prof. dr. A. Dufourcq (Annabelle)

Universitair hoofddocent - Metafysica en filosofische antropologie

prof. dr. A. Dufourcq (Annabelle)

Erasmusplein 1


Postbus 9103

Prof. dr. Annabelle Dufourcq is currently associate professor of metaphysics and philosophical anthropology and coordinator of the CCEP (Center for Contemporary European Philosophy) at the Faculty of Philosophy, Theology, and Religious Studies, Radboud University. She is Socrates Professor by special appointment in Humanistic Philosophy, on the relationship between humans and nature, at Wageningen University. Her areas of expertise are: Phenomenology, Existentialism, Contemporary Continental Philosophy, Philosophy of Imagination and the Imaginary, Ontology, Eco-phenomenology, and Animal Studies.
Annabelle Dufourcq is a Doctor of Philosophy from the University Paris 1, Panthéon-Sorbonne. She defended her PhD dissertation in 2008 (Summa cum laude) on the relations between imagination and reality in the philosophies of Husserl and Merleau-Ponty. She is also a holder of the French Agrégation and of a HDR (Habilitation à diriger des recherches. 2019, Université Bordeaux Montaigne). Annabelle Dufourcq previously held positions at Charles University and the Institute of Philosophy of the Czech Academy of Sciences (Prague). She was a courtesy associate professor at the Philosophy Department of the University of Oregon in 2011-2012.
Annabelle Dufourcq is the author of La dimension imaginaire du réel dans la philosophie de Husserl (Springer, Phaenomenologica, 2010) and Merleau-Ponty: une ontologie de l’imaginaire (Springer Phaenomenologica, 2012). She served as the guest editor for the 11th issue of Environmental Philosophy (2013): Broken Bonds? Questioning Anthropological Difference. Her most recent books are The Imaginary of Animals (Routledge 2021) and the edited volume Est-ce réel? Phénomenologies de l’imaginaire (Brill 2016). In 2022, She received the Radboud Science Award for her research on the relationship between the human imagination and the imaginative capacities of non-human animals.