Dr Sacha Golob
Senior Lecturer in Philosophy
Director of the Centre for Philosophy and the Visual Arts
Tel +44 (0)20 7848 2750
Address Room 705, Philosophy Building
King's College London
London WC2R 2LS
Research interests and PhD supervision
Sacha Golob read Philosophy at Pembroke College, Cambridge and Merton College, Oxford. Before joining King’s, he was a Junior Research Fellow at Peterhouse, Cambridge. He has published extensively on modern French and German Philosophy and the Philosophy of Art. His current research looks at contemporary conceptions of ethical degeneration, transformation and virtue.
- 19th Century Continental Philosophy
- 20th Century Continental Philosophy
- Philosophy of Mind
- Aesthetics and the Philosophy of Art
For more details, please see his full research profile.
- Heidegger on Concepts, Freedom, and Normativity. Cambridge University Press, 2014. http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/CBO9781139382731 Reviews/symposia in British Journal of the History of Philosophy, Critique, European Journal of Philosophy, International Journal of Philosophy, Notre Dame Philosophical Review, Philosophy in Review, Zeitschrift für philosophische Forschung.
- The Cambridge History of Moral Philosophy: Co-editor with Dr. Jens Timmermann. Cambridge University Press, 2017. http://www.cambridge.org/gb/academic/subjects/philosophy/history-philosophy/cambridge-history-moral-philosophy?format=HB#F14orbGZ6u2qvMmj.97
- ‘Subjectivity, Reflection and Freedom in Later Foucault’, International Journal of Philosophical Studies, 2015, Vol.23: pp.666-688. https://doi.org/10.1080/09672559.2015.1091029
- 'The ‘Thing’ in Georges Bataille and Martin Heidegger: Method, Ritual and Prostitution’, Comparative Critical Studies, 2016, Vol.13: pp.47–65. http://dx.doi.org/10.3366/ccs.2016.0186.
- ‘Kant as Both Conceptualist and Nonconceptualist’, Kantian Review, 2016, Vol.21: pp.367-391. http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S1369415416000248
- ‘Why the Transcendental Deduction is Compatible with Nonconceptualism’ in Kantian Nonconceptualism, Schulting (ed.). Palgrave Macmillan, 2016: pp.43-66.http://www.palgrave.com/in/book/9781137535160
- ‘Heidegger and The Occlusion of the Political’ in „Geschichte, Politik, Ideologie. Heideggers ,Schwarze Hefte‘ im Kontext“, Espinet, Figal, Keiling and Mirkovic (eds.). Mohr Siebeck: in press.
Expertise and engagement
Sacha has taught on Aesthetics, Kant, Philosophy of Mind and 19th and 20th Century Continental Philosophy at all levels.
NB the 19th and 20th CCP modules run in alternate years - please see the main module list for details.
Sacha is the current Co-Director of the Centre for Philosophy and the Visual Arts (CPVA); he leads the Centre alongside the artist and curator Harald den Breejen (Tate). CPVA is a major multi-disciplinary initiative whose aim is to bring together academics, artists, curators and gallerists to explore the connections between philosophy, theory and the visual arts. For details please see the main CPVA webpage: https://philosophyandvisualarts.com/
Sacha regularly gives talks on a wide range of philosophical topics. For details please see: www.sachagolob.com