Holder of the University Research Chair in Political Thought, and of a Killam Research Fellowship (2007-09), Canada Council for the Arts, Member of the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies and Full Professor, Department of Philosophy

1984 – PhD Princeton University

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Douglas Moggach


University degrees

1984 – PhD Princeton University


Current research

  • Aesthetics and Politics, 1700-1850


Douglas Moggach, Hegelianismo, Republicanismo, e Modernidade [Hegelianism, Republicanism, and Modernity], ed. and trans. Roberto Hofmeister Pich, Edição PUCRS   (Press of the Catholic University, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil), 80 pp., 2010

Douglas Moggach, Philosophie und Politik bei Bruno Bauer, trans. Brita Isabel Oeding, in the series Forschungen zum Junghegelianismus, ed. Konrad Feilchenfeld and Lars Lambrecht, in collaboration with the Istituto Italiano per gli Studi Filosofici, Lang, Frankfurt, 2009, 285 pp.

Douglas Moggach, ed., Politics, Religion, and Art: Hegelian Debates, Northwestern University Press, Evanston IL, 2011, 370 pp.; paperback edition 2012.


Awards and achievements

2013 -  Professor Emeritus, University of Ottawa

2013 - Distinguished Visiting Fellow, Centre for the Study of the History of Political Thought, Queen Mary, University of London 

2013 - Visiting Research Fellow, Centre for History and Economics, University of Cambridge 

2011-12 - Visiting Fellow, Centre for Ethics, University of Toronto

2011-pres. - Distinguished University Professor, University of Ottawa

2010 - Excellence in Research Award, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Ottawa

2010 - Visiting Professor, Exzellenzcluster “Religion und Politik in den Kulturen der Vormoderne und Moderne” [“Religion and Politics in Pre-modern  and Modern Cultures”], Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität, Münster (April-May, 2011) 

2009-2014 - Honorary Professor, Department of Philosophy, School of Philosophical and Historical Inquiry, University of Sydney

2009-pres. - External Fellow, Fondazione San Carlo, Modena, Italy

2009 - Visiting Fellow, King’s College, University of Cambridge 

2008 - International Visiting Research Fellow, University of Sydney

2007-2012 - University Research Chair in Political Thought

2007-09 - Killam Research Fellow, Canada Council for the Arts

Fields of Interest

  • Political Philosophy
  • German Philosophy
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