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.”
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.
The Ethics and Political Philosophy Group is pleased to welcome guest speaker Rebecca Stangl, associate professor in the Corcoran Department of Philosophy at the University of Virginia. Prof. Stangl’s research is in ethics and the history of philosophy.
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.
Amie L. Thomasson, professor of philosophy at Dartmouth College, specializes in metaphysics, metametaphysics, philosophy of art and literature, phenomenology, and philosophy of mind.
Gideon Freudenthal is professor in the Cohn Institute for the History and Philosophy of Science and Ideas at Tel Aviv University.
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. 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. Gertler’s research is focused on the philosophy of mind, particularly self-knowledge, mental content, consciousness, and the self.
Prof. DeRosset’s research is focused on metaphysics and the philosophy of language, with a particular interest in the metaphysics of modality, and the utility and limits of explanation and reduction in metaphysics.
The Jewish Philosophy Research Group explores Jewish philosophy from the medieval period to the 20th century. Prof. Stern’s research is broadly in contemporary philosophy of language and medieval philosophy, especially Arabic and Jewish philosophy.