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Dennis McEnnerney

Associate Professor

Representative Publications

"Democracy as Voice: Political Liberalism and Critical Philosophy in Dialogue,"  in Political Theory: The State of the Discipline, ed. Evangelia Sembou (Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2014), pp. 109-38.

“Introduction: Histories of Resistance,” and “Theory and Practice of Résistance in Early Modern France,” in Histories of Resistance (guest ed., Dennis McEnnerney), a special issue of Historical Reflections/Réflexions Historiques 35, no. 1 (Winter 2009): 1-5, 52-71.

“Frantz Fanon, the Resistance, and the Emergence of Identity Politics,” in The Color of Liberty: Histories of Race in France, ed. Tyler Stovall and Sue Peabody (Duke University Press, 2003), pp. 259-81.

Link to CV

Regular Classes

Regular Philosophy Courses:
PH 201 History of Modern Philosophy

PH 243 Philosophy and Politics of Identity
(cross-listed as FGS 243)

PH 244 History of Social & Political Philosophy: Classical Visions
(cross-listed as CL 222)

PH 245 History of Social & Political Philosophy: Modern Debates

PH 341 Contemporary Political Philosophy

PH 342 Critical Theory

Topical Philosophy Courses:
PH 203 French Philosophy in Context: 1930 to the Present
(co-taught with Jonathan Lee in Paris)

PH 203 Pragmatist Challenges: Doing Philosophy in Plural

PH 303 Pragmatism, Progressivism, Feminism: Birth of an American Century
(cross-listed with FGS and History and taught at the Newberry Library, Chicago)

General Studies:
GS 101 Freedom and Authority

HY 200 Quebec (co-taught with Tip Ragan in Canada)


    A.B., Stanford University, 1980
    M.A., University of California, 1983
    Ph.D., University of California, 1995