Prof. Angelova’s research is in 20th century continental philosophy, with a particular focus on Heidegger, Nancy, Derrida, and French feminist theory in relation to 19th century philosophy, specifically Kant and Hegel. Her interests involve themes such as temporality, selfhood, freedom, affect, gender and sexuality, and the imagination.
Prof. Gardner’s research interests include the philosophy of psychoanalysis, Kant and post-Kantian philosophy, German idealism, and the aesthetic turn in post-Kantianism. He will deliver a talk titled “Critique of the Power of Judgement”.
The department welcomes Paula Schwebel, assistant professor in the Department of Philosophy at Ryerson University. Prof. Schwebel’s research interests include Frankfurt School critical theory, 20th-century and contemporary Continental philosophy, modern Jewish thought, social and political philosophy, and philosophy and literature.