Dr. Lawrence Bruce-Robertson, B.A. (Toronto), M.D. (Columbia), M.A. (Dalhousie), M.A., Ph.D. (Cornell)
Assistant Professor - Philosophy, School of Arts and Science
Phone: (709) 639-2586
Dr. Bruce-Robertson’s scholarly work is focused on the history of philosophy, especially the work of Plato, Aristotle, Descartes, and Hegel. He has written on Aristotle, the Canadian philosopher James Doull, Plato and Hegel.
Recent Philosophy courses taught: 1002 Introduction to Philosophy, 1005 Philosophy of Human Nature, 2100 Health Ethics, 3310 German Idealism. Humanities courses taught: 1002 Six Texts that Changed the World I, 2000 Six Texts that Changed the World II, 2001 The Ancient World, 2002 The Medieval World, 2010 Interdisciplinary Seminar on Appearance & Reality, 2010 Interdisciplinary Seminar on Evil, 3001 The Early Modern, 3002 The Modern World: Reason and Romanticism, 4001 The Post-Modern World, 4010 Seminar on Hegel, 4950 projects.
Representative scholarly contributions
Current research projects and grants (within past 5 years)
Dr. Bruce-Robertson’s current research focus is on the place of poetic image in the philosophy of Plato, Hegel’s social-political thought, and Hegel’s account of the nature, content and method of philosophy.
Memberships and affiliations
Hegel Society of Great Britain, Hegel Society of America