Dr Dalia Nassar is an ARC-DECRA researcher in the philosophy department at the University of Sydney, and will commence as lecturer in the department in January 2015. She was previously assistant professor of philosophy at Villanova University, USA. She works in the history of German philosophy, focusing on the idea of nature, and the human relation to the natural world. Her current ARC project aims to facilitate a dialogue between 19th century approaches to natural philosophy and contemporary environmental questions and concerns. She is author of The Romantic Absolute: Being and Knowing in German Romantic Philosophy (Chicago, 2013) and editor of The Relevance of Romanticism: Essays on German Romantic Philosophy (OUP, 2014).
Dalia will be taking part in the following event:
Hang Up Philosophy
Saturday 24 May
Sydney Dance 2, Pier 4/5, Hickson Road, Walsh Bay
Romeo famously proclaimed: "Hang up philosophy. Unless philosophy can make a Juliet!" What can philosophy make? And how does it contribute to contemporary life? Philosophers John Armstrong, Dalia Nassar and Kristie Miller discuss the meaning and significance of thinking for the sake of thinking with Joe Gelonesi, presenter of The Philosopher’s Zone on ABC RN.
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