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Tiger Roholt

Chairperson, Philosophy
Chairperson, Philosophy

Office:
Conrad J. Schmitt Hall 208
Conrad J. Schmitt Hall 208
Email:
roholtt@montclair.edu
Phone:
973-655-7417
973-655-7417
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I am the Chairperson of Montclair State's Department of Philosophy: http://www.montclair.edu/philosophy

Beginning March 23, 2020, my office hours are m2–3, w12–1, th2–4, and by appointment.
There are 3 ways to interact with me:
(a) ring 973.655.7417
(b) email <roholtt@montclair.edu>
(c) email me to request a Zoom video-conference appointment

My research is phenomenology——philosophy of technology, philosophy of art.
• I am currently writing the book, The Distracted Self (Bloomsbury Academic, 2021); the book is about smartphones and self-identity.
• My essay, “Being-with Smartphones,” is forthcoming in Techné: Research in Philosophy and Technology.

I teach Continental Philosophy, Philosophy of Technology, Philosophy of Art, and Introduction to Philosophy. I received my Ph.D. from Columbia University; my B.A. from the University of Minnesota.

My publications include:
• “Being-with Smartphones,” forthcoming in Techné: Research in Philosophy and Technology
• "On the Divide: Analytic and Continental Philosophy of Music” (Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism 75, 2017); this article is one of the top-downloaded articles in this journal's recent publication history.
• Groove: A Phenomenology of Rhythmic Nuance (Bloomsbury Academic, 2014);
• Key Terms in Philosophy of Art (Bloomsbury Academic, 2013);
• "In Praise of Ambiguity: Musical Subtlety and Merleau-Ponty" (Contemporary Aesthetics 11, 2013);
• “Philosophy of Music” (in The Grove Dictionary of American Music, 2nd edn, 2013 — also at Grove Music Online, Oxford Music Online);
• "Continental Philosophy and Music" (in The Routledge Companion to Philosophy and Music, 2011);
• "*Musical* Musical Nuance," (Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism 68, 2010);
• "Musical Experience" (in The Oxford Companion to Consciousness, 2009 — also at Oxford Reference Online).

Specialization

My research is phenomenology—philosophy of technology, philosophy of art.

Office Hours

Fall

Monday
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Thursday
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Spring

Monday
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Thursday
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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