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„Let’s talk about Capitalism“

The course „Let’s talk about Capitalism“ begins on 17th Oct 2019.

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Dr. Manon Westphal


Scharnhorststraße 100, Raum 212
48151 Münster

Tel: +49 251 83–25382
Fax: +49 251 83–24378

manon.westphal@uni-muenster.de


Consultation hours in the winter semester

Wednesdays 10:00 - 11:00 (Please make an appointment by email.)


Promotion

Die Normativität agonaler Politik. Konfliktregulierung und Institutionengestaltung in der pluralistischen Demokratie

Betreuer


    • CV

      Education

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      Doctoral Studies in Political Science, University of Münster (Doctoral Thesis: "The normativity of agonistic politics. Conflict regulation and institutional design in pluralist democracy")
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      Studies in Political Science, Communication Science, and Modern and Contemporary History (M.A.), University of Münster (Master Thesis: "Democracy without consensus? An examination of models of agonistic democracy")
      Studies in Political Science, University of Auckland, New Zealand

      Positions

      Student and Graduate Assistant at the Centre for Advanced Study in Bioethics, University of Münster
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      Student Assistant at the Institute of Political Science, University of Münster, Chair for Political Theory and Politics and Religion (Prof. Dr. Ulrich Willems)
      Student Assistant in the Research Project "Risk Perception in the Case of Nanotechnology: Analysis of Media Coverage", Institute of Communication Science, University of Münster (Prof. Dr. Matthias Kohring, Prof. Dr. Frank Marcinkowski)
  • Teaching

  • Research Areas

    • Political Theory
    • Democratic Theory, esp. Agonistic Democracy
    • Pluralism and normative disagreements
    • Political conflict regulation
    • Institutions and democratic innovations
  • Publications

    Edited Books
    • Horton John, Westphal Manon, Willems Ulrich (Eds.): . The Political Theory of Modus Vivendi. Heidelberg: Springer.
    Articles
    Articles in Journals
    • Westphal Manon. . ‘Overcoming the Institutional Deficit of Agonistic Democracy.’ Res Publica. A Journal of Moral, Legal and Political Philosophy 25, No. 2: 187-210. doi: 10.1007/s11158-018-9397-2.
    Articles in Edited Books
    • Westphal Manon. . ‘What Bonds Citizens in a Pluralistic Democracy? Probing Mouffe’s Notion of a Conflictual Consensus.’ In New Perspectives on Distributive Justice. Deep Disagreements, Pluralism, and the Problem of Consensus, edited by Knoll Manuel, Snyder Stephen, Șimşek Nurdane, 259-274. Berlin/Boston: DeGruyter.
    • Westphal Manon. . ‘Institutions of Modus Vivendi Politics.’ In The Political Theory of Modus Vivendi, edited by Horton John, Westphal Manon, Willems Ulrich, 255-272. Heidelberg: Springer.
    • Westphal Manon. . ‘Antagonism on Animal Farm. Illustrating Chantal Mouffe's Hegemony Theory with George Orwell's Classic.’ In The Interplay Between Political Theory and Movies. Bridging Two Worlds, edited by Hamenstädt Ulrich, 79-94. Heidelberg: Springer.
    • Westphal Manon. . ‘Theorising Modus Vivendi.’ In The Political Theory of Modus Vivendi, edited by Horton, John, Westphal Manon, Willems Ulrich, 1-27. Heidelberg: Springer.

    Books (Monographs)
    • Westphal Manon. . Die Normativität agonaler Politik. Konfliktregulierung und Institutionengestaltung in der pluralistischen Demokratie. Baden-Baden: Nomos.
    Articles
    Articles in Journals
    • Westphal Manon. . „Kritik- und Konfliktkompetenz. Eine demokratietheoretische Perspektive auf das Kontroversitätsgebot.“ Aus Politik und Zeitgeschichte 68, No. 13-14: 12-17.
    • Levente Balogh László, Rojek Tim, Westphal Manon. . ‘Politikai döntések a gyorsuló idöben.’ Metszetek 7, No. 4: 185-205.
    • Müller-Salo Johannes, Westphal Manon. . „Zeitpolitik. Beschleunigung als Herausforderung der politischen Philosophie.“ Zeitschrift für Praktische Philosophie 5, No. 2: 15-40. doi: 10.22613/zfpp/5.2.1.
    • Westphal Manon. . „Verfassungen in pluralistischen Demokratien. Unbestimmtheit als politische Ressource.“ Zeitschrift für Politik (Sonderband, herausgegeben von Michael Hein, Felix Petersen und Silvia von Steinsdorff) Sonderband 9: 103-120.
    Articles in Edited Books
    • Westphal Manon. . ‘Compromise as a Normative Ideal for Pluralistic Politics.’ In Compromise and Disagreement in Contemporary Political Theory, edited by Rostbøll Christian, Scavenius Theresa, 79-94. New York: Routledge.

    • Westphal Manon. . „Recht in einer Politik des Konfliktes.“ In Politik und Recht. Umrisse eines politikwissenschaftlichen Forschungsfeldes, herausgegeben von Frick Verena, Lembcke Oliver W., Lhotta Roland, 377-394. Baden-Baden: Nomos.
    • Westphal Manon. . „Reform und Innovation als Strategien einer radikaldemokratischen Kritik staatlicher Institutionen.“ In Radikale Demokratie. Zum Staatsverständnis von Chantal Mouffe und Ernesto Laclau, herausgegeben von Hetzel Andreas, 107-126. Baden-Baden: Nomos.

    Articles in Journals
    • Westphal Manon. . ‘Egyetértés a pluralizmus feltételei mellett: a „konfliktusos konszenzus“ gondolata.’ Meditor 6: 131-147.
    Articles in Edited Books
    • Westphal Manon. . „Antagonismus auf der Animal Farm. Chantal Mouffes Hegemonietheorie veranschaulicht an der Verfilmung des Klassikers von George Orwell.“ In Politische Theorie im Film, herausgegeben von Hamenstädt Ulrich, 253-275. Wiesbaden: Springer VS.

    • Westphal Manon. . „Jenseits des Konsens-Ideals: Deliberation in der agonalen Demokratie.“ In Deliberative Demokratie in der Diskussion. Herausforderungen, Bewährungsproben, Kritik, herausgegeben von Schmalz-Bruns Rainer, Landwehr Claudia, 305-337. Baden-Baden: Nomos.

    Articles in Journals
    • Westphal Manon. . „Pluralismus und A(nta)gonismus: Chantal Mouffes agonale Demokratietheorie.“ Preprints and Working Papers of the Centre for Advanced Study in Bioethics 56: 1-34.
    Reviews
    • Westphal Manon. . „Karen Zivi: Making Rights Claims. A Practice of Democratic Citizenship.“ Politische Vierteljahresschrift 54, No. 1: 194-196.
  • Talks

    • Westphal, Manon (): „Political Institutions as a Subject of Agonistic Democratic Theory: Critique and Design“. Tagung "Institutionen des Politischen. Theorie und Kritik", Universität Wien, Wien, .

    • Westphal, Manon (): ‘’. CPP Colloquium, Institute for Philosophy, Leiden University, Leiden, .
    • Westphal, Manon (): ‘’. ECPR General Conference, University of Hamburg, Hamburg, .
    • Westphal, Manon (): ‘’. Conference "Doing Realist Political Theory", University of Münster, Münster, .
    • Westphal, Manon (): ‘’. Association for Social and Political Philosophy (ASPP) 2018 Annual Conference, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, .
    • Westphal, Manon (): ‘’. Workshop "How do compromise and democracy get along?", University of Lausanne, Lausanne, .
    • Westphal, Manon (): ‘’. Workshop "Vocations of Realistic Political Theory", Bilkent University, Ankara, .

    • Westphal, Manon (): „Democracy and Disagreement. Potentials of Agonistic Politics“. "Wilde Theorie" (Bremer Kolloquium für Politische Theorie), Universität Bremen, Bremen, .
    • Westphal, Manon (): „The Political and the Resistance of Political Practice“. "Das Politische (in) der politischen Theorie" Tagung der DVPW-Sektion "Politische Theorie und Ideengeschichte", Leibniz Universität Hannover, Hannover, .
    • Westphal, Manon (): ‘’. MANCEPT Workshops in Political Theory, University of Manchester, Manchester, .
    • Westphal, Manon (): ‘’. 11th ECPR General Conference, University of Oslo, Oslo, .
    • Müller-Salo, Johannes; Westphal, Manon (): „Time Politics. The time-sociological challenge to political philosophy“. Workshop für politische Philosophie, Flensburg, .
    • Westphal, Manon (): ‘’. Association for Social and Political Philosophy (ASPP) 2017 Annual Conference, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, .
    • Westphal, Manon (): ‘’. Conference "Compromise and Moral Conflict: Theory and Practice", Zentrum für Interdisziplinäre Forschung (ZiF), University of Bielefeld, Bielefeld, .
    • Westphal, Manon (): ‘’. Workshop "Peace beyond Justice. Compromise and Modus Vivendi", Centre for Studies in Ethics and Politics, Vita-Salute San Raffaele University, Milan, .

    • Westphal Manon (): „Constitutions in pluralistic democracies. Indeterminacy as a political resource“. 6. Tagung der DVPW-Themengruppe „Politik und Recht“: Die Grenzen der Verfassung, Berlin, .
    • Westphal Manon (): ‘Institutions of Modus Vivendi Politics’. MANCEPT Workshops in Political Theory, Manchester, .
    • Westphal Manon (): ‘Relating Modus Vivendi Theory and Institutional Design’. 24th IPSA World Congress of Political Science „Politics in a World of Inequality”, Poznan, .

    • Westphal, Manon (): ‘Institutions of Modus Vivendi Politics’. International Conference "Modus Vivendi", Münster, .
    • Westphal, Manon (): ‘Dealing with deep disagreements in pluralistic democracies: The political value of compromising’. Association for Social and Political Philosophy (formerly ALSP) 2015 Annual Conference, Amsterdam, .
    • Westphal, Manon (): ‘Compromise as a normative ideal for pluralistic politics’. International Conference "Compromise and Disagreement", Copenhagen, .
    • Westphal, Manon (): ‘Overcoming the Institutional Deficit of Agonistic Democracy’. Princeton Graduate Conference in Political Theory, Princeton, .

    • Westphal, Manon (): ‘Applying principles of agonistic politics to institutional design’. ECPR General Conference, Glasgow, .
    • Westphal, Manon (): ‘Dealing with Pluralism – Conceptual and Normative Dimensions of Political Theory’. 23rd IPSA World Congress of Political Science "Challenges of Contemporary Governance", Montréal, .
    • Westphal, Manon (): ‘Contestation and Deliberation. Political Participation under Conditions of Pluralism’. CSD Encounter with James Tully, London, .

    • Westphal, Manon (): ‘Pluralism and the Idea of a 'Conflictual Consensus'’. International Conference "Pluralism and Conflict: Distributive Justice beyond Rawls and Consensus", Istanbul, .
    • Westphal, Manon (): ‘Concepts of Pluralism as Foundations of Political Theory’. International Conference "Pluralism and Democracy", Münster, .
    • Westphal, Manon (): „Beyond the Ideal of Consensus: Deliberation in Agonistic Democracy“. Frühjahrstagung der Sektion Politische Theorie und Ideengeschichte der Deutschen Vereinigung für politische Wissenschaft "Die Idee Deliberativer Demokratie in der Bewährungsprobe", Hannover, .

    • Westphal, Manon (): „Deep Pluralism and Politics of Becoming: William E. Connolly's Agonistic Democracy“. Bioethik – Pluralismus – Religion: Workshop mit H. Tristram Engelhardt, Jr., Münster, .
    • Westphal, Manon (): „Pluralism and the limits of liberal justice“. Philosophische Studienwoche "Gerechtigkeit und Differenz", Tutzing, .

    • Westphal, Manon (): „On the role of autonomy in models of democratic conflict regulation: liberal and pluralistic perspectives“. Workshop "Liberalismus und Pluralismus", Münster, .