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    Dr. Javier Carreño

    Associate Professor of Philosophy, Austria Program

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    Brief Bio

    Javier Carreño is Associate Professor of Philosophy at the Austrian Program of the Franciscan University of Steubenville, where he teaches courses in both philosophy and English literature. Born and raised in Colombia, Javier Carreño was educated at the Liceo de Cervantes, a school of the Augustinian order in Bogotá. He earned a B.A. in Philosophy and English at the University of Dallas, and was awarded the Fr. Cain – St. Thomas Aquinas medal for a thesis on Aristotle’s concept of imagination. Subsequently, at the Catholic University of Leuven in Belgium, he obtained both a philosophy M.A. (with a thesis on Kierkegaard’s Philosophical Fragments) and a Ph.D. (with a dissertation on Edmund Husserl’s phenomenology of imagination). Javier Carreño has published articles in Husserl Studies, The New Yearbook for Phenomenology and Phenomenological Philosophy, The Yearbook on History and Interpretation of Phenomenology, Acta Fenomenológica Latinoamericana, and Tijdschrift voor Filosofie, as well as chapters in monographs such as Husserl-Lexikon (WBG: 2010), Religious Emotions: Some Philosophical Explorations (Cambridge SP, 2008), and Transcendence and Phenomenology (SCM, 2007). Javier Carreño is married to Bea, originally from Hungary. They raise their two children in their native languages.

    Select Publications & Accomplishments

    • Dr. Javier Carreño - “Recollection, Perceptual Phantasy, and Memorials...” 
      Yearbook on the History and Interpretation of Phenomenology , vol I, pp. 38-60. (2013)

    • Dr. Javier Carreño - “The Many Senses of Imagination and the Manifestation of Fiction...”
      Husserl Studies vol. 29/2, pp. 143-162. (2012)

    • Dr. Javier Carreño - “Vergegenwärtigung”
      In Husserl-Lexikon, ed. Hans-Helmut Gander (Darmstadt, Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft) pp. 294-296. (Article in German - 2010).

    • Dr. Javier Carreño - “Acercamientos Husserlianos al Icono y al Idolo.”
      In Acta Fenomenológica Latinoamericana v. III, ed. Rosemary Rizo-Patrón and Antonio Zirión Q. (Lima, PUCP) pp. 357-375. (Article in Spanish - 2009).

    • Dr. Javier Carreño - “On the Temporality of Images according to Husserl.”
      The New Yearbook for Phenomenology and Phenomenological Philosophy, vol. VIII (2008a), pp. 73-92. (2008)

    • Dr. Javier Carreño - “Erotic and Religious Passion...”
      In Religious Emotions: Some Philosophical Explorations, ed. Willem Lemmens and Walter van Herck (Cambridge [UK], Cambridge Scholars) pp. 145-160. (2008)

    • Dr. Javier Carreño - “The Imperfect Metaphor of Passion in Kierkegaard’s Philosophical Fragments”
      Tijdschrift voor Filosofie, vol. 69, pp.477-509. (2007)

    • Dr. Javier Carreño - “Husserl on the Right Timing of Depictions.”
      Visual Learning Vol. VI: Time, Truth, Tradition, ed. A. Benedek and A. Veszelszki. (Frankfurt, Peter Lang Verlag, 2016) pp. 40-46.

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