Katharine Loevy



Assistant Professor (tenure-track)

Department of Philosophy




UC Box: A142

Office: Drake House 202


Office Hours

TuesdayTuesday 11:20-12:20

Thursday 2:40-3:40


2009          Ph.D., Philosophy, Vanderbilt University

2012          M.A., Religion (concentration in Islam), Vanderbilt University

2011          M.A., Art History, Vanderbilt University

2001          M.A., Philosophy, University of Oregon

1996          B.A., Philosophy and Biology, Grinnell College



Publications (peer reviewed)


“Levinas and the Binding of Isaac,” in Epoché: A Journal for the
History of Philosophy
, 16(2), 407-423, spring 2012.

“Confronting Natural Death in Hegel’s Phenomenology of Spirit,” in
PhaenEx: Revue de théorie et culture existentialistes et
phénoménologiques/Journal of Existential and Phenomenological Theory
and Culture 5
, no. 1 (spring/summer 2010), 59-91.

Book Chapter

“Animal Compassion: What the Jataka Tales Teach Levinas about ‘Taking
the Bread from One’s Own Mouth,’” in Rethinking the Non-Human: Asian
and Comparative Perspectives
, Chloe Taylor and Neil Dalal (eds.),
under review at Routledge, expected 2014.