Dr Damion Buterin*
BA (Macquarie, 1990), MTh (Sydney, 1992), MPhil (Zagreb, 1998), PhD (Macquarie, 2004)
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- Doctor of Philosophy (Vice-Chancellor’s Commendation for a Doctoral Thesis of Exceptional Merit), Macquarie University (2004)
- Magistar humanističkih znanosti – znanstvenog polja filozofije [Master of Humanities – Philosophy], University of Zagreb (1998)
- Master of Theology (Awarded with Merit), University of Sydney (1992)
- Bachelor of Arts (Philosophy and History), Macquarie University (1990)
Areas of Research Interest
Modern and contemporary European philosophy, social and political philosophy, history of philosophy, philosophy of religion
I teach philosophy in the humanities programme at the Catholic Institute of Sydney. Before arriving at CIS, I taught philosophy at the Australian Catholic University, Macquarie University, the University of New South Wales, the University of Notre Dame Australia and the University of Sydney. I was also a member of the Institute of Philosophy in Zagreb, Croatia, and taught religious studies at St Thomas University in Fredericton, Canada.
- “On Being Underwhelmed (Did Anyone Say Crisis?).” Australasian Catholic Record 98, no.1 (2021): 66–82.
- “Hegel’s Incarnationalism.” In Religion After Kant: God and Culture in the Idealist Era, edited by Paolo Diego Bubbio and Paul Redding, 71–110. Newcastle upon Tyne, UK: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2012.
- “Hegel, Recognition, and Religion.” The Review of Metaphysics 64, no. 4 (2011): 789–821.
- “Reconstructing Experience: Fichte on Cognition and Volition.” International Philosophical Quarterly 50, no. 3 (2010): 291–308.
- “Knowledge, Freedom and Willing: Hegel on Subjective Spirit.” Inquiry: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Philosophy 52, no. 1 (2009): 26–52.
- “Nietzsche’s Impasse: The Anti-Christ Against the Anti-Christ.” Synthesis Philosophica 29–30 (2000): 188–209.
- Nietzsche: Otkrivanje zablude. Zagreb: Hrvatsko filozofsko društvo, 1999.
- “The Philosophical Origins of Christian Mysticism.” Synthesis Philosophica 14 (1992): 441–79.