Kathleen Lennon has two main research areas: philosophy of
embodiment, and philosophy of mind, with recent work focussing on
the imagination. . Her work weaves together Anglo-American analytic
philosophy with twentieth century Continental philosophy,
predominantly phenomenology. She has a special interest in
Kant and Merleau Ponty. She has recently written papers on
expression, the metaphysics of sex difference , and the
imaginary body. Her most recent books are the
Press, 2002) and The World, the Flesh &
the Subject (Edinburgh University Press,
2004), the latter co-authored with Paul Gilbert. She is currently
writing a monograph on Imagination and the Imaginary.
Kathleen was a founder member of, and remains actively involved
in, the Hull Centre for Gender Studies and the UK branch
of the Society for Women in Philosophy.