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Mark Cauchi

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Department of Humanities

Associate Professor

Office: McLaughlin College, 033
Phone: (416)736-2100 Ext: 77558
Email: mcauchi@yorku.ca
Primary website: http://https://yorku.academia.edu/MarkCauchi


Mark Cauchi's teaching and research revolve around the following themes and areas: the relationship of the secular and the religious; postsecularism; continental philosophy; the relationship of agency, otherness, and dependency; aesthetics, especially film theory and criticism;

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Degrees

PhD, Social and Political Thought, York University

Research Interests

, Continental philosophy; critical theory; secularism and postsecularism; religion, theology, atheism; aesthetic theory and criticism; film-philosophy
Book Chapters

Publication
Year

"The Death of God and the Genesis of Worldhood in von Trier's Melancholia" in Postsecular Cinema between Malick and von Trier, eds. Cauchi and Caruana (SUNY Press, 2017).

2017

"A/Porias of the Skin: Secrets and Secretions of Self and Other" in Silence and the Silenced, eds. Ernesto Virgulti, Leslie Boldt, Corrado Frederico (Peter Lang).

2013

“The Infinite Supplicant: On a Limit and a Prayer” in The Phenomenology of Prayer, eds. Bruce Benson and Norman Wirzba, Perspectives in Continental Philosophy Series, ed. John Caputo (Fordham University Press)

2005

"Traversing the Infinite Through Augustine and Derrida" in Difference in Philosophy of Religion, ed. Phillip Goodchild (Ashgate Pub., 2003)

2003

Books

Publication
Year

Immanent Frames: Postsecular Cinema between Malick and von Trier (Horizons of Cinema Series, SUNY Press, 2018)

2018

Journal Articles

Publication
Year

"The Insistence of Religion in Philosophy: An Interview with John D. Caputo" (with John Caruana) Symposium: Canadian Journal of Continental Philosophy, Vol. 20, Number 1, 2016.

2016

"Unconditioned by the Other: Agency and Alterity in Kant and Levinas," in Idealistic Studies.

2015

"Otherwise than Laicite: Toward an Agonistic Secularism in Levinas" in Levinas Studies, vol. 10, 2015.

2015

"Otherness and the Renewal of Freedom in Jarmusch's Down by Law" in Film-Philosophy, 17.1. http://www.film-philosophy.com/index.php/f-p/article/view/363/867

2013

“Happy Birthday to Kierkegaard! The Work of Celebrating the Coming into Existence of One Who is Dead” in The European Legacy, special issue on “Kierkegaard at Two Hundred,” 18.7.

2013

“Creation and the Critique of Capitalism in Marx, Nancy, and Žižek” in Political Theology, 12.4

2011

"The Secular to Come: Interrogating the Derridean 'Secular'" in Journal of Cultural and Religious Theory, 10.1: http://www.jcrt.org/archives/10.1/Cauchi.pdf

2009

“Deconstruction and Creation: An Augustinian Deconstruction of Derrida” in International Journal for Philosophy of Religion (2009) 66.1

2009

“Infinite Spaces: Walter Benjamin and the Spurious Creations of Capitalism” in Angelaki: Journal of the Theoretical Humanities 8.3, December 2003

2003

Creative Works

Publication
Year

What's More; or, An Answer to the Question "Is This All There Is?" (Immanent Frame, https://tif.ssrc.org/2017/11/20/whats-more/)

2017

"Horizons of Transcendence." Catalogue essay for Isabel Rocamora exhibition, "Troubled Histories, Ecstatic Solitudes," at the Koffler Gallery, Toronto, 2015. https://www.academia.edu/17476659/Horizons_of_Transcendence_on_Isabel_Rocamoras_film_art_

2015


Mark Cauchi's teaching and research revolve around the following themes and areas: the relationship of the secular and the religious; postsecularism; continental philosophy; the relationship of agency, otherness, and dependency; aesthetics, especially film theory and criticism;

Degrees

PhD, Social and Political Thought, York University

Research Interests

,Continental philosophy; critical theory; secularism and postsecularism; religion, theology, atheism; aesthetic theory and criticism; film-philosophy

All Publications


Book Chapters

Publication
Year

"The Death of God and the Genesis of Worldhood in von Trier's Melancholia" in Postsecular Cinema between Malick and von Trier, eds. Cauchi and Caruana (SUNY Press, 2017).

2017

"A/Porias of the Skin: Secrets and Secretions of Self and Other" in Silence and the Silenced, eds. Ernesto Virgulti, Leslie Boldt, Corrado Frederico (Peter Lang).

2013

“The Infinite Supplicant: On a Limit and a Prayer” in The Phenomenology of Prayer, eds. Bruce Benson and Norman Wirzba, Perspectives in Continental Philosophy Series, ed. John Caputo (Fordham University Press)

2005

"Traversing the Infinite Through Augustine and Derrida" in Difference in Philosophy of Religion, ed. Phillip Goodchild (Ashgate Pub., 2003)

2003

Books

Publication
Year

Immanent Frames: Postsecular Cinema between Malick and von Trier (Horizons of Cinema Series, SUNY Press, 2018)

2018

Journal Articles

Publication
Year

"The Insistence of Religion in Philosophy: An Interview with John D. Caputo" (with John Caruana) Symposium: Canadian Journal of Continental Philosophy, Vol. 20, Number 1, 2016.

2016

"Unconditioned by the Other: Agency and Alterity in Kant and Levinas," in Idealistic Studies.

2015

"Otherwise than Laicite: Toward an Agonistic Secularism in Levinas" in Levinas Studies, vol. 10, 2015.

2015

"Otherness and the Renewal of Freedom in Jarmusch's Down by Law" in Film-Philosophy, 17.1. http://www.film-philosophy.com/index.php/f-p/article/view/363/867

2013

“Happy Birthday to Kierkegaard! The Work of Celebrating the Coming into Existence of One Who is Dead” in The European Legacy, special issue on “Kierkegaard at Two Hundred,” 18.7.

2013

“Creation and the Critique of Capitalism in Marx, Nancy, and Žižek” in Political Theology, 12.4

2011

"The Secular to Come: Interrogating the Derridean 'Secular'" in Journal of Cultural and Religious Theory, 10.1: http://www.jcrt.org/archives/10.1/Cauchi.pdf

2009

“Deconstruction and Creation: An Augustinian Deconstruction of Derrida” in International Journal for Philosophy of Religion (2009) 66.1

2009

“Infinite Spaces: Walter Benjamin and the Spurious Creations of Capitalism” in Angelaki: Journal of the Theoretical Humanities 8.3, December 2003

2003

Creative Works

Publication
Year

What's More; or, An Answer to the Question "Is This All There Is?" (Immanent Frame, https://tif.ssrc.org/2017/11/20/whats-more/)

2017

"Horizons of Transcendence." Catalogue essay for Isabel Rocamora exhibition, "Troubled Histories, Ecstatic Solitudes," at the Koffler Gallery, Toronto, 2015. https://www.academia.edu/17476659/Horizons_of_Transcendence_on_Isabel_Rocamoras_film_art_

2015