Joshua Ramey, PhD


Joshua Ramey is currently Assistant Professor at Grinnell College and Professor of Philosophy at the Global Center for Advanced Studies. He earned his PhD from Villanova University. His areas of research are contemporary continental philosophy, critical theory, political economy, and theory of religion.  He is the author of The Hermetic Deleuze: Philosophy and Spiritual Ordeal (Duke University Press, 2012) and Politics of Divination: Neoliberal Endgame and the Religion of Contingency (Rowman and Littlefield, 2016).  He is also co-editor, with Matthew S. Haar-Farris, of The Enigmatic Absolute: Speculation, Heresy, and Gnosis in Contemporary Philosophy of Religion (Rowman and Littlefield, 2016) and co-translator, with Edward Kazarian, of François Laruelle’s Mystique non-philosophique à l’usage des contemporains (Palgrave-Macmillan, forthcoming).  He is currently building Rogue Scholars, a solidarity network and decolonizing education project with fellow GCAS Core Faculty member Cleo McNelly Kearns.