Tarek R. Dika

Tarek Dika 2023, 150w


Assistant Professor


St. George,

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  • 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.

For more information about Tarke Dika’s work, visit his personal website.

Research Interests:

Phenomenology, Early Modern Philosophy, History of Metaphysics