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  • Bachmetjevas V. and O'Shiel D. (eds.) (2023). Philosophy of Humour: New Perspectives. Value Enquiry Book Series, vol. 389. Leiden and Boston: Brill. [Link here.]

  • O'Shiel D. (2022). The Phenomenology of Virtual Technology. Perception and Imagination in a Digital Age. London, New York, Oxford, New Delhi and Sydney: Bloomsbury Academic. [Link here.]

  • O'Shiel D. (2019). Sartre and Magic. Being, Emotion and Philosophy. London, New York, Oxford, New Delhi and Sydney: Bloomsbury Academic. [Link here.]


  • O'Shiel D. (2022). 'Digital Games, Image-Consciousness and Superreality', Journal of the Philosophy of Games 4(1): 1-19. [Full text here.]

  • O'Shiel D. (2022). 'Lack, Escape, and Hypervirtuality: On the Existential and Phenomenological Conditions for Addiction', Philosophies 7(112): 1-12. [Full text here.]

  • O'Shiel D. (2021). 'Safety Valves of the Psyche: Reading Freud on Aggression, Morality, and Internal Emotions’, Philosophies 6(4), 86: 1-14. [Full text here.]

  • O’Shiel D. (2021). ‘Sartre’s Three Gods’, Sartre Studies International 27(1): 23-45. [Link here.]

  • O’Shiel D. (2021). ‘Sartre, Jean-Paul (1905-1980)’, Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Philosophers, London: Bloomsbury Academic. [Link here.]

  • O’Shiel D. (2020). ‘Disappearing Boundaries? Reality, Virtuality and the Possibility of “Pure” Mixed Reality (MR)’, Indo-Pacific Journal of Phenomenology 20(1): 1-8. [Full text here.]

  • O'Shiel D. (2019). ‘Understanding dualism through emotion: Descartes, Spinoza, Sartre’, Revista de Filosofia Aurora 31(54): 728-749. [Full text here.]

  • O'Shiel D. [2016] (2017). ‘From Faint Mood to Strong Emotion: Merging Heidegger and Sartre?’ Philosophia 45(4): 1575-1586. [Full text here.]

  • O'Shiel D. (2015). ‘Public egos: constructing a Sartrean theory of (inter)personal relations’. Continental Philosophy Review 48(3): 273-296. [Full text here.]

  • O' Shiel D. (2013). ‘Drives as Original Facticity’. Sartre Studies International 19(1): 1-15. [Full text here.]

  • O'Shiel D. (2011). ‘Sartre’s Magical Being: an Introduction by Way of an Example’. Sartre Studies International 17(2): 28-41. [Full text here.]


  • O'Shiel D. (2023). 'Hidden Congruities', in Philosophy of Humour: New Perspectives (eds. V. Bachmetjevas and D. O'Shiel). Value Enquiry Book Series, vol. 389. Leiden and Boston: Brill: 92-110. [Link here.]

  • O’Shiel D. (2021). ‘Body and World Fluidity: An Introductory Phenomenology to Being a Sportsperson’, in On Sports: Theory vs. Praxis (ed. C. Pereira Martins). Universidade de Coimbra: 178-194. [Full text here.]

  • O'Shiel D. (2019). ‘Phenomenology and the Challenge of Virtuality’, in Conceiving Virtuality: From Art to Technology (ed. J. Braga). Springer: 21-43. [Link here.]

  • O'Shiel D. (2015). ‘Kolnai’s Disgust as Violation of Value’, in Le Dégoût: Histoire, Langage, Politique et Esthétique d’une Emotion Plurielle (eds. M. Delville, A. Norris, V. von Hoffmann). Presses Universitaires de Liège: 25-39. [Full text here.]


  • O’Shiel D. (2021). ‘Review of Immanence and Illusion in Sartre’s Ontology of Consciousness (C. Heldt)’, Sartre Studies International 27(1): 142-145. [Link here.] 

  • O'Shiel D. (2016). ‘Review of Études sartriennes 17-18’. Tijdschrift voor Filosofie 78(1): 206-212. [Full text here.]

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