Continental Approaches to Philosophy of Culture, Cultural Theory,
Cultural Studies, Cultural Criticism, and Popular Culture

Dustin Garlitz, M.A. (Philosophy), M.L.A.
(CV (long), CV (short))

"Durkheim's French Neo-Kantian Social Thought: Epistemology, Sociology of Knowledge, and Morality in The Elementary Forms of the Religious Life" (2010)

"Towards 'the perfection of all culture': Reflections on the 'B-Deduction' in Kant's Critique of Pure Reason" (2010)

"Frankfurt School contra Heidegger: Adorno's Cultural Critique of the Ideology of German Existentialism in The Jargon of Authenticity" (2010)

“Spatial Aesthetics of Contemporary Music and Urban Culture” (2009, updated 2012)

“Philosophy of New Jazz:
Reconstructing Adorno”

“Reflections on the Dionysian Spirit of
 Music in Nietzsche's The Birth of Tragedy"
 (2006, updated 2022)

“An Overview of Jean Baudrillard and
 Pierre Bourdieu's Contributions to
 Critical and Cultural Theory”

“The Frankfurt School's Neo-Marxian
 Critiques of Capitalism and Consumer Culture”

“Contemporary Contributions to the
 Sociology and Philosophy of Culture”

"Claude Lévi-Strauss: The Structural Study of Myth (Cultural Theory Presentation)" (2005)

Sam Binkley, Ph.D. - Emerson College (Boston, MA)

 Professor, Institute for Liberal Arts and Interdisciplinary Studies
(faculty page)

"Everybody's Life is Like a Spiral: Narrating Post-Fordism in the Lifestyle Movement of the 1970s"  (2004)

"Kitsch as a Repetitive System: A Problem for the Theory of Taste Hierarchy" (2000)

"Happiness, Positive Psychology and the Program of Neo-Liberal Governmentality" (2011)

"Psychological Life as Enterprise: Social Practice and the Government of Neo-Liberal Interiority" (2011)

"The Bohemian Habitus: New Social Theory and Political Consumerism" (2008)

"Of Discipline and Civilization: A Roundtable Discussion on the Legacies of Norbert Elias and Michel Foucault" with Paddy Dolan, Ph.D., Stefanie Ernst, Dr. Phil, and Cas Wouters, Ph.D. (2010)

Douglas Kellner, Ph.D. - University of California, Los Angeles

George F. Kneller Philosophy of Education Chair
Division of Social Sciences & Comparative Education
Graduate School of Education & Information Studies
(faculty page)

Selected Essays on Continental Philosophy of Culture, Cultural Theory, Cultural Studies, Cultural Criticism, and Popular Culture  (1970s - 2012)

"Baudrillard and the Art Conspiracy"  (2006)

"Jean Baudrillard (1929-2007) Obituary"  (2007)

"Nietzsche's Critique of Mass Culture"  (1999)

"The Frankfurt School and British Cultural Studies: The Missed Articulation"  (2002)

"T.W. Adorno and the Dialectics of Mass Culture"  (2002)

"Cultural Studies and Philosophy: An Intervention" (2001)

"Cultural Studies and Social Theory: A Critical Intervention" (2001)

"Modernity and Its Discontents: Nietzsche's Critique" (2000)

"Reflections on Modernity and Postmodernity
in McLuhan and Baudrillard"

"The Postmodern Turn in Philosophy: Theoretical Provocations and Normative Deficits" with Steven Best, Ph.D. (2003)

Iain Thomson, Ph.D. - University of New Mexico

Professor of Philosophy (faculty page)

"The Silence of the Limbs: Critiquing Culture from a Heideggerian Understanding of the Work of Art" (1998)

"Deconstructing the Hero" (2005)

"Heidegger's Aesthetics" (2011)

"'Even Better than the Real Thing'?: Postmodernity, the Triumph of the Simulacra, and U2" (2006)

Paul D. Miller, a.k.a. DJ Spooky that Subliminal Kid - European Graduate School (Saas-Fee, Switzerland)

Professor of Music Mediated Art (faculty page)

"Baudrillard: A Remembrance of Things Unpassed" (2007)

"Gilles Deleuze and Félix Guattari Interview with Carlo Simula" (2005)

"Loops of Perception: Sampling, Memory, and the Semantic Web" (2003)

"Dead Simple: Marshall McLuhan and the Art of the Record" (2010)


Antoine Hardy, Ph.D. - Borough of Manhattan CC (CUNY) NYC

Assistant Professor  of Communication

"Even when I’m bragging, I’m Being Sincere: Kanye West’s African American Parrhesiate Ethos & Burkean Tragi-Comic Identification (Unmastered version)" (2012)

Selected DJ Spooky Web Videos/Articles

"Remixing on the Shoulders of Giants: To DJ Spooky, Everything's Connected" 
CNN 2012.01.28

Syfy Channel Feature
March 2012

DJ Spooky, Matthew Shipp,
William Parker, Guillermo Brown
Film of 2003 Performance


Edward Dutton, Ph.D. - University of Oulu, Finland

Adjunct Professor of the Anthropology of Religion and Finnish Culture

"The Philosophy of Anthropology"  (2013)

José A. Haro, Ph.D. - Borough of Manhattan CC (CUNY) NYC

Associate Professor  of Philosophy

"'It is Musical?': Nietzschean Aesthetics" (2008)

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B. W. Dunst, , Ph.D. - Westmoreland  County CC , PA

Assistant Professor of Philosophy

"Music: The Harbinger of Death" (2008)