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Carol Bigwood

Carol Bigwood

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Carol Bigwood

GSWS professor Carol Bigwood

PhD: Philosophy, York University MA: English Literature, Waterloo University BA: English Literature and Philosophy, Laurentian University

Long Service Teaching Appointment, Humanities/Gender, Sexuality and Women's Studies

Areas of interest: Gender and sexuality in the ancient and prehistoric world; Environmental philosophy, especially Indigenous, ecofeminism; Philosophy of Art, especially interpretation of ancient images; General areas of expertise: Continental philosophy (Nietzsche, Heidegger, Foucault, Merleau-Ponty); Ancient Greek philosophy and culture; The images and texts of William Blake

A Sample of Publications:

  • Book: Earth Muse: Feminism, Nature, and Art. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 1993.
  • Articles: “Logos of our Eco in the Feminine: An Approach through Heidegger, Irigaray and Merleau-Ponty,” Merleau-Ponty and Environmental Philosophy: Dwelling on the Landscapes of Thought. Edited by Suzanne L. Cataldi and William S. Hamrick (Albany, NY: State University of New York Press, 2007), 115-145.
  • “Sappho: The She-Greek Heidegger Forgot.” Feminist Interpretations of Martin Heidegger. Edited by Nancy Tuana and Patricia Huntington. (University Park, Pennsylvania: Penn State University Press, 2001), 165-195.
  • "Seeing Blake's Illuminated Texts" The Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism. 49(4), Fall 1991

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