Jeff Edwards

Jeff Edwards

Associate Professor
Ph.D. Universit├Ąt Marburg, Germany, 1987
M.A. Duquesne University, 1975
B.A. The College of Wooster, Wooster, Ohio, 1973

Harriman Hall 256
Stony Brook University
Stony Brook, NY 11794-3750
Tel: (631) 632-7570
Jeff.Edwards@stonybrook.edu


Areas of Specialization

Kant, History of Modern Philosophy

Areas of Competence

Ethics, Metaphysics, Political Philosophy, Logic


Apart from Stony Brook, Professor Edwards has taught at Villanova University and Miami University. He is the Stony Brook Director of the Transatlantic Collegium of Philosophy. Edwards' areas of concentration are in the philosophy of Immanuel Kant and the history of modern philosophy. His work has focused on Kant's relations to the history of modern science, metaphysics, ethics, and political philosophy. He has written numerous articles, chapters, papers, and book reviews on these themes. The University of California Press has published his study on Kant's theory of knowledge and natural philosophy (Substance, Force, and the Possibility of Knowledge). Edwards has translated Dieter Henrich's Identity and Objectivity for Harvard University Press. He is the co-translator of Kant's first book, the Essay on Living Forces, which is being published by Cambridge University Press in its new edition of Kant's works in English. Edwards' current research centers on themes in modern moral philosophy. He is now finishing a book-Autonomy, Right, and Anthropology-that investigates problems of Kant's practical philosophy in connection with the history of modern ethics and natural-law theories.

Publications in 2014

Curriculum Vitae

Upcoming Events

"Art and the Quantum Moment" 

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Prof. Rober P. Crease
Prof. Alfred Goldhaber
January 29th

 

"Improvised Music"
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Prof. Don Byron
February 24th

 
"On Reading The Second Sex the Third Time"

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Prof. Kyoo Lee
February 26th

Husserl's Missing Technologies: Don Ihde Book Presentation
Featuring "Missing Ihde," with Prof. Robert Crease

March 10th


Don Ihde Distinguished Alumni Award

Susan Bordo
March 24th

 

"Writing Across and Beyond the Disciplines"

Prof. Susan Bordo
March 25th

 

Book Presentation: Peter Manchester's Temporality and the Trinity

March 26th

 

MA Conference

Keynotes by Elizabeth Grosz and Emma Sulkowicz
March 27th-28th

 

"Heidegger and Traumatology"

Prof. Reginald Lilly
April 8th

 

"Interspecies Ethics: Meditations on Cosmopolitan Peace"

Cynthia Willet
April 23rd

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