Katharine Loevy, PhD

Associate Professor
Drake House 107 (Forest Grove)


PhD, Philosophy, Vanderbilt University
MA, Religion, Vanderbilt University
MA, Art History, Vanderbilt University
BA, Grinnell College


Articles in Refereed Journals

“The Poetics of the Body in Islamic Mysticism,” Philosophy East and West, Vol. 68, N. 1 (January 2018): 161-173.

“‘The Fear of the Dog’: Levinas’s Animal Images,” Philosophy Today, Vol. 61, N. 1 (March 2017): 155-173.

“Al-Farabi’s Images,” Epoché: A Journal for the History of Philosophy, Vol. 21, N. 1 (fall 2016): 67-84.

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

“Confronting Natural Death in Hegel’s Phenomenology of Spirit,” PhaenEx: Revue de théorie et culture existentialistes et phénoménologiques/Journal of Existential and Phenomenological Theory and Culture, Vol. 5, N. 1 (spring/summer 2010): 59-91.

Book Chapters

“Animal Compassion: What the Jatakas Teach Levinas About Giving ‘the Bread from One’s Own Mouth,’” in Asian Perspectives on Animal Ethics: Rethinking the Non-Human, eds. Neil Dalal and Chloë Taylor (New York: Routledge, 2014), 56-72.

Book Reviews

“Godart, Caroline, The Dimension of Difference: Space, Time and Bodies in Women’s Cinema and Continental Philosophy,” in Teaching Philosophy, Vol. 39, N. 4 (December 2016), pages forthcoming.