- BA, University of Michigan
- MA, Johns Hopkins University
- PhD, Johns Hopkins University
Tarek Dika specializes in phenomenology, especially Heidegger and contemporary French phenomenology. He also specializes in early modern philosophy and science, especially Descartes. He has recently completed a book on Descartes’ method, and he is currently writing a book on Heidegger and the possibility of ontology.
In 2016–2021, he was an Assistant Professor in the Program of Liberal Studies and a Faculty Member in the Program in History and Philosophy of Science at the University of Notre Dame, where he was also a Fellow in the Medieval Institute and a Concurrent Assistant Professor in the Department of Philosophy. In 2013–2016, he was a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Michigan Society of Fellows. He currently serves on the comité de lecture of Revue de Métaphysique et de Morale.
Early Modern Philosophy, Phenomenology, Philosophy of Science
Quiet Powers of the Possible: Interviews in Contemporary French Phenomenology, co- authored with W. Chris Hackett. Foreword by Richard Kearney. Fordham: Fordham University Press, 2016.
“Heidegger’s Concept of ‘Sense’ in Being and Time.” Crossing: The INPR Journal 1 (1) 2020: 41–53.
“The Origins of Cartesian Dualism.” Journal of the American Philosophical Association 6 (3) 2020: 335–352.
“Descartes’ Method.” Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy (Summer 2020).
“Finitude, Phenomenology, and Theology in Heidegger’s Sein und Zeit.” Harvard Theological Review 110 (4) 2017: 476–494.