Continental philosophy

Continental Philosophy Group Talk (John Russon, Guelph)

A specialist in continental philosophy, Professor Russon’s recent work had dealt with the formation of personal identity and with the issues that structure our meaningful involvement in everyday life. He has also published on Hegel, phenomenology (especially on Merleau-Ponty, Heidegger and Derrida) and ancient philosophy (especially Plato and Aristotle).

Continental Philosophy Group Talk (Emilia Angelova, Concordia)

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.

Continental Philosophy Group Talk (Paula Schwebel, Ryerson)

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.