Andrew J. Mitchell

Winship Distinguished Research Professor of Philosophy and Department Chair

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


  • Heidegger and Contemporary Continental Philosophy (phenomenology, existentialism, deconstruction).
  • German Romanticism and Idealism
  • 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)


  • 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)
  • co-translator with François Raffoul, Martin Heidegger, Four Seminars (Indiana UP, 2003)

Edited Volumes

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