Ariel LaFayette

Ariel LaFayette, 150w


Graduate Student


St. George,


  • BA (Honours), University of Toronto

Ariel is a PhD student who focuses on the philosophy of religion in the 19th & 20th centuries, as well as the early medieval period. Her research interests include the history of phenomenology, existentialism, hermeneutics, and the philosophy of love (within the context of the philosophy of religion). She is particularly fascinated by the relationship between our grasp of divine love and the methods in which it is communicated in philosophical discourse. Ariel is also collaborating with the Centre for Jewish Studies. 

When she is not working, you will find Ariel at concerts, binging movies, journaling about her traveling adventures, and trying on vintage clothes. 

Research Interests:

Continental Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Medieval Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion