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Sacha Golob

Dr Sacha Golob

Photograph of Dr Sacha GolobSenior Lecturer in Philosophy 

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King's College London
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Sacha Golob read Philosophy as an undergraduate at Pembroke College, Cambridge before completing the BPhil in Philosophy at Merton College, Oxford.

He returned to Cambridge to do his PhD on the relationship between Kant and Phenomenology.

From 2009 to 2012 he was a Junior Research Fellow at Peterhouse, Cambridge.

Research interests and PhD supervision
  • Kant
  • 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.

Selected publications
  • Heidegger on Concepts, Freedom, and Normativity: pp.xviii + 270. Cambridge University Press, 2014. ISBN: 978-1-107-03170-8.
  • 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.
  • ‘Subjectivity, Reflection and Freedom in Later Foucault’, International Journal of Philosophical Studies, 2015, Vol.23: pp.666-688. ISSN: 0967-2559.
  • 'The ‘Thing’ in Georges Bataille and Martin Heidegger: Method, Ritual and Prostitution’, Comparative Critical Studies, 2016, Vol.13: pp.47–65. ISSN: 1744-1854.
  • ‘Kant as Both Conceptualist and Nonconceptualist’, Kantian Review, 2016, Vol.21: pp.367-391. ISSN: 1369-4154
  • ‘Why the Transcendental Deduction is Compatible with Nonconceptualism’ in Kantian Nonconceptualism, Schulting (ed.). Palgrave Macmillan, 2016: pp.43-66. ISBN 978-1-137-53516-0.
  • ‘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.
For a complete list of publications, please see Sacha's full research profile.

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. 

Expertise and engagement

Sacha is the current Co-Director of the Centre for Philosophy and the Visual Arts (CPVA). 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: Sacha regularly gives talks on a wide range of philosophical topics. For details please see:

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