The Program in History of Philosophy
The Program is a centre for research in the history of philosophy from the Renaissance to the nineteenth century. It hosts research visitors, organizes conferences and workshops, and is a centre for graduate students in the history of philosophy.
- Professor Moira Gatens, FASSA
- Professor Stephen Gaukroger FAHA
- Professor Paul Redding FAHA
- Dr Anik Waldow
Funded Research Projects
- ARC Discovery Grant (2010–12) ““The rise of empiricism and the attempt to produce a unified understanding of the world, 1680-1750” (Stephen Gaukroger and Anik Waldow)
- ARC Discovery Grant (2009–12) “The God of Hegel's Post-Kantian Idealism” (Paul Redding and Paolo Diego Bubbio).
- ARC Professorial Fellow 2006-2010: ‘George Eliot: Literature as Experimental Philosophy’ (Moira Gatens)
- ARC Professorial Fellow 2004-8: ‘The persona of the philosopher in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries’ (Stephen Gaukroger)
- ‘The emergence of a scientific culture in early modern Europe’ (Stephen Gaukroger)
- ‘Idealism and the objectivity of norms and values: a neglected path from the eighteenth century’ (Paul Redding)
- ‘Idealism, Pragmatism, and the Historical Norms of Rationality’ (Paul Redding)
- Anik Waldow, David Hume and the Problem of Other Minds, (London: Continuum Books, 2009).
- Moira Gatens, (with G. Lloyd) Collective Imaginings: Spinoza Past and Present, (London: Routledge, 1999)
- Stephen Gaukroger, The Emergence of a Scientific Culture, 1210-1685 (Oxford: OUP, 2006)
- ________, ed., The Blackwell Guide to Descartes’ Meditations (Oxford: Blackwell, 2006)
- ________, ed. (with Ian Hunter and Conal Condren), The Philosopher in Early-Modern Europe (Cambridge: CUP, 2006)
- ________, Descartes’ System of Natural Philosophy (Cambridge: CUP, 2002)
- ________, Francis Bacon and the Transformation of Early-Modern Philosophy (Cambridge: CUP, 2001)
- ________, ed. (with John Schuster and John Sutton), Descartes’ Natural Philosophy (London: Routledge, 2000)
- Paul Redding, The Logic of Affect (Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1999)
- ________, Analytic Philosophy and the Return of Hegelian Thought(Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2007).
- ________, Continental Idealism: Leibniz to Nietzsche (London: Routledge, 2009).
Conferences and workshops
Spinoza, politico-theology and the notion of authority
18 July 2006, University of Sydney.
For More details see http://www.arts.usyd.edu.au/philosophy/news/conferences.shtml