Faculty Achievements: Dr. Jeffrey Powell

Dr. Jeffrey L. Powell, professor of philosophy and the 2013-14 Drinko fellow, was part of a panel concerning the notions of pain and language in Heidegger at the Society for Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy conference held last fall at the University of Oregon.

In addition, he  presented “Heidegger and Ereignis” at the West Virginia Philosophical Society meeting at Marshall, which he organized, in November.

He also  published “Language, Writing, and Truth” in Research in Phenomenology, vol. 43/1, and has an essay, “On the Event,” that is to appear in Continental Philosophy Review sometime in 2014.

Powell  has been  awarded a book contract from SUNY Press for Aesthetic Reason and Imaginative Freedom: Friedrich Schiller and Philosophy, an edited collection he is doing with María del Rosario Acosta from the Universidad de los Andes in Bogotá, Columbia.