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Washington and Lee University

Washington and Lee University

Florentien Verhage

Assistant Professor of Philosophy

Washington Hall 322
(540) 458-8304
verhagef@wlu.edu

Curriculum Vitae

Education

McGill University, Ph.D.
University of Sussex, M.A.
Maastricht University, B.A./M.A.

Research

Phenomenology
20th Century Continental Philosophy
Feminist Philosophy
Phenomenology and Cognitive Science

Teaching

PHIL 100 Introduction to Philosophy
PHIL 195 Personal Identity
PHIL 195 Introduction to Continental Philosophy
PHIL 238 Existentialism: Meaning and Existence
PHIL 239 Postmodernism: Power, Difference, and Disruption 
PHIL 285 The Unruly Body: Philosophy, Science, and Culture
PHIL 327 Merleau-Ponty: Phenomenology of Perception
PHIL 357 The Self and the Social World
PHIL 493 Honor Thesis
WGS 120 Introduction to Women's Studies and Feminist Theory

Selected Publications

  • "The Vision of the Artist/Mother: The Strange Creativity of Painting and Pregnancy," in Coming to Life: Philosophies of Pregnancy, Childbirth, and Mothering, edited by Sarah LaChance Adams and Caroline Lundquist (Fordham University Press, 2012), 300-319
  • The Body as Measurant of All: Dis-covering the Other,” Symposium 12 (2008): 166-182