Prof. Atherton’s research interests include English philosophers of the early modern period, the work of women philosophers in the history of philosophy, and historical issues in the philosophy of psychology.
Michaela Manson is a Graduate Student with us whose philosophical interests centre around the early modern period, with a particular concern for questions about mind, cognition, perception, and understanding. Talk Title: TBA
The History of Modern Philosophy Group is pleased to welcome guest speaker Lonneke Oostland, a masters student of philosophy at the University of Groningen. Talk Title: Cavendish on order in nature About the History of Philosophy Group One of five departmental Research Interest Groups, the History of Philosophy Group is home to … Read More
The History of Philosophy Group is pleased to welcome guest speaker Tito Magri, distinguished professor of philosophy at the Università degli Studi di Roma La Sapienza. Prof. Magri’s research interests include political philosophy, in the philosophy of emotions, in the foundations of rational choice and in the philosophy of action. He also has … Read More
The History of Philosophy Group is pleased to welcome guest speaker Vili Lähteenmäki, distinguished professor of philosophy at the University of Helsinki and an Academy of Finland Research Fellow. Talk Title: Cartesian Self-Relations About the History of Philosophy Group One of five departmental Research Interest Groups, the History of Philosophy Group is home … Read More
Robbie Matyasi is a Graduate Student with us whose primary interests are 17th- and 18th-century philosophy (especially Spinoza and other rationalists) and metaphysics (especially properties, composition, and causation). He is currently writing a dissertation on Spinoza’s metaphysics of ordinary objects and organisms. Talk Title: TBA About the History of Philosophy Group … Read More
Michael A. Rosenthal (PhD Chicago, 1996) holds the Grafstein Chair in Jewish Philosophy, with appointments in both the Department and the Anne Tannenbaum Centre for Jewish Studies. Talk Title Life as a Marionette: The Role of the Imagination in Spinoza’s Ethics, Part V Abstract The goal of Part V of … Read More
Dr. Pikkert is currently a Lecturer here at the University of Toronto at the St. George campus. In his research, he continues to work on the philosophy of Leibniz. Talk Title Clarke, Leibniz, and du Châtelet on the Existence of a Necessary Being
The Québec-Ontario Conference in Early Modern Philosophy will include talks by Christian Leduc (Université de Montréal), Elliot Paul (Queens University), Sandrine Roux (Université du Québec à Montréal), and many more scholars working in early modern philosophy.
Professor Winkler is a leading scholar of early modern philosophy best known for his work on Berkeley and Hume. He will deliver a talk titled “Locke on the Scope of Sensitive Knowledge”.
The History of Modern Philosophy Group is pleased to present the 2017 History of Metaphysics Conference: Infinity. The conference is organized by professors Karolina Hübner and Nick Stang.
Prof. Hickson’s recent research has focused on the history of 17-century philosophy, especially Descartes, Bayle, skepticism, and the problem of evil. Increasingly, his research includes both historical and contemporary issues related to conscience and toleration.