VITAE: DREW A. HYLAND
Charles A. Dana Professor of Philosophy
Hartford, CT 06106
Born: February 9, 1939
Personal: Married, two children
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
B.A. Cum Laude
M.A. Cum Laude - excused from thesis
Recipient of Graduate School Fellowship. Pennsylvania State University, 1963-64
Renewed from 1964-65 but declined in order to accept teaching position at University of Toronto
Fellow of the Institute for Greek Philosophy, Colorado Springs, Colorado, June 1970
Mellon Symposium Fellow, 1976
Charles A. Dana Professor of Philosophy, September 1, 1982
Hewlett-Mellon Grant for Course Development, $1000, Summer 1983
Supplementary Sabbatical, Trinity College, 1984
National Endowment For the Humanities Grant: Project Director, Summer Seminars for Secondary School Teachers, 1986
National Endowment For the Humanities Grant: Project Director, Summer Seminars for Secondary School Teachers, 1988
Brownell Prize for Excellence in Teaching, 1990
Faculty Research Grant, Fall, 1994
Distinguished Scholar Award, Philosophical Society For the Study of Sport, June, 1998
Faculty Research Grant, Fall, 2001: "Postmodern Readings of Plato."
Trustees' Award for Faculty Excellence, Trinity College, 2010.
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
Modern Continental Philosophy, especially Heidegger, phenomenology, and postmodernism
History of Modern Philosophy, especially Descartes, Kant, Hegel, Nietzsche
Philosophy of Sport
Philosophy of Art
Philosophy of Technology
Special Programs: Director and professor of special educational project on play and philosophy, winter semester, 1970, 1971,1972
Intensive Study Program In Cassis, France, Summer, 1977:"French Philosophy and Literature," taught in cooperation with Professor Michael Pretina,
Modern Languages Department, Trinity College, and La Fondation Camargo, Cassis, France
Steering Committee for the Development of a special program for highly motivated freshmen, The Guided Studies Program In The Humanities
Coordinating Committee, "Interarts,"gateway program for students interested in the arts.
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
19th Century Philosophy
Philosophy of Sport and Play
Philosophy And Literature
Philosophy of Art
20th Century Continental Philosophy
The Origins of Philosophy: Its Rise in Myth and the PreSocratics, New York, Putnam's, 1973. Translated into Spanish, 1979.
The Virtue of Philosophy: An Interpretation of Plato's Charmides, Athens, Ohio, Ohio University Press, Spring, 1981
The Question of Play, Lanham, Md., University Press of America, 1984
The Philosophy of Sport, New York, Paragon House Publishers, 1990. Translated into Korean, 2001.
Finitude and Transcendence in the Platonic Dialogues, Albany, N.Y.; SUNY Press, 1995
Teaching Matters: Essays on liberal Education at the Millenium, edited with M.W. McLaughlin and Ronald Spencer (Hartford, Trinity College Press, 1998).
Questioning Platonism: Continental Interpreters of Plato (Albany, SUNY Press 2004) Translated into German by Erik Vogt, 2004.
Heterotopias: In Philosophy, Aesthetics, Politics, edited with Andrew Haas, Lexington Books, forthcoming
Heidegger and the Gteeks, edited with John Manoussakis, Indiana University Press, fall, 2006
The Question of Beauty in Plato: Suffering the Beautiful, Indiana University Press 2008.
"Eros, Epithumia, and Philia in Plato," Phronesis, Vol. XIII, No. 1, 1968
"Why Plato Wrote Dialogues," Philosophy and Rhetoric, Vol. 1, No. 1, 1968
"Self-Reflection and Knowing in Aristotle," Giornali di Metafisica, Winter, 1968
"Art and the Happening of Truth: Reflections on the End of Philosophy," the Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism, Winter, 1971
"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
"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
"Modes of Inquiry in Sport, Athletics, and Play," Journal of the Philosophy of Sport, Vol. 1, September, 1974
"And That Is The Best Part of Us: Human Being and Play," Journal of the Philosophy of Sport, Fall, 1977
"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
"Participation In Athletics: Is It Worth The Suffering?", New York Times, November 26, 1978
"Playing to Win: How Much Should It Hurt?", Hastings Center Report, April, 1979
"Nietzsche, Nihilism, and the Aesthetic Justification of Life," Independent Journal of Philosophy, Vol. 5/6,1988
"Foucault, Schurmann, and the Intelligibility of History," Independent Journal of Philosophy, 1981
"The Stance of Play," Jahrbuch fur Bundesinstitut fur Sports-wissenschaft (in German), 1981
"The Stance of Play," Journal of the Philosophy of Sport, Vol.VII, 1980
"Competition, Friendship, and Human Nature" in Women, Philosophy, and Sport, edited by B. Partow, Scarecrow Press, 1983
"The Virtue of Philosophy: A Response to Mitchell Miller's Review," Independent Journal of Philosophy, 1983
"Toward a Conversation on Play and Being," in Proceedings of the 17th Annual Heidegger Conference, University of New Hampshire, 1983
"Opponents, Contestants, Competitors: The Dialectic of Sport,"The Journal of the Philosophy of Sport, Vol.XI, Winter, 1985
"Warren Fraleigh's Right Actions in Sports: Ethics for Contestants" Review Article, Journal of The Philosophy of Sport Vol. XI, 1985
"Responding to the Tyranny of Scholarship," Ancient Philosophy, Vol. 5, 1987
"Taking the Longer Road: The Irony of Plato's Republic," Revue de Metaphysique et de Morale, 3, 1988
"Republic, Book II and the Origins of Political Philosophy," Interpretation, Vol. 16, no. 2, 1988
Myth and Lies in Plato's Republic, "Proceedings of the Boston Area Colloquium on Greek Philosophy, University Press of America 1989
"Philosophy and Political Ideology: The Case of Martin Heidegger," in Ideology and the Academy edited by W.M. Brown, Trinity College Press 1989
"'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
"Plato's Three Waves and the Question of Utopia," Interpretation, Volume 18, number 1, 1991
"Philosophy and Tragedy in the Platonic Dialogues," Tragedy and Philosophy, (ed. N. Georgopoulos) (New York: Macmillan Press, 1993), pp. 123-138.
"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.
"Presocratics," in Encyclopedia of Time, (ed. Samuel Macey) (New York: Garland Publishing, 1994), pp. 494-496.
"Caring For Myth: Heidegger, Plato, and the Myth of Cura," Research in Phenomenology, vol. xxvii, Fall, 1997; pp. 90-102.
"Reiner Schurman's Parmenides: Of Unbroken Non-hegemonies," Research in Phenomenology, vol. xxviii, Fall, 1998.
"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.
"The Difference the Difference Makes: The Question of Woman in Plato" in Interrogating Images, edited by Stephen Barker (Northwestern University Press, forthcoming)
"Against a Platonic 'Theory of Forms'" in Plato's Forms: Varieties of Interpretation. edited by William Welton (New York, Lexington Books, 2002)
"It's a Good Day to Die," in Epoche, vol. VII, no. 2, Spring, 2003
"First of All Came Chaos," in Heidegger and the Greeks, edited by Drew A. Hyland and John Manoussakis, Indiana University Press, forthcoming
"Oude tis logos oude tis episteme: The Hermeneutics of Beauty," Internationales Jahrbuch der Hermeneutik, Spring 2005
"The Ordinary Experience' of the Platonic Dialogues," in Logos and Eros: Essays Honoring Stanley Rosen (South Bend, St. Augustine's Press, 2006).
"The Play of Dance," Internationales Jahrbuch der Hermeneutik, Spring 2008
"Paidia and Paideia: The Educational Power of Athletes," Journal of Intercollegiate Sport, Vol. 1, June 2008
"To the Verge: On the Work of John Sallis," Epoche, Vol. 13, no 2, Spring 2009
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:
"Foucault, Schurmann, and the Intelligibility of History," Symposium on Modernity, Airlie, Va., June 1980
"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
"Philosophy of Sport," interview on Sunrise Semester C.B.S. educational television show, November 30, 1981
"Playing Dangerously: Reflections On the Risk-Taking Element in Sport," H. Stafford Little Public Lecture, Princeton University, February 23, 1982
"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
"Toward a Conversation on Play and Being," Heidegger Conference, May 13, 1983
"'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
"Opponents, Contestants, Competitors: The Dialectic of Sport" Olympic Scientific Congress, Eugene, Oregon, July 1984
"The Partnership of Play and Dance" CORD Conference, Hartford, CT, October, 1984, Oberlin College, November 1988
"Postlude and Prelude," Heidegger Conference, New Orleans, LA, May 24, 1985
"Plato's Three Waves and the Question of Utopia," Howard University, July, 1985, Trinity College, September 1985, University of Stockholm, February 1990
"Playing at Risk: Paternalism and the College Athlete," Philosophic Society For the Study of Sport, Ft. Worth, Texas, October 1, 1987
"Deconstruction and Understanding," reply to Jane Love's "Appetite and Violability: Questioning A Platonic Metaphor." SPEP, Northwestern University, October 1988
"Philosophy and Political Ideology: The Case of Martin Heidegger," Symposium on "Art, Knowledge, and Ideology," Trinity College, October 1988
"Philosophy and Tragedy in the Platonic Dialogues, SPEP, Duquesne University, October 1989
"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
"Presocratic Political Philosophy," American Political Science Association, Chicago, September, 1992.
"The Platonic Conception of Eros: Plato's Symposium," Tulsa University, November, 1992.
"The Difference the Difference Makes: The Question of Woman in Plato," Conference on "Difference, Discrimination, and Justice," Gotenberg, Sweden, June, 1994.
"Reading Spectres of Marx, Seeing Spectres of Socrates," International Philosophical Seminar, Castelrotto, Italy, July, 1997.
"Transgressing Boundaries: Sport as Subversive Activity," given as The Fraleigh Lecture, Philosophical Society For the Study of Sport, August, 1998
"Sorceress Love: Irigaray and Diotima," International Philosophical Seminar, Castelrotto, Italy, July, 1999.
"Simulate This!: The Seductive Return of the Real in Baudrillard," International Philosophical Seminar, Castelrotto, Italy, July, 2000.
"Oh my Friend, What is a Friend? Derrida's Reading of Plato" International Philosophical Seminar, Castelrotto, Italy, July 2001.
"Against A Platonic Theory of Forms," Ancient Philosophy Society and Society For Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy, Baltimore, MD, October, 2001
"Technology and Human Nature: Who's In Charge Here?" Washington and Lee University, March, 2002
"It's a Good Day To Die," Collegium Phenomenologicum, Citta di Castello, July, 2002
"First of all Came Chaos," conference on Heidegger and the Greeks, co-organizers, Drew A. Hyland and John Manoussakis, Athens, Greece, summer 2003
"Oude tis logos, oude tis episteme: The Hermeneutics of Beauty," Conference on Platons Hermeneutik, Freiburg im B, summer 2004
"Transgressing Boundaries: Sport as Subversive Activity," Steirnotte Lecture, Quinnpiac University, fall, 2005
"Memory and Responsibility in Plato," Lecture course at the Collegium Phenomenologicum, Citta di Castello, summer, 2005
"The Sweatiest of the Liberal Arts: Athletics and Education," Jake McCandless Lecture, Princeton University, November 2006.
"The Play of Dance," presented at the Conference on "Hermeneutics and Art," Freiburg, Germany, July 2, 2007.
and Paideia: The Educational Power of Athletes," NCAA annual convention, January
"Going With the Flow: Soul and Truth in Heraclitus," Robert Taylor Memorial Lecture, Loyola Marymount University January 2010.
French: Read, speak, write
German: Read, speak, write
Italian: Read, speak, write
Chairman, Department of Philosophy, Trinity College, 1974-1977, 1988-1991, 2002-2005
Chairman, Educational Policy Committee, Trinity College, 1974
Member, Athletic Advisory Council, Trinity College, 1967-2005
Executive Council, Philosophical Society For The Study of Sport, 1975-1977, 1989-1991
President, Philosophical Society For The Study of Sport, 1979
Co-Chairman, Project One: President's committee on long-range planning, 1983
Chairman, Appointments & Promotions Committee, Trinity, 1983-84
Member, General Education Council, 1986-1991
Member, Faculty Research Committee, 1986-89
Chairman, Department of Philosophy, 1988-1991 Executive Council, International Association For Philosophy and Literature, 1998-
Founding Director, Trinity Center For Collaborative Teaching and Research, 1997-2000
Executive Committee, Ancient Philosophy Society, 1999- 2004
1999 IAPL Conference Coordinator
Executive Committee, IAPL 1999-2004
Selection Committee, Ancient Philosophy Society
Appointments and Promotions Committee, 2006-2008