Professor Laurence Hemming

Professorial Scholar

Research Overview

Martin Heidegger’s thought, especially from the period 1936–1949; Heidegger’s discussion of Karl Marx; Heidegger’s reading of Hölderlin as an interpreter of Sophocles, Pindar and Homer; G. W. F. Hegel’s earlier thought (in the ‘Jena period’); Hegel’s understanding of the family, work, and the state; philosophical conceptions of work and technology; presocratic Greek thought; philosophies of subjectivity; the philosophy of management.

Heidegger and Marx: a productive dialogue over the language of humanism
Hemming, L. 2013 Evanston, Ill. : Northwestern University Press. 308 p. ISBN: 9780810128750.

What is the Philosophical Theology of Sacred Space in the Abrahamic Religions
Hemming, L. 2012 In: Sharing Sacred Space: Protection of Cultural Heritage. p. 15.
Conference contribution

The place of Zeno’s paradox
Hemming, L.P. 1/01/2011 In: Environment and Planning D: Society and Space. 29, 5, p. 924-937. 14 p.
Journal article

Heidegger’s ‘Movement of Nihilism’ as Political and Metaphysical Critique
Hemming, L.P., Costea, B., Amiridis, K. 2011 In: The Movement of Nihilism: Heidegger's Thinking After Nietzsche. London : Continuum International Publishing Group p. 25-38. 14 p.
Chapter (peer-reviewed)

Keeping the Faith: Christian Philosophy as a Square Circle and a Wooden Iron
Hemming, L. 2011 In: Theology, University, Humanities: Initium Sapientiae Timor Domini. Cascade p. 112-126. 15 p. ISBN: 978-1608998159.

The Undoing of Sex: The Proper Enjoyment of Divine Command
Hemming, L.P. 1/02/2010 In: Studies in Christian Ethics. 23, 1, p. 59-72. 14 p.
Journal article

Hemming, L. 2010 In: The restoration and organic development of the Roman Rite. London : T & T Clark ISBN: 978-0567033864 .

Messianic deposition: representation and the flight of the gods
Hemming, L. 2010 In: The politics to come. London : Continuum p. 47-56. 10 p. ISBN: 9781847063151.

The restoration and organic development of the Roman Rite
Dobszay, L., Hemming, L. 2010 London : T & T Clark. 277 p. ISBN: 978-0567033864.

Henri de Lubac: Reading Corpus Mysticum
Hemming, L.P. 1/09/2009 In: New Blackfriars. 90, 1029, p. 519-534. 16 p.
Journal article

Hemming, L. 2009 In: A history of western philosophy of religion. Oxford : Oxford University Press p. 175-186. 12 p. ISBN: 978-0195394283.

The liturgy and theology
Hemming, L. 2009 In: The genius of the Roman Rite. Chicago : Hillenbrand Books p. 235-250. 16 p. ISBN: 9781595250315.
Conference contribution

John Paul II's call for a renewed theology of being: just what did he mean, and how can we respond?
Hemming, L.P. 08/2008 In: Studies in Christian Ethics. 21, 2, p. 194-218. 25 p.
Journal article

Work as Total Reason for Being: Heidegger and Jünger’s 'Der Arbeiter'
Hemming, L.P. 1/07/2008 In: Journal for Cultural Research. 12, 3, p. 231-251. 21 p.
Journal article

The liturgical subject
Hemming, L. 2008 In: The liturgical subject. Notre Dame, Ind. : University of Nortre Dame Press p. 1-16. 16 p. ISBN: 978-0268034108.

Worship as a revelation: the past, present, and future of Catholic liturgy
Hemming, L. 2008 London : Burns & Oates. 192 p. ISBN: 978-0860124603.

Redeeming truth: considering faith and reason
Hemming, L., Parsons, S.F. 2007 Notre Dame, Ind. : University of Nortre Dame Press. 206 p. ISBN: 978-0268031053 .