James Madaio is a research fellow at the Oriental Institute of the Czech Academy of Sciences in Prague. His areas of interest lie in Indian philosophical traditions, the historiography and genealogy of modern Hindu movements, Indic theories of the self, pedagogy, and hermeneutics, and cross-cultural philosophy and dialogues.
Calling all Witches and Wittgensteinians, all Golems and Gödelians, all Fairies and Fregeans, and all other philosophers with a taste for the eerie: the Philosophy Course Union (PCU) is excited to announce the return of its annual "Phantoms and Philosophy" event. Come dressed as your favourite philosopher and sit in on three presentations whose topics deal with the scarier side of philosophy.
Sharon Street, a professor of Philosophy at NYU, specializes in metaethics. She has authored a series of articles on how to reconcile our understanding of normativity with a scientific conception of the world. Her work concerns the nature of both practical and epistemic reasons, and it draws especially on an evolutionary biological perspective.
Kate Withy, an associate professor of Philosophy at Georgetown University, specializes in the work of Martin Heidegger, but she also has interests in 20th-century European philosophy and ancient Greek philosophy. Her research centres on Heidegger’s conception of the human being as open to meaning and subject to breakdowns of meaning.
Mohammed Rustom, a professor of Islamic Thought and Global Philosophy at Carleton University and the director of the Carleton Centre for the Study of Islam. focuses his research on Islamic philosophy, Arabic, and Persian Sufi literature, Quranic exegesis, translation theory, and cross-cultural philosophy.
Anil Gomes is a Fellow and Tutor in Philosophy at Trinity College, Oxford, and a professor of Philosophy in the Faculty of Philosophy in the University of Oxford. He works mainly in the philosophy of mind and the philosophy of Immanuel Kant and has a long-standing interest in the work of Iris Murdoch.