CURRICULUM VITAE: DREW A. HYLAND
Charles A. Dana Professor of Philosophy
Trinity College
Hartford, CT 06106



Born: February 9, 1939
Citizenship: U.S.A.
Personal: Married, two children

Degrees:
B.A. Princeton University 1961
M.A. The Pennsylvania State University 1963
Ph.D. The Pennsylvania State University 1965
Thesis Topic: "Eros and Philosophy: A Study of Plato's Symposium"
Thesis Advisor: Stanley Rosen

Academic Honors:
ball11.gif (124 bytes)B.A. Cum Laude
ball11.gif (124 bytes)M.A. Cum Laude - excused from thesis
ball11.gif (124 bytes) Recipient of Graduate School Fellowship. Pennsylvania State University, 1963-64
ball11.gif (124 bytes) Renewed from 1964-65 but declined in order to accept teaching position at University of Toronto
ball11.gif (124 bytes) Fellow of the Institute for Greek Philosophy, Colorado Springs, Colorado, June 1970
ball11.gif (124 bytes) Mellon Symposium Fellow, 1976
ball11.gif (124 bytes) Charles A. Dana Professor of Philosophy, September 1, 1982
ball11.gif (124 bytes) Hewlett-Mellon Grant for Course Development, $1000, Summer 1983
ball11.gif (124 bytes) Supplementary Sabbatical, Trinity College, 1984
ball11.gif (124 bytes) National Endowment For the Humanities Grant: Project Director, Summer Seminars for Secondary School Teachers, 1986
ball11.gif (124 bytes) National Endowment For the Humanities Grant: Project Director, Summer Seminars for Secondary School Teachers, 1988
ball11.gif (124 bytes) Brownell Prize for Excellence in Teaching, 1990
ball11.gif (124 bytes) Faculty Research Grant, Fall, 1994
ball11.gif (124 bytes) Distinguished Scholar Award, Philosophical Society For the Study of Sport, June, 1998
ball11.gif (124 bytes) Faculty Research Grant, Fall, 2001: "Postmodern Readings of Plato."
ball11.gif (124 bytes) Trustees' Award for Faculty Excellence, Trinity College, 2010.

 

Employment:
University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada, 1964-67
Lecturer, 1964-65; Assistant Professor, 1965-67
Trinity College, Hartford, Connecticut, 1967-present
Full Professor, September, 1975
Adjunct Professor, The New School For Social Research, 1986, 2005, 2009, 2010
Adjunct Professor of Philosophy, Boston University, Fall, 2000

 

Teaching Interests:
ball11.gif (124 bytes) Greek Philosophy
ball11.gif (124 bytes) Modern Continental Philosophy, especially Heidegger, phenomenology, and postmodernism
ball11.gif (124 bytes) History of Modern Philosophy, especially Descartes, Kant, Hegel, Nietzsche
ball11.gif (124 bytes) Introductory courses
ball11.gif (124 bytes) Philosophy of Sport
ball11.gif (124 bytes) Philosophy of Art
ball11.gif (124 bytes) Philosophy of Technology
ball11.gif (124 bytes) Special Programs: Director and professor of special educational project on play and philosophy, winter semester, 1970, 1971,1972
ball11.gif (124 bytes) Intensive Study Program In Cassis, France, Summer, 1977:"French Philosophy and Literature," taught in cooperation with Professor Michael Pretina,
ball11.gif (124 bytes) Modern Languages Department, Trinity College, and La Fondation Camargo, Cassis, France
ball11.gif (124 bytes) Steering Committee for the Development of a special program for highly motivated freshmen, The Guided Studies Program In The Humanities
ball11.gif (124 bytes) Coordinating Committee, "Interarts,"gateway program for students interested in the arts.

Courses Taught:
Graduate Level:
        Plato - University of Toronto, Trinity College, The New School For Social Research
        Heidegger - University of Toronto, Trinity College
        Hegel - Trinity College
        Nietzsche - Trinity College
        Aristotle - Trinity College
        Kant - Trinity College
        Philosophy of Art - Trinity College
        Nihilism - Trinity College
        Postmodern Interpretations of Plato - Boston University
        "Plato's Memorabilia of Socrates," first course at the Collegium Phenomenologicum series, "Memory
        and Responsibility: Plato, Hegel, Derrida," July 11-29, 2005, Citta di Castello, Umbria.
        The Presocratics and their legacy, The New School for Social Research 2010


Undergraduate Level:
        Greek Philosophy
        Modern Philosophy
        Existentialism
        19th Century Philosophy
        Philosophy of Sport and Play
        Introductory Courses
        Phenomenology
        Philosophy And Literature
        Philosophy of Art
        20th Century Continental Philosophy


Publications:

Books
:
ball11.gif (124 bytes) The Origins of Philosophy: Its Rise in Myth and the PreSocratics, New York, Putnam's, 1973.  Translated into Spanish, 1979.
ball11.gif (124 bytes) The Virtue of Philosophy: An Interpretation of Plato's Charmides, Athens, Ohio, Ohio University Press, Spring, 1981
ball11.gif (124 bytes) The Question of Play, Lanham, Md., University Press of America, 1984
ball11.gif (124 bytes) The Philosophy of Sport, New York, Paragon House Publishers, 1990.  Translated into Korean, 2001.
ball11.gif (124 bytes)Finitude and Transcendence in the Platonic Dialogues, Albany, N.Y.; SUNY Press, 1995
ball11.gif (124 bytes)Teaching Matters: Essays on liberal Education at the Millenium, edited with M.W. McLaughlin and Ronald Spencer (Hartford, Trinity College Press, 1998).
ball11.gif (124 bytes)Questioning Platonism: Continental Interpreters of Plato (Albany, SUNY Press 2004) Translated into German by Erik Vogt, 2004.
ball11.gif (124 bytes)Heterotopias: In Philosophy, Aesthetics, Politics, edited with Andrew Haas, Lexington Books, forthcoming
ball11.gif (124 bytes)Heidegger and the Gteeks, edited with John Manoussakis, Indiana University Press, fall,  2006
ball11.gif (124 bytes)The Question of Beauty in Plato:  Suffering the Beautiful, Indiana University Press 2008.

Articles:
ball11.gif (124 bytes) "Eros, Epithumia, and Philia in Plato," Phronesis, Vol. XIII, No. 1, 1968
ball11.gif (124 bytes) "Why Plato Wrote Dialogues," Philosophy and Rhetoric, Vol. 1, No. 1, 1968
ball11.gif (124 bytes) "Self-Reflection and Knowing in Aristotle," Giornali di Metafisica, Winter, 1968
ball11.gif (124 bytes) "Art and the Happening of Truth: Reflections on the End of Philosophy," the Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism, Winter, 1971
ball11.gif (124 bytes)"Athletics and Angst: Reflections on the Philosophical Relevance of Play," in Sport and the Body: A Philosophical Symposium, edited by Ellen Gerber, Philadelphia, Lea & Febiger, 1972
ball11.gif (124 bytes) "Is a Science of Man Possible?", "Book I of Aristotle's De Anima," and "Book III of Aristotle's De Anima:" in Is a Science of Man Possible?" Festschrift for Blanchard W. Means, Hartford, Trinity College Press, 1972
ball11.gif (124 bytes) "Modes of Inquiry in Sport, Athletics, and Play," Journal of the Philosophy of Sport, Vol. 1, September, 1974
ball11.gif (124 bytes) "And That Is The Best Part of Us: Human Being and Play," Journal of the Philosophy of Sport, Fall, 1977
ball11.gif (124 bytes) "Competition and Friendship," Journal of the Philosophy of Sport, Vol. V, Winter, 1979. Also to be published in Gerber & Morgan (eds), Sport and The Body: A Philosophical Symposium, 2nd Edition, Philadelphia, Lea & Febiger, 1979
ball11.gif (124 bytes) "Participation In Athletics: Is It Worth The Suffering?", New York Times, November 26, 1978
ball11.gif (124 bytes) "Playing to Win: How Much Should It Hurt?", Hastings Center Report, April, 1979
ball11.gif (124 bytes) "Nietzsche, Nihilism, and the Aesthetic Justification of Life," Independent Journal of Philosophy, Vol. 5/6,1988
ball11.gif (124 bytes) "Foucault, Schurmann, and the Intelligibility of History," Independent Journal of Philosophy, 1981
ball11.gif (124 bytes)"The Stance of Play," Jahrbuch fur Bundesinstitut fur Sports-wissenschaft (in German), 1981
ball11.gif (124 bytes) "The Stance of Play," Journal of the Philosophy of Sport, Vol.VII, 1980
ball11.gif (124 bytes)"Competition, Friendship, and Human Nature" in Women, Philosophy, and Sport, edited by B. Partow, Scarecrow Press, 1983
ball11.gif (124 bytes)"The Virtue of Philosophy: A Response to Mitchell Miller's Review," Independent Journal of Philosophy, 1983
ball11.gif (124 bytes)"Toward a Conversation on Play and Being," in Proceedings of the 17th Annual Heidegger Conference, University of New Hampshire, 1983
ball11.gif (124 bytes)"Opponents, Contestants, Competitors: The Dialectic of Sport,"The Journal of the Philosophy of Sport, Vol.XI, Winter, 1985
ball11.gif (124 bytes)"Warren Fraleigh's Right Actions in Sports: Ethics for Contestants" Review Article, Journal of The Philosophy of Sport Vol. XI, 1985
ball11.gif (124 bytes)"Responding to the Tyranny of Scholarship," Ancient Philosophy, Vol. 5, 1987
ball11.gif (124 bytes) "Taking the Longer Road: The Irony of Plato's Republic," Revue de Metaphysique et de Morale, 3, 1988
ball11.gif (124 bytes)"Republic, Book II and the Origins of Political Philosophy," Interpretation, Vol. 16, no. 2, 1988
ball11.gif (124 bytes) Myth and Lies in Plato's Republic, "Proceedings of the Boston Area Colloquium on Greek Philosophy, University Press of America 1989
ball11.gif (124 bytes) "Philosophy and Political Ideology: The Case of Martin Heidegger," in Ideology and the Academy edited by W.M. Brown, Trinity College Press 1989
ball11.gif (124 bytes) "'When Power Becomes Gracious'; The Affinity of Sport and Art," in Rethinking College Athletics, edited by Judith Andre and David James, Philadelphia Temple University Press, 1990
ball11.gif (124 bytes) "Plato's Three Waves and the Question of Utopia," Interpretation, Volume 18, number 1, 1991
ball11.gif (124 bytes) "Philosophy and Tragedy in the Platonic Dialogues," Tragedy and Philosophy, (ed. N. Georgopoulos) (New York: Macmillan Press, 1993), pp. 123-138.
ball11.gif (124 bytes) "Potentiality and Presence in Plato: The Significance of Place in the Platonic Dialogues," The Journal of Speculative Philosophy, vol. VIII, no. 1, 1994. pp. 28-43.
ball11.gif (124 bytes) "Presocratics," in Encyclopedia of Time, (ed. Samuel Macey) (New York: Garland Publishing, 1994), pp. 494-496.
ball11.gif (124 bytes) "Caring For Myth: Heidegger, Plato, and the Myth of Cura,"  Research in Phenomenology, vol. xxvii, Fall, 1997; pp. 90-102.
ball11.gif (124 bytes) "Reiner Schurman's Parmenides: Of Unbroken Non-hegemonies," Research in Phenomenology, vol. xxviii, Fall, 1998.
ball11.gif (124 bytes) "Immersion and Intensity: Collaboration and the Context of Intellectual Life, in Teaching Matters: Essays on Liberal Education at the Millenium, eds. Hyland, McLaughlin, Spencer (Hartford, Trinity College Press, 1998), pp. 28-38.
ball11.gif (124 bytes) "The Difference the Difference Makes: The Question of Woman in Plato" in Interrogating Images, edited by Stephen Barker (Northwestern University Press, forthcoming)
ball11.gif (124 bytes)"Against a Platonic 'Theory of Forms'" in Plato's Forms: Varieties of Interpretation. edited by William Welton (New York, Lexington Books, 2002)
ball11.gif (124 bytes)"It's a Good Day to Die," in Epoche, vol. VII, no. 2, Spring, 2003
ball11.gif (124 bytes)"First of All Came Chaos," in Heidegger and the Greeks, edited by Drew A. Hyland and John Manoussakis, Indiana University Press, forthcoming
ball11.gif (124 bytes)"Oude tis logos oude tis episteme: The Hermeneutics of Beauty," Internationales Jahrbuch der Hermeneutik, Spring 2005
ball11.gif (124 bytes)"The Ordinary Experience' of the Platonic Dialogues," in Logos and Eros: Essays Honoring Stanley Rosen (South Bend, St. Augustine's Press, 2006).
ball11.gif (124 bytes)"The Play of Dance," Internationales Jahrbuch der Hermeneutik, Spring 2008
ball11.gif (124 bytes)"Paidia and Paideia: The Educational Power of Athletes," Journal of Intercollegiate Sport, Vol. 1, June 2008
ball11.gif (124 bytes)"To the Verge: On the Work of John Sallis," Epoche, Vol. 13, no 2, Spring 2009

Book Reviews:
Plato's Symposium, by Stanley Rosen, Journal of General Education, September 1969

The Unity of Platonic Dialogue, by Rudolph Weingartner, Man and World, 1974

Plato's Trilogy: Theaetetus, The Sophist, and the Statesman, by Jacob Klein, The Independent Journal of Philosophy, pp. 147-148

Aristotle on Mind and the Senses: Proceedings of the Seventh Symposium Aristotelicum, edited by G.E.R. Lloyd and G.E.L.Owen, Review of Metaphysics, Vol. XXXII, No. 3, March 1979 pp. 557-558

Right Actions In Sport: Ethics for Contestants, by Warren Fraleigh, Journal of the Philosophy of Sport, Vol. XI,  pp. 83-88

The Being of the Beautiful, by Seth Benardete, Review of Metaphysics, December 1986

Dance and the Lived Body: A Descriptive Aesthetic, by Sondra Fraleigh, Journal of the Philosophy of Sport, Vol. XIV, 1987

"Recent Scholarship on Plato's Charmides," in Algemine Zeitschrift fur Philosophie Vol. 13, no. 2, 1988

"Claudia Baracchi's Of Myth, Life, and War in Plato's Republic" in Graduate Faculty Philosophy Journal, Volume 23, no. 2, 2002

 

Selected Papers Presented:

ball11.gif (124 bytes) "Foucault, Schurmann, and the Intelligibility of History," Symposium on Modernity, Airlie, Va., June 1980

ball11.gif (124 bytes) "The Stance of Play" Presidential Address, Philosophical Society For the Study of Sport, Karlsruhe, West Germany, July 1980.
    Also presented at the annual meeting of the American   Philosophical Association, Boston, December, 1980

ball11.gif (124 bytes) "Philosophy of Sport," interview on Sunrise Semester C.B.S. educational television show, November 30, 1981

ball11.gif (124 bytes) "Playing Dangerously: Reflections On the Risk-Taking Element in Sport," H. Stafford Little Public Lecture, Princeton University, February 23, 1982

ball11.gif (124 bytes) "Taking The Longer Road: The Irony of Plato's Republic," Charles A. Dana inaugural lecture, October 27, 1982; Iowa State University, November, 1984, Vassar College, April, 1985,  Metaphysics Seminar of New York, April 24, 1987

ball11.gif (124 bytes) "Toward a Conversation on Play and Being," Heidegger Conference, May 13, 1983

ball11.gif (124 bytes) "'When Power Becomes Gracious': The Affinity of Sport and Art" Olympic Scientific Congress, Eugene, Oregon, July 1984.  Also presented at Connecticut College, October 1984. Also presented at Iowa State University, November 1984, Mt.Allison University, April 15, 1987

ball11.gif (124 bytes) "Opponents, Contestants, Competitors: The Dialectic of Sport" Olympic Scientific Congress, Eugene, Oregon, July 1984

ball11.gif (124 bytes) "The Partnership of Play and Dance" CORD Conference, Hartford, CT, October, 1984, Oberlin College, November 1988

ball11.gif (124 bytes) "Postlude and Prelude," Heidegger Conference, New Orleans, LA, May 24, 1985

ball11.gif (124 bytes) "Plato's Three Waves and the Question of Utopia," Howard University, July, 1985, Trinity College, September 1985, University of Stockholm, February 1990

ball11.gif (124 bytes) "Playing at Risk: Paternalism and the College Athlete," Philosophic Society For the Study of Sport, Ft. Worth, Texas, October 1, 1987

ball11.gif (124 bytes) "Deconstruction and Understanding," reply to Jane Love's "Appetite and Violability: Questioning A Platonic Metaphor." SPEP, Northwestern University, October 1988

ball11.gif (124 bytes) "Philosophy and Political Ideology: The Case of Martin Heidegger," Symposium on "Art, Knowledge, and Ideology," Trinity College, October 1988

ball11.gif (124 bytes) "Philosophy and Tragedy in the Platonic Dialogues, SPEP, Duquesne University, October 1989

ball11.gif (124 bytes) "The Presence and Absence of Plato: On Heidegger's Reading of Plato," Society for Ancient Greek Philosophy, Columbia University, October, 1992; also at Williams College, September, 1992

ball11.gif (124 bytes) "Presocratic Political Philosophy," American Political Science Association, Chicago, September, 1992.

ball11.gif (124 bytes) "The Platonic Conception of Eros: Plato's Symposium," Tulsa University, November, 1992.

ball11.gif (124 bytes) "The Difference the Difference Makes: The Question of Woman in Plato," Conference on "Difference, Discrimination, and Justice," Gotenberg, Sweden, June, 1994.

ball11.gif (124 bytes) "Reading Spectres of Marx, Seeing Spectres of Socrates," International Philosophical Seminar, Castelrotto, Italy, July, 1997.

ball11.gif (124 bytes) "Transgressing Boundaries: Sport as Subversive Activity," given as The Fraleigh Lecture, Philosophical Society For the Study of Sport, August, 1998

ball11.gif (124 bytes) "Sorceress Love: Irigaray and Diotima," International Philosophical Seminar, Castelrotto, Italy, July, 1999.

ball11.gif (124 bytes) "Simulate This!: The Seductive Return of the Real in Baudrillard," International Philosophical Seminar, Castelrotto, Italy, July, 2000.

ball11.gif (124 bytes)"Oh my Friend, What is a Friend? Derrida's Reading of Plato" International Philosophical Seminar, Castelrotto, Italy, July 2001.

ball11.gif (124 bytes)"Against A Platonic Theory of Forms," Ancient Philosophy Society and Society For Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy, Baltimore, MD, October, 2001

ball11.gif (124 bytes)"Technology and Human Nature: Who's In Charge Here?" Washington and Lee University, March, 2002

ball11.gif (124 bytes)"It's a Good Day To Die," Collegium Phenomenologicum, Citta di Castello, July, 2002

ball11.gif (124 bytes)"First of all Came Chaos," conference on Heidegger and the Greeks, co-organizers, Drew A. Hyland and John Manoussakis, Athens, Greece, summer 2003

ball11.gif (124 bytes)"Oude tis logos, oude tis episteme: The Hermeneutics of Beauty," Conference on Platons Hermeneutik, Freiburg im B, summer 2004

ball11.gif (124 bytes)"Transgressing Boundaries: Sport as Subversive Activity," Steirnotte Lecture, Quinnpiac University, fall, 2005

ball11.gif (124 bytes)"Memory and Responsibility in Plato," Lecture course at the Collegium Phenomenologicum, Citta di Castello, summer, 2005

ball11.gif (124 bytes)"The Sweatiest of the Liberal Arts: Athletics and Education," Jake McCandless Lecture, Princeton University, November 2006.

ball11.gif (124 bytes)"The Play of Dance," presented at the Conference on "Hermeneutics and Art," Freiburg, Germany, July 2, 2007.

ball11.gif (124 bytes)"Paidia and Paideia: The Educational Power of Athletes," NCAA annual convention, January 2008.

ball11.gif (124 bytes)"Going With the Flow: Soul and Truth in Heraclitus," Robert Taylor Memorial Lecture, Loyola  Marymount University January 2010.
 

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Languages:
Greek: Read
French: Read, speak, write
German: Read, speak, write
Latin: Read
Italian: Read, speak, write

 

Administrative Posts:
ball11.gif (124 bytes) Chairman, Department of Philosophy, Trinity College, 1974-1977, 1988-1991, 2002-2005
ball11.gif (124 bytes) Chairman, Educational Policy Committee, Trinity College, 1974
ball11.gif (124 bytes) Member, Athletic Advisory Council, Trinity College, 1967-2005
ball11.gif (124 bytes) Executive Council, Philosophical Society For The Study of Sport, 1975-1977, 1989-1991
ball11.gif (124 bytes) President, Philosophical Society For The Study of Sport, 1979
ball11.gif (124 bytes) Co-Chairman, Project One: President's committee on long-range planning, 1983
ball11.gif (124 bytes) Chairman, Appointments & Promotions Committee, Trinity, 1983-84
ball11.gif (124 bytes) Member, General Education Council, 1986-1991
ball11.gif (124 bytes) Member, Faculty Research Committee, 1986-89
ball11.gif (124 bytes) Chairman, Department of Philosophy, 1988-1991 Executive Council, International Association For Philosophy and Literature, 1998-
ball11.gif (124 bytes) Founding Director, Trinity Center For Collaborative Teaching and Research, 1997-2000
ball11.gif (124 bytes) Executive Committee, Ancient Philosophy Society, 1999- 2004
ball11.gif (124 bytes) 1999 IAPL Conference Coordinator
ball11.gif (124 bytes) Executive Committee, IAPL 1999-2004
ball11.gif (124 bytes) Selection Committee, Ancient Philosophy Society
ball11.gif (124 bytes) Appointments and Promotions Committee, 2006-2008

 

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