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H. Peter Steeves

  • Professor and Director DePaul Humanities Center
  • ​PhD
  • Philosophy
  • Faculty
  • 773.325.1153
  • ​2352 N. Clifton, Suite 150, Office 12
PhD, Indiana University


Peter was educated at Manchester University and Indiana University.  He has also taught at Universidad del Zulia, Venezuela.  His main areas of teaching and research include phenomenology (especially the work of Edmund Husserl), ethics, social-political philosophy, and philosophy of science.  His books include Founding Community: A Phenomenological-Ethical Inquiry (Kluwer, 1998); Animal Others: On Ethics, Ontology, and Animal Life (SUNY P, 1999); The Things Themselves: Phenomenology and the Return to the Everyday (SUNY P, 2006); Beautiful, Bright, and Blinding: Phenomenological Aesthetics and the Life of Art (SUNY P, forthcoming 2017); and Being and Showtime (Northwestern U P, forthcoming 2018).