Brian Bitar

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Part-time Assistant Professor (CLTA)


St. George,

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  • BA, Harvard University
  • MA, University of Chicago
  • PhD, University of Chicago

Brian Bitar’s research concentrates on moral and political philosophy with consideration of their metaphysical basis, specializing in early modern. He is currently working on a book, Hobbes’s Psychology and the Origins of the Modern Concept of Power, a critical study of Hobbes’s development of the idea of power as a psychological principle.

Research Interests:

Aesthetics, Early Modern Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion, Political Philosophy