Bruno Godefroy [博士后]

 

Bruno Godefroy

 


AOS: Political Philosophy, Philosophy of History, Political Theology.
AOC: History of German Ideas (19th-20th century), Philosophy of Religion.
Languages: French, English, German.

 


Recent positions
2017    Hilary term: Research Associate, Trinity College Dublin.
2016    Summer term: Visiting Lecturer, Department of Political Science,
            Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg.
2013    Summer term: Visiting Lecturer, Department of Political Science,
            Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg.


Education
2017      PhD in Philosophy / Dr. Phil (summa cum laude), Université Jean
              Moulin – Lyon III (France) in cooperation with Friedrich-Alexander-
              Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (Germany).
2010      MA in Philosophy, Université Jean Moulin – Lyon III.
              “Very good” (equivalent First-class Honors).
              First year as Erasmus-student at the Freie Universität and Humboldt-
              Universität, Berlin, Germany.
2008      BA in Philosophy, Université Jean Moulin – Lyon III.
2008      BA in German Language and Literature Studies, Université Jean
              Moulin – Lyon III.

 


Publications (articles)
*peer-reviewed


2017    “Karl Löwith contre Eric Voegelin: L’ébauche d’une philosophie de
            l’immanence”, in M. Béland (ed.), Karl Löwith, Montréal, Presses de
            l’Université de Montreal, 2017 (submitted).
2016    with D. Eccel, “Eric Voegelins Theorie politischer Repräsentation”
           (“Eric Voegelin’s Theory of Political Representation”), in H.-J. Sigwart
           (ed.), Staaten und Ordnungen. Die politische und Staatstheorie von Eric
           Voegelin, Baden-Baden, Nomos, 2016.
           “Von der Krise zur Versicherheitlichung. Reinhart Kosellecks
           Krisentheorie in ‘unsicheren Zeiten’” (“Crisis and Securitization.
           Reinhart Koselleck’s Crisis Theory in ‘Uncertain Times’”), in K.-R.
           Korte (ed.), Politik in unsicheren Zeiten: Kriege, Krisen und neue
           Antagonismen, Baden-Baden, Nomos, 2016.
2014    “‘Religions politiques’ et eschatologie. La question de la temporalité de
            l’ordre politique” (“Political Religions and Eschatology. The Question of
            the Temporality of Political Order”), Éthique, Politique, Religions*
            2014-1, n°4.
2013   “Eternity and Crisis. Eric Voegelin and Karl Löwith on Human
            Temporality”, Jahrbuch politisches Denken* 2013, Duncker & Humblot.
            “Hans Blumenberg : L’eschatologie désamorcée” (“Hans Blumenberg;
             Defused Eschatology”), Éthique, Politique, Religions* 2013-1, n°2.
2011    “Conscience et connaissance de l’ordre chez Eric Voegelin”
            (“Consciousness and Order in Eric Voegelin”), in T. Gontier (ed.),
            Politique, religion et histoire chez Eric Voegelin, Paris, Éditions du Cerf,
            2011.
            “Die Zeit- und Geschichtsvorstellung des Westens als Grundlage seiner
            Normativität” (“The Western Conception of Time and History and Its
            Political Normativity”), Online on the webpage of the Voegelin-
            Zentrum, LMU München <http://www.gsi.uni-muenchen.de/forschung/
            forsch_zentr/voegelin/publikationen/studierendensymposium/
            index.html>

 


Translations
Schöttler, Peter, “Ernst Kantorowicz en France” (original in German), Éthique, Politique,
Religions 2014/2, n°5.


Löwith, Karl, “Remarques sur la différence entre Orient et Occident” (original in German),
with and introduction, Le Philosophoire 2014/1, n°41, Vrin.


Sigwart, Hans-Jörg, “Crise de la modernité et démocratie moderne : l’interprétation
néoclassique du régime civil occidental par Eric Voegelin” (original in German), in T.
Gontier (ed.), Politique, religion et histoire chez Eric Voegelin, Paris, Le Cerf, 2011.

 


Reviews
Voegelin, Eric, Ordre et Histoire, vol. 3, Platon et Aristote, translation T. Gontier, Paris, Le
Cerf, 2015, in Commentaire 150, summer 2015.
Voegelin, Eric, Ordre et Histoire, vol. 1, Israël et la Révélation, translation S. Courtine-
Denamy, Paris, Le Cerf, 2012, in Commentaire 142, summer 2013, p. 443-445.
Heimes, Claus, Politik und Transzendenz. Ordnungsdenken bei Carl Schmitt und Eric
Voegelin, Berlin, Duncker & Humblot, 2009, in Éthique, Politique, Religions 2013-1, n°2, p.
189-194.
Armada, Pawel; Gornisiewicz, Arkadiusz (eds), Modernity and What Has Been Lost.
Considerations on the Legacy of Leo Strauss, South Bend, St. Augustine’s Press / Krakow,
The Jagellonian University Press, 2012, in VoegelinView (<http://voegelinview.com/>).

 

 


Conferences
2018          “Zivilreligion, politische Religion und politische Theologie. Drei
                  Begriffe des Verhältnisses von Politik und Religion”, Annual Conference
                  of the DVPW Group “Politik und Religion”, Politik, Ethik und Religion –
                  auf der Suche nach der guten Ordnung, Berlin, 22nd-24th March, 2018.
2017          “On the Genealogy of Crisis. The Flaws of a Polemic Concept”,
                  Conference Rethinking Crisis, Research Network TORCH “Crisis,
                  extremes and Apocalypse”, Oxford University, June 13th-14th, 2017.
2016        “‘Political Theology’ or ‘Occasional Decisionism’? On the Formal
                Character of Carl Schmitt’s Political Theology”, International
                Conference Political Demonology: The Logic of Evil in Contemporary
                 Literature and Theology, Worcester College, Oxford University, May
                 20th, 2016.
2015         “Krise und Macht. Kritische Bemerkungen zu Reinhart Kosellecks
                 Krisentheorie und ihrer Verwendung in ‘unsicheren Zeiten’”, Annual
                 meeting of the Deutsche Gesellschaft für politische Wissenschaft (DGfP)
                 „Politik in unsicheren Zeiten: Kriege, Krisen und neue Antagonismen“,
                 Mülheim an der Ruhr, July 13th, 2015.
2014         “Eric Voegelin and Karl Löwith on Nietzsche: Symptom or Solution to
                 the Modern Crisis?”, American Political Science Association (APSA)
                Annual Meeting, Washington DC, August 28th-31st, 2014.
               “Crisis and Eschatology. The Political Power of a ‘Basic Concept’”,
                Annual Conference of the Swiss Philosophical Society, Universität St.
                Gallen, June 5th-7th, 2014.
2013        “Le temps de la mémoire”, International Conference Law / Philosophy
                 En torno del problema de la memoria, dir. M. Raffin and A. Roig,
                 Universidad Nacional de San Martín, Buenos Aires, November 29th,
                 2013.
                 “Eternity and Crisis: Eric Voegelin and Karl Löwith and Human
                  Temporality”, American Political Science Association (APSA) Annual
                  Meeting, Chicago, August 29th-September 1st, 2013.
                “From the ‘We’ to the World: Karl Löwith’s Phenomenology of ‘Being-
                with-others’”, International Conference Discovering the “We”: The
                Phenomenology of Sociality, University College Dublin, May 8th-10th,
                2013.
               “Le monde comme horizon. La perspective cosmo-politique de Karl
               Löwith”, International Conference Société ouverte et société close. De
                Bergson à nos jours, Université Jean Moulin - Lyon III, January 31st-
                February 1st, 2013.
2012        “Das Andere und die Rückgewinnung des Selbst: das Orient als Antwort
                auf die ‚Zeitkrise‘ des Westens”, Interdisciplinary Conference of the
                DAAD-Centers, Im Auge des Betrachters: Deutschland. Europa. China.,
                Beijing University, November 1st-4th, 2012.
               “Recovering Eternity: Eric Voegelin and Karl Löwith on Human
                Temporality”, Lecture at the Hoover Institution, Stanford University,
                September 19th, 2012.
                “‘Car la figure de ce monde passe’. Histoire et eschatologie chez Jacob
                Taubes”, International Conference Figures de l’acosmisme, Université de
                Bourgogne and Université Paris IV Sorbonne, February 15th-16th, 2012.
2011         “Les ‘religions politiques’ : L’ordre politique comme entrée de l’éternité
                 dans l’histoire”, Conference of the CEVIPOF Eric Voegelin : Religion &
                 Politique, Sciences Po Paris, December 2nd, 2011.
                “Zivil- oder politische Religion? Ein Unterschied im Verhältnis zur
                 Transzendenz und Ewigkeit”, Conference Zivilreligion? Ordnung stiften
                 zwischen Glauben und Instrumentalisierung, Villa Vigoni, Loveno di
                 Menaggio (Italy), October 27th-30th, 2011.
               “Die Zeit- und Geschichtsvorstellung des Westens als Grundlage seiner
                 Normativität”, Conference Die Normativität des ‘Westens’, Voegelin-
                 Zentrum, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, July 16th, 2011.
                 “Le juste hors-la-loi dans la théologie politique de Saint Paul”,
                 Conference Philosophy - Law Le juste, Faculté de Philosophie, École
                 doctorale de Droit de Lyon III, Lyon II, Saint-Étienne, Université Jean
                 Moulin – Lyon III, April 14th, 2011.
2010          “Hans Blumenberg : L’eschatologie désamorcée”, Conference
                  Sécularisation et modernité. Autour du premier livre de la Légitimité des
                  temps modernes de Blumenberg, ISERL, Lyon II and Lyon III,
                  December 20th, 2010.
2009         “Conscience et connaissance de l’ordre chez Eric Voegelin”,
                  International Conference Eric Voegelin : politique, religion et histoire,
                  IRPhiL / Cerphi, Lyon, March 27th-28th, 2009.