Karen Houle

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KAREN HOULE is Professor of Philosophy at the University of Guelph. Her university degrees focused first on biology, then history and philosophy of science, and finally political philosophy. She co-edited a book of essays with Jim Vernon entitled, Hegel and Deleuze: Together Again for the First Time (Northwestern University Press, 2013), and has published a monograph on complexity theory and ethical theory, Responsibility, Complexity, and Abortion: Toward a New Image of Ethical Thought (Lexington Books, 2014). Most recently she has been researching and writing about post-humanist thought. Plants, especially. She is the translator of a book of reflections on improvisation, written by the incredible percussionist Le Quan Ninh (France). The book is entitled Improvising Freely, The ABC's of an Experience. It can be bought at PS Guelph, or ordered on-line through Publication Studio Guelph`s print-on-demand feature. Houle is also the author of two books of poetry: Ballast (House of Anansi Press, 2000) and During (Gaspereau Press, 2008). Another book of poetry -- Folk Ecology -- will come out in the Spring of 2018 with Gaspereau Press.

Karen's University of Guelph Profile

Responsibility, Complexity, and Abortion (Lexington Books, 2013)
Hegel and Deleuze: Together Again for the First Time (Northwestern University Press, 2013)
During (Gaspereau Press, 2008)
Ballast (House of Anansi Press, 2000)

Writings by Karen Houle