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
Join us for a two-day colloquium comprising talks on medieval philosophy. The colloquium is organized by Deborah Black, Peter King, and Martin Pickavé.
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.
Join us for a two-day colloquium comprising talks and workshops in ancient and medieval philosophy. The colloquium is organized by Martin Pickavé, Deborah Black, and Peter King.
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.
Gideon Freudenthal is professor in the Cohn Institute for the History and Philosophy of Science and Ideas at Tel Aviv University. He will deliver a talk on “Salomon Maimon’s philosophy: between myth and logical analysis.”
Prof. Stern will deliver a talk on “Maimonides and the Falasifa on Certainty and the Certainty of Prophecy.” His research is broadly in contemporary philosophy of language and medieval philosophy, especially Arabic and Jewish philosophy.
The History of Philosophy Group is pleased to welcome guest speaker Steven Methven, David Mitchell Fellow and Tutor in Philosophy at Oxford University. Dr. Methven’s specialities are the history of analytic philosophy, philosophical logic, and philosophy of mathematics.
In his talk, ‘Hegel’s account of thinking in his Logics’, Prof. Tolley will forumalate a critical assessment and partial defense of Hegel’s theologized (rather than Kantian-transcendental) conception of logic.