Beatrice Longuenesse

Béatrice Longuenesse is Silver Professor of Philosophy at New York University and, since 2011, a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. She studied at the Ecole Normale Supérieure (Paris, France), the University of Paris-Sorbonne and Princeton University. She taught at Paris-Sorbonne, the Ecole Normale Supérieure (Paris), the University of Besançon and the University of Clermont-Ferrand before joining the philosophy department at Princeton University in 1993. She left Princeton for NYU in 2004. In 2006-07 she was a fellow at the Institute for Advanced Study in Berlin. In 2012-13 she was a fellow at the American Academy in Berlin, holding the Berlin Prize on a Siemens grant in the fall 2012 and the Berlin prize on a John P. Birkelund grant in the spring 2013. Her books include Kant and the Capacity to Judge (1998), a revised and expanded version of Kant et le Pouvoir de Juger (1993), Kant on the Human Standpoint (2005) and Hegel's Critique of Metaphysics (2007), a revised and expanded version of Hegel et la Critique de la Métaphysique (1981). She is the co-editor, with Daniel Garber, of Kant and the Early Moderns (2008) and the editor of Le Moi/the Self/le Soi (a special issue of the Revue de Métaphysique et de Morale, 2010-4). Her new book: I, Me, Mine: Back to Kant, and Back Again, is forthcoming with Oxford University Press.

 

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