The Department of Philosophy Welcomes Dr Tobias Keiling
The Philosophy Department is delighted to announce the appointment of Dr Tobias Keiling, who joins the Department as Associate Professor and Deputy Director of the Centre for Research in Post-Kantian Philosophy. Dr Keiling was previously a lecturer at the University of Bonn, Germany, and an Alexander von Humboldt Fellow at Somerville College, Oxford. Dr Keiling’s Research interests include Hermeneutics and Phenomenology, particularly Heidegger, as well as Metaphysics and Epistemology both in the history of philosophy and contemporary analytic debates.
WIE Associate Fellowship for Dr Massimiliano Lacertosa
Teaching Fellow, Massimiliano Lacertosa, has been appointed as a new Associate Fellow of the Warwick Institute of Engagement, in recognition of his work in promoting a more inclusive engagement approach to the discipline of Philosophy. Massimiliano (Max) is pro-actively committed to both the diversification and decolonisation of the curriculum and has delivered popular new modules on World Philosophies and Chinese Philosophy in the Department.
The WIE aims to continually improve how the University engages with the public, key influencers and decision makers, and actively seeks ways on how best to communicate effectively with these groups and beyond.
Professor Quassim Cassam is Appointed Honorary Fellow of Keble College, University of Oxford
Professor Quassim Cassam has been appointed an Honorary Fellow of Keble College, Oxford. Professor Cassam graduated from Keble College with a BA in Philosophy, Politics and Economics in 1979, and has written extensively on self-knowledge, perception, intellectual vice and conspiracy theories. Professor Cassam’s new book on Extremism: A Philosophical Analysis’ has just been published by Routledge (September 2021).
The Department of Philosophy Welcomes Two New Members of the Academic Staff
The Philosophy Department is delighted to announce that it will be joined by two new members of staff, Dr Nadine Elzein and Dr Andrew Huddleston, who will both take up their posts in September 2021.
Dr Elzein’s research interests focus on ethics, metaphysics, and the philosophy of mind, as well as problems relating to free will, determinism, moral responsibility, and retributive practices. Dr Elzein studied at University College London, followed by posts at King’s College London, the University of Southampton, UCL, and the University of Oxford.
Dr Huddleston joins the Department as Professor of Philosophy and Director of the Centre for Research in Post-Kantian Philosophy, and has previously taught at Birkbeck College, University of London and at Exeter College, Oxford. Research interests include the history of post-Kantian philosophy (esp. Nietzsche; German Idealism, Early German Romanticism, and the Frankfurt School) as well as in aesthetics, social philosophy, and ethics.
Professor Fabienne Peter is Awarded a Fellowship at Tulane University, Orleans, USA
Professor Fabienne Peter will take up a Faculty Fellowship at The Centre for Ethics and Public Affairs at The Murphy Institute, based at Tulane University, Ohio, USA, for the academic year 2021-22. The Murphy Institute is an interdisciplinary research centre focusing on economic, moral and political issues. The Fellowship will allow Professor Peter to continue her research in moral and political philosophy as well as participating in a varied programme of lectures, seminars, conferences.