Espen Hammer, professor and chair of the Department of Philosophy at Temple University, is a Norwegian philosopher whose main focus is on the post-Kantian European tradition of philosophy. Most of his work deals with questions of ethics, politics and subjectivity.
Jessica Flanigan is the Richard L. Morrill Chair in Ethics and Democratic Values at the University of Richmond, where she is also an associate professor of Leadership Studies and of Philosophy, Politics, Economics, and Law. Her research addresses the nature and limits of people’s enforceable rights.
Claude Romano, an associate professor of Philosophy at the Université Paris-Sorbonne (Paris IV) and a professorial fellow at Australian Catholic University, works in contemporary philosophy, especially philosophical hermeneutics and phenomenology.
Bettina Bergois is a professor of Philosophy at the Université de Montréal whose main research concerns the connections among Husserlian phenomenology, psychoanalysis, and continental thought on sensibility.
Denis Kambouchner, professor emeritus at the Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne, has focused his research on the work of René Descartes. Since 2019, he has also served as president of the Société Française de Philosophie.
Fiona Leigh, an associate professor of Philosophy at University College London, currently focuses her research on Plato’s metaphysics, in particular his later period dialogue, the “Sophist.”
Caspar Jacobs, a postdoctoral associate in the Department of History and Philosophy at the University of Pittsburgh, will speak on Leibniz Equivalence and the Invariance Principle.
Mary Leng (University of York) will speak about questions in philosophy of mathematics, with a particular focus on mathematical fictionalism.
Diane Jeske is a professor of Philosophy at the University of Iowa. Her published work in ethics addresses topics such as the grounds of special obligations to intimates, the nature of friendship, utilitarianism versus deontology, political obligation, and the nature of reasons.
Join Aaron Segal (Hebrew University), Daniel Nolan (Notre Dame), Catharine Diehl (Lucerne), Paul Franks (Yale), and Nick Stang (Toronto) for a series of workshops on systematic metaphysics.
This year’s Symposium on Love will feature talks from Dr. Kimberley Baltzer-Jaray (Western) and Alexandra Gustafson (Toronto).
Barry Smith, Distinguished Julian Park Professor of Philosophy and professor of Biomedical Informatics, Computer Science and Engineering, and Neurology in the University at Buffalo, contributes to both theoretical and applied research in ontology.