Sara Heinämaa

Sara Heinämaa

PhD, Academy Professor, Professor of Philosophy, Project Leader e-mail: sara.heinamaa @ jyu.fi

Curriculum vitae 2019 (cv, pdf)
Publications 2019 (pdf)

Latest Publications

  • “Constitutive, prescriptive, technical or ideal? On the ambiguity of the term ‘norm’,” in Normativity, Meaning, the Promise of Phenomenology, eds. and Matthew Burch, Jack E. Marsh and Irene McMullin, London: Routledge, forthcoming 2019.
  • “Epoché as a personal transformation: On the similarities between the philosophical change of attitude and religious conversions,” Phänomenologischen Forschungen, Special issue on Phenomenology and Pragmatism / Phänomenologie und Pragmatismus, eds. Sonja Rinofner-Kreidl, Niels Weidtmann and Sebastian Luft, forthcoming 2019.
  • “Beauvoir on sexual difference,” in Women Phenomenologists on Social Ontology, eds. Sebastian Luft and Ruth Hagengruber, Dordrecht: Springer, 2018.
  • “A song about rain: Emotive undercurrents of Tove Jansson’s Moominvalley in November,” SATS, Nordic Journal of Philosophy, vol. 19, no. 1, 2018, 41–67.
  • “Embodiment and bodily becoming,” in The Oxford Handbook of the History of Phenomenology, ed. Dan Zahavi, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2018, 533–557.
  • “Descartes’ notion of the mind-body union and its phenomenological elaborations,” with Timo Kaitaro, in The Oxford Handbook of the History of Phenomenology, ed. Dan Zahavi, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2018, 25–44.
  • “On the complexity and wholeness of human beings: Husserlian perspectives,” International Journal of Philosophical Studies, vol. 25, no. 3, 2017, 393–406.
  • “Love and admiration (wonder): Fundaments of the self-other relations,” in Emotional Experiences: Ethical and Social Significance, eds. John Drummond and Sonja Rinofner-Kreidl, London: Rowan and Littlefield International, 2017, 155–174.
  • “Ambiguity and difference: Two feminist ethics of the present,” in Differences: Rereading Beauvoir and Irigaray, eds. Emily Anne Parker and Anne van Leeuwen, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017, 137–173.
  • “Normality,” with Joona Taipale, The Oxford Handbook of Phenomenological Psychopathology, eds. Giovanni Stanghellini, Anthony Fernandez, René Rosford et al., Oxford: Oxford University Press, forthcoming 2018.
  • “Merleau-Ponty,” Husserl Handbuch: Leben – Werk – Wirkung, eds. Sebastian Luft and Maren Wehrle, J.B. Metzler, 2017, 278–284.
  • “Embodiment and feminist philosophy,” The Routledge Companion to Feminist Philosophy, eds. Ann Garry, Serene J. Khader and Alison Stone, London: Routledge, forthcoming 2017.
  • Death and Mortality: From Individual to Communal Perspectives, co-edited with Outi Hakola and Sami Pihlström, Helsinki: GOLLeGIUM: Studies Across Disciplines in the Humanities and Social Sciences, 2015.
  • New Perspectives to Aristotelianism and Its Critics, co-edited with Miira Tuominen and Virpi Mäkinen, Leiden, Boston: Brill, 2014.
  • Phenomenology and the Transcendental, co-edited with Mirja Hartimo and Timo Miettinen, London, New York: Routledge, 2014.

Recent Conference Talks:

  • “Disgust: On the existential and social-moral aspects of a ‘mortal emotion’,” keynote paper at the international conference, Inhuman Gaze and Perceiving Otherwise, Centre Cultural Irlandais, Paris, June 6–9, 2018.
  • “Self, person and others (tentative),” keynote paper in the XXIV World Conference of Philosophy, Learning To Be Human, Beijing, August 13, 2018.

Other papers