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

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

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

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

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

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

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