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REPT_185_268Jackson, L. & O’Leary, T. (eds), Special Issue of Educational Philosophy and Theory – “Education and the Hong Kong Umbrella Movement”. In Press (2017)






O’Leary, T. Foucault and Fiction: The Experience Book. London & New York: Continuum, 2009.

O’Leary, T. Foucault and the Art of Ethics. Continuum, London & New York, 2002 & 2006.


O’Leary, T. & Zamuner, E. (eds), Special Issue of Philosophical Topics“Happiness”. Vol. 41, No. 1, 2013.

Falzon, C., O’Leary, T., Sawicki, J. (eds.). A Companion to Foucault. Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell, March 2013.

O’Leary, T. and Falzon, C. (eds.). Foucault and Philosophy. Oxford: Blackwell, 2010. See Book Review HERE.

Fraser, C, Robins, D., O’Leary, T. (eds.). Ethics in Early China. Hong Kong: HKU Press, 2011.





10. “Critique, Ethics, and the Apparatus of Experience: a Foucauldian Framework” in Frontiers of Philosophy in China (international, refereed journal), forthcoming (in press).

9. “Godfathers and Sons: Tripping over the Unconscious” in Film-Philosophy (international, refereed journal), vol. 13, no. 1, Apr 2009, pp.38-52.

8. “Governing the Tongue: Heaney among the Philosophers”, in Textual Practice (international, refereed journal), vol. 22, no. 4, December 2008, pp.657-677.

7. “Foucault’s Turn From Literature”, in Continental Philosophy Review (international, refereed journal), vol.41, no.1, March 2008, pp.89-110.

6. “Foucault, Literature, Experience”, in Foucault Studies (international, refereed journal), No.5, January 2008, p.5-25.

5. “Foucault, Dewey and the Experience of Literature”, in New Literary History (international, refereed journal), vol.36. no.4, Autumn 2005, pp.543-557.

4. “The Shipwreck of Freedom: Aristotle, Tragedy and an Irish Novel”, in Literature and Aesthetics (international, refereed journal), vol.15, no.2, December 2005, pp.191-202.

3. “Putting Ireland on the (Post)Colonial Map: Brian Friel’s Translations”, in, New Literatures Review (international, refereed journal), no.37, Summer 2000, pp.27-42.

2. “Foucault, Politics and the Autonomy of the Aesthetic”, in International Journal of Philosophical Studies (international, refereed journal), vol.4, no.2, 1996, pp.273-291.

1. “Fat, Felt and Fascism: The Case of Joseph Beuys”, in Literature and Aesthetics (international, refereed journal), vol.6, 1996, pp.91-105.


9. “Raymond Roussel”, in Leonard Lawlor and John Nale (eds.),  The Foucault Lexicon. Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2014.

8. Translation from French of D. Defert, “Chronology”, in C.Falzon, T. O’Leary, J. Sawicki (eds.), A Companion to Foucault. Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell, 2013.

7. “Introduction”, co-authored (33%), in C.Falzon, T. O’Leary, J. Sawicki (eds.), A Companion to Foucault. Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell, 2013.

6. “Introduction: Foucault’s Philosophy”, co-authored (50%) with Chris Falzon, in T. O’Leary & C. Falzon (eds.), Foucault and Philosophy. Oxford: Blackwell, 2010.

5. “Re-thinking Experience with Foucault”, in T. O’Leary & C. Falzon (eds.), Foucault and Philosophy. Oxford: Blackwell, 2010.

4. “Foucault”, in A. Schrift (ed.), History of Continental Philosophy, volume 6. London: Acumen Books, 2010. See book review HERE

3. “The Perils of Experience: Sensation in Joyce’s A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man”, in A. Uhlmann, H. Groth, P. Sheehan, S. McLaren (eds.), Literature and Sensation. Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars Press, 2009.

2. “Art and the Urban Kaleidoscope”, in R. Ambyo (ed.), CP Biennale 2005: Urban/Culture, Jakarta: CP Foundation, 2005.

1. “Powerful Poetry; Heaney, Yeats and the art of cultural transformation”, in Philip Bull, Frances Devlin-Glass and Helen Doyle (eds.), Ireland and Australia, 1798-1998: Studies in Culture, Identity and Migration. Sydney: Crossing Press, 2001.


5. “New Books ‘By’ Foucault” (review of Michel Foucault, Speech Begins After Death and Language, Madness, and Desire: On Literature) in Foucault Studies, no. 21, June 2016, pp.231-237.

4. “Paying Attention to Foucault’s Roussel” (review of Michel Foucault, Death and the Labyrinth: The World of Raymond Roussel. Trans. Charles Ruas. Intro. James Faubion. Postscript. John Ashbery. London: Continuum, 2006) in Foucault Studies, no. 6, Feb 2009, pp.141-148.

3. “Freedom’s just another word for…”, in The Australian’s Review of Books, Feb 2000. [A review of: Roddy Doyle, A Star Called Henry, Jonathan Cape, London, 1999; Donal Scannell Sarah Champion (eds.), Shenanigans: an anthology of fresh Irish fiction, Sceptre, 1999; Sebastian Barry, The Whereabouts of Eneas McNulty, Picador, 1998.]

2. “Cultural Crossfire”, in, The Australian’s Review of Books, Oct 1998. [A review of: Collins, E. Killing Rage, Granta Books, 1997; Deane, S. Reading in the Dark, Vintage, 1997; Healy, D. The Bend for Home, Harvill Press, 1997; Kearney, R. Postnationalist Ireland: Politics, Culture, Philosophy, Routledge,1997.]

1. “Foucault: Virgin or Saint?”, in Theory and Event, vol.2, no.2, 1998 (a refereed online journal of political theory A review of: Simon Goldhill, Foucault’s Virginity, Cambridge University Press, 1995; and, David Halperin, Saint Foucault, Oxford University Press, 1995.

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