Christopher Ruth

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College Lecturer II, Philosophy

Office: Gateway Building #101, Room 207

Phone: 732.255.0400 Ext. 2196


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Course (s)


Critical Thinking



Introduction to Philosophy



Ethical Issues



Ph.D., Philosophy – Villanova University
M.A., Philosophy – University of Oregon
B.A., Philosophy –University of Oregon


"Marx’s Vision of Communism." Karl Marx: Central Themes. Ed. Brendan Sweetman/Victor Salas. Farmington Hills, MI: Gale, 2016. Gale Researcher. Web. 28 Sept. 2018.

“Communist Existentialism: the Contemporary Relevance of Marx and Engels’ Appropriation of  Stirner” Radical Philosophy Review Volume 17, Issue 1 (2014).

“Laurence Paul Summers, Marx and Heidegger: a Productive Dialogue Over the Language of Humanism” (Book Review) Radical Philosophy 180, July/Aug. 2013, 62-64.

“Arthur Bradley, Originary Technicity: The Theory of Technology from Marx to Derrida” (Book Review) Radical Philosophy 173, May/June 2012, 54-56.


“Marx’s Critique of Stirner: Contemporary Questions”
       The Tenth Biennial Radical Philosophy Association Conference, “What is Radical Philosophy Today?” Buffalo, New York, October 2012.

“Dwelling and the Ontological Difference”
        Heidegger Circle, Annual Meeting, Atlanta, Georgia, May 2012.

“Marx and Heidegger on Technology”
        Society for the Philosophical Study of Marxism, Eastern APA, Washington, D.C.,
        December 2011.

“Materialist Dialectic and the Individual: Alienation in Capital”    
        Society for Social and Political Philosophy Roundtable, College Station, Texas,
        February 2011.

“Locating the Human in Marx and Heidegger”
        Society for Phenomenological and Existential Philosophy (SPEP) Annual
        Conference, Montreal, Canada, November 2010.

“Cultural and Environmental Violence in Alberta’s Tar Sands” (panel presentation)
        The Ninth Biennial Radical Philosophy Association Conference, “Violence:
        Systemic, Symbolic, and Foundational,”  Eugene, Oregon, November 2010.

“Marx and Heidegger: The Question of the Human”
        Heidegger Circle, Annual Meeting, New York, New York, May 2010.

“Changing the World: Heidegger on Marx’s 11th Thesis”
        Society for Phenomenological and Existential Philosophy (SPEP) Annual
        Conference, Washington, D.C., October 2009.

“Facticity, Form-of-Life, and Praxis: Agamben on Heidegger”
        Collegium Phaenomenologicum Participants’ Conference, Citta Di Castello, Italy,
        July 2008.