Prof. Gertler’s research is focused on the philosophy of mind, particularly self-knowledge, mental content, consciousness, and the self. She will deliver a talk on “Rational Agency”.
Prof. Lascano’s research interests lie primarily in the history of early modern philosophy, philosophy of religion, and metaphysics. She will deliver a talk on “Reconsidering Astell’s relation to Locke: Mary Astell’s account of God’s existence and human freedom.”
Prof. DeRosset’s research is focused on metaphysics and the philosophy of language, with a particular interest in the metaphysics of modality, and the utility and limits of explanation and reduction in metaphysics. He will deliver a talk titled “Skepticism about Grounding”.
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.
This year’s two-day Roseman Lecture will be delivered by Tommie Shelby, the Caldwell Titcomb Professor of African and African American Studies and of Philosophy at Harvard University.
This year’s two-day Roseman Lecture will be delivered by Tommy Shelby, the Caldwell Titcomb Professor of African and African American Studies and of Philosophy at Harvard University.
Prof. Hurka, recipient of a 2017 Killam Prize in the Humanities, will deliver a public lecture under the title of “The Intrinsic Values of Knowledge and Achievement”.
Prof. Gardner’s research interests include the philosophy of psychoanalysis, Kant and post-Kantian philosophy, German idealism, and the aesthetic turn in post-Kantianism. He will deliver a talk titled “Critique of the Power of Judgement”.
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.
Prof. Wolf will discuss similarities and differences between aesthetic and moral responsibility and speculate on what a consideration of aesthetic responsibility tells us about both responsibility and humanity.
Owen Pikkert, PhD candidate at U of T, works primarily in early modern philosophy, metaphysics, and the philosophy of religion.
Prof. Vertin’s research interests have been in epistemology and the philosophy of religion. Prof. Vertin’s talk, “Theology in the Church”, will be followed by a reception.