Andrew J. Mitchell

Professor of Philosophy

Department of Philosophy

Office: Bowden Hall 320

Phone: 404.727.2591

Fax: 404.712.9425


Additional Contact Information

Mailing Address:

Department of Philosophy

Emory University
561 S. Kilgo Circle

Atlanta, GA 30322


  • PhD, Stony Brook University, 2001


  • 19th & 20th Century German Philosophy, esp. Fichte, Schelling, Nietzsche, Heidegger
  • Aesthetics and Philosophy of Literature


  • with Kevin Karnes, Wagner and The Subject of Redemption: Politics, Erotics, and Religion in the Music Dramas (in preparation)
  • The Fourfold: Reading the Late Heidegger (Northwestern UP, 2015)
  • Heidegger Among the Sculptors: Body, Space, and the Art of Dwelling (Stanford UP, 2010)


  • Friedrich Nietzsche, The Birth of Tragedy / Unpublished Basel Writings (Winter 1869/70–Fall 1873), trans. Sean D. Kirkland and Andrew J. Mitchell, The Complete Works of Friedrich Nietzsche, vol. 1 (Stanford UP, in preparation).
  • Friedrich Nietzsche, Unpublished Fragments from the Period of “The Birth of Tragedy” (Fall 1869–Spring 1872), trans. Sean D. Kirkland and Andrew J. Mitchell, The Complete Works of Friedrich Nietzsche, vol. 10 (Stanford UP, in preparation).
  • Peter Trawny, Heidegger and the Myth of a Jewish World Conspiracy (Chicago, 2015)
  • Martin Heidegger, On Hegel's Philosophy of Right: The 1934-35 Seminar and Interpretive Essays (Bloomsbury, 2014)
  • Martin Heidegger, Bremen and Freiburg Lectures: Insight Into That Which Is and Basic Principles of Thinking (Indiana UP, 2012)
  • Martin Heidegger, Four Seminars, trans. Andrew J. Mitchell and François Raffoul, Martin Heidegger, Four Seminars (Indiana UP, 2003)

Edited Volumes

  • Heidegger's "Black Notebooks": Responses to Anti-Semitism, eds. Andrew J. Mitchell and Peter Trawny (Columbia UP, 2017)Listen to audio from this conference on iTunes.
  • Heidegger, die Juden, noch einmal, eds. Andrew J. Mitchell and Peter Trawny (Klostermann, 2015)
  • Derrida and Joyce: Texts and Contexts, eds. Andrew J. Mitchell and Sam Slote (SUNY, 2013)
  • The Obsessions of Georges Bataille: Community and Communication, eds. Andrew J. Mitchell and Jason Winfree (SUNY, 2009)

Selected Articles

  • "Heidegger's Breakdown: Health and Healing Under the Care of Dr. V.E. von Gebsattel," Research in Phenomenology 46 (2016);
  • "The Coming of History: Heidegger and Nietzsche Against the Present," Continental Philosophy Review 46: 3 (2013);
  • "Heidegger's Later Thinking of Animality: The End of World Poverty," Gatherings 1 (2011);
  • "Heidegger's Poetics of Relationality" in Interpreting Heidegger: Critical Essays, ed. Daniel O. Dahlstrom (Cambridge, 2011);
  • "The Exposure of Grace: Dimensionality in Late Heidegger," Research in Phenomenology 40: 3 (2010);
  • "Entering the World of Pain: Heidegger" Telos 150 (2010)
  • "Writing the Fortunate Fall: 'O felix culpa!' in Finnegans WakeJames Joyce Quarterly 47: 4 (2010)

Fellowships and Honors

  • American Council of Learned Societies Collaborative Research Fellowship (2016-17)
  • National Endowment for the Humanities Enduring Questions grant (2010)
  • National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship (2009)
  • Post-doctoral Fellowship in the Humanities, Stanford University (2004-2007)
  • Departmental Exchange Fellowship, SUNY Stony Brook & Bergische Universität-Gesamthochschule Wuppertal, Germany (1996-1997)

Book Covers

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