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