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Brigitte Sassen, Ph.D. (Pennsylvania State)

Associate Professor
Email: sassenb@mcmaster.ca
Phone: 905-525-9140 x.23475
Office: University Hall 306

Research interests:

18th Century Philosophy, Kant, Aesthetics, Contemporary Continental Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

Publications include:

  • ‘Reinhold’s Critics: Kantian and Anti-Kantian,’ in George di Giovanni ed., Karl Leonhard Reinhold and the Enlightenment: The 2007 Montréal International Reinhold Workshop. Springer 2010, 209 – 220.
  • ‘Varieties of Subjective Judgments: Judgments of Perception,’ Kant-Studien 99/3 (2008): 269 – 284.
  • ‘Kant and Mendelssohn on the Implications of the ‘I Think’,’ in Thomas Lennon and Robert Stainton eds., The Achilles of Rationalist Psychology. Springer 2008, 215 – 234.
  • ‘Kant on Molyneux’s Problem,’ British Journal for the History of Philosophy (2003): 471 – 485.
  • ‘Heidegger on van Gogh’s Old Shoes: The Use/Abuse of a Painting,’ Journal of the British Society for Phenomenology 32/3 (2001): 160 – 173.
  • Kant’s Early Critics: The Empiricist Critique of the Theoretical Philosophy. Cambridge University Press, 2000.
  • ‘Artistic Genius and the Question of Creativity.’ Akten des 7ten Internationalen Kant-Kongresses, vol. II ed. Gerhard Funke. Bonn: Bouvier, 1991, 757 – 766. Reprinted in Paul Guy