Essays and Other Publications

NOTE: for a complete list of publications, please see my CV, which is linked here: RAFurtakCV.

Poetics of Sentimentality,” Philosophy and Literature 26 (2002): 207-215.

Thoreau’s Emotional Stoicism,” Journal of Speculative Philosophy 17 (2003): 122-132.

One poem, “My Own Desert Places,” in The Peralta Press 2 (2003): 34.

The Virtues of Authenticity,” International Philosophical Quarterly 43 (2003): 423-438.

Estrangement and Moral Agency,” Philosophy in the Contemporary World 11/2 (2004): 37-44.

Sonnets to Orpheus, 1.02,” translation of a poem by Rilke, Janus Head 7/2 (2004): 332.

One poem in Poetry Depth Quarterly (Oct/Nov/Dec 2004): 18.

Review of In Defense of Sentimentality by Robert Solomon, Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews (online resource), October 2005.

“‘I Used to Care, But Things Have Changed’: Passion and the Absurd in Dylan’s Later Work,” in Bob Dylan and Philosophy, edited by Peter Vernezze (Chicago: Open Court, 2006), 16-28.

“Introduction” to The Birth of Tragedy by Friedrich Nietzsche, trans. by William A. Haussmann (New York: Barnes & Noble, 2006), vii-xiii.

Review of The Philosophy of Kierkegaard by George Pattison, International Journal of Philosophical Studies 14 (2006): 282-285.

Two poems, including one Rilke translation, Illuminations 23 (2007): 16-17.

Skepticism and Perceptual Faith,” Transactions of the C. S. Peirce Society 43 (2007): 542-561.

“Love and the Discipline of Philosophy,” in Ethics, Love, & Faith in Kierkegaard: Philosophical Engagements, edited by Edward F. Mooney (Indiana University Press, 2008), 59-71.

Review of Kierkegaard: An Introduction by C. Stephen Evans, Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews (online resource), November 2009.

Emotion, the Bodily, and the Cognitive,” Philosophical Explorations 13 (2010): 51-64.

Kierkegaard and Platonic Eros,” in Kierkegaard and the Greek World, Vol. I: Socrates and Plato, edited by Jon Stewart and Katalin Nun (Ashgate, 2010), 105-114.

One poem, “The Empty Farm,” in The Lyric 90 (2010): 121.

Three poems in Desert Voices 8 (2010): 21-23.

The Kierkegaardian Ideal of ‘Essential Knowing’ and the Scandal of Modern Philosophy,” in Kierkegaard’s ‘Concluding Unscientific Postscript’: A Critical Guide (Cambridge, 2010), 87-110.

Ernest Becker: An Existential Theorist of Death and Human Nature,” in Kierkegaard’s Influence on the Social Sciences, edited by Jon Stewart (Ashgate, 2011), 17-27.

Review of Literary Form, Philosophical Content: Historical Studies of Philosophical Genres, edited by Jonathan Lavery and Louis Groarke, Teaching Philosophy 34 (2011): 182-184.

“A Cure for Worry? Kierkegaardian Faith and the Insecurity of Human Existence,” co-authored with Sharon Krishek, International Journal for Philosophy of Religion 72 (2012): 157-175.

Review of Kierkegaard and Death, edited by Patrick Stokes and Adam J. Buben, Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews (online resource), July 2012.

“The Value of Being,” in Thoreau’s Importance for Philosophy (New York: Fordham, 2012), 112-126; and, “Walden Revisited: An Interview with Stanley Cavell,” also in Thoreau’s Importance for Philosophy, 223-237.

“Kierkegaard and Greek Philosophy,” in the Oxford Handbook on Kierkegaard, edited by George Pattison & John Lippitt (Oxford UP, 2013), 129-149.

Love as a Relation to Truth,” Kierkegaard Studies Yearbook 18 (2013): 217-242.

“Philosophy and Public Life; or, How I Got Dismissed from Jury Duty,” in The Road to Tenure, edited by Erin Marie Furtak & Ian Parker Renga (Plymouth, UK: Rowman & Littlefield, 2014), 131-137.

“Martha C. Nussbaum’s Political Emotions,” contribution to book symposium, Phenomenology and the Cognitive Sciences 13 (2014): 643-650.

Henry David Thoreau,” in Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy (online resource).

ADDITIONAL PUBLICATIONSincluding more recent ones, are available through my PhilPapers site.