Professor of Philosophy
B.A., Vassar College
M.A., University of Heidelberg
Ph.D., Boston College
The problem of the modern idea of freedom in Kant’s critical philosophy and in Hegel’s and German idealism; Martin Heidegger’s interpretations of Friedrich Hölderlin and Friedrich Nietzsche on the Dionysian-Apollonian dynamic of the historical sublime; the function of prejudice in Hans-Georg Gadamer’s philosophical hermeneutics and Wang Fuzhi’s neo-Confucian philosophy.
Courses: Spring 2014, Haverford