Join us for a two-day colloquium comprising talks and workshops in ancient and medieval philosophy. The colloquium is organized by Martin Pickavé, Deborah Black, and Peter King.
Prof. Fleischaker’s research is primarily in moral and political philosophy, the history of philosophy, the philosophy of religion, and aesthetics. His talk is tentatively titled talk is “Empathy and Perspective: A Smithian Conception of Humanity.”
The History of Modern Philosophy Group is pleased to present the 2017 History of Metaphysics Conference: Infinity. The conference is organized by professors Karolina Hübner and Nick Stang.
Prof. Hickson’s recent research has focused on the history of 17-century philosophy, especially Descartes, Bayle, skepticism, and the problem of evil. Increasingly, his research includes both historical and contemporary issues related to conscience and toleration.
Prof. Atherton’s research interests include English philosophers of the early modern period, the work of women philosophers in the history of philosophy, and historical issues in the philosophy of psychology.
The conference is organized by professor Nick Stang. A more detailed schedule of events and speakers will be posted shortly.
The History of Philosophy Group is pleased to welcome guest speaker Marcy Lascano, professor at California State University, Long Beach. Prof. Lascano’s research interests lie primarily in the history of early modern philosophy, philosophy of religion, and metaphysics.
Laura Franklin-Hall, Associate Professor of Philosophy at New York University, researches problems in the philosophy of biology, the general philosophy of science, and metaphysics.
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”.
Robert Mason is a PhD student in U of T’s Department of Philosophy whose research is in early modern philosophy and ethics. Robert’s talk is titled “Leibniz on the Determination of Substances in Possible Worlds”.
The History of Philosophy Group is pleased to welcome guest speaker Steven Methven, David Mitchell Fellow and Tutor in Philosophy at Oxford University. Dr. Methven’s specialities are the history of analytic philosophy, philosophical logic, and philosophy of mathematics.
Prof. Wolf will discuss similarities and differences between aesthetic and moral responsibility and speculate on what a consideration of aesthetic responsibility tells us about both responsibility and humanity.