Prof Felix Concubhair Ó Murchadha

D.Phil(Wuppertal), MA, BA (UCG)

Contact Details

Personal Professor
Dept. of Philosophy & COBRA
Morrisroe House
19 Distillery Road, Galway

T: Ext. 2573
E: felix.omurchadha@nuigalway.ie
 
researcher

Biography

Peer Reviewed Journals

  Year Publication
(2009) 'Face and Flesh: Merleau-Ponty and Levinas concerning Desire'
O Murchadha, F. (2009) 'Face and Flesh: Merleau-Ponty and Levinas concerning Desire'. Philosophy Today, 53 :244-249 [Details]
(2007) 'Kairological Phenomenology: World, the Political and God in the Work of Klaus Held'
O Murchadha, F. (2007) 'Kairological Phenomenology: World, the Political and God in the Work of Klaus Held'. International Journal of Philosophical Studies, 15 (3):395-413 [Details]
(2005) 'Being Alive: The Place of Life in Merleau-Ponty and Descartes'
O Murchadha, F.C. (2005) 'Being Alive: The Place of Life in Merleau-Ponty and Descartes'. Chiasmi International, 7 :209-224 [Details]
(2005) '“Hegel, Nietzsche, Heidegger: Thinking Freedom and Philosophy'
Felix O'Murchadha (2005) '“Hegel, Nietzsche, Heidegger: Thinking Freedom and Philosophy'. British Journal for the History of Philosophy, 13 (2):361-373 [Details]
(2004) 'Poetics and Imagination: An Interview with Richard Kearney'
Felix O'Murchadha (2004) 'Poetics and Imagination: An Interview with Richard Kearney'. Symposium, 8 (3):667-683 [Details]
(2002) 'Being and Ruination. Simmel and Heidegger on the Phenomenology of Ruins'
O Murchadha, F.C. (2002) 'Being and Ruination. Simmel and Heidegger on the Phenomenology of Ruins'. Philosophy Today. SPEP Supplement, [Details]
(2002) 'Being and Ruination. Simmel and Heidegger on the Phenomenology of Ruins'
O Murchadha, F. (2002) 'Being and Ruination. Simmel and Heidegger on the Phenomenology of Ruins'. PHILOSOPHY TODAY, SPEP Supplement :10-18 [Details]
(2002) 'The Sacred in Appearance: An Exploration of the Limits of Phenomenology'
O Murchadha, F. (2002) 'The Sacred in Appearance: An Exploration of the Limits of Phenomenology'. YEARBOOK OF THE IRISH PHILOSOPHICAL SOCIETY, 2 :64-72 [Details]
(1999) 'The Time of History and the Responsibility of Philosophy: Heideggerian Reflections on the Origins of Philosophy'
O Murchadha, F. (1999) 'The Time of History and the Responsibility of Philosophy: Heideggerian Reflections on the Origins of Philosophy'. Journal of the British Society for Phenomenology, 30 (2):166-181 [Details]
(1998) 'Future or Future Past: Temporality between Praxis and Poiesis in Heidegger's Being and Time'
O Murchadha, F. (1998) 'Future or Future Past: Temporality between Praxis and Poiesis in Heidegger's Being and Time'. Philosophy Today, 42 (3):262-269 [Details]
(1993) 'Violence, Reconciliation, Pluralism: A Critique of Irish Nationalism'
O Murchadha, F. (1993) 'Violence, Reconciliation, Pluralism: A Critique of Irish Nationalism'. CANADIAN JOURNAL OF IRISH STUDIES, :1-8 [Details]
(1992) 'Truth as a Problem for Hermeneutics'
O Murchadha, F. (1992) 'Truth as a Problem for Hermeneutics'. Philosophy Today, 34 (2):180-188 [Details]

Books

  Year Publication
(2013) A Phenomenology of Christian Life: Glory and Night.
Ó Murchadha, Felix (2013) A Phenomenology of Christian Life: Glory and Night. Bloomington, Indiana: Indiana University Press. [Details]
(2012) The Time of Revolution: Kairos and Chronos in Heidegger.
Felix O'Murchadaha (2012) The Time of Revolution: Kairos and Chronos in Heidegger. London: Continuum. [Details]
(1999) Zeit des Handelns und Möglichkeit der Verwandlung. Kairologie und Chronologie bei Heidegger im Jahrzehnt nach Sein und Zeit.
O Murchadha, F. (1999) Zeit des Handelns und Möglichkeit der Verwandlung. Kairologie und Chronologie bei Heidegger im Jahrzehnt nach Sein und Zeit. : Würzburg: Königshausen und Neumann. [Details]

Book Chapters

  Year Publication
(2013) 'Skeptical Wisdom: Descartes, Pascal and the Challenge of Pyrrhonism'
Ó Murchadha, F. (2013) 'Skeptical Wisdom: Descartes, Pascal and the Challenge of Pyrrhonism' In: Politics of Practical Reasoning: Integrating Action, Discourse and Argument. New York: Lexington. [Details]
(2012) 'The Political and Ethical Significance of Waiting in Heidegger’s Philosophy of Action'
Felix O'Murchadha (2012) 'The Political and Ethical Significance of Waiting in Heidegger’s Philosophy of Action' In: New Contributions to Phenomenology Volume: Critical Communities and Aesthetic Practices - Dialogues with Tony O’Connor on Society, Art, and Friendship. Dordrecht: Springer. [Details]
(2011) 'Philosophy of Religion and Theology'
Felix O'Murchadha (2011) 'Philosophy of Religion and Theology' In: The Routledge Companion to Phenomenology. London: Routledge. [Details]
(2010) 'Religion and Ethics'
Felix O'Murchadha (2010) 'Religion and Ethics' In: The History of Continental Philosophy. Volume 4. Phenomenology: Responses and Developments. London: Acumen. [Details]
(2010) 'Memory and Authority: Sovereignty, Commemoration and the Limits of the Present'
Felix O'Murchadha; Dan Bradley (2010) 'Memory and Authority: Sovereignty, Commemoration and the Limits of the Present' In: Versöhnendes Vergessen? Gedächtnis und Geschichte nach Ricœur. Berlin: Akademie Verlag. [Details]
(2007) 'Love of Enemies for a Lover of Wisdom or Can a Phenomenologist be a Philosopher?'
O Murchadha, F. (2007) 'Love of Enemies for a Lover of Wisdom or Can a Phenomenologist be a Philosopher?' In: Phenomenology and Transcendence. London: SCM Press. [Details]
(2006) 'Afterword'
Felix O'Murchadha (2006) 'Afterword' In: Violence, Victims, Justifications. Oxford: Peter Lang. [Details]
(2006) 'On Provocation: Violence and Response'
O Murchadha, F., (2006) 'On Provocation: Violence and Response' In: Violence, Victims, Justifications: Philosophical Approaches. Oxford: Peter Lang. [Details]
(2005) 'Alterity and Divinity: A Response to Richard Kearney’s Gods, Strangers, Monsters'
O Murchadha, F. (2005) 'Alterity and Divinity: A Response to Richard Kearney’s Gods, Strangers, Monsters' In: After God: Richard Kearney and the Religious Turn in Continental Philosophy. New York: Fordham UP. [Details]
(2005) 'Glory, Idolatry, Kairos: Marion and Heidegger on the Ontological Difference'
O Murchadha, F. (2005) 'Glory, Idolatry, Kairos: Marion and Heidegger on the Ontological Difference' In: Givenness and God : questions of Jean-Luc Marion. New York: Fordham University Press. [Details]
(2004) 'Ussher, Arnald Percival'
Felix O'Murchadha (2004) 'Ussher, Arnald Percival' In: Dictionary of Irish Philosphers. London: Continuum. [Details]
(2004) 'Coffey, Thomas'
Felix O'Murchadha (2004) 'Coffey, Thomas' In: Dictionary of Irish Philosophers. London: Continuum. [Details]
(2004) '“Halifax Colloquy: Between Being and God”'
Felix O'Murchadha (2004) '“Halifax Colloquy: Between Being and God”' In: Debates in Continental Philosophy. New York: Fordham. [Details]
(2002) 'Ruine als Werk. Die Grenze des Handelns als Urmoment der Geschichtlichkeit'
O Murchadha, F. (2002) 'Ruine als Werk. Die Grenze des Handelns als Urmoment der Geschichtlichkeit' In: Die erscheinende Welt. Berlin: Duncker und Humblot. [Details]
(1995) 'Nature as Other: a Hermeneutical Approach to Science'
O Murchadha, F. (1995) 'Nature as Other: a Hermeneutical Approach to Science' In: Continental Perspectives in the Philosophy of Science. Aldershot: Averbury. [Details]

Edited Books

  Year Publication
(2006) Violence, Victims, Justifications: Philosophical Approaches.
Ó Murchadha, Felix (Ed.). (2006) Violence, Victims, Justifications: Philosophical Approaches Violence, Victims, Justifications: Philosophical Approaches. Oxford: Peter Lang. [Details]

Book Review

  Year Publication
(2003) Husserl and Heidegger on human experience.
O'Murchadha, F (2003) Husserl and Heidegger on human experience. Book Review [Details]

Conference Paper

  Year Publication
(2012) “Love as Faith: Will, Desire and the Sceptic”.
Ó Murchadha (2012) “Love as Faith: Will, Desire and the Sceptic”. Conference Paper [Details]
(2011) Response to Bruce Benson: “In the Beginning, There Was Improvisation: Responding to the Call”.
Ó Murchadha, Felix (2011) Response to Bruce Benson: “In the Beginning, There Was Improvisation: Responding to the Call”. Conference Paper [Details]
(2010) Response to Tom Kiefer: Facing Life and Death: Heidegger and the philosophical importance of death and birth. Fordham Graduate Philosophy Student’s Symposium.
O Murchadha, F.C. (2010) Response to Tom Kiefer: Facing Life and Death: Heidegger and the philosophical importance of death and birth. Fordham Graduate Philosophy Student’s Symposium. Fordham University: Conference Paper [Details]
(2010) Skepticism and Phenomenology.
O Murchadha, F.C. (2010) Skepticism and Phenomenology. Canadian Society for Continental Philosophy, Edmonton, Canada: Conference Paper [Details]
(2010) 10 Theses on Violence.
O Murchadha, F.C. (2010) 10 Theses on Violence. TCD Metafizz, Dublin: Conference Paper [Details]
(2010) Scepticism and Phenomenology. Irish Philosophical Society, Spring Conference.
O Murchadha, F.C. (2010) Scepticism and Phenomenology. Irish Philosophical Society, Spring Conference. NUI, Galway: Conference Paper [Details]
(2010) Doubt and the Phenomenological Epoché.
O Murchadha, F.C. (2010) Doubt and the Phenomenological Epoché. Department of Philosophy, Fordham University: Conference Paper [Details]
(2010) Ascetics, the Body and Flesh: A Phenomenology of the Christian Body. Embodiment Seminar.
O Murchadha, F.C. (2010) Ascetics, the Body and Flesh: A Phenomenology of the Christian Body. Embodiment Seminar. SUNY at Stonybrook, USA: Conference Paper [Details]
(2010) “Home, Violence, Place: the Groundlessness of Belonging and the Necessity of Building. Place the Real interdisciplinary workshop.
O Murchadha, F.C. (2010) “Home, Violence, Place: the Groundlessness of Belonging and the Necessity of Building. Place the Real interdisciplinary workshop. NUI,Galway: Conference Paper [Details]
(2009) Mediating the Unmediated: In Excess of Religion. Symposium: Religious Challenges, Challenging Religions.
O Murchadha, F.C. (2009) Mediating the Unmediated: In Excess of Religion. Symposium: Religious Challenges, Challenging Religions. Sligo: Conference Paper [Details]
(2008) Response to Sara Ahmed’s Queer Phenomenology. Sexuality and Phenomenology: Reading Sara Ahmed's Queer Phenomenology Seminar, The(e)ories: Advanced Seminars for Queer Research.
O Murchadha, F.C. (2008) Response to Sara Ahmed’s Queer Phenomenology. Sexuality and Phenomenology: Reading Sara Ahmed's Queer Phenomenology Seminar, The(e)ories: Advanced Seminars for Queer Research. UCD: Conference Paper [Details]
(2008) Face and Flesh: Merleau-Ponty and Lévinas concerning desire. Society of Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy Annual Conference.
O Murchadha, F.C. (2008) Face and Flesh: Merleau-Ponty and Lévinas concerning desire. Society of Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy Annual Conference. Pittsburgh USA: Conference Paper [Details]
(2008) Epoché, Faith, Prayer: the phenomenality of worldly being. Society for European Philosophy Conference, Dublin.
O Murchadha, F.C. (2008) Epoché, Faith, Prayer: the phenomenality of worldly being. Society for European Philosophy Conference, Dublin. Conference Paper [Details]
(2008) “Epoché, Faith, Prayer: the phenomenality of worldly being. Grandeur of Reason Conference.
O Murchadha, F.C. (2008) “Epoché, Faith, Prayer: the phenomenality of worldly being. Grandeur of Reason Conference. Rome: Conference Paper [Details]
(2007) Faith and Reason as Self and Other. Nordic Society for Phenomenology Annual Conference.
O Murchadha, F.C. (2007) Faith and Reason as Self and Other. Nordic Society for Phenomenology Annual Conference. Copenhagen, Denmark: Conference Paper [Details]
(2007) Antlitzt und Fleisch: Merleau-Ponty and Levinas über das Begehren.
O Murchadha, F.C. (2007) Antlitzt und Fleisch: Merleau-Ponty and Levinas über das Begehren. Bergische Universität Wuppertal, Germany: Conference Paper [Details]
(2006) Response to A. Steinbock: The Poor Phenomenon: Marion and the Problem of Forgiveness. Society of Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy Annual Conference.
O Murchadha, F.C. (2006) Response to A. Steinbock: The Poor Phenomenon: Marion and the Problem of Forgiveness. Society of Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy Annual Conference. Philadelphia, USA: Conference Paper [Details]
(2005) Platonism of the People? Pro and Contra Celsum.
O Murchadha, F.C. (2005) Platonism of the People? Pro and Contra Celsum. Canadian Society for Hermeneutics, London, Ontario, Canada: Conference Paper [Details]
(2005) Love of Enemies for a Lover of Wisdom or Can a Phenomenologist be a Philosopher. Phenomenology and Transcendence.
O Murchadha, F. (2005) Love of Enemies for a Lover of Wisdom or Can a Phenomenologist be a Philosopher. Phenomenology and Transcendence. Nottingham, England: Conference Paper [Details]
(2005) Love of Enemies for a Lover of Wisdom or can a Phemomenologist be a Philosopher?. Phenomenology and Transcendence Conference.
O Murchadha, F. (2005) Love of Enemies for a Lover of Wisdom or can a Phemomenologist be a Philosopher?. Phenomenology and Transcendence Conference. Department of Theology, University of Nottingham, England: Conference Paper [Details]
(2003) On Provocation: Violence as Response. Philosophy Roundtable.
O Murchadha, F.C. (2003) On Provocation: Violence as Response. Philosophy Roundtable. University College Cork, Ireland: Conference Paper [Details]
(2003) Glory in Appearances.
O Murchadha, F.C. (2003) Glory in Appearances. Canadian Society for Hermeneutics, Halifax, Canada: Conference Paper [Details]
(2003) “Ritual at the Crossing of Faith and the Sacred. British Society for Phenomenology Summer Conference.
O Murchadha, F.C. (2003) “Ritual at the Crossing of Faith and the Sacred. British Society for Phenomenology Summer Conference. London, England: Conference Paper [Details]
(2003) Participant in Panel Discussion on Richard Kearney: Strangers, Gods, Monsters.
O Murchadha, F.C. (2003) Participant in Panel Discussion on Richard Kearney: Strangers, Gods, Monsters. Canadian Society for Hermeneutics, Halifax, Canada: Conference Paper [Details]
(2003) Glory, Idolatry, Kairos: Revelation and the Ontological Difference in Marion. Jean Luc Marion Symposium.
O Murchadha, F.C. (2003) Glory, Idolatry, Kairos: Revelation and the Ontological Difference in Marion. Jean Luc Marion Symposium. Dublin, Ireland: Conference Paper [Details]
(2002) Being as Ruination: Heidegger, Simmel and the Phenomenology of Ruins.
O Murchadha, F.C. (2002) Being as Ruination: Heidegger, Simmel and the Phenomenology of Ruins. Canadian Society for Hermeneutics, Toronto, Canada: Conference Paper [Details]
(2002) Being Alive: The Place of Life in Merleau-Ponty and Descartes.
O Murchadha, F.C. (2002) Being Alive: The Place of Life in Merleau-Ponty and Descartes. Department of Philosophy, University College Cork, Ireland: Conference Paper [Details]
(2001) The Sacred in Appearance: An Exploration of the Limits of Phenomenology. Irish Philosophical Society Conference.
O Murchadha, F.C. (2001) The Sacred in Appearance: An Exploration of the Limits of Phenomenology. Irish Philosophical Society Conference. Dublin, Ireland: Conference Paper [Details]
(2001) The Political and Ethical Significance of Waiting. Canadian Society for Hermeneutics.
O Murchadha, F.C. (2001) The Political and Ethical Significance of Waiting. Canadian Society for Hermeneutics. Quebec City, Canada: Conference Paper [Details]
(2000) Sincerity, Ritual, Truth. Department of Philosophy.
O Murchadha, F.C. (2000) Sincerity, Ritual, Truth. Department of Philosophy. National University of Ireland, Maynooth Ireland: Conference Paper [Details]
(1998) The Origins of 'Eternity': Life-time in Heraclitus.
O Murchadha, F. (1998) The Origins of 'Eternity': Life-time in Heraclitus. International Environmental Philosophy Society Conference, Denver, Colorado: Conference Paper [Details]

Invited Lectures

  Year Publication
(2012) “Descartes, Pelagianism and the Sceptical Life”.
Ó Murchadha, Felix (2012) “Descartes, Pelagianism and the Sceptical Life”. Invited Lectures [Details]
(2011) “Ascetics, the Body and Flesh: A Phenomenology of the Christian Body”.
Ó Murchadha, Felix (2011) “Ascetics, the Body and Flesh: A Phenomenology of the Christian Body”. Invited Lectures [Details]

Invited papers

  Year Publication
(1999) Narrative and the Unspeakable.
O Murchadha, F. (1999) Narrative and the Unspeakable. Department of Philosophy Trinity College Dublin, Ireland: Invited papers [Details]
(1998) Beginning at the Beginning: Descartes on Intuition and Memory.
O Murchadha, F. (1998) Beginning at the Beginning: Descartes on Intuition and Memory. Department of Philosophy, University of Guelph, Canada: Invited papers [Details]
(1998) Narrative and the Unspeakable: The Limits of Ricoeur's Poetics.
O Murchadha, F. (1998) Narrative and the Unspeakable: The Limits of Ricoeur's Poetics. Theory Center, University of Western Ontario, London, Canada: Invited papers [Details]
(1998) Heidegger on Animality.
O Murchadha, F. (1998) Heidegger on Animality. Department of Philosophy, State University of New York at Stonybrook, Long Island, USA: Invited papers [Details]

Other Item

  Year Publication
(2004) Coffey, Thomas . Dictionary of Irish Philosophers.
O Murchadha, F.C. (2004) Coffey, Thomas . Dictionary of Irish Philosophers. Bristol: Thoemmes Continuum: Other Item [Details]
(2004) Ussher, Arnald Percival. Dictionary of Irish Philosophers.
O Murchadha, F.C. (2004) Ussher, Arnald Percival. Dictionary of Irish Philosophers. Bristol: Thoemmes Continuum: Other Item [Details]
(2004) Poetics and Imagination: An Interview with Richard Kearney. Journal of the Canadian Society for Hermeneutics.
O Murchadha, F.C. (2004) Poetics and Imagination: An Interview with Richard Kearney. Journal of the Canadian Society for Hermeneutics. Other Item [Details]
(2004) Halifax Colloquy: Between Being and God.
O Murchadha, F.C. (2004) Halifax Colloquy: Between Being and God. Other Item [Details]

Presented Papers

  Year Publication
(2012) “Love as Faith: The Heart without Place and Reason without Home”.
Ó Murchadha, Felix (2012) “Love as Faith: The Heart without Place and Reason without Home”. Presented Papers [Details]

Reviews

  Year Publication
(2005) De Boer, K.: Thinking in the Light of Time. Heidegger's Encounter with Hegel & Sell, A.: Martin Heideggers Gang durch Hegels Phänomenologie des Geistes. Bulletin of the Hegel Society of Great Britain.
O Murchadha, F.C. (2005) De Boer, K.: Thinking in the Light of Time. Heidegger's Encounter with Hegel & Sell, A.: Martin Heideggers Gang durch Hegels Phänomenologie des Geistes. Bulletin of the Hegel Society of Great Britain. Reviews [Details]
(2005) Hegel, Nietzsche, Heidegger: Thinking Freedom and Philosophy”. Hegel, Nietzsche and Philosophy: Thinking Freedom; Martin Heidegger. The Essence of Human Freedom: An Introduction to Philosophy; Taylor Carman. Heidegger’s Analytic: Interpretation, Discourse and Authenticity in Being and Time. British Journal for the History of Philosophy.
O Murchadha, F.C. (2005) Hegel, Nietzsche, Heidegger: Thinking Freedom and Philosophy”. Hegel, Nietzsche and Philosophy: Thinking Freedom; Martin Heidegger. The Essence of Human Freedom: An Introduction to Philosophy; Taylor Carman. Heidegger’s Analytic: Interpretation, Discourse and Authenticity in Being and Time. British Journal for the History of Philosophy. Reviews [Details]
(2005) (2005) Garrard, E. and Scarre, G.: Moral Philosophy and the Holocaust. Ethical Theory and Moral Practice.
O Murchadha, F.C. (2005) (2005) Garrard, E. and Scarre, G.: Moral Philosophy and the Holocaust. Ethical Theory and Moral Practice. Reviews [Details]
(2003) An Introduction to Phenomenology in Phänomenologishe Forschungen.
O Murchadha, F.C., Moran, D (2003) An Introduction to Phenomenology in Phänomenologishe Forschungen. Reviews [Details]

Research Seminar

  Year Publication
(2010) Response to Tom Kiefer: “Facing Life and Death: Heidegger and the philosophical importance of death and birth”.
Ó Murchadha, Felix (2010) Response to Tom Kiefer: “Facing Life and Death: Heidegger and the philosophical importance of death and birth”. Research Seminar [Details]

Workshops

  Year Publication
(2009) Die Skepsis und die Phänomenlogie.
O Murchadha, F. (2009) Die Skepsis und die Phänomenlogie. Philosophie, Bergische Universität Wuppertal, Germany: Workshops [Details]
(2007) Happy are those who have seen ...’ Towards a phenomenology of embodied faith.
O Murchadha, F.C. (2007) Happy are those who have seen ...’ Towards a phenomenology of embodied faith. Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium: Workshops [Details]
(2006) Glory and Night: Towards a Phenomenology of Christianity.
O Murchadha, F.C. (2006) Glory and Night: Towards a Phenomenology of Christianity. Department of Philosophy, St. Thomas College, Saskatoon, Canada: Workshops [Details]
(2006) Beyond Theism and Atheism. Philosophy and Christianity.
O Murchadha, F.C. (2006) Beyond Theism and Atheism. Philosophy and Christianity. Department of Philosophy, Mary Immaculate College, Limerick: Workshops [Details]
(2004) The Ascetic Body - Asceticism of the Body.
O Murchadha, F.C. (2004) The Ascetic Body - Asceticism of the Body. Department of Philosophy, University College Dublin, Ireland: Workshops [Details]