School of Religion, Philosophy & Classics

Gregory Swer

Gregory Swer

Gregory Swer

Associate Professor

Discipline Philosophy


Campus Howard College Campus

Degrees Held

  • BA Hons in Philosophy, University of Liverpool 1997
  • MA in History & Philosophy of Science, University of Leeds 1998
  • PhD in Philosophy, University of KwaZulu-Natal 2018

Research Interests

  • Areas of Specialisation: Post-Kantian Continental Philosophy (especially Phenomenology & Existentialism), Philosophy of Technology, Philosophy of History
  • Areas of Competence: Feminist Philosophy, Philosophy of Science, Environmental Philosophy, British Idealism, American Transcendentalism

Teaching Interests

  • History of Philosophy

Selected Publications

Teaching Expertise

  • Social Contract Theory
  • Phenomenology & Existentialism
  • Critical Theory
  • Philosophy of Technology
  • Reactionary Modernism