Institute for Religion & Critical Inquiry

Research Staff

Dr Chris Hackett

Dr Chris Hackett
MA, MPhil, PhD

Philosophy, Religion, and Culture

Dr W Chris Hackett is a Research Fellow/Lecturer in the Faculty of Theology and Philosophy. An ancien pensionnaire étranger of the École normale supérieure (Ulm, 2010-2011), he received a PhD in Philosophical Theology from the University of Virginia in 2011 and joined ACU in 2012. He specialises in contemporary French thought. He is presently completing a monograph on ‘meta-philosophy’ as a theological problematic.

Key publications

La nouvelle philosophie: The Figure of the Saint in the Philosophy of Jean-Yves Lacoste, edited by C. Dickenson, 201-16. Postmodern Saints of France. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2013.

‘Philosophy from Oracles: Heraclitus, Aquinas and Heidegger on the Metaphysics of Prolepsis’, Telos 163 (2013):147-169.

‘A Fragment of Christology: Feminism as a Moment of Chalcedonian Humanism’, Australian eJournal of Theology 20.1 (2013): 1-17.

‘The Love of Nothing and the Limits of Knowledge’. In Being Human: Groundwork for a Theological Anthropology for the 21st Century, edited by David Kirchhoffer et al., 259-71. Mosaic Press, 2013.

Les corps seront jugés: un premier ‘jugement dernier’ de Michel Henry, Translation Grégori Jean. La vie et les vivants. Michel Henry, Leuven: Presses universitaires de Louvain, 2013, 605-16.