Benjamin C. Sax

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences - History
Associate Professor
Primary office:
Wescoe Hall
Room 2610
University of Kansas
1445 Jayhawk Blvd.
Lawrence, KS 66045


Teaching Interests

  • European History
  • Early Modern European history
  • Modern European intellectual history
  • Herder, Goethe
  • Hegel
  • Marx
  • Nietzsche
  • Dilthey
  • Heidegger
  • Foucault
  • Derrida

Research Interests

  • European Intellectual and Cultural History
  • Philosophy of History

Selected Publications

Sax, B. C (in press). "Roger Chartier and Cultural History".

Sax, B. C (2016). "Culture and Truth: Nietzsche and Classical Philology". The European Legacy, 1-47.

Sax, B. C (2015). The Will To Power. Review of History and Political Science, 3(2), 21-26. DOI:10.15640/rhps.v3n2a3

Sax, B. C (2012). "Genealogy and Truth". Ideas in History, 6(1), 23.

Sax, B. C (2012). Consciousness in Multidisciplinary Perspective.

Sax, B. C. (2009). Remember Foucault, Remember Baudrillard. The European Legacy, 14(2), 197-203.

Sax, B. C., & Gold, P. Shine (2000). Cultural Vision: Essays in the History of Culture, Amsterdam: Rodopi Press.

Sax, B. C. (1990). On the Genealogical Method. International Studies in Philosophy, xxii, 128-142.

Selected Presentations

Sax, B. . "Descartes and the Double Language of the Science". International Society for the Study of European Ideas, July 3-6. Nicosia, Cyprus

Sax, B. . "The Problem of the Baroque". Early Modern Seminar. Hall Center for the Humanities

Sax, B. (01/16/2014 - 01/17/2014). "Foucault and the Problem of Dissent". "Dissent". Aalborg, Denmark

Sax, B. (07/03/2012 - 07/06/2012). Chair, Session on the origin of modern science. International Society for the Study of European Ideas. Nicosia, Cyprus

Sax, B. (08/25/2011 - 12/08/2011). "Consciousness". Hall Center for the Humanities, University of Kansas. Lawrence, Kansas

Sax, B. (09/08/2011 - 09/11/2011). "The Baroque Languages of the Self". "Arts, Ideas, and the Baroque" . McGill University, Montreal, Canada

Sax, B. (08/04/2011 - 08/06/2011). "Hegel and the World". The Athens Institute for Teaching and Research. Athens, Greece

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