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Kevin Chaves

Kevin Chaves

Kevin is a PhD candidate working in 19th and 20th century continental philosophy of religion, within the broader context of modern Western religious thought and philosophy. Kevin specializes in the fields of phenomenology and hermeneutics, with primary interests in the works of Martin Heidegger and Paul Ricoeur, and his current research focuses on questions of metaphor and the creation of meaning in philosophical and religious language. Kevin’s other interests include historiography, conceptions of modernity, and the intersection of philosophy (especially nihilism) and the genre of science fiction. Kevin received his BA in Religious Studies from Occidental College in Los Angeles.
 

Research interests: 19th and 20th century continental philosophy of religion, Heidegger, Nietzsche, phenomenology, hermeneutics, religious and philosophical conceptions of time, historiography

B.A., Occidental College
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