Sebastian Gardner

Sebastian Gardner
Born (1960-03-19) 19 March 1960 (age 59)
Education Cambridge University (PhD)
Awards Leverhulme Research Fellowship
Era 21st-century philosophy
Region Western philosophy
School German idealism
Institutions University College London
Thesis Sartre's critique of Freud: irrationality and the philosophy of psychoanalysis (1987)
Main interests
Kant, nineteenth-century German philosophy, aesthetics

Sebastian Angus Gardner (born 19 March 1960) is a British philosopher and Professor of Philosophy in the University College London. He is known for his expertise on Kant, German Idealism, and Freud.[1][2]

Education and career [ edit ]

Gardner earned his B.A. in 1982 and his Ph.D. in 1987, both from Cambridge University. He taught first at Birkbeck College, London and, since 1998, at UCL.[3] He has written extensively on Freud and psychoanalysis, on Kant, and on post-Kantian philosophy, including Fichte, Schelling, and Nietzsche.

Books [ edit ]

  • Irrationality and the Philosophy of Psychoanalysis, Cambridge University Press, 1993
  • Kant and the Critique of Pure Reason, Routledge, 1999
  • Sartre's Being and Nothingness, Continuum, 2009

Edited [ edit ]

  • Art and Morality, edited with Jose Luis Bermudez, Routledge, 2003
  • The Transcendental Turn, edited with Matthew Grist, Oxford University Press, 2015

References [ edit ]

  1. ^ Cottingham, John (October 1996). "Irrationality and the Philosophy of Psychoanalysis". The Philosophical Quarterly. Cambridge University Press. 46 (185): 544–546. doi:10.2307/2956372. JSTOR 2956372.
  2. ^ Shabel, Lisa (1 July 2001). "Kant and the Critique of Pure Reason. Sebastian Gardner". Mind. 110 (439): 753–756. doi:10.1093/mind/110.439.753. ISSN 0026-4423.
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