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Béatrice Longuenesse

Silver Professor; Professor of Philosophy

Doctorat de Troisième Cycle, Paris-Sorbonne, 1981
Doctorat d'Etat, Paris-Sorbonne, 1992

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Office Address: 

Department of Philosophy, 504
5 Washington Place
New York, NY 10003


(212) 998-8332


(212) 995-4179

Areas of Research/Interest: 

Kant, Hegel, modern philosophy, philosophy of mind

Béatrice Longuenesse is Silver Professor of Philosophy. She studied at the Ecole Normale Supérieure (Paris, France), the University of Paris-Sorbonne (where she received her Doctorat the troisième cycle (PhD) in 1981 and her Doctorat d’Etat in 1992), 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 Adavanced 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). She is a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences since 2011.

Updated on 02/16/2017