Christian Higher Education Since 1892

John Brittingham

Teaching Fellow of Philosophy and Religion

Year Started at GC: 2011
Areas of Responsibility:

Teaching Philosophy classes mostly in the General Education curriculum


Ph. D. Student (ABD), Southern Illinois University
M.A., Boston College
B.A., Greenville College


Major Issues in Philosophy
History of Philosophy 2
Introduction to Logic
Philosophy of Art

Publications and Presentations

“Body and Method: Merleau-Ponty on Institution” at the Society for Christian Philosophers/Society for Continental Philosophy and Theology Joint Conference, March 29, 2014.

“My Body for Others: On Intersubjectivity” at the Wesleyan Philosophical Society Annual Meeting, March 5, 2014.

“Embodying Liturgical Knowledge” at the Wesleyan Philosophical Society Annual Meeting, March 21, 2013.

“Celebrity as the Sickness Unto Death” at Bowling Green Popular Culture Annual Conference, Bowling Green University, March 30th, 2012.


“Sign and Economy” in Gift and Economy, edited by Eric Severson,Cambridge Scholars Press 2012. ISBN: 978-1443833837

“The Birth of Tragedy From the Spirit of Baltimore” in The Wire and Philosophy, edited by Seth Vannatta, David Bzdak, and Joanna Crosby,Open Court Press. 2013 ISBN: 978-0812698237

Professional Affiliations

Wesleyan Philosophical Society
Society for Continental Philosophy and Theology
Society for Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy

About John Brittingham

I love teaching. I love music. I love just about all things pop culture. But mostly I love getting to engage with college students about the big questions of life, the universe, and everything.

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