Department News and Faculty Books Archive


New Faculty Member

The department is pleased to announce the appointment of Justin Bledin (UC Berkeley) as assistant professor, beginning Fall 2013.


Sextus Empiricus: Against the Physicists

Sextus Empiricus: Against the Physicists
Sextus Empiricus’ Against the Physicists examines numerous topics central to ancient Greek inquiries into the nature of the physical world, covering subjects such as god, cause and effect, whole and […]


Hegel’s Conscience

Hegel’s Conscience
This book provides a new interpretation of the ethical theory of G.W.F. Hegel. The aim is not only to give a new interpretation for specialists in German Idealism, but also […]


Spinoza’s Theological-Political Treatise: A Critical Guide

Spinoza’s Theological-Political Treatise: A Critical Guide
Spinoza’s Theological-Political Treatise was published anonymously in 1670 and immediately provoked huge debate. Its main goal was to claim that the freedom of philosophizing can be allowed in a free […]


The Routledge Companion to 19th Century Philosophy

The Routledge Companion to 19th Century Philosophy
The 19th century is a period of stunning philosophical originality, characterized by radical engagement with the emerging human sciences. Often overshadowed by 20th-century philosophy, which sought to reject some of […]


The Cambridge Companion to Ancient Scepticism

The Cambridge Companion to Ancient Scepticism
This volume offers a comprehensive survey of the main periods, schools, and individual proponents of scepticism in the ancient Greek and Roman world. The contributors examine the major developments chronologically […]


Sextus Empiricus: Against the Logicians

Sextus Empiricus: Against the Logicians
By far the most detailed surviving examination by any ancient Greek sceptic of epistemology and logic, this work critically reviews the pretensions of non-sceptical philosophers, to have discovered methods for […]