Robert Lambert Bernasconi

    • 457 Citations
    • 11 h-Index
    1982 …2020
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    Research Output 1982 2020

    2020
    2019
    racism
    myth
    antisemitism
    UNESCO
    slavery

    Emmanuel Levinas on Surrender and Self-Sacrifice: A Response to Simone Drichel

    Bernasconi, R. L., Jan 2 2019, In : Psychoanalysis, Self and Context. 14, 1, p. 29-35 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Masochism
    Ethics

    THE OTHER DOES NOT RESPOND: levinas’s answer to blanchot

    Bernasconi, R. L., May 4 2019, In : Angelaki - Journal of the Theoretical Humanities. 24, 3, p. 88-98 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    substitution
    subjectivity
    disaster
    comprehension
    responsibility
    2018

    Levinas, social vulnerability, and the logic of South African racism

    Bernasconi, R., Jan 1 2018, In : Suomen Antropologi. 43, 3, p. 91-101 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
    racism
    vulnerability
    pain
    promotion
    society

    Ottobah Cugoano’s place in the history of political philosophy: Slavery and the philosophical canon

    Bernasconi, R., Jan 1 2018, Debating African Philosophy: Perspectives on Identity, Decolonial Ethics and Comparative Philosophy. Taylor and Francis, p. 25-42 18 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    political philosophy
    slavery
    history
    slave trade
    slave

    When alterity becomes proximity: Levinas's path

    Bernasconi, R. L., Jul 10 2018, The Oxford Handbook of the History of Phenomenology. Oxford University Press, p. 430-444 15 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    Alterity
    Proximity
    Emmanuel Levinas
    Maternity
    Subjectivity
    2017
    2 Citations (Scopus)

    Critical philosophy of race and philosophical historiography

    Bernasconi, R., Jan 1 2017, The Routledge Companion to the Philosophy of Race. Taylor and Francis, p. 3-13 11 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    Philosopher
    Critical philosophy
    Historiography
    Canon
    Racist
    1 Citation (Scopus)
    Critical philosophy
    Eurocentrism
    Racism
    Philosophy
    Islamophobia

    "For the other only": The radical existentialism of the priest's tale in The Crossing

    Bryant, J. & Bernasconi, R. L., Mar 27 2017, Philosophical Approaches to Cormac McCarthy: Beyond Reckoning. Taylor and Francis, p. 142-151 10 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    Priests
    Existentialism
    Friedrich Nietzsche
    Genealogy
    History
    Critical philosophy
    Institutional Racism
    Michael Dummett
    Racism
    Harm

    'The trace of Levinas in Derrida'

    Bernasconi, R., Sep 25 2017, Deconstruction: A Reader. Taylor and Francis, p. 431-442 12 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    Emmanuel Levinas
    Jacques Derrida
    2016

    China on parade: Hegel’s manipulation of his sources and his change of mind

    Bernasconi, R. L., Jan 1 2016, China in the German Enlightenment. University of Toronto Press, p. 165-180 16 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    Parade
    Georg W.F. Hegel
    China
    Manipulation
    2015

    Racial Science

    Bernasconi, R., Oct 10 2015, A Companion to the History of American Science. wiley, p. 502-511 10 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    Racial Science
    Black Slaves
    Infancy
    Slavery
    Germany

    "The Misinterpretation of Violence": Heidegger's Reading of Hegel and Schmitt on Gewalt

    Bernasconi, R. L., Sep 2 2015, In : Research in Phenomenology. 45, 2, p. 214-236 23 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

    Georg W.F. Hegel
    Misinterpretation
    Martin Heidegger
    Confrontation
    Theorists
    2014
    1 Citation (Scopus)

    Societies choose their dead: A phenomenology of systemic violence

    Bernasconi, R., Jan 1 2014, Phenomenologies of Violence. Staudigl, M. (ed.). Brill Academic Publishers, p. 81-89 9 p. (Studies in Contemporary Phenomenology; vol. 9).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    Phenomenology

    Totalitarismus a nekonecny piodnosti

    Bernasconi, R. L., Jan 1 2014, In : Filosoficky Casopis. p. 11-19 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    5 Citations (Scopus)

    What Goes Around Comes Around: Derrida and Levinas on the Economy of the Gift and the Gift of Genealogy

    Bernasconi, R. L., Jan 1 2014, The Logic of the Gift: Toward an Ethic of Generosity. Taylor and Francis, p. 256-273 18 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    Gift
    Jacques Derrida
    Genealogy
    Economy
    Emmanuel Levinas
    1 Citation (Scopus)

    When police violence is more than violent policing

    Bernasconi, R. L., Jan 1 2014, In : New Centennial Review. 14, 2, p. 145-152 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

    police
    violence
    Police
    2013

    'Don't blame me!' seriality and the responsibility of voters

    Bernasconi, R., Jul 19 2013, Democracy in crisis. Manchester University Press, p. 29-47 19 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    1 Citation (Scopus)

    Poets as prophets and as painters: Heidegger's turn to language and the hölderlinian turn in context

    Bernasconi, R. L., Dec 1 2013, Heidegger and Language. Indiana University Press, p. 146-162 17 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    Painters
    Martin Heidegger
    Language
    Prophet
    Poet
    2012
    7 Citations (Scopus)

    Crossed lines in the racialization process: Race as a border concept

    Bernasconi, R. L., Jul 23 2012, In : Research in Phenomenology. 42, 2, p. 206-228 23 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    History
    Racialization
    Hermeneutics
    Racism
    Miscegenation
    7 Citations (Scopus)

    Levinas's ethical critique of levinasian ethics

    Bernasconi, R., Dec 1 2012, Totality and Infinity at 50. Duquesne University Press, p. 253-269 17 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    Emmanuel Levinas
    5 Citations (Scopus)

    Racism is a system: How existentialism became dialectical in fanon and sartre

    Bernasconi, R. L., Jan 1 2012, The Cambridge Companion to Existentialism. Cambridge University Press, p. 342-360 19 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    Existentialism
    Frantz Fanon
    Racism
    Racist
    Segregation
    2011
    6 Citations (Scopus)

    "The Ruling Categories of the World": The Trinity in Hegel's Philosophy of History and the Rise and Fall of Peoples

    Bernasconi, R. L., Apr 20 2011, A Companion to Hegel. Wiley-Blackwell, p. 313-331 19 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    Trinity
    Georg W.F. Hegel
    Philosophy of History
    2010
    2 Citations (Scopus)

    Defining race scientifically: A response to Michael Banton

    Bernasconi, R. L., Mar 1 2010, In : Ethnicities. 10, 1, p. 141-148 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

    10 Citations (Scopus)

    Race and earth in Heidegger's thinking during the late 1930s

    Bernasconi, R. L., Mar 1 2010, In : Southern Journal of Philosophy. 48, 1, p. 49-66 18 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    1930s
    Martin Heidegger
    Allies
    Confrontation
    Nazism
    2 Citations (Scopus)

    The philosophy of race in the nineteenth century

    Bernasconi, R., Apr 5 2010, The Routledge Companion to Nineteenth Century Philosophy. Taylor and Francis, p. 498-521 24 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    Philosophy
    10 Citations (Scopus)

    The policing of race mixing: The place of biopower within the history of racisms

    Bernasconi, R. L., Apr 21 2010, In : Journal of Bioethical Inquiry. 7, 2, p. 205-216 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    biotechnology policy
    Racism
    History
    Holocaust
    racism
    2009

    Extraterritoriality: Outside the Subject, Outside the State

    Bernasconi, R. L., Apr 16 2009, Lévinas: Chinese and Western Perspectives. John Wiley and Sons, p. 167-181 15 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    Extraterritoriality
    Individualism
    Autonomy
    Liberalism
    Communitarianism

    G: Gadamer, Hans-Georg

    Bernasconi, R. L., Aug 5 2009, A Companion to Aesthetics: Second Edition. John Wiley and Sons, p. 302 1 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    Hans-Georg Gadamer

    H: Heidegger, Martin

    Bernasconi, R. L., Aug 5 2009, A Companion to Aesthetics: Second Edition. John Wiley and Sons, p. 315-321 7 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    Hermeneutics
    Martin Heidegger
    8 Citations (Scopus)

    Must we avoid speaking of religion? The truths of religions

    Bernasconi, R. L., Sep 1 2009, In : Research in Phenomenology. 39, 2, p. 204-223 20 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

    Religion
    Georg W.F. Hegel
    Phenomenology of Religion
    1920s
    Immanuel Kant

    None is free until all are free: Sartre's ontology of freedom and his politics

    Bernasconi, R. L., Jan 1 2009, The Modern Prince and the Modern Sage: Transforming Power and Freedom. SAGE Publications Inc., p. 476-493 18 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    ontology
    politics
    8 Citations (Scopus)

    "our duty to conserve": W. E. B. Du Bois's philosophy of history in context

    Bernasconi, R. L., Jun 1 2009, In : South Atlantic Quarterly. 108, 3, p. 519-540 22 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

    philosophy of history
    W. E. B. Du Bois
    Philosophy of History
    2008
    3 Citations (Scopus)

    A haitian in paris: Antenor firmin as a philosopher against racism

    Bernasconi, R., Sep 1 2008, In : Patterns of Prejudice. 42, 4-5, p. 365-383 19 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    racism
    positivism
    science
    prejudice
    doctrine
    9 Citations (Scopus)

    Before whom and for what? Accountability and the invention of ministerial, hyperbolic, and infinite responsibility

    Bernasconi, R. L., Dec 1 2008, Difficulties of Ethical Life. Fordham University Press, p. 131-146 16 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    Invention
    Accountability
    Responsibility
    2 Citations (Scopus)

    Extraterritoriality: Outside the subject, outside the state

    Bernasconi, R., Dec 1 2008, In : Journal of Chinese Philosophy. 35, SUPPL., p. 167-181 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Extraterritoriality
    1 Citation (Scopus)

    François Bernier şi Brahmanii: Un obstacol în calea conversatiei Inter-culturale

    Translated title of the contribution: François Bernier and the Brahmans: Exposing an obstacle to cross-cultural conversationBernasconi, R., Mar 1 2008, In : Journal for the Study of Religions and Ideologies. 7, 19, p. 107-117 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

    Theoretical Framework
    Western philosophy
    Immanuel Kant
    Christianity
    Voyager
    12 Citations (Scopus)

    When the real crime began: Hannah Arendt's The origins of totalitarianism and the dignity of the western philosophical tradition

    Bernasconi, R. L., Sep 1 2008, Hannah Arendt and the Uses of History: Imperialism, Nation, Race, and Genocide. Berghahn Books, p. 54-67 14 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    Hannah Arendt
    Philosophical Traditions
    Crime
    Dignity
    Totalitarianism
    2007
    3 Citations (Scopus)

    Black skin, white skulls: The nineteenth century debate over the racial identity of the Ancient Egyptians

    Bernasconi, R., Dec 1 2007, In : Parallax. 13, 2, p. 6-20 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

    nineteenth century
    Racial Identity
    Skull
    Egyptians
    7 Citations (Scopus)

    On needing not to know and forgetting what one never knew: The epistemology of ignorance in fanon's critique of sartre

    Bernasconi, R. L., Dec 1 2007, Race and Epistemologies of Ignorance. State University of New York Press, p. 231-239 9 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    epistemology
    2006
    26 Citations (Scopus)

    Kant and Blumenbach's polyps: A neglected chapter in the history of the concept of race

    Bernasconi, R., Dec 1 2006, The German Invention of Race. State University of New York Press, p. 73-90 18 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    Immanuel Kant
    History

    Sartre's response to Merleau-Ponty's charge of subjectivism

    Bernasconi, R., Dec 1 2006, In : Philosophy Today. 50, SUPPLEMENT, p. 113-125 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Subjectivism
    10 Citations (Scopus)

    Strangers and slaves in the land of Egypt: Levinas and the politics of otherness

    Bernasconi, R., Jan 1 2006, Difficult Justice: Commentaries on Levinas and Politics. University of Toronto Press, p. 246-261 16 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    foreignness
    slave
    Egypt
    politics
    Emmanuel Levinas
    2005
    11 Citations (Scopus)

    Lévy-Bruhl among the phenomenologists: Exoticisation and the logic of 'the primitive'

    Bernasconi, R. L., May 1 2005, In : Social Identities. 11, 3, p. 229-245 17 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    racism
    12 Citations (Scopus)

    No exit: Levinas' aporetic account of transcendence

    Bernasconi, R., Dec 1 2005, In : Research in Phenomenology. 35, 1, p. 101-117 17 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Transcendence
    Emmanuel Levinas
    Exit
    Continuity
    Concretization
    2004
    5 Citations (Scopus)

    "Failure of communication" as a surplus: Dialogue and lack of dialogue between Buber and Levinas

    Bernasconi, R. L., Dec 1 2004, Levinas and Buber: Dialogue and Difference. Duquesne University Press, p. 65-97 33 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    Communication
    Emmanuel Levinas
    Surplus
    Infinity
    Hermeneutics