Dr Aurelia Armstrong

Lecturer

School of Historical and Philosophical Inquiry
Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
a.armstrong@uq.edu.au
+61 7 336 52805

Overview

Dr Aurelia Armstrong’s research interests include: history of philosophy; Spinoza; Nietzsche; Foucault; Modern European philosophy; Social and Political philosophy; and Gender studies.

Dr Armstrong holds a BA(Hons) from Australian National University, 1992 and PhD, from the University of Sydney, 1998. She is currently a Lecturer in Philosophy at UQ.

She teaches in the following courses: PHIL2500 Philosophy and Art; PHIL2220 Kant and European Philosophy; PHIL2300 Phenomenology and Existentialism; PHIL2310 Continental Philosophy; PHIL2140 Social Ethics.

Dr Armstrong’s currently working on a book, provisionally titled 'Power, Freedom and the Subject: Spinoza, Nietzsche, Foucault'.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Arts(Hons), Australian National University
  • PhD, The University of Sydney

Publications

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Supervision

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Publications

Featured Publications

Book Chapter

  • Armstrong, Aurelia (2018). Affective therapy: Spinoza's approach to self-cultivation. In Matthew Dennis and Sander Werkhoven (Ed.), Ethics and self-cultivation: historical and contemporary perspectives (pp. 30-46) New York, NY, United States: Routledge.

  • Armstrong, Aurelia (2018). Affective therapy: Spinoza’s approach to self-cultivation. In Matthew Dennis and Sander Werkhoven (Ed.), Ethics and self-cultivation: historical and contemporary perspectives (pp. 30-46) New York, United States: Routledge. doi:10.4324/9781315102269

  • Armstrong, Aurelia (2018). Spinoza's ethics and politics of freedom: active and passive power. In A. Kiarina Kordela and Dimitris Vardoulakis (Ed.), Spinoza's authority: resistance and power (pp. 33-56) New York, NY, United States: Bloomsbury Academic.

  • Mercon, Juliana and Armstrong, Aurelia (2012). Transindividuality and philosophical enquiry in schools: A Spinozist perspective. In Nancy Vansieleghem and David Kennedy (Ed.), Philosophy for children in transition: Problems and prospects (pp. 82-96) Hoboken, NJ, United States: John Wiley & Sons.

  • Armstrong, Aurelia (2009). Autonomy and the relational individual: Spinoza and feminism. In Moira Gatens (Ed.), Feminist interpretations of Benedict Spinoza (pp. 43-63) USA: The Pennsylvania State University Press.

Journal Article

Conference Publication

  • Armstrong, Aurelia Frances (2003). Foucault and the Question of Autonomy. In: Proceedings of the Australian Society for Continental Philosophy Conference. Australian Society for Continental Philosophy Conference 2003, The University of Queensland, St Lucia, (). 20 - 22 November 2003.

  • Armstrong, A. F. (2003). Who resists power? Foucault and the question of the subject. In: Proceedings of: Australasian Society for Continental Philosophy 2002. Australasian Society for Continental Philosophy 2002, Melbourne, Australia, (). 11-13 December 2002.

Other Outputs

  • Armstrong, Aurelia (2003) Foucault and Feminism in James Fieser and Bradley Dowden (eds.) Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy. University of Tennesee, USA: Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy

Grants (Administered at UQ)

PhD and MPhil Supervision

Current Supervision

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

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  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

  • Master Philosophy — Associate Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

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Completed Supervision