Ph.D. Fordham University, 1963
Ph.D. Columbia University, 1970
Harriman Hall 254
Stony Brook University
Stony Brook, NY 11794-3750
Tel: (631) 632-7576
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.
Thinking the Plural: Richard Bernstein’s Contribution to American Philosophy
Fré Ilgen: Arts and Bodies
Translating Jean-Luc Nancy: Invitations and Intrusions
Don Ihde Distinguished Alumni Award
Edward S. Casey and Mary Watkins, Up Against the Wall: Re-Imagining the U.S.-Mexico Border
Spaces of Control: Confronting Austerity and Repression
Eleventh Biennial Radical Philosophy Association Conference
"Envelopes of Flesh"
"The Avowal of the Truth: Torture and Confession in the Witch-Hunt"
“Affective Labor and Feminist Politics”
“Heidegger's Mask: Silence, Politics and 'World Jewry' in the Black Notebooks"
“The Big Picture: Philosophy After the Apollo Missions”
"Violence and Hyperbole: From the Death Penalty Seminar to the 'Cogito' Essay"