Curriculum Vitae

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Ph.D. University of Texas at Austin, 1970.  Dissertation:  From Philosophy to Political Economy: Karl Marx and the Theory-Praxis Problem.  Director:  I.C. Lieb.

M.A. University of Texas at Austin, 1967.  Thesis:  Some Methodological Implications of Sartre’s Critique of Husserl’s Transcendental Egology.  Director: Klaus Hartmann.

B.A. Cum Laude, Rice University, 1965.  Senior Thesis:  Husserl’s Philosophy of Internal Time Consciousness.

Academic Appointments:

Distinguished Professor of Philosophy Emeritus, SUNY at Stony Brook, 2010.

Distinguished Professor of Philosophy, SUNY at Stony Brook, 2004

Associate, Center for European Politics, New York University, 1993-2003.  Director, monthly seminar “Thinking about Politics.”

Visiting Professor, Program in Critical Theory, Department of Sociology, New School for Social Research, New York, June-July, 1986.

Directeur d’Etudes associé, Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, Paris, France, Spring, 1985.

Visiting Professor of Political Science, Columbia University, Spring, 1982.

Senior Fellow, Research Institute on International Change, Columbia University, 1978-88.

Adjunct Professor of Sociology, SUNY at Stony Brook, 1976

Professor of Philosophy, SUNY at Stony Brook, 1980

Associate Professor of Philosophy, SUNY at Stony Brook, 1975-1980.

Assistant Professor of Philosophy, SUNY at Stony Brook, 1972-75.

Visiting Assistant Professor of Philosophy, SUNY at Stony Brook, 1971-72.

Assistant Professor of Philosophy, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, 1970-1972.


“Chevalier” in the Ordre des Palmes Académiques, 1995.

Elected “Correspondant,” Collège International de Philosophie, Paris, France, September 1992.

Chercheur associé au Centre de Recherche en Epistémologie Appliquée (CREA), Ecole Polytechnique, Paris, October 1991-August 1992.

Humboldt Stipendium, Frankfurt am Main, October 1991-April 1992.

American Council of Learned Societies/Ford Fellowship, August 1988-July 1989.

Prix Littéraire France-Etats-Unis, 1987, for La naissance de la pensée politique américaine

Humboldt Stipendium, West Germany, 1982-1983 (Munich and Frankfurt/Main).

American Council of Learned Societies Fellowship, June-January, 1981-1982.

American Council of Learned Societies Travel Grant (to France), 1975.

National Endowment for the Humanities, Younger Humanist, 1973-1974 (Tübingen, West Germany)

SUNY Research Foundation Summer Fellowship, 1973, 1974, 1976.

Faculty Summer Grant, Southern Illinois University, 1971, 1972.

Travel Grant, University of Texas, 1969-1970 (to  Bonn, West Germany).

NDEA, Title IV, Graduate Fellowship, 1967-70 (University of Texas).

Alliance Française, Fribourg Fellowship, 1967-1968 (Paris, France).

Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst, Summer, 1967 (Goethe Institut).

Fullbright Fellowship, 1966-1967 (Paris, France).


Co-Producer of “Europe-in-Formation,” a monthly radio program begun in November, 198l and continuing to March, 1986.  This one hour program was produced for WBAI radio, Pacifica Network, New York, N.Y.  After 1986, Europe-in-Formation produced some “specials” of longer duration but has since ceased production.

Regular Radio interviews for “France Culture,” beginning in 1983 and continuing.  Further interviews and participation on that and other French and French Canadian radio programs.  Also Television participation over the years. There are too many of these by their nature ephemeral interventions to merit a separate listing here. 

Editor, “Notes and Commentary ,” Telos, 1984-1987.  Various other editorial boards continuing, including Telos (1971-77)  Constellations (the successor journal to Praxis International), Thesis Eleven, Philosophy and Social Criticism, Berliner Debatte, Initial, Revista Peruana de Filosofia, Esprit, Critical Horizons, Logos, Esprit, Raison public.

Co-Founder and Executive Committee Member, “Philosophers for Social Responsibility.”  Contributions to Newsletter, Vol. 1, No. 1, Spring, 1984, and participation in subsequent editions and meetings.

President, “Eastern European Cultural Foundation,” a non-profit group aiding East-European dissidents and making known their position abroad.  (This Foundation has been dormant since 1989, contributing by individual rather than by collective means to the changing situation.)

Elected member of “Association d’Ecrivians de langue française” after publication of La Naissance… (which won the “Prix Littéraire France-Amérique” in 1987).

Evaluation of grant proposals for the Tocqueville Fellowships for the French Consulat in New York, and for the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada.  Also American Academy in Berlin, DAAD, as well as Belgian Institute for Social Science Research.

Evaluation of book proposals for various publishers including:  University of Minnesota Press, University of Illinois Press, St. Martins Press, Paragon Books, Stanford University Press, MIT Press, University of California Press, Oxford University Press, SUNY Press, Columbia University Press…

As a “Correspondant” of Collège International de Philosophie, directeur of Colloquium “Thinking about Politics” in cooperation with the Consortium on European Politics, New York, 1993ff.

Member of Beirat (Jury) to select winner of the first ‘Hannah Arendt Preis für politisches Denken,’ sponsored by Die Grünen/Bündnis 90 and the City-State of Bremen, 1995. Second Prize deliberations leading to award to François Furet in November, 1996.  Third Prize, to Joachim Gauck and Freimut Duve, in November 1997.  Fourth Prize to Claude Lefort and Antje Vollmer, November 1998.

General Editor of Book Series, “Political Thought/Political History,” Columbia University Press, since 2005. Publication of 2-3 books per year around these themes.

Regular political commentaries for Ouest-France (the largest circulating daily newspaper in France), which are reprinted in the Bulletin de la Fondation Jaurès and Boulevard Extérieur web sites.

Regular commentaries also for Radio Canada, France-Culture, France-Infos and France-Inter radios, as well as for RTL radio in Paris.

“Chroniques transatlantiques,” monthly column for Esprit.  First chronique appeared in issue of août-septembre 2010, undere the title “Mondes rêvés: Art, ville et paysage,” pp. 250-253.


Books and articles are indicated in a separate listing.

Papers Presented:

Note that this list stops in 2005; more recent papers are listed on the blog.

“Der amerikanische Diskurs über Freiheit und Politik”,  Dortmunder politisch-philosophische Diskurse, July 1, 2005.

“The History of Revolutions: Positive and Negative Lessons for Today,” at Constellations program, New School University, April 2, 2005.

“Comprendre les Cultures strategiques des Etats-Unis et l’Europe,” at meeting on theme of Quelle justice politique dans les relations internationales, Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium, March 17, 2005.

“The Necessity of Politics,” Keynote Lecture, Danish Philosophical Association,  University of  Copenhagen, February 25, 2005.

“What happened to the Alliance of the People and the Left? Comparing France and the United  States,” Institute for French Studies, New York University, November 6, 2004.

“Quid l’Irak,” France Culture, June 3, 2004.

“Les sevices d’Abu Graib,” RTL (Paris), May 7, 2004.

Concluding Remarks at Conference on “Liberalism’s Return: French Social Thought Since 1968,” Columbia University, April 16-17, 2004.

“The Continuing Relevance of the American Revolution,”  Remarque Institute, New York University, April 9, 2004.

“Classical Theories and Enduring Problems of Democracy in European Politics,” at 14th International  Conference of Europeanists, March 11-13, 2004, The Council for European Studies, Chicago, Illinois.

“American and European Liberalism versus the European Union,” at Toward the Union of Europe–Cultural and Legal Ramifications, sponsored by New School University and New York University, March 5, 2004.

“En attendant super-mardi,” Radio Canada, March 2, 2004.

“Le phenomene Dean,” Radio Canada, February 18, 2004.

“Ou sont les armes inerdites de Saddam?” Radio Canada, February 2, 2004.

Television interview, Qu’en est-il de la politique americaine, La chaine parlementaire, January 21, 2004.

L’avenir de la politique amercaine, Traveaux-Publiques, France-Culture, January 20, 2004.

L’heritage de JFK, 40 ans après, Le telephone sonne, Frence-Inter, November 21, 2003.

Les elections californiennes, la democatie directe et l’avenir de la politique americaine, Sans Frontieres, radio Canada, October 8, 2003.

“Two Years After: What’s Changed,” Radio Canada, September 11, 2003.

Television: interview with Arte, (Franco-German TV) on Political Tendencies and the European- American Debate concerning the Irak dilemma. Nicolas Joxe,  producer.

Les projets de neo-conservateurs aux Etats-Unis, France Culture, emission Pot-au-Feu, debate with William Kristol, June 16, 2003.

Aristote, Marx, et Casteriadis, Centre Culturel International, Cerisy-la Salle, June 2, 2003.

Interview with Independent Czech film producers following the May 27 reading for inclusion  in a documentary being produced in the Czech Republic.

“Que faire, huit mois avant les elections?” Radio Canada, March 2, 2003.

Participant in United Nations Sixth Nonstop Reading Marathon, Life in Truth, May 27, 2003. (Read selections from Thucydides.)

“Origins of the Bush Doctrine,” Huntington Cinema Arts Centre and Long Island Progressive Coalition, April 30, 2003.

“The Specter of Democracy:  What Marx and Marxists Haven’t Understood and Why,” the Joram G. Haber Memorial Lecture, Bergen Community College, March 27, 2003.

“Author Meets Critics:  The Specter of Democracy,” at Socialist Scholar’s Conference, Cooper Union, New York, March 16, 2003.

“Liberalism and Empire,” at Socialist Scholar’s Conference, Cooper Union, New York, March 16, 2003.

“De Marx a Kant,” lecture and debate with Daniel Bensaid, at Espaces Marx in Bordeaux, France, France, October 25, 2002.

Lecture on Political Philosophy after the Fall of the Wall and the World Trade Center, Faculty of Law, University of Athens, Greece, October 21, 2002.

Lecture on U.S. Foreign Policy after September 11th, at the Heinrich Boell Stiftung, Bremen, Germany, June 13, 2002.

Lecture on The Specter of Democracy, at the Centre Marc Bloch, Berlin, Germany, June 10, 2002.

“Questions au républicainisme français et américain,” Glendon College, York Univeristy, November 10, 1999.

“Marxism after 1989,” co-sponsored by departments of Sociology, Philosophy and Political Science, York University (Canada), November 9, 1999.

“Crossing Paths: French and American Republicanism,” at Two Forums on Democracy, Rutgers University, October 28-31, 1999.

“Philosophie et Economie chez Castoriadis,” First Annual Castoriadis Conference, Paris, France, June 24-25, 1999.

“Claude Lefort et le Théologico-Politique,” 6-hour presentation at the Ecole des Hautes Etudes de la Magistrature, Paris, France, June 10, 1999.

“Les débuts de la course pour le Sénat à New York,” interview with Radio Canada, program “Le Monde aujourd’hui,” July 7, 1999.

“L’Etat de l’Union?” for Actualités, Radio Canada, January 28, 1999.

“Capitalism and Beyond?  The Communist Manifesto after 150 Years,” at Max Weber Conference on Political Theory, New York University, May 1-2, 1998.

“Anti-totalitarianism after 1989,” at Workshop on Social Ideas in Europe, April 8-10, 1999 at Center for International Studies, New York University and Amalfi Prize Committee.

“Débat, à propos des scandales” Le téléphone sonne (Paris), January 27, 1998.

“Aketuelle Fragen der amerikanischen Politik,” Landesstelle fuer politische Bildung, Bremen, November 29, 1999.

“Entretien,” in L’Humanité (Paris), octobre 6, 1997.

“Schuld, Urteilskraft und Politik,” University of Zurich, September 25, 1997.

“Réforme du financement politique?” for Radio Canada, Montréal, September 5, 1997.

“French Intellectuals and the Marxist Temptation,” Dartmouth College, October, 1997.

“Zur Politik der Urteilskraft,” Oeffentlicher Vortrag, Zurich, September, 1997.

Debate, “Espaces Marx,” on the French translation of my From Marx to Kant, co-sponsored by La Pensée , Les Temps Modernes, Esprit, and Etudes, Sept 29 1997.

  • Review article in L’Humanité, 6 octobre, 1997.

Aktuelle Fragen der amerikansichen Politik, Landeszentrale für politische Bildung, Bremen, November 28, 1997.

  • Radio interview with Radio Bremen, on same theme, same day.

Schuld, Verantwortung und die politische Würde einer Nation, Bremen, November 27-30, 1997, Hannah Arendt Preis Verleihung.

Radio interview, Radio Canada, September 5, 1997, on campaign finance reform.

Concluding Commentary at conference “Zum politischen Sinn des republikanischen Moments, Mitteleuropa zwischen Demokratie und Republik,” Academy of Sciences, Budapest, October 17-19, 1996.

Concluding Commentary at Conference on Critical Theory, Univesity of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, October 4-5, 1996.

Interview, Radio Canada, “Actualités,”on the interrelation of foreign and domestic politics in the US, September 19, 1996.

Interview on US Party Conventions, program “Actualités” of Radio Canada, Montréal, August 20, 1996.

“Le fondamentalisme protestant aux Etats-Unis: ses implications politiques,” at Conference organized by the Fondation Jean-Jaurès and the Friedrich Ebert Stiftung, Paris, April 19-21, 1996.

“Recent Social Movements in France,” at Socialist Scholars’ Conference, New York, April 14, 1996.

Lecture at the Librarie Kléber, Strassburg, France, on the French publication of De Marx à Kant, February 17, 1996.

Interview for Radio Canada, Montréal, on American political fundamentalism.

Interviews for Canadian and Belgian Television on New Hampshire Primaries, February 8, 1996.

Commentary on “Between ‘Maastricht’ and ‘Serajevo’: European Crisis and Crisis Management,” New York University Conference on Varieties of Europe, January 26, 1995.

“L’Etat de l’union, et après: questions politiques,” interview for Radio Canada, Montréal, January 24, 1995.

“Facing the Democratic Deficit: American Debates, European Questions,” Amsterdam Summer University, Amsterdam, August 29, 1995.

November, 1995, German lectures: Amerika Haus, Berlin, November 15, Deutsche Gewerkschaftsbund, Dusseldorf, November 21, University of Frankfurt, November 22, Landeszentrale fur politische Bildung, November 23, Hannah Arendt Tagung, Bremen, November 24-25.

“The Politics of Paranoia: the example of Waco,” Radio Canada, Montréal, July 20, 1995.

Lectures on American politics in Jena, June 24, to the Wirtschaftsunion; University of Leipzig on “Republikanische Demokratie oder Demokratische Republik,” repeated at Humboldt Universitaet in Berlin on June 25.  American Politics again at University of Potsdam on June 26.  Another talk at the Kulturwissenschaftliches Institut des Landes Nordrhein-Westphalen on July 1, 1996.

“Intellectuals and Weimar Culture,” Conference sponsored by the Humboldt Stiftung, March 1995.

“Guilt and Innocence: Two Hundred Years of Error,” Philosophy and Social Sciences Debate, Prague, March, 1995.

“Zur Politik der Urteilkraft,” Soziologisches Seminar, Universitat Freiburg, May 23, 1995.

“Social Democracy and the European Union,” The European Union Studies Center, CUNY Graduate Center, March 23, 1995.

“Von Marx zu Kant: politische Denker der Moderne,” Café Central, Cologne, Germany, March 8, 1995.

“Zwischen Recht und Gerechtigkeit: Zur Politik der Urteilskraft,” at Einschnitte- Hannah Arendts politisches Denken heute,” Bremen, Germany, November 25-27, 1994.

“The Results of the Mid-Term Elections,” Amerika Haus, Hamburg, November 24, 1994.

“Implikationen der 1994 Wahlen,” Friedrich Ebert Stiftung, Bonn, November 23, 1994.

“Zur Politik der Urteilskraft,” Soziologisches Seminar, Universität Potsdam, November 22, 1994.

“Die Politisierung der Politik:  Zur Neuverordnung von Politik in den USA und in der Bundesrepublik,” Argument Verlag and Amerika Haus, Berlin, November 21, 1994.

“Vers une politique du jugement,” au Colloque La République et la Terreur (1793-1993),” Collège International de Philosophie, June 4, 1994.

“Le XXIe siècle sera démocratique” Centre d’études et de réflexion pour dirigeants (CERDI), Paris, 3 juin 1994.

“Zur Politik der Urteilskraft,” Fachbereich Sozial-wissenschaften, Universitat Frankfurt, December 14, 1993.

“Zwischen Recht und Gerechtigkeit: Zur Politik der Urteilskraft,” Colloqium, Was ist Gerechtigkeit, Dresden, December 6-10, 1993.

  • Repeated in modified form at University of Jena, December 13, 1993.

“Y t-t-il une gauche audjourd’hui,” Premier Colloque Marcel Rioux, Université de Montréal, November 26,1993.

“Une critique républicaine de la politique contemporaine,” Department of Sociology, Université de Québec à Montréal, November 25, 1993.

“The Politics of Sacrifice or the Sacrifice of Politics,” John F. Kennedy Institut, Freie Universität, Berlin, June 14, 1993.

“Ethique et Modernité,” at Cérisy-la-Salle, “La modernité en question chez R. Rorty et J. Habermas,” du 2-11 juillet, 1993.

“Heimat Babylon.  Überlegungen zu Medien und Gesellschaft im neuen Europa,” Akademie der Künste, Berlin, 12-14 Juni, 1993.

“1989: Revolution or Restauration?,” Department of Sociology, New York University, April 16, 1993.

“What’s Left?  The Left and Nationalism,” Conference at Cornell University, April 2-4, 1993.

“Un regard sur l’Amérique de Clinton,” Centre d’Etudes et de Réflexion des Dirigeants (CERDI), Paris, March 25, 1993.

“Politique et société aux Etats-Unis depuis les élections,” at Esprit, Paris, March 23, 1993.

“The Revolutions of 1989 in Socio-Historical Perspective,” at University Seminar on Post-Communist States, Societies and Economies, Columbia University, March 12, 1992

“Guilt and the Problem of Democracy,” Philosophy Department, SUNY at Stony Brook, November 4, 1992

“Rethinking the Political after 1989…and 1789,” Conference on Revolutions/Restaurations, Budapest, October 23-25, 1992.

Harriman Institute for Advanced Study of the Soviet Union, “Guilt and the Transition to Democracy in Post-Communist States” October 20, 1992.  (Précis by Assistant-Director published in At the Harriman Institute, Vol 6, Nr. 2, pp.1-2.)

Panelist, Juergen Habermas’ Recent Contributions to Legal Theory, Cordozo School of Law, September 20-21, 1992.

“Das Verhältnis der amerikanischen und europaïschen Linke,” Institut fur Sozialwissenschaften, Freie Universität, Berlin und Pottsdamer Kolleg, Berlin, le 6 juillet 1992.

“Répliques,” sur France Culture, avec Alain Finkielkraut, le 27 juin 1992.

“La critique ‘républicaine’ de la politique contemporaine,” La découverte philosophique de l’Amérique, Collège international de Philosophie, Paris, le 18 juin 1992.

“Zum Verhältnis von politischen und aesthetischen Imagination, am Beispiel der Amerikanischen und Franzözischen Revolution”, Hochschule für angewandte Kunst, Vienna, June 15 1992.

“The Birth of Modern Politics as Republican,” Society for Political Science, Academy of Sciences, Budapest, Hungary, le 11 juin 1992.

“Die republikanische Kritik der gegenwaertigen Politik”, Humboldt Universität, Berlin, le 27 mai 1992.

“Die Entstehung der modernen Politik als republikanisch”, Humboldt Universität, Berlin, 26 mai 1992.

“Die Entstehung der modernen Politik als republikanisch” Ernst-Moritz-Arndt-Universität, Greifswald, 25 mai 1992.

“Politique et Culpabilité,” at “Diagonales,” Collège International de Philosophie, le 22 mai 1992.

“Politically Correct: une réflexion sur la société américaine contemporaine,” Centre d’Etudes et de Reflexion des Dirigeants (CERDI), Paris, le 15 avril 1992.

Débat sur “Euro-Disney und die europaische Kultur”, Sudwestfunk Baden-Baden (RFA), le 13 avril 1992.

“Der Einfluss des Marxismus auf die amerikanischen Sozialwissenschaften”, Institut fur komparative Politik, Humboldt Universität, Berlin, le 2 mars 1992.

“Die Franzozische Revolution und die heutige Rechtsfrage,” Institut fur Sozialforschung, Frankfurt, le 28 février 1992.

“La Révolution américaine et l’idéologie révolutionnaire,” Colloque Claude Lefort, Centre Georges Pompidou, le 31 janvier 1992.

“Comprendre la politique européenne,” Fondation de l’Ecole Polytechnique, le 9 janvier 1992.

Seminar on Post-Modernism, Dept of Philosophy, University of Wroclaw, le 16 novembre 1991.

“From Marx to Kant,” Dept of Philosophy,  University of Wroclow, le 15 novembre 1991.

“Theoretical and Practical Problems of American Democracy,” University of Wroclow, Dept of Philosophy, le 14 novembre 1991.

“Regionalismus und kulturelle Politik,” Wiepersdorf (E. Germany), les 11-13 novembre 1991.

“Democracy and the End of Marxism,” panel at the Socialist  Scholars Conference, New York, April, 7, 1991.

“Le debat actuel et le vrai debat,” University of Ottawa, February 6, 1991.

“The Gulf War: Politics by Other Means?”, Humanities Institute of SUNY Stony Brook, January 31, 1991.

  • Repeated, modified, in Sociology Department, Stony Brook, February 13, 1991.

“What Sense does a Marxist Approach to Culture make Today?” at Modern Culture: Social Science and Social Theory, Institute for Social Analysis, Stony Brook, November 28, 1990.

Panel debate on Gulf War, French television, Antenne II (2 hours prime time), January 17, 1991.

Response to critics (M. Wartofsky, S. McLemee) of the new edition of The Marxian Legacy, Socialist Scholars Conference, New York, April 8, 1990.

“Political Philosophy and Political History,” New School for Social Research, November 30, 1989.

  • Repeated at Georgetown University, March 31, 1990.
  • Repeated at University of Massachusetts, Amherst, November 9, 1990.

“Defining the Political: Again,” a reply to critics at the Society for Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy, October 12, 1989.

“Institutions and Life Style,” at Kunstmuseum, Berlin, July 7, 1989.

“Political Culture in the United States, France and West Germany:  Consequences for a United States of Europe,” Lancaster University, England, July 4,1989.

Interview on WBAI radio on changes in East Germany, November 10, 1989.

Debate on WBAI radio with J. Mason, D. Singer and A. Markovits on European Elections, June 19, 1989.

Interview with Radio Canada, Sept 1, 1989, on causes of World War II’s outbreak.

“Philosophy and the French and American Revolutions,” University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado, April 11, 1989.

Panel participation:  “The Meaning of 1789 Today,” at Socialist Scholars’ Conference, New York, April 2, 1989.

Panel participation:  “Intellectuals:  A Force in Decline,” at Socialist Scholars’ Conference, New York, April 1, 1989.

“Critical Theory and Democracy,” at Centenary Celebration, Erasmus University, Rotterdam, Netherlands, December 2, 1988.

“Comparing the American and French Revolutions,” Kingsboro College, November 2, 1988.

“Politics and the Political, in Paris and New York,” Democracy Seminar, New School for Social Research, October 17, 1988. — Given also at Humanities Institute, SUNY at Stony Brook, November 9, 1988.

“The Birth of the Modern State and the 18th Century Revolution,” Center for European Studies, Harvard University, October 7, 1988.

“Post-industrial politics?” at Wharton Research Center Conference, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, September 23-25, 1988.

“La naissance du politique,” Colloque Franco-Americain sur les deux Révolutions, France, June, 1988.

“Philosophe politique et histoire politique: les Revolutions francaise, americaine et prussiennes,” at College International de Philosophie, Paris, France, June, 1988.

“Les elections americaines,” at Esprit, Paris, May 17, 1988.

“La naissance de l’Etat moderne dans les révolutions américaines et françaises,” at meeting of French Society of Americanists, Chantilly, France, May, 1988.

“Vergleich der Franzözischen und Amerikanischen Revolutionen,” at the Zentralinstitut der Sozialwissenschaften, Freie Universität Berlin, January, 1988.

“The State in Current French Thought:  End of an Era,” at Conference on “A France of Pluralism and Consensus:  Changing Balances in State and Society,” Columbia and New York University, October, 1987.

Debate with F. Furet, C. Lefort, J. Julliard and B. Manin, “Le grand débat,” Radio France Culture, Paris, France, September, 1987.

Lecture, “Democratic Political Theory and Contemporary Law,” CUNY Law School, May 12, 1987.

Lecture, “A Rebirth of American Politics,” John Carroll University, Cleveland, Ohio, March 23, 1987.

Lecture, “De la Révolution américaine,” Collège International de Philosophie (Paris, France), April 28, 1987.

Paper, “Ethics and Politics,” Society for Social Philosophy, American Philosophical Association, Eastern Division, Boston, December, 1986.

“La question de la démocratie,” Society for Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy, Toronto, October, 1986.

Panelist, “In the Wake of the Third Critique,” Center for Humanities, University of Minnesota, April 24-26, 1985.

“Political Theory and Marxism,” Carleton College, February, 1986.

“Politics and/or Philosophy,” Center for the Humanities, University of Minnesota, February, 1986.

4 seminars on the Political Theory of the American Revolution, in French, Department of Sociology, University of Ottawa, January, 1986.

“Pourquoi revenir à la Revolution américaine?”–University Lecture, University of Ottawa, January, 1986.

“Hermeneutics and Political Theory,” Department of Philosophy, University of Ottawa, January, 1986.

“Semiotics and Political Representation,” Dean’s Conversations in the Disciplines, Stony Brook, N.Y., 1986.

“L’historiographie de la Révolution américaine,” at Seminar on Political Theory, Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, Paris, France, May, 1985.

Panelist, “The Peaceful City,” at International Association of Philosophy and Literature Annual Conference, CUNY, May 1985.

Panelist, “In the Wake of the Third Critique,” Center for Humanities, University of Minnesota, April 24-26, 1985.

“The Political Philosophy of the American Revolution,” Philosophy Club, Stevens Institute of Technology, April, 1985.

“The Impasse of French Socialism and the Problems of American Liberalism,” Telos Conference on Liberalism, New School for Social Research, December, 1984.

“Hermeneutik und Ideologiekritik,” at Conference “Die Frankfurter Schule und die Folgen,” Ludwigsburg, West Germany, December, 1984.

“La politique européenne des Etats-Unis”;  “La nouvelle technologie aux Etats-Unis”;  “Mouvements sociaux aux Etats-Unis,” — All three presented at Université de Paris, Dec., 1984.

“Hermeneutics and Critical Theory,” Society for Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy, Atlanta, Nov., 1984.

“France, Germany and the Crisis of the Atlantic Alliance,” Conference on World Politics, Long Island University, Brooklyn, N.Y., May, 1984.

Panel participant, “From Dictatorship to Democracy, the Polish and Argentine Cases,” at Socialist Scholars’ Conference, New York, N.Y., April, 1984.

“From Marx to Kant,” Regional Conference, Radical Philosophy Association, Stony Brook, N.Y., March, 1984.

“From Marx to Kant,” Workshop on Social Theory and Political Philosophy, New School for Social Research, December, 1983.

Commentary on Charles Sherover, “The Temporality of the Common Good,” Workshop on Social Theory and Political Philosophy, New School for Social Research, November, 1983.

“From Marx to Kant,” Inter university Hegemony Study Group, London, England, May, 1983.

“From Marx to Kant,” and “Kant’s Politics,” Copenhagen, Denmark, April, 1983.  (2 separate lectures)

“From Marx to Kant, Dubrovnik, Yugoslavia, April, 1983.

“Le jugement politique,” Cérisy-la-Salle, France, July, 1982.  (Décade on J-F Lyotard)

“Genetic and Normative Approaches to Revolution,” Haverford College, April, 1982.

“Marx and the Problem of Revolution,” Columbia University, February, 1982.

“The Origin of Revolution,” Cornell University, December, 1981.

“Sartre and Politics,” American Philosophical Association, Eastern Division, December, 1980.

“From Marx to Kant,” Princeton University, April, 1980.

“Kant Today,” Boston College, April, 1979.

“Kant and Contemporary Political Philosophy,” Penn State University, November, 1978.

“Is there a Concept of Human Nature in Marx?,”  La Salle University, Philadelphia, November, 1978.

“Theories of Bureaucracy,” Conference on the Totally Administered Society, Washington University, St. Louis, February, 1978.

“The Crisis in Political and Social Theory,” four lectures at Duquesne University, March 10-12, 1978.  Titles:  “The Return of the Political: a) The Problem of the Political in German Idealism, b) Marxism as Critique Theory, c) Practice and the Political, d) Rethinking Political Theory.”

“The Marxian Roots of Critical Theory,”  commentary on three papers at American Sociological Association, Annual Meeting, Chicago, Illinois, September, 1977.

Panel discussion, “Hegel and Marx on the Dialectic,” Conference on Dialectics, New York University, April, 1977.

Four sessions on “Hegel and Freud” New York Psychoanalytic Association, November-February 1976-77.

“Utopia in Recent Marxist Thought,” panel at Modern Language Association, New York, December, 1976.

“Philosophy and Political Action:  The Case of Sartre,” University of Dayton, October 1, 1976.

“Hegel et l’expérience de la science politique,” Collége de Philosophie, Paris, France, June 14, 1976.

“Theoretical Implications of New Left Practice,” SUNY at Buffalo, April 26, 1976.

Panel discussion, “Arts and Humanities:  Priority or Luxury,” funded by NEH grant and taped for radio broadcast on April 16, 1975.

“On the Theory and Practice of Dialectical Theory,” Loyola University, New Orleans, April 6, 1976.

“The Future as Present:  Theoretical Reflections on the New Left,” Loyola University, New Orleans, April 5, 1976.

“La praxis de la nouvelle gauche comme discours utopique, ou du lieu qu’on n’occupera pas,” at Colloque, Cerisy-la-Salle, France, July 25, 1975.

“The Tasks of the Social Sciences in Europe Between the Wars,” University of New Hampshire, Durham, April 21, 1975.

“The Future as Present:  Theoretical and Political Implications,” Research Institute on International Change, Columbia University, March 5, 1976.

Panel participant, “Theory and Organization,” Radical Caucus, American Philosophical Association, December, 1975.

“Kritische Theorie und Politik,” Ruhr Universitaet, Bochum, West Gremany, June 24, 1974.

“Diskussionsbeitrage: Geschichte der Arbeiterbewegung, Wie und für wen?”  Frankfurt am Main, West Germany, February, 1974.

“Ueber einige gegenwaertigen Stroemungen in der französichen Sozialphilosophie,” Max Planck Institut, Starnberg, West Germany, December, 1973.

“Che ne e della teoria rivoluzionaria dopo Marx e Rosa Luxemburg,” at Settimana Internazionale die Studi Marxisti, Reggio Emilia, Italy, September 18-21, 1973.

“Recent Trends in Neo-Marxism,” East Coast Radical Historians Society, Fordham University, March, 1973.

“The Theory and Practice of Dialectical Theory,” Yale University, February, 1973.

“On Communism and Philosophy,” SUNY at Farmingdale, May, 1972.

“On Dialectics,” Conference on the Crisis in Marxism, Stowe, Connecticut, May 1972.

“Why Dialectical Theory?”  Long Island Philosophical Association, April, 1972.  Also given at SUNY at Stony Brook, April, 1972.

“The Unsteady State,” Session on Non-Linear Thought at the American Association for the Advancement of Science, Philadelphia, December, 1971.

“Theory and Practical Theory:  Reply to Agnes Heller,” Conference on Theory and Political Theory, New York, CUNY Graduate Center, April, 1971.

“On Sartre’s Critique de la raison dialectique,” Waterloo, Canada, Conference on the New Marxism, October, 1970.

“On Critical Theory,” Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, September, 1970.

“Oekologie und Politik,” Suddeutscher Rundfunk, February, 1970.