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Brian  Treanor  - Loyola Marymount University. Los Angeles, CA, US

Brian Treanor Brian  Treanor

Professor of Philosophy, Charles S. Casassa Chair | Loyola Marymount University

Los Angeles, CA, UNITED STATES

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

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The Pope and the Planet Freshman Academic Convocation 2015 Called to Care for a Fagile Planet, Community Dialogue on Laudato Si

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Biography

Brian Treanor is Charles S. Casassa Chair and Professor of Philosophy at Loyola Marymount University. A hermeneutic philosopher, his interdisciplinary teaching and scholarship explore a wide variety of areas, with particular emphasis on environmental philosophy, ethics, and philosophy of religion.

Education (3)

Boston College: Ph.D., Philosophy

California State University, Long Beach: M.A., Philosophy

University of California, Los Angeles: B.A., Political Science

Areas of Expertise (8)

Environmental Ethics

Environmental Philosophy

Hermeneutics

20th Century Continental Philosophy

Ethics

Virtue Ethics

Philosophy of Religion

Philosophy and Literature

Affiliations (8)

  • Society for Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy
  • Pacific Association for the Continental Tradition
  • International Association for Environmental Philosophy
  • International Association for Environmental Ethics
  • International Network for Philosophy of Religion
  • Society for Continental Philosophy and Theology
  • Comparative and Continental Philosophy Circle
  • American Philosophical Association

Articles (15)

“Thinking After Michel Serres” SubStance

SubStance, vol.48. no.3 (2019)

“Being-from-Birth: Natality and Narrative” Blade Runner 2049

Blade Runner 2049, eds. Tim Shanahan and Paul Smart (London: Routledge, 2019)

“Lateralization and Leaning: Somatic Desire as a Model for Supple Wisdom” Somatic Desire

Somatic Desire, eds. Sarah Horton, Stephen Mendelsohn, Christine Rojcewicz, and Richard Kearney (Lanham, MD: Lexington, 2019)

"Another World... Inside This One" Diakrisis: Yearbook of Theology and Philosophy

Diakrisis: Yearbook of Theology and Philosophy, vol.1 (2018), 111-130.

Continental Philosophy Beyond 'the' Continent The Journal of the Pacific Association for the Continental Tradition

The Journal of the Pacific Association for the Continental Tradition, vol.1 (2018)

Vitality: Carnal, Seraphic Bodies Journal of French and Francophone Philosophy

“Vitality: Carnal, Seraphic Bodies” in The Journal of French and Francophone Philosophy, vol. 25. no. 1 (July 2017).

Joy and the Myopia of Finitude Comparative and Continental Philosophy

“Joy and the Myopia of Finitude” in Comparative and Continental Philosophy, vol. 8, no. 1 (spring 2016).

Mind the Gap: The Challenge of Matter Carnal Hermeneutics

“Mind the Gap: The Challenge of Matter” in Carnal Hermeneutics, eds. Richard Kearney and Brian Treanor (New York: Fordham University Press, 2015).

The Human Place in the Natural World Being in Creation: Human Responsibility in an Endangered World

“The Human Place in the Natural World” in Being in Creation: Human Responsibility in an Endangered World, eds. Bruce Benson, Brian Treanor, and Norman Wirzba (New York: Fordham University Press, 2015).

Hope in the Age of the Anthropocene Analecta Hermeneutica

“Hope in the Age of the Anthropocene” in Analecta Hermeneutica, vol. 6 (2015).

Nature and Environment The Routledge Companion to Philosophical Hermeneutics

“Nature and Environment” in The Routledge Companion to Philosophical Hermeneutics, eds. Jeff Malpas and Hans-Helmuth Gander (London: Routledge, 2014).

Putting Hospitality in its Place Phenomenologies of the Stranger: Between Hostility and Hospitality

“Putting Hospitality in its Place” in Phenomenologies of the Stranger: Between Hostility and Hospitality, eds. Richard Kearney and Kascha Semon (New York: Fordham University Press, 2011).

The Anatheistic Wager: Faith after Faith Religion and the Arts

“The Anatheistic Wager: Faith after Faith.” Religion and the Arts vol. 14 (2010).

Blessed are Those Who Have Not Seen and Yet Believe Analecta Hermeneutica

“Blessed are Those Who Have Not Seen and Yet Believe.” Analecta Hermeneutica, vol. 2, 2010.

Environmentalism and Public Virtue Journal of Agricultural and Environmental Ethics

“Environmentalism and Public Virtue” in the Journal of Agricultural and Environmental Ethics, vol. 23, no. 1, (2010).