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Carlos A. Segovia, Ph.D.

Division of Humanities


Ph.D., Philosophy, Universidad Complutense de Madrid

Practice Areas

  • Contemporary Philosophy, Post-nihilism, Ontology, Epistemology, Modal Philosophy, Philosophy of Mythology, Early Greek Thought.

Research Interests

I work on post-nihilism and meta-conceptuality at the crossroads of ontology, epistemology, modal philosophy, and the philosophy of mythology, with special emphasis on early Greek thought, the interpretation of Nietzsche's philosophy on a novel basis, Heidegger's late philosophy, and French structuralism and its marginalia against the backdrop of contemporary discussions on determinacy, indeterminacy, self-referentiality, compossibility, and worlding. Formerly I have worked on the philosophy of religion and the history and epistemology of religious ideas, focusing mainly on the conceptualization of hybridity in religious origins as a means to counter present-day religious fundamentalism and xenophobia.

Publications and Media Placements


Polymorph Blog: Rethinking Ideas & Reimagining Worlds

Philosophy 2.0 on Spotify

Latest Publications

Segovia, C. A. Nietzsche's Pre-Dionysian Apollo and the Limits of Contemporary Thought. Berlin and New York: De Gruyter. Under contract. Forthcoming in 2024–5.

Segovia, C. A. & S. Shaikut Segovia. Dionysus and Apollo after Nihilism: Rethinking the Earth–World Divide. Leiden and Boston: Brill. In Press. Forthcoming on April 26, 2023.

Guattari, F. Parménide/Parmenides/Parménides/パルメニデス, ed. G. Genosko & C. A. Segovia. London and New York: Bloomsbury. In preparation.

Segovia, C. A. (ed.). Conceptual Personae in Ontology = Open Philosophy 5(1), 2022, pp. 699–701, 330–39, 570–605, 606–21, 664–74, 360–80, 464–73.

Segovia, C. A. "Eἶδος⧹Utupë: On the Dissymmetric Reciprocity of the Real and the Symbolic." In Interpretation, Representation, Language: Cross-Cultural, Transhistorical and Interdisciplinary Perspectives, ed. F. Bennett & al. Reims: Éditions et Presses Universitaires de Reims, 2022, pp. 63–95.

Segovia, C. A. "Guattari⧹Heidegger: On Quaternities, Deterritorialisation, and Worlding." Deleuze and Guattari Studies 16(4), 2022, pp. 508–28.

Segovia, C. A. "Ontologies and Ecologies of the Otherwise: Notes on Post-development Practices in Malawi." In Communication Justice in the Pluriverse: An International Dialogue, ed. J. Pedro-Caraña, E. Herrera, and J. Ochoa-Almanza. London and New York: Routledge. Forthcoming in 2022.

Segovia, C. A. "Rethinking Dionysus and Apollo: Redrawing Today's Philosophical Board." Open Philosophy 5(1), 2022, pp. 360–80.

Segovia, C. A. & S. Gevorkyan. "Φύσις Penultimate Blink: On Heidegger's Phrase 'Only a God Can Save Us.'" [In Spanish.] Perspectiva filosofica 49(3), 2022, pp. 63–79.

Segovia, C. A. & S. Gevorkyan (eds.). From World of Possibles to Possible Worlds: On Post-nihilism and Dwelling = RDQ 13(1), 2021.

Segovia, C. A. & S. Gevorkyan. "From Worlds of Possibles to Possible Worlds: Dionysos and Apollo after Nihilism." RDQ 13(1), 2021, pp. 46–72.

Segovia, C. A. & S. Gevorkyan. "An Anthropological and Meta-philosophical Critique of Hilan Bensusan’s Indexicalism." Cosmos and History: The Journal of Natural and Social Philosophy 17(2), 2021, pp. 26–44.

Segovia, C. A. "Four Cosmopolitical Ideas for un Unworlded World." In The Apocalyptic Dimensions of Climate Change, ed. J. Alber. Berlin and New York: De Gruyter, 2021, pp. 137–56

Segovia, C. A. "Fire in Three Images: From Heraclitus to the Anthropocene." Cosmos and History: The Journal of Natural and Social Philosophy 17(3), 2021, pp. 501–21.

Segovia, C. A. "Impromptu: The Alien – Heraclitus Cut." Alienocene: Journal of the First Outernational 10, November 4, 2021.

Segovia, C. A. "'Tupi or Not Tupi – That is the Question': On Semio-cannibalism, Its Variants, and Their Logics." RDQ 11(1), 2021, pp. 45–70.

Segovia, C. A. & S. Gevorkyan. "Earth and World(s): From Heidegger to Contemporary Anthropology." Open Philosophy (De Gruyter), vol. 4 (2021): 58–82.

Segovia, C. A. & S. Gevorkyan. "Paul and the Plea for Contingency in Contemporary Philosophy – A Philosophical and Anthropological Critique." Open Philosophy 3, 2020, pp. 625–56.

Segovia, C. A. "Metaphoric Recursiveness and Ternary Ontology: Another Look at the Language and Worldview of the Yaminahua." Tipití: Journal of the Society for the Anthropology of Lowland South America 17(1), 2021, pp. 66–82.

Segovia, C. A. & S. Gevorkyan. "Post-Heideggerian Drifts: From Object-Oriented-Ontology Worldlessness to Post-Nihilist Worldings." RDQ 9(1), 2020, pp. 3–18.

Segovia, C. A. "Animism Redux: Experimental, Isomeric, Liminal, and Chaosmic." [In Spanish.] Thémata. Revista de Filosofía vol. 60, 2019, pp. 35–48.

Segovia, C. A. "Artaud and the Revolution of the Body: Prologomena to a Transcendental Erotics." [In Spanish.] Ephemera 2(3), 2019: 73–90.

Segovia, C. A. "Re-theorising the Social and Its Models after Lévi-Strauss’s and Pierre Clastres’s Study of Stateless Social Assemblages." Anarchist Studies 27 (2), 2019, pp. 41–60.

Segovia, C. A. "Spinoza and Savage Thought." Rhizomes: Cultural Studies in Emerging Knowledge 35, 2019, pp. 1–11.