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College of Humanities and Social Sciences > Department of Philosophy > Dr. James A. Tuedio
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Dr. James A. Tuedio
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Course Syllabi:
Concepts of Home.pdf
Nature Revisited
Nietzsche Seminar
Professional Ethics
Reading Seminar in the Humanities.pdf
Classics of Western Philosophy
Continental Philosophy.pdf
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Degrees:
  • Ph.D. (Philosophy, 1983)
    University of Colorado, Boulder
    (University Dissertation Research Award)
  • MA (Philosophy, 1980)
    University of Colorado, Boulder
  • AB (Philosophy, 1976)
    University of California, Santa Cruz
    (Department and College Honors)
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Employment History:
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California State University, Stanislaus
Assistant Professor of Philosophy (1983-87)
Associate Professor of Philosophy (w/tenure) (1987-1992)
Professor of Philosophy (1992=>)
Department Chair (Philosophy) (1990-2010)
Interim Associate Dean, College of Arts, Letters and Sciences (1998-99)
Director, University Honors Program (2000=>)
Interim Dean, College of Humanities and Social Sciences (2010=>)
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Areas of Specialization:
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Continental Philosophy
(Kant, Nietzsche, Phenomenology, Existentialism, Postmodern Philosophy)

Critical Perspectives on Rationality and Objectivity
(Dissertation: Intentionality, Science, and Technology:
Toward a Phenomenological Paradigm of Reason)
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Areas of Competence:
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Professional Ethics, Ethical Theory & Human Valuation
History of Ancient and Modern Philosophy
Philosophies of Mind, Knowledge, and Reality
Environmental Thought, Philosophy of Technology
Reading Seminars in the Humanities
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Publications and Recent Presentations:
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The Grateful Dead in Concert: Essays on Live Improvisation (ed., with Stan Spector). Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 2010.

“’Pouring Its Light into Ashes’: Exploring the Multiplicity of Becoming in Grateful Dead Improvisation.” In The Grateful Dead in Concert: Essays on Live Improvisation. Edited by Tuedio, J. and Spector, S. (Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 2010), pp. 133-151.

"It All Rolls Into One: The Allure of Chaotic Synergy in Grateful Dead Improvisation and Musical Dialogue," Texas/Southwest Popular Culture/American Popular Culture Association Conference (Albuquerque: February 2010).

“Nothing to Hold (You Can’t Let Go): Embracing the Uncanny in Grateful Dead Songs of Home,” Dead Letters: Essays on the Grateful Dead Phenomenon (Vol. 4), Nicholas Meriwether (ed.) Dead Letters Press (Columbia SC: 2010), pp. 183-193.

“Ambiguities in the Locus of Home: Exilic Life and the Space of Belonging,” in Homes in Transformation: Dwelling, Moving, Belonging, ed. by Hanna Johansson and Kirsi Saarikangas (Finnish Literary Society, Helsinki: 2009).

“Pouring Its Light Into Ashes: Exploring the Theme of Becoming in Grateful Dead Musical Experience,” Texas/Southwest Popular Culture/American Popular Culture Association Conference (Albuquerque: February 2009)

“Wings To Fly: Love's Refrain in the Ideational Space of a Grateful Dead Soundscape,” Texas/Southwest Popular Culture Association/American Popular Culture Association Conference (Albuquerque: February 2008)

“Words Half Spoken and Thoughts Unclear: Synchronicity, Ambiguity, and Exposure To Excess In The Transvaluative Dynamic Of Grateful Dead Music,” Unbroken Chain Symposium (The Grateful Dead in Music, Culture and Memory) (National Symposium Conference, UMass Amherst: November 2007)

“Transversal Logic in Philosophical Practice: Pathways to Possibilities, Inroads to Home,” 2nd ASPCP International Conference for Philosophical Practice (Chicago: May 2007)

Book Review: D. E. Polkinghorne, Practice and the Human Sciences:
The Case for a Judgment-Based Practice of Care (SUNY 2004):
Philosophical Practice, Nov. 2006 2(03)

“All Ears, All Body: The Strange Attraction in Nonlinear Musical Embodiment,” Texas/Southwest Popular Culture Association/American Popular Culture Association Joint National Conference (Albuquerque: February 2007)

“Community Through Excess: Bataille’s Festival of Rapture and Deadhead Concert Experience,” Dead Letters, Vol. III: Essays on the Grateful Dead Phenomenon, Nicholas Meriwether (ed.) Dead Letters Press (Columbia SC: 2006), 59-69.

“Judgment and Openness as Strategic Limits on Inquiry: Calibrating Attunement in Philosophical Practice,” American Philosophical Association/Pacific Division Meeting (ASPCP Session): Portland OR (March 2006).

Book Review: H. G. Frankfurt, On Bullshit (Princeton: 2005):
Philosophical Practice, March 2006 2(1), 57-60

“Boundaries in Translation at the Margins of Liminal Excess: Calibrating the Voice of Empire to the Ear of Resistance,” Empire Conference (CSU Stanislaus: March 2006); published in: Margins (CSU Stanislaus Honors Program Journal: May 2006), 61-65

“And Then Flew On: Improvisational Moments of Rhizomatic Assemblage in Grateful Dead Musical Experience,” Texas/Southwest Popular Culture Association/American Popular Culture Association Joint National Conference (Albuquerque: February 2006)

“Normalization, Exclusion and Excess: Constructing Community in Grateful Dead Space,” Texas/Southwest Popular Culture Association/American Popular Culture Association Joint National Conference (Albuquerque: February 2005)

“A Postmodern Basis for Narrative Realism in Philosophical Counseling,”
International Journal of Philosophical Practice, Vol. 2, No. 1 (Spring 2004), 32-75.

“Death of a Virtue Salesman: The Philosophical Counselor as Personal Redeemer,” Pratiche Filosofiche 2/1 (April 2004), 71-77.

“Morti Di Un Venditore Di Virtu: Il Consultente Filosofico Come Redentore Personale,” Pratiche Filosofiche 2(1) (April 2004), 77-85.

“Nothing to Hold (You Can’t Let Go): Embracing the Uncanny in Grateful Dead Songs of Home,” American Pop Culture Association (San Antonio TX: April 2004)

“Assessing the Promise of Philosophical Counseling: Questions and Challenges for an Emerging Profession,” International Journal of Philosophical Practice 1/4 (2003), 30-41.

“The Grateful Dead Parallax: Toward a Phenomenological Reading of the Grateful Dead Concert Experience,” in: Dead Letters, Vol. II: Essays on the Grateful Dead Phenomenon, Nicholas Meriwether (ed.) Dead Letters Press (Columbia SC: 2003), 29-38.

“Thinking About Home: An Opening for Discovery in Philosophical Practice,” in
Philosophy in Society, H. Herrestad, A. Holt and H. Svare (eds.) Unipub Forlag
(Oslo, Norway: 2002), 210-215. Also presented at 6th International Conference on Philosophical Practice (Oslo, Norway: July 2001)

“The Search for Home as a Postmodern Philosophical Exercise,” Inaugural Address, ASPCP Annual Meeting @ Eastern Division APA Meeting (New York: Dec. 2000)

“The Philosophical Counselor as Personal Redeemer: Death of a Virtue Salesman,” Plenary Lecture, 4th International Conference on Philosophical Practice (Cologne, Germany: August 1998)

"Philosophical Counseling as a Window on the Abstract Realities of Everyday Life," 3rd International Conference on Philosophical Practice (New York: July 1997)

"Postmodern Perspectives in Philosophical Practice:
Reconstructing Life-Narratives on the Frontiers of Human Development," in:
Perspectives in Philosophical Practice, Wim van der Vlist (ed.)
Vereniging voor Filosofische Praktijk (Groningen, Holland: 1997)

Critical Study: Kockelmans, Phenomenological Psychology: The Dutch School (Nijhoff, 1988): Husserl Studies 7 (1990), 213-23

Perspectives on Mind (w/Herbert R. Otto), Synthese Library 194
D. Reidel: Dordrecht, Holland (1988) Reviewed in Husserl Studies 6 (1989)
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"Intentional Transaction as a Primary Structure of Mind," in Perspectives
on Mind, w/commentaries by William McKenna and Steve Fuller (183-216)

“Cognitive Motility and Common Sense Understanding,” American Philosophical Association/Pacific Division Meeting: Berkeley CA (March 1989)

"The Source and Nature of Edmund Husserl's Transcendental Turn,"
Philosophy Today 30 (1986), 192-209

"Merleau-Ponty's Refinement of Husserl," Philosophy Today 29 (1985), 99-109

"Merleau-Ponty's Rejection of the Husserlian Ideal of a Rigorous Science,"
Philosophy Today 25 (1981), 204-209

"Notes on the Methodology of Scientific Research," Auslegung 7 (1980), 208-22
"Ideas and Experience," Auslegung 6 (1979), 196-205

"Sartre's Phenomenology of Lived Immediacy," Kinesis 9 (1979), 72-87

"The Engagement of Lived Immediacy: A Phenomenological Uncovering
of the Field of Human Freedom," Auslegung 6 (1979), 97-113

"Phenomenological Excavation: Searching for the Irreducible Ground
of Conscious Experience," Auslegung 4 (1977), 199-208

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University Service:
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Director, University Honors Program (2000-2010)
Department Chair
(Philosophy Department: 1990-2010; Modern Languages 2004-2010)
Dean's Advisory Council, College of ALS (1996-2007); HSS Chairs Council (2007-2010)
Core Planning Committee, College of ALS (1998-2004); College of HSS (chair, 2008-2010)
Department RPT Committee (Chair, 1993-96, 1997-2003, 2007-2009)
Tenure-Track Search Committee (Chair, 9 searches: 1991-2002, 2007)
Steering Committee Design Team for Cognitive Studies BA Program (1987-91, 2000-01)
Authored Philosophy Department's Academic Program Review (1995-96, 2000-01, 2008-09)
Speaker of the Faculty
(1996-97; re-elected 1998-99--resigned to become Interim Associate Dean)
Authored working draft of Evaluative Criteria for Faculty PSI Policy (1996-97)
Authored working draft of University Mission Statement (Chair: 1994-96)
Authored Teaching Evaluation Task Force Report (Chair: 1996-97)
Organized Faculty Team for CSU Academic Conference on "Cornerstones Initiative
and the Future of the Baccalaureate" (Monterey, January 1996)
President's University Budget Priorities and Assessment Committee (1994-5, 1996-97)
Provost's Council (appointed: 1996-98)
AAHE Summer Academy (1998: University Assessment Project; 1999: University Honors Program)
Senate Executive Committee (elected: for 1985-86, 1994-98)
Presiding Chair, Academic Senate/SEC: 1996-97)
Speaker-elect of the Faculty and Vice-chair of Senate/SEC (1995-96 and 1997-98)
Faculty Budget Advisory Committee (Presiding Chair: 1994-95)
Provost's Master Academic Planning Committee (Chair: 1997-2000)
Facilitated Development of a University Master Academic Plan (wrote MAP Report)
University Strategic Planning Commission (1995-99)
Steering Committee 1996-97 (University's first Strategic Planning Framework)
Chair, Steering Committee January 1999 (facilitator for comprehensive Strategic Plan)
President's Tactical Innovation Committee (1992-94)
Comprehensive study of the University's administrative structure, with
Budget Crisis Report and Recommendations to President and Senate (TIC Report)
University Administration Search Committees (1987-88, 1995-96, 2006-2010)
Search for Associate Vice-President for Academic Affairs (1987-88)
Search for Dean, College of Arts, Letters, and Sciences (1995-96)
Advisory Committee re: Appointment of Interim Provost (Spring 2002)
Search for Director of Financial Aid (Spring 2006; Spring 2008)
Search for Founding Dean, College of Humanities and Social Sciences (Spring 2007)
Search for Associate Vice-President of Enrollment Services (Summer 2007)
Search for Provost/VP Academic Affairs (Chair, Spring 2010)
Honors Program Curriculum Development Coordinator (1999-2000)
Coordinated development of University Honors Program for implementation in Fall 2000
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Department-level Committee Service
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Academic Senator (Philosophy Department representative: 1990-1999, 2006-2010)
Liberal Studies Steering and Advisory Committees (1996-2010)
Interdisciplinary Studies MA/MS Steering Committee (2005-2010)
Chair, Liberal Studies RPT Committee (2005-2007)
Cognitive Studies Steering Committee (1990-2007)
Assumed Chair’s responsibilities for Modern Languages programs in Fall 2004
Co-Director of Conference on “Normalization, Exclusion, Excess” (Alphonso Lingis, Charles Scott and other nationally known philosophers), CSU Stanislaus (Oct. 2005)
Co-Director of Conference on “Visual Intelligence and the Sense of Art” (Edward Casey, David Wood, Irene Klaver, and others), CSU Stanislaus (Nov. 2006)
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Professional Service:
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Assistant Editor, Auslegung: A Journal of Philosophy (1978-2007)
(editorial review of submissions, primarily in Continental philosophy)
President (2001) and Executive Board Member (1998-2006)
American Society for Philosophy, Counseling and Psychotherapy (ASPCP)
Program Chair for Pacific Division APA/ASPCP Meetings
National Advisory Board, American Philosophical Practitioners Association (APPA)
Editorial Board, International Journal of Philosophical Practice (Journal of ASPCP)
Editorial Board, Philosophical Practice (Journal of APPA)
Co-Director of International Conference on Philosophical Practice
(Co-sponsored by ASPCP and Albert Ellis Foundation: Chicago, May 2007)
External Reviewer for Academic Programs:
CSU Northridge Philosophy Program (June 1997 and May 2004)
Southern Connecticut State University Philosophy Program (April 2002)
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Philosophical Counseling Papers:
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Philosophical Counseling as a Window on the Abstract Realities of Everyday Life
Death of a Virtue Salesman: The Philosophical Counselor as Personal Redeemer
References for Death of a Virtue Salesman Paper.pdf
A Postmodern Basis for Narrative Realism in Philosophical Counseling.pdf
Thinking About Home: An Opening for Discovery in Philosophical Practice.pdf
Assessing the Promise of Philosophical Counseling:
Questions and Challenges for an Emerging Profession.pdf
Book Review: On Bullshit.pdf
Judgment and Openness as Strategic Limits on Inquiry:
Calibrating Attunement in Philosophical Practice
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Book Review: Practice and the Human Sciences:
The Case for a Judgment-based Practice of Care.pdf
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Philosophy Papers:
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Ambiguities in the Locus of Home: Exilic Life and the Space of Belonging.pdf
Gathering the Contending Separations of a Never Ending Struggle for Unconcealment:
Cutting through the Distance and Adversity Implicit to a Foucault/Heidegger Encounter
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Boundaries in Translation at the Margins of Liminal Excess:
Calibrating the Voice of Empire to the Ear of Resistance
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Grateful Dead Papers:
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The Grateful Dead Parallax.pdf
Nothing to Hold (You Can't Let Go):
Embracing the Uncanny in Grateful Dead Songs of Home
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Community Through Excess:
Bataille's Festival of Rapture as a "Keyhole" to the Deadhead Concert Experience
.pdf
"And Then Flew On":
Improvisational Moments of Rhizomatic Assemblage in Grateful Dead Musical Experience
.pdf
All Ears, All Body: The Strange Attraction in Nonlinear Musical Embodiment.pdf
"It All Rolls into One:"
The Allure of Chaotic Synergy in Grateful Dead Improvisation and Musical Dialogue
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The Grateful Dead in Concert: Essays on Live Improvisation (with Stan Spector). Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 2010.New Browser or Website icon
Download: KPFA interview with David Gans.mp3
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Study Guide for Plato's Republic, Books I-IV
Grateful Dead Reviews
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