David Dilworth

David Dilworth

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.

Upcoming Events

Fall 2015 Philosophy Department Colloquia

"Flower versus Doxa"

Mira Schor
November 10th
SB Manhattan
4:00 pm

"Celebrating the Life and Work of Peter Manchester"

November 12th
1:30 pm


Faculty/Graduate Student Research Colloquium

Lorenzo Simpson
November 18th
1:00 pm


"Deleuze's Political Ethics"

Fred Evans
November 19th
4:00 pm




Department of Philosophy      Harriman Hall 213, Stony Brook, NY 11794     Phone: (631) 632-7570
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