Jonathan Kim-Reuter, Ph.D.

Phone: 732-987-2326
Office Location:
A&S 144A
Office Hours:
Monday - Thursday, 10-11 a.m. & alternate times as requested
Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies

Educational Background:

  • B.A., Philosophy, Kent State University, 1992
  • M.A., Philosophy, Kent State University, 1994
  • Ph.D., Philosophy, New School for Social Research, 2005


  • "Bringing Heidegger Back to Earth: Erwin Straus' Phenomenological Anthropology," in Graduate Faculty Philosophy Journal, vol. 31.2 (2010).
  • "Before Consciousness Became Mind: On the Being of Thought in Montaigne," in Departure to Modern Europe--Philosophy between 1400 and 1700 (Hamburg: Felix Meiner, 2010).
  • "The Body's Eye: Montaigne and the Corporeal Origins of Self-Observation," in Explorations in Renaissance Culture, vol. 35.2 (Winter 2009), pp. 220-243.
  • "Merleau-Ponty, Lacan, and the Wandering Shadow of the Body," in Philosophy Today SPEP Supplement (Fall 2008), pp. 74-84.
  • "Montaigne in the 'Garden of Earthly Delights': The Image of the Corps Morcele in the Essays," in S: Journal of the Jan Van Eyck Circle for Lacanian Ideology Critique, vol. 1 (2008), pp. 36-45.
  • "Transcendence Unbound: Existence and Temporality in Montaigne's Essays," in Analecta Husserliana LXXXVI, Spring 2007, 223-232.

Courses Taught:

  • Humanities Seminar
  • Philosophy of Feminism
  • Existentialism
  • American Philosophy
  • Philosophy of Art
  • Philosophical Inquiry
  • Philosophical Ethics

Research Area:

  • Phenomenology (Husserl, Heidegger, Merleau-Ponty)
  • Lacanian Psychoanalysis
  • Philosophy of the Body
  • Early Modern Philosophy
  • Social and Political Philosophy

Service to the University:

  • Co-Founder and Co-Organizer, GCU Undergraduate Student Research Conference, 2007-2009
  • Faculty Mentor for Student Research Conference Presentations, 2006-2008
  • Presidential Commission on Academics and Student Life, 2005-2007


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