Charles Bambach

Charles Bambach

Professor
 
972-883-2006
JO5416
Tags: PHIL IDEA

Professional Preparation

Ph.D. - History
University of Michigan - 1987
B.A.
State University of New York at Cortland - 1974

Research Areas

Areas of Specialization
  • Hermeneutics, contemporary continental philosophy, 19th & 20th-century European intellectual history and philosophy
TEACHING INTERESTS
  • Philosophy and Poetry in Dialogue
  • History of Hermeneutics
  • Contemporary Continental Philosophy
  • Ethics in Continental Philosophy
  • Interdisciplinary Approaches to the Humanities
  • History of Philosophy: Greeks and Modern Period
  • Philosophy and the University in Europe
  • Contemporary French Philosophy and Literary Theory
  • Aesthetics
  • Environmental Philosophy
RESEARCH INTERESTS
  • Philosophy and Poetry
  • Justice, Dike, and Gerechtigkeit: Translating the Metaphysics of Dwelling
  • The Hermeneutical Tradition from the Romantics to Heidegger
  • Philosophy and the German University, 1810-1945
  • Translation and Philosophy of Language: Benjamin, Nietzsche, Hölderlin
  • Nietzsche and the Early Greeks

Publications

Editor, NIETZSCHE : Special Issue American Catholic Philosophical Quarterly, vol. LXXXIII (2010) 2010 - Publication
The Temporality of Becoming in: History and Theory vol. 49 ( December 2010) 2010 - Publication
The Concept of the Archaic in Nineteenth-Century German Thought in: Paul Bishop, ed., The Archaic: The Past in the Present (London: Routledge, 2010). 2010 - Publication
Heidegger's Rectorial Address in: Les Etudes philosophiques (Paris) ed. Jean-Francois Courtine & Christian Sommer, eds., vol. 86 (2010). 2010 - Publication
Nietzsche's Legacy in: Robert Bernasconi & Jonathan Judd, eds., Situating Existentialism (New York: Columbia University Press, 2010) 2010 - Publication
Historicism: Spengler, Neo-Kantianism, Heidegger in: Peter Eli Gordon, ed., Weimar Thought (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2010). 2010 - Publication
Heidegger und die Griechen, Heidegger Jahrbuch 5 (2009), 12pp. 2009 - Publication
Heidegger, National Socialism, and the German Volk in: Bret W. Davis, ed. Martin Heidegger: Key Concepts (London: Acumen Publishing, 2009). 2009 - Publication
Situating Heidegger American Catholic Philosophical Quarterly (2009), 14pp. 2009 - Publication
Heidegger und die Griechen in: Alfred Denker and Holger Zaborowski, eds. Heidegger Jahrbuch, vol. 5, (Freiburg: Karl Alber Verlag, 2009). 2009 - Publication

Appointments

Professor
University of Texas at Dallas [1989–Present]

Awards

Book Panel dedicated to my latest book Thinking the Poetic Measure of Justice: Hölderlin-Heidegger-Celan - Society for Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy (National Organization for Continental Philosophy) [2014]
Senior Faculty Research Grant - Earhart Foundation [2012]
Fulbright Senior Scholar Fellowship (CIES) - University of Tübingen, Germany [2008]
Faculty Research Grant - Earhart Foundation [2005]
Faculty Research Grant - Earhart Foundation [1998]
Faculty Research Grant - Earhart Foundation [1991]
Faculty Research Grant - University of Texas at Dallas [1989]

Projects

Gadamer in Dialog
1993–1993 Society For Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy, Fall 1993.
Heidegger's Destruktion and the Metaphysics of Presence
1994–1994 Heidegger Conference, March 1994.
H?lderlin, Heidegger and the Greeks: Translation as Hermeneutic Violence
1993–1993 German Studies Association, Fall 1993, Washington, D.C.
The Genesis of Heidegger's Being and Time
1995–1995 Heidegger Conference, March 1995.
Historicity and Hermeneutics in the Work of Wilhelm Dilthey and Hans-Georg Gadamer
1993–1993 Heidegger Conference: University of North Texas, January 1993.

Additional Information

TEACHING EXPERIENCE - UTD

UNDERGRADUATE

  • A&H 3300: Reading and Writing Texts
  • PHIL 2306: Ethics: Theory and Practice
  • PHIL 2316: History of Ancient Philosophy
  • PHIL 2317: History of Modern Philosophy
  • PHIL 3326: Philosophy and the Modern University
  • PHIL 4305: Ancient Greek Thought
  • PHIL 4380: Nietzsche
  • PHIL 4380: Time in Western Philosophy and Literature
  • PHIL 4381: Topics in Continental Philosophy

GRADUATE

  • Humanities: History of Ideas 5300: Interdisciplinary Approaches to the Arts and Humanities
  • Humanities: History of Ideas 6305: Philosophy and Poetry
  • Humanities: History of Ideas 6325: History of Hermeneutics
  • Humanities: History of Ideas 6325: The Postmodern Plato
  • Humanities: History of Ideas 6390: Theory and Practice in the History of Ideas
  • Humanities: History of Ideas 7355: Heidegger and Nietzsche in Dialogue
  • Humanities: History of Ideas 7340: Nietzsche and Postmodernity
  • Humanities: History of Ideas 6390: The Greeks and the Germans
  • Humanities: History of Ideas 7379: Aristotle and Hermeneutics
  • Humanities: History of Ideas 7368: Philosophy and the Political
  • Humanities: History of Ideas 7332: Germans, Greeks, and Hebrews
  • Humanities: History of Ideas 7379: Philosophy and Aesthetics
  • Lecturer, The University of Michigan, 1986 - 1988
  • Philosophy 374: Existentialism
  • Great Books 191: The Ancient World
  • Great Books 192: Medieval and Renaissance
  • Great Books 291: Modern European Thought and Culture
HONORS AND AWARDS
  • Fulbright Senior Scholar Fellowship (CIES) University of Tübingen, Germany 2008
  • Earhart Foundation Faculty Research Grant, 2005-2006
  • Earhart Foundation Faculty Research Grant, 1998-1999
  • Earhart Foundation Faculty Research Grant, Summer-Fall 1991; Summer 1992
  • University of Texas at Dallas Faculty Research Grant, 1989
  • William Rainey Harper Postdoctoral Fellowship at the University of Chicago, 1988-89 (not accepted)
  • DAAD Study Abroad Fellowships, 1979-80, 1980-81
  • University of Tübingen Exchange Fellowship, 1977-78
  • Earhart Foundation Study Abroad Fellowships, 1976, 1977
  • University of Michigan Teaching Fellowships, 1976-78, 1982
LANGUAGES
  • German (fluent), French, and one year of Ancient Greek