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Joshua Wretzel

Joshua Wretzel

Assistant Teaching Professor in Philosophy

243 Sparks Building
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Office Phone: (814) 865-1607

Education:

  1. Ph. D., Philosophy, Binghamton University, 2010.
  2. M.A., Philosophy, Duquesne University, 2003.
  3. B.S., Philosophy and Economics, Carnegie Mellon University, 2000.

Biography:

Areas of Specialization

  • Kant and Nineteenth Century Philosophy (esp. Hegel)
  • Hermeneutics
  • Phenomenology
  • Philosophy of Language (esp. Pragmatism)

Recent Courses

  • PHIL 102 - Existentialism and European Philosophy
  • PHIL 119 - Ethical Leadership
  • PHIL 127 - Introduction to the Philosophy of Mind
  • PHIL 208 - Contemporary Philosophy

Recent Publications

  • "Brandom and Gadamer on the Hermeneutical (Il)legitimacy of Rational Reconstruction,"  International Journal of Philosophical Studies, forthcoming.
  • "Despair and the Determinate Negation of Brandom's Hegel," Continental Philosophy Review, forthcoming

Current Projects

  • "Hegel and Brandom on Critique and Rational Responsibility"
  • "Inferentialism and Alienation"
  • Reconstructing the Past, book manuscript.