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Professor John Ó Maoilearca

Professor of Film

About

I joined Kingston University in 2010 as Professor of Film. My areas of research and teaching are Film Theory; Philosophy and Film; Continental Philosophy; Animal Studies and Film; Philosophy and Non-Standard Philosophy; Theory and Practice (Practice as Research). I had previously taught philosophy and film theory at the University of Sunderland, England and the University of Dundee, Scotland. I welcome applications from PhD students wishing to work in the areas of Film Theory, Film and Philosophy, Film Practice as Research, Art Practice as Research, Animals and Philosophy, Animals and Representation (especially in film), François Laruelle and Non-Standard Philosophy, Gilles Deleuze, Henri Bergson, Alain Badiou, Michel Henry, Contemporary French Philosophy, and Philosophy Of Diagrams. In 2014 my name reverted from the English 'Mullarkey' to the original Irish, 'Ó Maoilearca', which ultimately translates as 'follower of the animal'.

Qualifications

  • 2002-2004: Masters in Film and Media Studies, at University of Sunderland.
  • 1994-1996: Certificate of Education in Higher Education at University of Sunderland
  • 1990-1993: PhD in Philosophy at University of Warwick
  • 1987-1989: Masters by Research in Philosophy at University College, Dublin
  • 1984-1987: BA Hons. in English and Philosophy at University College, Dublin

Publications

Number of items: 36.

Article

O Maoilearca, John (2016) The cinematic Bergson : from virtual image to actual gesture. Journal of French and Francophone Philosophy, 24(2), pp. 203-220. ISSN (print) 1936-6280

O Maoilearca, John (2015) Galloway's non-digital introduction to Laruelle. Book Review of: 'Laruelle : against the digital' by Alexander R. Galloway. Los Angeles Review of Books,

O Maoilearca, John (2015) Laruelle's 'criminally performative' thought : on doing and saying in non-philosophy. Performance Philosophy, pp. 161-167. ISSN (online) 2057-7176

O Maoilearca, John [Reviewer] (2015) Ludic handwaving - Book Review of: ' What animals teach us about politics ' by Brian Massumi. New Formations(86), pp. 128-131. ISSN (print) 0950-2378

O Maoilearca, John (2015) Shortened poses : Original and remake in The Five Obstructions. Empedocles : European Journal for the Philosophy of Communication, 5(1-2), pp. 39-47. ISSN (print) 1757-1952

O Maoilearca, John (2014) Spirit in the materialist world: on the structure of regard. Angelaki-Journal Of The Theoretical Humanities, 19(1), pp. 13-29. ISSN (print) 0969-725X

O Maoilearca, John (2014) The animal line: on the possibility of a "laruellean" non-human philosophy. Angelaki-Journal Of The Theoretical Humanities, 19(2), pp. 113-129. ISSN (print) 0969-725X

Mullarkey, John (2013) Animal spirits: philosomorphism and the background revolts of cinema. Angelaki, 18(1), pp. 11-29. ISSN (print) 0969-725X

Mullarkey, John (2012) The Tragedy of the Object: Democracy of Vision and the Terrorism of Things in Bazin's Cinematic Realism. Angelaki: Journal of Theoretical Humanities, 17(4), pp. 39-59. ISSN (print) 0969-725X

Mullarkey, John (2007) Life, movement and the fabulation of the event. Theory, Culture & Society, 24(6), pp. 53-70. ISSN (print) 0263-2764

Mullarkey, John (2004) Forget the virtual: Bergson, actualism, and the refraction of reality. Continental Philosophy Review, 37(4), pp. 469-493. ISSN (print) 1387-2842

Linstead, Stephen and Mullarkey, John (2003) Time, creativity and culture: introducing Bergson. Culture & Organization, 9(1), pp. 3-13. ISSN (print) 1475-9551

Book

O Maoilearca, John (2015) All thoughts are equal : Laruelle and nonhuman philosophy. Minneapolis, U.S. : University of Minnesota Press. 375p. ISBN 9780816697342

Mullarkey, John and de Mille, Charlotte, eds. (2013) Bergson and the art of immanence: painting, photography, film. Edinburgh, U.K. : Edinburgh University Press. 288p. ISBN 9780748670222

Mullarkey, John and Lord, Beth, eds. (2013) The Bloomsbury Companion to Continental Philosophy. London, U.K. : Bloomsbury. 432p. (Bloomsbury Companions) ISBN 9781441131997

Mullarkey, John and Smith, Anthony Paul, eds. (2012) Laruelle and non-philosophy. Edinburgh, U.K. : Edinburgh University Press. 272p. (Critical Connections) ISBN 9780748645350

Mullarkey, John (2009) Refractions of reality: philosophy and the moving image. Basingstoke, U.K. : Palgrave-Macmillan. 282p. ISBN 9780230002470

Mullarkey, John (2006) Post-Continental Philosophy: An Outline. London, U.K. : Continuum. 272p. (Transversals: New Directions in Philosophy) ISBN 9780826464620

Ansell Pearson, Keith and Mullarkey, John, eds. (2002) Henri Bergson: key writings. London, U.K. : Continuum. 402p. (Athlone Contemporary European Thinkers) ISBN 9780826457295

Mullarkey, John (2000) Bergson and Philosophy. Notre Dame, U.S.A. : University of Notre Dame Press. 224p. ISBN 0268021619

Book Section

O Maoilearca, John and Laruelle, Francois (2015) Artistic experiments with philosophy: Francois Laruelle in conversation with John O Maoilearca. In: Cox, C. , Jaskey, J. and Malik, S., (eds.) Realism Materialism Art. Berlin, Germany : Sternberg Press. pp. 177-184. ISBN 9783956791260

de Mille, Charlotte and Mullarkey, John (2013) Art's philosophy: Bergson and immanence. In: Mullarkey, John and De Mille, Charlotte, (eds.) Bergson and the art of immanence: painting, photography, film. Edinburgh, U.K. : Edinburgh University Press. pp. 1-13. ISBN 9780748670222

Mullarkey, John (2013) Contingent Violence: Bergson and the Comedy of Horrors in Schindler's List. In: Matthews, Graham and Goodman, Sam, (eds.) Violence and the Limits of Representation. London, U.K. : Palgrave-Macmillan. pp. 129-144. ISBN 9781137296894

Mullarkey, John (2013) 'For we will have shown it nothing': Bergson as non-philosopher (of) art. In: Mullarkey, John and De Mille, Charlotte, (eds.) Bergson and the art of immanence: painting, photography, film. Edinburgh, U.K. : Edinburgh University Press. pp. 206-231. ISBN 9780748670222

Mullarkey, John (2013) Laruelle Contra Derrida: Performative Realism and The Logics of Consistency. In: Senatore, Mauro, (ed.) Performatives After Deconstruction. London, U.K. : Bloomsbury Academic. (Bloomsbury Studies in Continental Philosophy) ISBN 9781441123466

Mullarkey, John (2012) Equally Circular: Bergson and the Vague Inventions of Politics. In: Lefebvre, Alexandre and White, Melanie, (eds.) Bergson, Politics and Religion. Durham, U.S.A. : Duke University Press. pp. 61-74. ISBN 9780822352563

Mullarkey, John (2012) I + I = I: The non-consistency of non-philosophical practice. In: Mullarkey, John and Smith, Anthony Paul, (eds.) Laruelle and Non-Philosophy. Edinburgh, U.K. : Edinburgh University Press. pp. 143-168. (Critical Connections) ISBN 9780748645350

Mullarkey, John (2012) Introduction: The Non-Philosophical Inversion: Laruelle’s Knowledge Without Domination. In: Mullarkey, John and Smith, Anthony Paul, (eds.) Laruelle and Non-Philosophy. Edinburgh, U.K. : Edinburgh University Press. pp. 1-18. (Critical Connections) ISBN 9780748645350

Mullarkey, John (2011) Films Can't Philosophise (And Neither Can Philosophy): Introduction to a Non-Philosophy of Cinema. In: Carel, Havi and Tuck, Greg, (eds.) New Takes in Film-Philosophy. Basingstoke, U.K. : Palgrave-Macmillan. pp. 86-102. ISBN 9780230250291

Mullarkey, John (2011) Temple Grandin's animal thoughts: on non-human thinking in pictures, films, and diagrams. In: Benedek, Andras and Nyiri, Kristof, (eds.) Images in language: metaphors and metamorphoses. Frankfurt am main, Germany : Peter Lang. pp. 155-168. (Visual Learning, no. 1) ISBN 9783631620465

Mullarkey, John (2010) Stop making (philosophical) sense: notes towards a process organizational-thinking beyond 'Philosophy'. In: Hernes, Tor and Maitlis, Sally, (eds.) Process, sensemaking, and organizing. Oxford, U.K. : Oxford University Press. pp. 38-54. (Perspectives on process organization studies, no. 1) ISBN 9780199594566

Mullarkey, John (2010) The psycho-physics of phenomenology: Bergson and Henry. In: Kelly, Michael R., (ed.) Bergson and Phenomenology. Basingstoke, U.K. : Palgrave Macmillan. pp. 201-220. ISBN 9780230202382

Mullarkey, John (2008) Film As Philosophy: A Mission Impossible? In: Trifonova, Temenuga, (ed.) European Film Theory. Abingdon, U.K. : Routledge. pp. 65-79. (AFI Film Readers) ISBN 9780415960441

Mullarkey, John (2007) The Very Life of Things: Thinking Objects and Reversing Thought in Bergsonian Metaphysics. In: UNSPECIFIED, (ed.) Henri Bergson: An Introduction to Metaphysics. Basingstoke, U.K. : Palgrave-Macmillan. (Bergson Centennial Series) ISBN 9780230517233

Conference or Workshop Item

Mullarkey, John (2013) Keynote. In: Being Beyond Boundaries: Dissolving (species) Hierarchy in Contemporary Culture; 05 Oct 2013, Kingston Upon Thames, U.K.. (Unpublished)

Mullarkey, John (2011) Almost nothing happening: an essay on action and event. In: Rhythm and Event; 29 Oct 2011, London, U.K.. (Unpublished)

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