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Amy E . Wendling, BA, PhD

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Amy Wendling

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College of Arts and Sciences
Philosophy
DHHC - Dowling Hall/Humanities Center

Amy E . Wendling, BA, PhD

Professor

Teaching Interests

  • Social and Political Philosophy; History of Western Philosophy (Especially Nineteenth Century)

Department

Philosophy

Position

Professor

Books

  • Lexington Books: A Division of Rowman and Littlefield
    Wendling, Amy. The Ruling Ideas: Bourgeois Political Concepts. 2012
  • Palgrave Macmillan
    Wendling, Amy E. Karl Marx on Technology and Alienation. (Paperback) 2011
  • Palgrave Macmillan
    Wendling, Amy E. Karl Marx on technology and alienation. (hardcover) 2009

Articles

  • Cambridge University Press
    'Technology and Science' In The Marx Revival: Key Concepts and New Interpretations 2019
  • University of Helsinki
    'The Screen as Instrument of Freedom and Unfreedom' In The Digital Age and Its Discontents: Reflections, Experiences, and Interventions in Education. Ed. Matteo Stocchetti. University of Helsinki 2019
  • Routledge
    "Marx and the Meaning of Life." In The Meaning of Life and The Great Philosophers. Routledge (Taylor and Francis) UK. 2018. 167-174., p. 167-174 2018
  • H-Net Reviews in the Humanities & Social Sciences
    Essay Review ofWilliam Clare Roberts. Marx’s Inferno: The Political Theory of Capital. Princeton:Princeton University Press, 2016. xi + 282 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-691-17290-3.Reviewed by Amy E. Wendling (Creighton University)Published on H-Ideas (December, 2017) Commissioned by Aidan Beatty
    December 2017, p. 1-3 2017
  • Beiträge zur Marx Engels Forschung
    "The Beautiful Music: A Review of Rachel Holmes's Eleanor Marx: A Life"
    2016/17, p. 279-286 2017
  • Philosophy Today
    “Turn up the Heat: A Look at Shannon Winnubst’s Way Too Cool: Selling Out Race and Ethics.”  Philosophy Today.  Forthcoming January 2018. (Invited to a Peer Refereed Journal), p. 1-13 2016
  • Fronesis
    "Kris." Translation into Swedish of Crisis (fifth) chapter of The Ruling Ideas.
    46-7, p. 21-40 2014
  • Brill
    Wendling, Amy. Second Nature: Gender in Marx's Grundrisse. In Marx's Laboratory: Critical Interpretations of the Grundrisse. 2013
  • Philosophy Today
    Wendling, Amy E. Crisis theory and the false desire of home ownership
    55, p. 199-210 2011
  • Philosophy Today
    Wendling, Amy E. Economic Crisis Theory and the False Desire of Home Ownership
    55, p. 199-210 2011
  • Historical Materialism
    Wendling, Amy E. New Waves in Philosophy of Technology
    18, p. 195-207 2010
  • Creighton University Magazine
    Wendling, Amy E. At Second Glance: The Karl Marx You Never Knew, p. 12-15 2010
  • Phi Beta Kappa Reporter
    Wendling, Amy E. Economic Crisis Theory: Another Look at Karl Marx, p. 6-11 2009
  • Macmillian Reference USA
    Wendling, Amy E. Karl Marx. In Carr, Deborah S. (Ed.)., Encyclopedia of the Life Course and Human Development. 2008
  • Beiträge zur Marx Engels Forschung
    “On Alienation and Machine Production: Capitalist Embodiment in Karl Marx.”              Beiträge zur Marx-Engels-Forschung.   Neue Folge 2007, 253-267.  
    Neue Folge 2007, p. 253-267 2007
  • Indiana University Press
    Wendling, A. E. Sovereign Consumption as a Species of Communist Theory: Reconceptualizing Energy. In Winnubst, S. (Ed.)., Reading Bataille Now., p. 35-53 2007
  • Radical Philosophy Today
    Wendling, A. E. Rough, Foul-Mouthed boys: women's Monstrous Laboring Bodies.
    5, p. 49-68 2007
  • International Studies in Philosophy
    Wendling, A. E. The Dignity of Labor?: A Marxist Challenge to Traditional Marxism
    38, p. 181-196 2006

Publications

  • Pennsylvania State University
    Wendling, A. E. On alienation and machine production: Capitalist embodiment in Karl Marx. 2006

Editing and Reviews

  • Marx and Philosophy Review of Books
    Essay Review of Equaliberty: Political Essays, by Etienne Balibar. Duke: Durham. University of Kent, Sean Sayers, Ed. 2014
  • Marx and Philosophy Review of Books
    Essay Review of On Psychoanalysis: Writings and Lectures, by Paul RIcoueur, Oxford: Polity, 2012. University of Kent, Sean Sayers, Ed.  2013
  • H-Net Reviews in the Humanities & Social Sciences
    Wendling, Amy E. The Reification of Desire: Toward a Queer Marxism, p. 1-2 2011
  • Contemporary Sociology-a Journal of Reviews
    Wendling, A. E. Labor of fire: The ontology of labor between economy and culture
    35, p. 626-627 2006

Presentations

  • "The Fanalsy of Limitless Wealth."  Society for Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy (SPEP), Main Program, The Pennsylvania State University, Fall 2018. Invited. 2018
  • Roundtable on William Clare Roberts’ Marx’s Inferno. With David McNally (York) and Alex Gouravitch (Brown).  Critical Social Theory at McGill Fall 2017 Events.  McGill University.  Montreal. Sept. 29, 2017. (Invited.) 2017
  • Author Meets Readers Session on Amy Wendling’s The Ruling Ideas: Bourgeois Political Concepts.            Radical Philosophy Association: 12th Biennial Conference. University of Kentucky. November     10-13, 2016. Invited. 2016
  • Respondent, Author meets readers session on Shannon Winnubst’s  Way Too Cool: Selling Out Race   and Ethics, with commentary by Amy Wendling ( Professor and Chairof Philosophy, Creighton University) and Richard A. Lee (Professor ofPhilosophy, De Paul University), with a response by Shannon WInnubst.  Society for Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy (SPEP), Main Program, Hilton Salt Lake City, October 2016. (Invited; 25% acceptance rate on finished academic books.)  2016
  • “Gay Marriage and Religious Freedom: Lessons from Hobbes.” Religion and Poltics: A Kripke            Symposium. Creighton University. February 19, 2016.  2016
  • “Civic Trust and the Freerider Problem.” Presented by co-author Anne Ozar. Association for Practical            and Professional Ethics, 25th annual meeting. February 18-21, 2016. Reston, VA. (Peer            Refereed.)  2016
  • “A Brief History of Home Ownership: Possessive Individualism and the Housing Crisis.” Historical Materialism Annual Meeting. SOAS, University of London, London, UK. November 6-9, 2014. (Peer Refereed.) 2014
  • “On Suffering.” Southwest Seminar for Continental Philosophy, Colorado College. June 6-8, 2014. (Peer Refereed.) 2014
  • ”Can Water be Property?,” Invited Speaker, Scholar’s Session, Ethics Awareness Week, Center for the Study of Ethics, Utah Valley University, Salt Lake City, Utah. 2013
  • ”The Politics of Internal Time Consciousness,” Keynote Speaker, 2013 Southwest Seminar in Continental Philosophy, Texas A & M University, May 16-18, 2013. 2013
  • “Temporal Domination and the Colonized Consciousness.” Historical Materialism Annual Meeting. SOAS, University of London, London, UK. November 8-11, 2012. (Peer Refereed.) 2012
  • “Temporal Domination as Biopower: Boredom, Procrastination, and Multitasking.” Radical Philosophy Association: 10th Biennial Conference and 30th Anniversary. Canisius College. October 11-14, 2012. Buffalo, NY. 2012
  • “Crisis.” International Society for Marxian Theory, 20th anniversary meeting. Creighton University. 2012
  • “Does Water Have Value, and What Kind?” University of Nebraska Medical Center. Andy Jameton Graduate Seminar. 2012
  • ”Is Suffering Emancipatory? Marxist Reflections on Human Suffering.” Invited by the Kenefick Chair in the Humanities and the Theology Department, Creighton University, Subsequently aired on the noontime forum radio program KIOS/NPR, Summer 2012. 2012
  • Author meets readers session on Amy Wendling’s Karl Marx on Technology and Alienation, with commentary by James Swindal (Associate Professor and Chair of Philosophy, Duquesne University) and Matthias Fritsch (Associate Professor of Philosophy, Concordia University), with a response by Amy Wendling. Society for Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy (SPEP), Main Program, Sheraton Society Hill, Philadelphia, PA, October 2011. (Peer Reviewed; 25% acceptance rate on finished academic books.) 2011
  • “The Philosophy of Water.” Western Social Science Association, Philosophy Section. Marriott Downtown, Salt Lake City, Utah. 2011

Other

  • MAGIS core curriculum development grant for PHL 426 The Carceral State, Intersections and Designated Ethics, Summer 2017

Awards

  • Wendling featured in Wark's General Intellects: Twenty-One Thinkers for the Twenty First Century
    Wendling listed first, primarily for her book Karl Marx on Technology and Alienation, among a group of the most cutting edge philosophers and critics alive today, including Slavoj Zizek, Chantall Mouffe, Timothy Morton, Paul Gilroy, Judith Butler, and Donna Haraway
  • Summer Faculty Research Fellowship
    Research on the philosophy of water.
    Creighton University