Loyola University Chicago

Department of Philosophy

Full-Time Faculty

David B. Ingram, PhD

Title/s: Professor

Office #: Crown Center 375

Phone: 773.508.2299

E-mail: dingram@luc.edu

CV Link: Ingram CV

External Webpage: http://www.works.bepress.com/david_ingram/

About

David Ingram is Professor of Philosophy at Loyola University. His MA and PhD degrees in philosophy are from the University of California at San Diego. He has taught at Loyola since 1987, before which time he taught at the University of Northern Iowa.

Ingram's areas of specialization are social and political philosophy, philosophy of law, philosophy of social science, critical race theory, and contemporary German and French philosophy. His publications include Habermas and the Dialectic of Reason (1987), Critical Theory and Philosophy (1990), a companion anthology Critical Theory: The Essential Readings (1991), Reason, History, and Politics (1995), Group Rights: Reconciling Equality and Difference (2000), an anthology The Political: Readings in Continental Philosophy (2001), The Complete Idiot's Guide to Ethics, co-author Jennifer Parks (2002; 2nd Revised Edition, 2010), Rights, Democracy, and Fulfillment in the Era of Identity Politics: Principled Compromises in a Compromised World(2004), Habermas: Introduction and Analysis (2010), Law: Key Concepts in Philosophy (2006), and (editor) Critical Theory to Structuralism: Philosophy, Politics and the Human Sciences: Volume Five of the History of Continental Philosophy (Acumen, 2010), as well as numerous scholarly articles. For further information and a list of his publications, see Professor Ingram's personal web page.

Degrees

University of California, San Diego

Research Interests

Philosophical Hermeneutics and Critical Theory; Habermas, Foucault, Lyotard, Arendt; Anglo-American political philosophy; philosophy of law and human rights; philosophy of social science; critical race theory, and Anglo-American feminism.

Selected Publications

Authored Books 

World Crisis and Underdevelopment: A Critical Theory of Poverty, Agency, and Coercion (Cambridge University Press, 2018).

The Ethics of Development: An Introduction; co-author Thomas Derdak (Routledge Press, 2018).

Habermas: Introduction and Analysis (Cornell University Press, 2010). Southeast Asian edition: Rawat Publications, 2014.

Law: Key Concepts in Philosophy. London: Continuum Int’l Publishing Group, 2006. Portuguese translation: Filosofia do Direito: Conceitos Chave em Filosfia, trans. José Alexandre Durry Guerzoni. Porto Alegre: Artmed, 2010.

Rights, Democracy, and Fulfillment in the Era of Identity Politics: Principled Compromises in a Compromised World  (Rowman and Littlefield, 2004).

The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Understanding Ethics; co-author Jennifer Parks (Pearson MacMillan, 2002). 2nd Revised Edition 2010.  Polish translation: Etyka dla Zoltodziobow, Robert Bartold, trans., Wrzesien: Rebis, 2003. 2nd Revised Edition, 2010. Latvian translation: Celvedis Etika.  Riga: Dienas Gramata, 2011.

Group Rights: Reconciling Equality and Difference (University Press of Kansas,  2000).

Reason, History and Politics: The Communitarian Grounds of Legitimation in the Modern Age ( State University of New York Press, 1995).

Critical Theory and Philosophy  (Paragon House Publishers, 1990).

Habermas and the Dialectic of Reason.  (Yale University Press, 1987)  Portuguese translation: Habermas e a dialectica da razao, Sergio Bath, trans.  Editora Universidade de Bresilia, 1993. 

Edited Books 

The History of Continental Philosophy, Volume 5: Critical Theory to Structuralism: Philosophy, Politics, and the Human Sciences (University of Chicago/Acumen/Routledge 2010-2014). 

The Political: Readings in Continental Philosophy (Basil Blackwell, 2002).

Critical Theory: The Essential Readings; co-editor Julia Simon (Paragon House Publishers, 1991).