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Philip D Walsh

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Department of Sociology

Associate Professor
Chair

Office: Vari Hall, 2060C
Phone: 416)736-2100 Ext: 77999
Email: walshp@yorku.ca

Degrees

Ph.D in Sociology, University of Warwick
MA in Philosophy and Social Theory, University of Warwick
BA in Philosophy, University of Delaware

Professional Leadership

MEMBERSHIP IN PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS:

International Social Theory Consortium, Canadian Sociological Association, British Sociological Association

Research Interests

, Classical and Contemporary Social Theory; Political Sociology; Globalization; History of Social Thought; Sociology of Knowledge; Philosophy of Social Science., Classical and contemporary social theory, political sociology, sociology of knowledge, philosophy of social science
Books

Publication
Year

(2017) The Anthem Companion to Hannah Arendt, edited by Peter Baehr and Philip Walsh. Anthem, 2017
Details here

2017

February 2015: Walsh, Philip (author) Arendt Contra Sociology: Theory, Society and its Science, London: Ashgate

2015

2005: Walsh, Philip (author). Skepticism, Modernity and Critical Theory. London, New York: Palgrave-MacMillan (182pp.)

2005

2004: Schneiderman, Davis, and Philip Walsh (editors). Retaking the Universe: William S. Burroughs in an Age of Globalization. London, Sterling, VA: Pluto Books (312 pp.)

2004

Book Chapters

Publication
Year

Walsh, Philip (forthcoming, 2016), “Hannah Arendt on Thinking, Personhood and Meaning”, in The Anthem Companion to Hannah Arendt. New York: Anthem

2015

Walsh, Philip (2015) 'Sociology and Classicality: Texts, Borders and Borderline Classics', in P. Baehr, Founders, Classics, Canons: Modern Disputes over the Origins and Appraisal of Sociology's Heritage, 2nd ed. New Brunswick, N.J.: Transaction

2015

Walsh, Philip (2014) 'Hannah Arendt on the Social', in P. Hayden (ed.) Hannah Arendt: Key Concepts London, UK: Routledge

2014

Walsh, Philip (2013) 'Norbert Elias and Hannah Arendt on Philosophy, Sociology and Science' in F. Dépelteau and T.S. Landini (eds.) Norbert Elias and Social Theory. London, New York: Palgrave

2013

Schneiderman, Davis and Philip Walsh (2004) “Millions of People of People Reading the Same Words”, in Retaking the Universe: William S. Burroughs in an Age of Globalization, London, Sterling, VA: Pluto

2004

Walsh, Philip (2004) 'Re-Activating the Dialectic of Enlightenment: Burroughs as Critical Theorist', in D. Schneiderman and P. Walsh (eds.) Retaking the Universe: William S. Burroughs in an Age of Globalization, London, Sterling, VA: Pluto

2004

Book Reviews

Publication
Year

2011: 'Review of Peter Baehr (2010) Hannah Arendt, Totalitarianism and the Social Sciences', British Journal of Sociology (62) 4

2011

2011: 'Review of Laura L. Adams (2009) The Spectacular State: Culture and National Identity in Uzbekistan', American Journal of Sociology 116 (5)

2011

2010: 'Review of Nicos Mouzelis (2008) Modern and Postmodern Social Theorizing' Contemporary Sociology 38 (6)

2010

2008: Walsh, Philip, Review of Elisabeth Young-Bruehl (2006) Why Arendt Matters. History of the Human Sciences 21 (1)

2008

Journal Articles

Publication
Year

Walsh, Philip (2014) 'Is a Post-Philosophical Sociology Possible? Insights from Norbert Elias's Sociology of Knowledge'. Philosophy of the Social Sciences 44 (2)

2014

Walsh, Philip (2013) 'Knowledge and the Constitution of Society: Dead Ends and Ways Forward in the Sociology of Knowledge. Journal of Classical Sociology (13) 4

2013

Walsh, Philip (2011) 'The Human Condition as Social Ontology: Hannah Arendt on Society, Action and Knowledge'. History of the Human Sciences 24 (2)

2011

Walsh, Philip (2008) “Hannah Arendt, Sociology and Political Modernity”, Journal of Classical Sociology 8 (3)

2008

Walsh, Philip (2008) “Herbert Marcuse and Contemporary Social Theory: Beyond the Consumer Society”, Current Perspectives in Social Theory, Vol. 25, "No Social Science Without Critical Theory"

2008

Research Reports

Publication
Year

October 2007: Walsh, Philip, Entry for Immanuel Kant, in The Blackwell Dictionary of Sociology. Oxford: Blackwell

2007

February 2005: Walsh, Philip, Entry for Daniel Bell, in Dictionary of Modern American Philosophers, Bristol: Thoemmes-Continuum Books (pp. 179-182)

2005



Upcoming Courses

Term Course Number Section Title Type
Fall/Winter 2019 AP/SOCI3060 6.0 A Sociological Perspective on Social Psych LECT

Degrees

Ph.D in Sociology, University of Warwick
MA in Philosophy and Social Theory, University of Warwick
BA in Philosophy, University of Delaware

Professional Leadership

MEMBERSHIP IN PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS:

International Social Theory Consortium, Canadian Sociological Association, British Sociological Association

Research Interests

, Classical and Contemporary Social Theory; Political Sociology; Globalization; History of Social Thought; Sociology of Knowledge; Philosophy of Social Science., Classical and contemporary social theory, political sociology, sociology of knowledge, philosophy of social science

All Publications


Book Chapters

Publication
Year

Walsh, Philip (forthcoming, 2016), “Hannah Arendt on Thinking, Personhood and Meaning”, in The Anthem Companion to Hannah Arendt. New York: Anthem

2015

Walsh, Philip (2015) 'Sociology and Classicality: Texts, Borders and Borderline Classics', in P. Baehr, Founders, Classics, Canons: Modern Disputes over the Origins and Appraisal of Sociology's Heritage, 2nd ed. New Brunswick, N.J.: Transaction

2015

Walsh, Philip (2014) 'Hannah Arendt on the Social', in P. Hayden (ed.) Hannah Arendt: Key Concepts London, UK: Routledge

2014

Walsh, Philip (2013) 'Norbert Elias and Hannah Arendt on Philosophy, Sociology and Science' in F. Dépelteau and T.S. Landini (eds.) Norbert Elias and Social Theory. London, New York: Palgrave

2013

Schneiderman, Davis and Philip Walsh (2004) “Millions of People of People Reading the Same Words”, in Retaking the Universe: William S. Burroughs in an Age of Globalization, London, Sterling, VA: Pluto

2004

Walsh, Philip (2004) 'Re-Activating the Dialectic of Enlightenment: Burroughs as Critical Theorist', in D. Schneiderman and P. Walsh (eds.) Retaking the Universe: William S. Burroughs in an Age of Globalization, London, Sterling, VA: Pluto

2004

Book Reviews

Publication
Year

2011: 'Review of Peter Baehr (2010) Hannah Arendt, Totalitarianism and the Social Sciences', British Journal of Sociology (62) 4

2011

2011: 'Review of Laura L. Adams (2009) The Spectacular State: Culture and National Identity in Uzbekistan', American Journal of Sociology 116 (5)

2011

2010: 'Review of Nicos Mouzelis (2008) Modern and Postmodern Social Theorizing' Contemporary Sociology 38 (6)

2010

2008: Walsh, Philip, Review of Elisabeth Young-Bruehl (2006) Why Arendt Matters. History of the Human Sciences 21 (1)

2008

Books

Publication
Year

(2017) The Anthem Companion to Hannah Arendt, edited by Peter Baehr and Philip Walsh. Anthem, 2017
Details here

2017

February 2015: Walsh, Philip (author) Arendt Contra Sociology: Theory, Society and its Science, London: Ashgate

2015

2005: Walsh, Philip (author). Skepticism, Modernity and Critical Theory. London, New York: Palgrave-MacMillan (182pp.)

2005

2004: Schneiderman, Davis, and Philip Walsh (editors). Retaking the Universe: William S. Burroughs in an Age of Globalization. London, Sterling, VA: Pluto Books (312 pp.)

2004

Journal Articles

Publication
Year

Walsh, Philip (2014) 'Is a Post-Philosophical Sociology Possible? Insights from Norbert Elias's Sociology of Knowledge'. Philosophy of the Social Sciences 44 (2)

2014

Walsh, Philip (2013) 'Knowledge and the Constitution of Society: Dead Ends and Ways Forward in the Sociology of Knowledge. Journal of Classical Sociology (13) 4

2013

Walsh, Philip (2011) 'The Human Condition as Social Ontology: Hannah Arendt on Society, Action and Knowledge'. History of the Human Sciences 24 (2)

2011

Walsh, Philip (2008) “Hannah Arendt, Sociology and Political Modernity”, Journal of Classical Sociology 8 (3)

2008

Walsh, Philip (2008) “Herbert Marcuse and Contemporary Social Theory: Beyond the Consumer Society”, Current Perspectives in Social Theory, Vol. 25, "No Social Science Without Critical Theory"

2008

Research Reports

Publication
Year

October 2007: Walsh, Philip, Entry for Immanuel Kant, in The Blackwell Dictionary of Sociology. Oxford: Blackwell

2007

February 2005: Walsh, Philip, Entry for Daniel Bell, in Dictionary of Modern American Philosophers, Bristol: Thoemmes-Continuum Books (pp. 179-182)

2005



Upcoming Courses

Term Course Number Section Title Type
Fall/Winter 2019 AP/SOCI3060 6.0 A Sociological Perspective on Social Psych LECT