About Dr Christoph Schuringa
Dr Christoph Schuringa holds a BA in philosophy from the University of Cambridge (King’s College) and a PhD from the University of London (Birkbeck College).
PhD in Philosophy, Birkbeck, University of London (2012)
MA in History of Art, Courtauld Institute of Art (2008)
BA in Philosophy, University of Cambridge (2003)
Hegel Society of Great Britain (Executive Committee)
Marx & Philosophy Society (Organising Group)
Dr Christoph Schuringa's Research
Christoph’s primary research interests are in the history of philosophy (especially Aristotle and German idealism), in Marx and Marxism, and in social and political thought.
He is currently writing two monographs: A Social History of Analytic Philosophy (under contract with Verso) and Karl Marx and the Actualization of Philosophy (under contract with Cambridge University Press).
‘Gattungswesen and Universality: Feuerbach, Marx and German Idealism’, in L. Corti and J.-G. Schülein (eds.), Life, Organism and Cognition in Classical German Philosophy (Cham: Springer, forthcoming)
‘Freedom and Hegel’s Theory of the State’, in J. Saunders (ed.), Freedom After Kant (London: Bloomsbury, 2023)
‘Thought and Reality in Marx’s Early Writings on Ancient Philosophy’, European Journal of Philosophy (2022)
‘Hegel on Spirited Animals’, Philosophy 97 (2022): 485–508 (open access)
‘Second Nature, Phronēsis, and Ethical Outlooks’, International Journal of Philosophical Studies 30 (2022): 1–18
‘Marx’s Critique of Hegel’s Philosophy of Right’, Crisis and Critique 8/2 (2021): 346–67
‘Critical History and Genealogy’, in A. K. Jensen and C. Santini (eds.), Nietzsche on Memory and History (Berlin/New York: de Gruyter, 2021)
‘Democracy and the Virus’, The Philosophers’ Magazine 90 (2020): 95–100
(ed. with Brian Ball), The Act and Object of Judgment: Historical and Philosophical Perspectives (London/New York: Routledge, 2019)
‘Nature, Spirit and Second Nature: Hegel and McDowell’, Revista Eletrônica Estudos Hegelianos (2018): 75–99
‘Animal Laborans: Arendt and Weil on Marx’, International Yearbook of Hermeneutics 17 (2018): 141–55
‘La philosophie historique et la réévaluation des valeurs’, in B. Binoche and A. Sorosina (eds.), Les Historicités de Nietzsche (Paris: Publications de la Sorbonne, 2016)
‘Nietzsche’s Genealogical Histories and His Project of Revaluation’, History of Philosophy Quarterly 31 (2014): 249–69
‘Nietzsche and the Unfolding of Mind’, Nietzscheforschung 20 (2013): 279–87
‘Nietzsche on History as Science’, in H. Heit, G. Abel and M. Brusotti (eds.), Nietzsches Wissenschaftsphilosophie (Berlin/New York: de Gruyter, 2012)
Dr Christoph Schuringa's Teaching
Christoph teaches Kant and Post-Kantian Philosophy (BA and MA) and Values and Society (MA only). He has wide experience teaching modern European philosophy from Descartes onwards.
Christoph has taught undergraduates and MA students at Birkbeck, University of London.
Christoph is Editor of the Hegel Bulletin. He has acted as a peer reviewer for British Journal for the History of Philosophy, Journal of Nietzsche Studies, Philosophy and other journals. He has recently given talks at the Universities of Cape Town, Sheffield, Vienna, and Lisbon (NOVA).
Associate Head of Faculty in Philosophy
English, Dutch, French and German.