life in the Early Anthropocene', Angelaki: Journal of the Theoretical Humanities, vol 16, no 4 , pp 5 - 17.
  • Millner, J. and Alberts, P. (2002), 'Introduction: UnAustralian Activities', Continuum: Journal of Media and Cultural Studies, vol 16, no 1 , pp 7 - 12.

The Anthropocene

The work of Michel Foucault for Environmental Ethics

Literature and Eco-criticism

Sovereignty and Ecology

Green Subjects

This information has been contributed by Doctor Alberts-Dezeeuw.

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