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CANCELLED–History of Modern Philosophy Group Talk (Brian Bitar, Toronto)

Thursday April 13, 2023, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

This talk will be rescheduled for the fall of 2023.

The History of Philosophy Group is pleased to welcome as speaker Brian Bitar, a sessional lecturer in the Department of Philosophy at the University of Toronto. 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.


Talk Title

Hobbes’s Transformation of the Conscience

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About the History of Philosophy Group

One of six departmental Research Interest Groups, the History of Philosophy Group is home to the History of Modern Philosophy Research Group, which focuses on the period, roughly, from Descartes to Kant.



Thursday April 13, 2023
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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