Dorothea Olkowski, PhD

Dorothea Olkowski, PhD

Dorothea Olkowski, PhD

Distinguished Professor
Department of Philosophy
Columbine Hall, Room 4001
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Professional Summary

Dorothea Olkowski is currently Director of Humanities and Director of the Cognitive Studies Minor. She loves contemporary (20th century) continental philosophy (especially Bergson, Merleau-Ponty and Deleuze), and has had a number of national and international fellowships. She is the author/editor of thirteen books and over 100 articles including Deleuze and Guattari’s Philosophy of Freedom: Freedom’s Refrains (Routledge, 2019), and the forthcoming Deleuze, Bergson, and Merleau-Ponty, The Logics and Pragmatics of Affect, Perception, and Creation (Indiana University Press, 2020).

Philosophical Areas of Special Interest

20th Century Continental Philosophy, Kant, Philosophy of Language, Cognition and Emotion, Cosmology, AI

Courses Regularly Taught

Cosmology and Culture (PHIL 3000)

Cyborgs and Monsters (PHIL 3050)

Phenomenology (PHIL 4060)

Kant and the Enlightenment (PHIL 3560)

"Love and Hate"

Curriculum Vitae