April Flakne

Associate Professor of Philosophy - Humanities - Interdisciplinary Programs - Philosophy - Theater, Dance & Performance Studies

April Flakne
  • Phone: (941) 487-4539
  • Email: flakne@ncf.edu
  • Office Location: ACE 304
  • Mail Location: ACE 116

Associate Professor of Philosophy

Ph.D., New School for Social Research
B.A., Augustana College

Professor Flakne specializes in nineteenth and twentieth-century European philosophy, with a special emphasis on aesthetics and political philosophy. Her essays have appeared in The Graduate Faculty Philosophy Journal, Constellations, New German Critique, Hypatia, Epoche, and Philosophy Today.

Recent Courses
Ethics of Otherness
Modern European Aesthetic Theory

Selected Publications
Flakne, A. N. (2001). Julia Kristeva, Hannah Arendt: Life as Narrative. Philosophy in Review, 21(5), 344-346.

Flakne, A. N. (2002). Beyond banality and fatality: Arendt, Heidegger and Jaspers on political speech. New German Critique, (86), 3-18.

Flakne, A. N. (2004). Hannah Arendt, Responsibilty and Judgement. Constellations, An International Journal of Critical and Democratic Theory, 597-599.

Flakne, A. N. (2005). Embodied and embedded: Friendship and the sunaisthetic self. Epoche: A Journal for the History of Philosophy, 10(1), 37-63.

Flakne, A. N. (2005). Through thick and thin: Validity and reflective judgment. Hypatia, 20(3), 115-126.

Contact/Improv: A Sunaesthetic Rejoinder to Derridas Reading of Merleau-Ponty, Philosophy Today (2007).

“‘No Longer and Not Yet’: From Doxa to Judgment,” Graduate Faculty Philosophy Journal, Vol. 21, No. 2 (1999), 153-175.