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Morrissey College of Arts and Sciences

Jeffrey Bloechl

philosophy department


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Associate Professor

Ph.D. and M.Phil., Catholic University of Louvain
M.A. and B.A., Catholic University of America

Stokes 227N
Boston College
Chestnut Hill, Mass. 02467

Phone: 617-552-4023
Fax: 617-552-3874

Curriculum Vitae



Professional Career

Professor Bloechl joined the faculty as associate professor in 2007-08, after teaching as assistant and associate professor at the College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, MA.

Fields of Interest

  • Phenomenology and psychoanalysis
  • Philosophy of religion
  • Metaphilosophy

Current Teaching

  • The Philosophy of Levinas
  • Heidegger and Marcel on the Sacred
  • Phenomenology and Theology (2008-2009)
  • Philosophy and Tragedy (2008-2009)
  • Perspectives on Western Civilization (core)

Other Professional Activities

  • Series Editor, "Levinas Studies. An Annual Review" (annual volumes, 2006-...)
  • President, Philosophers in Jesuit Education
  • Editorial Board, "Continental Philosophy Review," Studies in Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy, Northwestern University Press 
  • External reviewer of manuscripts, Fordham University Press, Northwestern University Press, University of Notre Dame Press

Some Recent Publications

  • "Bread and Spirit. On Heidegger's Die Armut (1945)," forthcoming in Mélanges offerts à Emilio Brito (Leuven: BETL, 2008)
  • "Obscure Habit. Preambles to a Phenomenology of Christian Existence," to appear in volume on Phenomenology and Transcendence, edited by C. Cunningham (London: Routledge, 2007)
  • "Egoity without Ego," in A. Ferrarin (ed.), Passive Synthesis and Life-World/Sintesi passiva e mondo della vita (Pisa: Edizioni ETS, 2006)


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