Silver Professor; Professor
Department of Philosophy, 504
5 Washington Place
New York, NY 10003
Doctorat de Troisième Cycle, Paris-Sorbonne, 1981
Doctorat d'Etat, Paris-Sorbonne, 1992
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BEATRICE LONGUENESSE is Silver Professor of Philosophy and a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. She studied at the Ecole Normale Supérieure (Paris, France), the University of Paris-Sorbonne (where she received her Doctorat the troisième cycle (PhD) and her Doctorat d’Etat), 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 Wissenschaftskolleg (Institute for Adavanced Study) in Berlin. In 2012-13 she will be a fellow a the American Academy in Berlin, holding the Berlin Prize in the fall and the John P. Birkelund prize in the spring. 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 current research focuses on problems of self-consciousness and self-reference, drawing both on the “continental” and the analytic tradition from Kant to contemporary philosophy.