Ph.D. Fordham University, 1963
Ph.D. Columbia University, 1970
Harriman Hall 254
Stony Brook University
Stony Brook, NY 11794-3750
Tel: (631) 632-7570
Areas of Specialization
History of philosophy, comparative philosophy, systematic metaphysics
David Dilworth regularly contributes translation and commentary to journals and books in the areas of modern Japanese philosophy, most recently in The Sourcebook for Modern Japanese Philosophy: Selected Documents (Greenwood Press, 1998). He is the author of Philosophy in World Perspective: A comparative Hermeneutic of the Major Theories (Yale, 1989), which is a systematic coordination of the principles of the classics of world philosophy. Dilworth is a specialist in modern Japanese Philosophy (The Kyoto School) and has interests in traditional figures such as K_kai and D_gen. He also specializes in classical American Pragmatism (Peirce, James, Dewey) and American transcendentalism stemming from Emerson.
Transatlantic Collegium Workshop
“The Big Picture: Philosophy After the Apollo Missions”
"Violence and Hyperbole: From the Death Penalty Seminar to the 'Cogito' Essay"
"How to Perform a Democracy: A Genealogy of the Bare Voice"
"The Policing of Self and Others: Foucault, Political Reason & a Critical Ontology of Police"