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Department of Philosophy

Antoine Panaioti

Title:

Assistant Professor

Education:

B.A. First Honours (McGill University, 2006); M.Phil (University of Cambridge, 2007); Ph.D (University of Cambridge, 2011).

Office:

JOR-415

Telephone:

416-979-5000 ext 6568

Email Address:

apanaioti@ryerson.ca

Research Interests:

Classical Indian Philosophy; Nietzsche; Selfhood; Cross-Cultural Philosophy & Science; Philosophy of Cognitive Science

Selected Publications & Presentations:

 
Book

 
Nietzsche and Buddhist Philosophy
, Cambridge University Press (2013)
    (Portugese Translation with Cultrix Press, 2017)

 
Articles/Chapters

 
“Genuine Christianity as a “Buddhistic Pre-Movement” in the Antichrist: Some Reflections” in D. Conway (ed.), Critical Guide to the Antichrist. London: Bloomsbury Academic (forthcoming)
 
“Mindfulness and Personal Identity in the Western Cultural Context: A Plea for Greater Cosmopolitanism,” Journal of Transcultural Psychiatry 52(1), pp. 501–523 (2015)
 
«Nietzsche contra Bouddha: du nihilisme à la grande santé» in M. Béland (ed.), Lectures nietzschéennes. Sources et réceptions de Nietzsche. Montréal: Presses Universitaires de l’Université de Montréal, pp. 65–92 (2015)
 
“Are Freedom from Suffering and Boundless Compassion Contradictory Ideals? A Critical Examination of Buddhist Moral Psychology,” ARC: McGill Journal of Religious Studies 42, pp. 1–25 (2014)
 
“Anātmatā, Moral Psychology, and Soteriology in Indian Buddhism” in N. Mirning, P.-D. Szanto, and M. Williams (eds.), Puṣpikā: Tracing Ancient India through Text and Traditions. Contributions to Current Research in Indology. Volume I. Oxford: Oxbow Books Press, pp. 365–379 (2013)

 
Book Reviews

 
Contesting Nietzsche, by Christa Davis Acampora,” Mind 123(493), pp. 295–301 (2015)
 
«Kulturkritik et philosophie thérapeutique chez le jeune Nietzsche, de Martine Béland», Philosophiques 40(1), pp. 248–252 (2014)
 
The Bodhisattva’s Brain: Buddhism Naturalized, by Owen Flanagan,” Mind 121(482), pp. 485–490 (2012)


Work in Progress

 
Reconsidering Selfhood: Buddhism, Cognitive Neuroscience, Ethics

 
“The Substance-Self: Illusion, Delusion, or Philosopher’s Invention?”
 
“The Ambiguous Role of History in Nietzsche’s Philosophical Praxis: Towards a Resolution” (with Eric Tweel)
 
“Buddhism and Cognitive Science: Are We Talking about the Same Subject?” (with Joseph Therriault)

 
Presentations
 

"La philosophie comme législation : au coeur de la métaphilosophie de Nietzsche," L'atelier Nietzsche au Centre canadien d'études allemandes et européennes, Université de Montréal, Montreal, QC, Canada ( Monday, Sept. 18 2017)

“Comparative Religion in Nietzsche's Antichrist: Pastiche, Subversion, Confession,” Canadian Society for Continental Philosophy Annual Conference, Ryerson University, Toronto, ON, Canada (Sept. 30 2017).

 
"Bouddhisme et sciences cognitives : parle-t-on du même sujet?», Séminaire travaux en cours du département de philosophie de l’UQÀM, Montreal, QC, Canada (2016)
 
“Causation as Folk Psychology: Intersections between Nietzschean and Mādhyamika Perspectives,” Binghamton University Philosophy Colloquium, Binghamton, NY, United States of America (2014)
 
"Les implications métaéthiques de l’antiréalisme global : déterminer (non pas inventer) le bien et le mal, ou How the Anti-Realist Can End Up in Bed with the Moral Realist Again," Congrès annuel de l’ACFAS, Montréal, QC, Canada (2014)
 
“Skill-in-Means and the Fusion Philosophy Project,” 2013 American Philosophical Association Eastern Division Meeting, Baltimore, MD, United States of America (2013)
 
“Mindfulness, No-Self, and Ethics in Indian Buddhist Thought,” Advanced Studies Institute Workshop: Mindfulness in Context, Montréal, QC, Canada (2013)
 
"Raison et émotion à la lumière de la thérapeutique bouddhiste," Colloque du FODAR, Montreal, QC, Canada (2012)|
 
“Empty Persons and Normativity: Moral Responsibility,” Conférence plénière du Groupe de recherche interuniversitaire sur la normativité, Montreal, QC, Canada (2011)