Dr Heikki Ikaheimo

Senior Lecturer, Australian Reseach Fellow
School of Humanities & Languages

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Room 321, Morven Brown
Fields: Social Philosophy
Tags: Expanding Knowledge

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

    Book Chapters

    Journal articles

    • Ikaheimo HA, 2016, 'Conceptualizing Causes for Lack of Recognition—Capacities, Costs and Understanding', Studies in Social & Political Thought, pp. 25 - 43, http://www.sussex.ac.uk/ojs/index.php/sspt/article/view/45/40
    • Ikaheimo H, 2013, 'Nature in spirit: A new direction for Hegel-studies and Hegelian philosophy', Critical Horizons: Journal of Social and Critical Theory, vol. 13, pp. 149 - 153, 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: Journal of Social and Critical Theory, vol. 13, pp. 197 - 219, 10.1558/crit.v13i2.197
    • Ikaheimo H, 2012, 'Globalising Love: On the Nature and Scope of Love as a Form of Recognition', Res Publica, vol. 18, pp. 11 - 24, 10.1007/s11158-012-9182-6
    • Ikaheimo H, 2011, 'Natural impurities in spirit? Hegel between Kant and HObbes', Parrhesia, vol. 11, pp. 84 - 88, http://parrhesiajournal.org/parrhesia11/parrhesia11_ikaheimo.pdf
    • Ikaheimo H, 2010, 'Review of Hegelianismus und Saint-Simonismus', European Journal of Philosophy, vol. 18, pp. 148 - 158
    • Ikaheimo H, 2009, 'A vital human need - recognition as inclusion in personhood', European Journal of Political theory, vol. 8, pp. 31 - 45, http://ept.sagepub.com.wwwproxy0.library.unsw.edu.au/content/8/1
    • Ikaheimo HA, 2007, 'Recognizing Persons', Journal of Consciousness Studies: controversies in science and the humanities, pp. 224 - 247, http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/imp/jcs/2007/00000014/F0020005/art00011
    • Ikaheimo HA, 2006, 'Persoonuudesta, sen tilasta ja tulevaisuudesta', Niin & Näin, vol. 06, pp. 97 - 101, http://netn.fi/artikkeli/persoonuudesta-sen-tilasta-ja-tulevaisuudesta
    • Ikaheimo HA, 2004, 'Hegel, subjekti ja tunnustussuhteet : lectio praecursoria', Ajatus. The Yearbook of the Philosophical Association of Finland, vol. 61, pp. 437 - 443, https://kansalliskirjasto.finna.fi/Record/arto.1012805?lng=en-gb
    • Ikaheimo HA, 2004, 'On the Role of Intersubjectivity in Hegel’s Encyclopaedic Phenomenology and Psychology', The Bulletin of the Hegel Society of Great Britain, pp. 73 - 92
    • Ikäheimo H, 2002, 'On the Genus and Species of Recognition', Inquiry, vol. 45, pp. 447 - 462, 10.1080/002017402320947540

    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, Macquarie University, pp. 145 - 153, presented at ASCS2009, Macquarie University, 30 September 2009
    • Ikaheimo HA, 2004, 'Recognitive Attitudes and Dimensions of Personhood', in Ikaheimo; Lyyra P; Kotkavirta J; Laitinen A (eds.), Personhood – Workshop papers of the Conference ‘Dimensions of Personhood’, University of Jyväskylä, Jyväskylä, Finland, pp. 77 - 84, presented at Dimensions of Personhood, Jyväskylä, Finland, 13 - 15 August 2004
    • Ikaheimo HA, 2003, 'Analysing Social Inclusion in Terms of Recognitive Attitudes', in Smith N; Henman P; Fine M (eds.), Social Inequality Today – Proceedings of the 1'st Annual Conference of the CRSI, Social Inequality Today, Macquarie University, presented at Social Inequality Today, Macquarie University, 12 - 13 November 2003, http://www.crsi.mq.edu.au/publications/conference_proceedings/

    Conference Proceedings (Editor of)

    • Ikaheimo HA; Kotkavirta J; Laitinen A; Lyyra P, (eds.), 2004, 'Personhood – Workshop papers of the Conference ‘Dimensions of Personhood'', in Personhood – Workshop papers of the Conference ‘Dimensions of Personhood', University of Jyväskylä, Jyväskylä, Finland, presented at Dimensions of Personhood, Jyväskylä, Finland, 13 - 15 August 2004