Telephone: (709) 864-8335
Areas of Specialization: Contemporary political philosophy
Contemporary European philosophy
Philosophies of race and gender
Metaphysics of space and time
Bio: Peter Gratton is assistant professor of Philosophy at the Memorial University of Newfoundland. He has published numerous articles in political, Continental, and intercultural philosophy and is the author of The State of Sovereignty: Lessons from the Political Fictions of Modernity (SUNY Press, 2012) and Speculative Realism: Problems and Prospects (Bloomsbury, 2014). Co-Editor of the interdisciplinary journal Society and Space (Environmental Planning D), executive board member of the International Association for Philosophy and Literature, books editor of Derrida Today, Peter has also edited three books: Traversing the Imaginary (Northwestern University Press, 2007), co-edited with John Mannousakis, Jean-Luc Nancy and Plural Thinking: Expositions of World, Politics, Art, and Sense (SUNY Press, 2012), co-edited with Marie-Eve Morin, and The Meillassoux Dictionary (Edinburgh, 2014), co-edited with Paul J. Ennis.