Michael Della Rocca (Yale) is an authority on the history of early modern philosophy, rationalism, and contemporary metaphysics, as well as on epistemology and the philosophy of action.
Join us for the 2023 edition of the Annual Toronto Workshop in Ancient Philosophy (ATWAP). This year the workshop will focus on Aristotle’s Organon.
John Campbell, the Willis S. and Marion Slusser Professor of Philosophy at the University of California, Berkeley, has main research interests in the theory of meaning, metaphysics, and the philosophy of psychology. He is currently working on the question of whether consciousness, and in particular sensory awareness, plays any key role in our knowledge of our surroundings.
In this weeklong workshop, we will read, translate, and discuss Maṇḍana’s Vidhiviveka (“Discernment about Commands”), chapter 15, with a group of international scholars.
Julia Jorati is a professor of Philosophy at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. The main focus of Dr. Jorati’s research is the history of early modern philosophy, at the moment especially debates about slavery and race in the 17th and 18th centuries.
Rainer Forst (Goethe-Universität Frankfurt), winner of the 2012 Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Prize, works mainly on political theory, pragmatism, tolerance, and political and social justice. He is considered one of the world’s most eminent authorities on the subject of toleration. This year’s Simon Lectures occur under the general title “The Nature of Normative Concepts: Dependence vs. Independence.”
Jenann Ismael is the inaugural William H. Miller III Professor of Philosophy at Johns Hopkins University. She specializes in philosophy of physics, metaphysics, philosophy of science, and the philosophy of mind.
In this weeklong workshop, we will read, translate, and discuss Maṇḍana’s Vidhiviveka (“Discernment about Commands”), chapters 12—14, with a group of international scholars.
In this lecture and workshop hosted by the Dramaturgies of Resistance Working Group, Emmanuel Renault (Université Paris Nanterre) will address the return of labour within critical theory and the experience of exploitation in theories of domination.
Justin Bledin is an associate professor of Philosophy at Johns Hopkins University. His core research develops an informational view of logic and deductive inquiry.
Harmen Grootenhuis, a visiting graduate student from the University of Groningen, will be speaking on Spinoza.
Viacheslav Zahorodniuk, a current postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Philosophy, is working on a project dedicated to Hume’s epistemology and methodological approaches under the supervision of Donald C. Ainslie.