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Nan-Nan Lee

Title:Associate Professor
Office:Warde Academic Center
Phone:773-298-3457
Email:lee@sxu.edu
Department: Philosophy

Biography

Nan-Nan Lee joined the philosophy faculty at Saint Xavier in August 1988. In addition to her Ph.D. in philosophy, she has a MSW from Loyola University at Chicago, and is a LCSW practicing in the State of Illinois. Her research interests include critical theory of T.W. Adorno, psychoanalytic theories, contemporary social/political philosophy, and classical Chinese philosophy.


Education

Ph.D. in Philosophy

Loyola University

Master of Social Work

Loyola University

Areas of Specialization

  • Critical Theory of the Frankfurt School
  • Classical Chinese Philosophy
  • Philosophy and Psychoanalysis

Courses Taught

  • PHIL 200: Ethics
  • PHIL 210: Logic and Argument
  • PHIL 253: Philosophy and Culture
  • PHIL 280: Introduction to Classical Chinese Philosophy
  • PHIL 281: Philosophy of Human Nature
  • PHIL 378: Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

Presentations

February 2010, "Sublimated or Castrated Psychoanalysis? Adorno's Critique of the Revisionist Psychoanalysis" American Philosophical Association Central Division Meeting, Chicago, Illinois.

April 2008, "Philosophical Counseling or Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy: Philosophical Assumptions and Implications." American Philosophical Association Central Division Meeting, Chicago, Illinois.

Commentary on "Acceleration and Time Pathologies: On the Social Psychology of Heidegger's Beiträge" by Kevin Aho. American Philosophical Association Central Division Meeting, Chicago, Illinois, April 2006.

"Philosophical Counseling or Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy: Philosophical Assumptions and Implications." Philosophy Department Colloquium, Saint Xavier University, Chicago, Illinois, April 2008.

Publications

Translation of Theodor W. Adorno's "Freud in der Gegenwart" (Freud in the Present) World Picture (November 2016).

"Sublimated or castrated psychoanalysis? Adorno's critique of the revisionist psychoanalysis: An introduction to 'The Revisionist Psychoanalysis,'" Philosophy & Social Criticism 40, no. 3 (2014): 309-325.

Translation of Theodor W. Adorno's "Die revidierte Psychoanalyse," Philosophy & Social Criticism 40, no. 3 (2014): 326-338.