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Dr David Roden

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Profile summary

  • Honorary Associate
  • Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences
  • School of Polis, Phil, Econ, Dev, Geog
  • david.roden

Professional biography

David Roden has worked for the Open University as a lecturer and associate lecturer. His published work has addressed the relationship between deconstruction and analytic philosophy, philosophical naturalism, the metaphysics of sound and posthumanism. He has written a chapter for the forthcoming Springer Frontiers volume The Singularity Hypothesis: A Scientific and Philosophical Assessment.

Research interests

Representative Publications:

 Posthuman Life: Philosophy at the Edge of the Human  is published by Routeldge in September 2014.

2013a, ‘The Disconnection Thesis’, in Amnon Eden, Johnny Søraker, Jim Moor, and Eric Steinhart (eds.), The Singularity Hypothesis: A Scientific and Technological Assessment(2012), Springer-Verlag: Berlin Heidelberg, 281-298.

2013b, ‘Nature’s Dark Domain: An Argument for a Naturalized Phenomenology’, in Human Experience and Nature, Royal Institute of Philosophy Supplement 72 (London: Cambridge University Press).

2002a, Jacques Derrida: Modern Masters of Social Thought, Volumes I-IV, London: Sage Publications, 418 pp.

2010a ‘Deconstruction and Excision in Philosophical Posthumanism’ [PDF], Journal of Evolution and Technology 21(1), Nietzsche and European Posthumanisms.

2010b ‘Sonic Art and the Nature of Sonic Events’, in Bullot, N.J. & Egré, P. (eds.) Objects and Sound Perception special issue, Review of Philosophy and Psychology 1(1).

2006, ‘Naturalising Deconstruction’Continental Philosophy Review, Volume 38, no 1/2, pp. 71-88.

2004, ‘Radical Quotation and Real Repetition’Ratio: An international journal of analytic philosophy, Volume 17, no 2, pp. 191-206.

2008a, ‘Cylons and the Limits of Posthuman Justice’Battlestar Galactica and Philosophy, (Blackwell Publishing), Jason Eberl (ed).

2004, ‘The Subject’, in Understanding Derrida: An Invitation to Philosophy, Jack Reynolds and John Roffe (eds.), New York: Continuum Press, pp. 93-102.


Deconstruction and excision in philosophical posthumanism (2010-06)
Roden, David
The Journal of Evolution & Technology, 21(1) (pp. 27-36)
Sonic art and the nature of sonic events (2010-03)
Roden, David
Review of Philosophy and Psychology, 1(1) (pp. 141-156)
Naturalising deconstruction (2005-04)
Roden, David
Continental Philosophy Review, 38(1-2) (pp. 71-88)
Radical quotation and real repetition (2004-06-02)
Roden, David
Ratio, 17(2) (pp. 191-206)
The disconnection thesis (2012-04)
Roden, David
In: Eden, Amnon; Moor, Jim; Søraker, Johnny and Steinhart, Eric eds. The Singularity Hypothesis: A Scientific and Philosophical Assessment. Frontiers Collection (pp. 281-298)
ISBN : 978-3-642-32559-5 | Publisher : Springer | Published : Berlin

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