Dr Heikki Ikaheimo


Senior Lecturer, Australian Reseach Fellow
School of Humanities and Languages

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Room 321, Morven Brown
Fields: Social Philosophy
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Heikki Ikäheimo has a PhD from University of Jyväskylä in Finland (2003). While working on his PhD, he spent a semester in University of Muenster, and after his PhD three and a half years as visiting scholar in University of Frankfurt. He came to Australia in 2008 and worked as research fellow at Macquarie University until moving to UNSW in early 2012. He is Australian Research Fellow since July 2011 and works on an Australian Research Council project titled 'The Social Ontology of Personhood - A Recognition-theoretical Account' together with partner investigators from Finland, Germany and Italia.

Research

Heikki Ikäheimo has a PhD from University of Jyväskylä in Finland (2003). While working on his PhD, he spent a semester in University of Muenster, and after finishing his PhD three and a half years as visiting scholar in University of Frankfurt. He came to Australia in 2008 and worked as research fellow at Macquarie University until moving to UNSW in early 2012. He is Australian Research Fellow since July 2011 and works on an Australian Research Council project titled 'The Social Ontology of Personhood - A Recognition-theoretical Account' together with partner investigators from Finland, Germany and Italia. Heikki's interests include Hegel, German idealism, theories of recognition, intersubjectivity, subjectivity, personhood, the differences and similarities of the human life-form with other animal forms of life, social ontology, critical social philosophy, social critique.

Some of Heikki's publications can be downloaded at http://unsw.academia.edu/HeikkiIkaheimo

Publications

    Books

    • Ikaheimo HA, 2014, Anerkennung, De Gruyter
    • Ikà H; Laitinen A, (eds.), 2011, Recognition and Social Ontology, Heikki Ikaheimo, Arto Laitinen, Brill, Leiden

    Book Chapters

    • Ikaheimo HA, 2015, 'Sociality, Antisociality, and Social Work: Political Imagination in a Social Democratic Welfare State in Decline', in Lysaker O; Jacobsen J (ed.), Recognition and Freedom ? Axel Honneth?s Political Thought, Brill, Leiden, pp. 79 - 100
    • Ikaheimo HA, 2014, 'Realizzare il meglio di noi stessi. Il riconoscimento come concetto ontologico ed etico.', in Contesti del riconoscimento. Libertà, seconda natura, potere, Mimesis, Milano
    • Ikaheimo HA, 2014, 'Fichte on Recognizing Potential Persons', in Autonomie und Normativität ? Zu Hegels Rechtsphilosophie, Mohr Siebeck, Tuebingen, pp. 44 - 56
    • Ikaheimo H, 2013, 'Hegel's concept of recognition - what is it?', in Recognition - German Idealism as an Ongoing Challenge, Brill, USA, pp. 11 - 38
    • Ikaheimo H, 2012, 'Tunnustus eettis-ontologisena käsitteenä', in Lindberg S (ed.), Johdatus Hegelin Hengen fenomenologiaan, Gaudeamus, Helsinki, pp. 97 - 121
    • Ikaheimo H, 2011, 'Holism and normative essentialism in Hegel's social ontology', in Recognition and Social Ontology, edn. Heikki Ikaheimo, Arto Laitinen, Brill, Leiden, pp. 145 - 209
    • Ikaheimo H, 2010, 'Making the best of what we are - recognition as an ontological and ethical concept', in Busch H-CSA; Zurn C (ed.), The Philosophy of Recognition - Historical and Contemporary Perspectives, edn. 1, Lexington, Lanham, pp. 343 - 367
    • Ikaheimo H; Laitinen A, 2010, 'Esteem for contributions to the common good - the role of personifying attitudes and instrumental value', in Seymour M (ed.), The Plural States of Recognition, edn. 1st, Palgrave, New York, pp. 98 - 121
    • Ikaheimo H, 2010, 'Animal consciousness in Hegel's Philosophy of Subjective Spirit', in Arndt A; Cruysberghs P; Przylebski A (ed.), Hegel-Jahrbuch 2010 Geist?, edn. 1, Akademie Verlag, Berlin, pp. 180 - 185
    • Ikaheimo H, 2009, 'Die Realisierung unserer Bestimmung', in Busch H-CSA; Zurn C (ed.), Anerkennung, edn. 1, Akademie Verlag, Berlin, pp. 325 - 348
    • NA, 2007, 'Editorial introductions', in , pp. vii - viii, http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/01.COH.0000254273.45458.ee

    Journal articles

    • Ikaheimo H, 2013, 'Nature in spirit: A new direction for Hegel-studies and Hegelian philosophy', Critical Horizons, vol. 13, no. 2, pp. 149 - 153, http://dx.doi.org/10.1558/crit.v13i2.149
    • Ikaheimo H, 2012, 'The times of desire, hope and fear: On the temporality of concrete subjectivity in Hegel's Encyclopaedia', Critical Horizons, vol. 13, no. 2, pp. 197 - 219, http://dx.doi.org/10.1558/crit.v13i2.197
    • Ikäheimo H, 2012, 'Globalising Love: On the Nature and Scope of Love as a Form of Recognition', Res Publica: a journal of legal and social philosophy, vol. 18, no. 1, pp. 11 - 24, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11158-012-9182-6
    • Ikaheimo H, 2011, 'Natural impurities in spirit? Hegel between Kant and HObbes', Parrhesia: a journal of critical philosophy, vol. 11, pp. 84 - 88
    • Ikaheimo H, 2010, 'Review of Hegelianismus und Saint-Simonismus', European Journal of Philosophy, vol. 18, no. 1, pp. 148 - 158
    • Ikaheimo H, 2009, 'A Vital Human Need: Recognition as Inclusion in Personhood', European Journal of Political theory, vol. 8, no. 1, pp. 31 - 45, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1474885108096958

    Conference Papers

    • Ikaheimo H, 2010, '?Is ?recognition? in the sense of intrinsic motivational altruism necessary for pre-linguistic communicative pointing?', in ASCS09: Proceedings of the 9th Conference of the Australasian Society for Cognitive Science, Macquarie Centre for Cognitive Science, Sydney, pp. 145 - 153, presented at ASCS2009, Macquarie University, 30 September 2009