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.
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. Gertler’s research is focused on the philosophy of mind, particularly self-knowledge, mental content, consciousness, and the self.
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. 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.
This year’s two-day Roseman Lecture will be delivered by Tommy Shelby, the Caldwell Titcomb Professor of African and African American Studies and of Philosophy at Harvard University.
Prof. Hurka, recipient of a 2017 Killam Prize in the Humanities, will deliver a public lecture under the title of “The Intrinsic Values of Knowledge and Achievement”.
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”.