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Figure/Ground interview with Iain Thomson

Figure/Ground interview with Iain Thomson

Professor Thomson was interviewed by Laureano Ralon on October 11th, 2010 as part of the Figure/Ground Communication scholarly interview series:

Iain Thomson is an Associate Professor of Philosophy at the University of New Mexico, where he regularly teaches “Introduction to Philosophy,” “Existentialism,” “Modern Political Philosophy,” and various courses on contemporary continental philosophy, focusing on figures such as Heidegger, Levinas, and Derrida, or on issues like the philosophical significance of death, technology, and nihilism. He specializes in 19th and 20th Century Continental philosophy, especially Heidegger, and his most recent book is Heidegger on Ontotheology: Technology and the Politics of Education (Cambridge UP, 2005)



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