CURRICULUM VITAE

(8/10/2015)

 

Name:  Richard E. Aquila

Education: Harvard College, A.B., cum laude, Philosophy, 1965.

   Northwestern University, M.A. (1967), Ph.D. (1968), Philosophy.

Academic Positions:

 Northwestern University, Instructor, Spring‑Summer, 1968.

 Duke University, Assistant Professor, 1968‑1974.

 University of Iowa, Visiting Assistant Professor, Summer, 1970.

 The University of Tennessee, Associate Professor, 1974‑1980.

 The University of Tennessee, Professor, 1980‑2012.

 The University of Tennessee, Professor Emeritus, 2012-present.

 

BOOKS

(a) SCHOLARLY STUDIES:

(1) Intentionality:A Study of Mental Acts (University Park, Pa.: The Pennsylvania State University Press, 1977).

(2) Representational Mind: A Study of Kant's Theory of Knowledge, Studies in Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1983).

(3) Matter in Mind: A Study of Kant's Transcendental Deduction, Studies in Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1989).

 

(b) TRANSLATIONS:                                                                           

(1) Arthur Schopenhauer, The World as Will and Presentation (Die Welt als Wille und Vorstellung), vol. 1, with introduction and notes (New York: Pearson Longman, 2008 [publication date April 1, 2007]).

(2) (co-translator) Arthur Schopenhauer, The World as Will and Presentation (Die Welt als Wille und Vorstellung), vol. 2. (New York: Pearson/Prentice Hall, 2011 [publication date June 1, 2010]

 

(c) NON-SCHOLARLY:

(1) Rhyme or Reason: A Limerick History of Philosophy (Washington, D.C.: University Press of America, 1981); selections ("Stoicism," "St. Augustine," and "Karl Marx") reprinted in Theology Today, 41 (1984), 79‑81.

 

ARTICLES AND CHAPTERS IN BOOKS

(1) "The Status of Intentional Objects," The New Scholasticism, 45 (1971), 427‑56.

(2) "Intentionality and Possible Facts," Nous, 5 (1971), 411‑17.

(3) "Predication and Hegel's Metaphysics," Kant‑Studien, 64 (1973), 231‑45; reprinted in Michael Inwood (ed.), Hegel (Oxford University Press, 1985), 67‑84.

(4) "Kant's Theory of Concepts," Kant‑Studien, 65 (1974), 1‑19.

(5) "Husserl and Frege on Meaning," Journal of the History of Philosophy, 12 (1974), 377‑83.

(6) "Brentano, Descartes, and Hume on Awareness," Philosophy and Phenomenological Research , 35 (1974), 223‑39.

(7) "Emotions, Objects and Causal Relations," Philosophical Studies, 26 (1974), 279‑85.

(8) "Kant's Phenomenalism," Idealistic Studies, 5 (1975), 108‑26; reprinted in R. C. S. Walker (ed.), The Real in the Ideal: Berkeley's Relation to Kant, (New York: Garland Publishing, Inc., 1988), 210-228.

(9) "Perceptions and Perceptual Judgments," Philosophical Studies, 28 (1975), 17‑31.

(10) "Causes and Constituents of Occurrent Emotion," The Philosophical Quarterly, 25 (1975), 346‑49.

(11) "Two Kinds of Transcendental Arguments in Kant," Kant‑Studien, 67 (1976), 1‑19; reprinted in Isabela Cabrera (ed.), Argumentos Trascendentales (Univ. Nacional Autónoma de México, 1999)..

(12) "Categories, Schematism and Forms of Judgment," Ratio, 18 (1976), 31‑49.

(13) "Two Problems of Being and Nonbeing in Sartre's Being and Nothingness," Philosophy and Phenomenological Research, 38 (1977), 167‑86; reprinted in Sartre and Existentialism, ed. William L. McBride (New York: Garland Publishing, 1997), vol. 4.

(14) "The Relation Between Pure and Empirical Intuition in Kant," Kant‑Studien, 68 (1977), 275‑89.

(15) "The Identity of Thought and Object in Spinoza," Journal of the History of Philosophy, XVI (1978), 271‑88.

(16) "Two Lines of Argument in Kant's Transcendental Aesthetic," International Studies in Philosophy, 10 (1978), 85‑100.

(17) "A New Look at Kant's Aesthetic Judgments," Kant‑Studien, 70 (1979), 17‑34; reprinted in Ted Cohen and Paul Guyer (eds.), Essays in Kant's Aesthetics (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1982), 87‑114.

(18) "Personal Identity and Kant's Refutation of Idealism," Kant‑Studien, 70 (1979), 259‑78; reprinted in Ruth Chadwick and Clive Cazeaux (eds.), Immanuel Kant: Critical Assessments (London: Routledge, 1992), volume 2, 143-67.

(19) "Things in Themselves and Appearances: Intentionality and Reality in Kant," Archiv für Geschichte der Philosophie, 61 (1979), 293‑308.

(20) "Mental Particulars, Mental Events, and the Bundle Theory," Canadian Journal of Philosophy, 9 (1979), 109‑20.

(21) "Intentional Objects and Kantian Appearances," Philosophical Topics, 12/2 (1981), 9‑37; reprinted in Essays on Kant's Critique of Pure Reason, ed. J. N. Mohanty & Robert W. Shahan (Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1982), 9‑37.

(22) "Is Sensation the Material of Appearances?" in Moltke Gram (ed.), Interpreting Kant (Iowa City: University of Iowa Press, 1982), 11‑29.

(23) "On Intensionalizing Husserl's Intentions," Nous, 16 (1982), 209‑26.

(24) "States of Affairs and Identity of Attributes in Spinoza," Midwest Studies in Philosophy, VIII (1983), 161‑79.

(25) "Necessity and Irreversibility in the Second Analogy," History of Philosophy Quarterly, 2 (1985), 203‑15.

(26) "Matter, Form, and Imaginative Association in Sensory Intuition," in Bernard den Ouden and Marcia Moen (eds.), New Essays on Kant (New York: Peter Lang, 1987), 73‑109.

(27) "Self‑Consciousness, Self‑Determination, and Imagination in Kant," Topoi, 7 (1988), 65‑79; to be reprinted in Kant, vol. I, ed. Heiner Klemme and Manfred Kuehn (The History of Philosophy, general editor Tom D. Cambell), forthcoming August 1998, Ashgate Publishing Company.

(28) "The Cartesian and a Certain 'Poetic' Notion of Consciousness," Journal of the History of Ideas, 49 (1988), 543‑62.

(29) "Intentionality, Content, and Primitive Mental Directedness," Philosophy and Phenomenological Research, 49 (1989), 583‑604.

(30) "Imagination as a 'Medium'in the Critique of Pure Reason," The Monist, 72 (1989), 209‑21.

(31) (Intellectual autobiography) "Self‑Presentation," in Eugene Kaelin and Calvin Schrag (eds.), American Phenomenology: Origins and Developments (Dordrecht: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1989), 305‑10.

(32) "Consciousness as Higher‑Order Thought: Two Objections," American Philosophical Quarterly, 27 (Jan., 1990), 81‑88.

(33) "On Plotinus and the 'Togetherness' of Consciousness," Journal of the History of Philosophy, 30 (1992), 7-32.

(34) "The Subject as Appearance and as Thing in Itself in the Critique of Pure Reason: Reflections in the Light of the Role of Imagination in Apprehension," in Minds, Ideas and Objects: Essays on the Theory of Representation in Modern Philosophy, ed. Phillip D. Cummins and Guenter Zoeller; North American Kant Society Studies in Philosophy, vol. 2. (Atascadero: Ridgeview Publishing Co., 1992), 317-27.

(35) "On the Subjects of Knowing and Willing and the 'I' in Schopenhauer," History of Philosophy Quarterly, 10 (July, 1993), 241-60.

(36) "The Holistic Character of Kantian Intuition," in Kant and Contemporary Epistemology, ed. Paolo Parrini (Dordrecht: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1994), 309-29.

(37) (Entry in Reference Work) "Intentionality," A Companion to Metaphysics (Oxford: Basil Blackwell, 1995), 244-5.

(38) "The Content of Cartesian Sensation and the Intermingling of Mind and Body," History of Philosophy Quarterly, 12 (1995), 209-26.

(39) "Self as Matter and Form: Some Reflections on Kant's View of the Soul," in D. Klemm and G. Zoeller (eds.), Figuring the Self: Subject, Absolute, and Others in Classical German Philosophy (Albany: SUNY Press, 1997), 31-54..

(40) "Unity of Apperception and the Division of Labor in the Transcendental Analytic," Kantian Review, 1(1998), 17-52.

(41) “Sartre’s Other and the Field of Consciousness: A Husserlian Reading,” European Journal of Philosophy, 6 (1998), 253-76.

(42) "Hans Vaihinger and Some Recent Intentionalist Readings of Kant," Journal of the History of Philosophy, 41 (2003), 231-50.

(43) "The Singularity and the Unity of Transcendental Consciousness in Kant," History of European Ideas (30), 2004, 349-376.

(44) Revised and expanded version of (37), in the Wiley-Blackwell Companion to Metaphysics, 2nd ed. (2009).

(45) “Cartesian Consciousness and the Transcendental Deduction of the Categories,” International Yearbook of German Idealism (2015, forthcoming).

(46) “The Transcendental Idealisms of Kant and Sartre,” in Sorin Baiasu (ed.), Comparing Kant and Sartre (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2016 [forthcoming]).

 

PROFESSIONAL PRESENTATIONS

(1) "Concepts, Objects, and the Analytic in Kant," Third International Kant Congress, The University of Rochester, April, 1970.

(2) "The Unity of Practical and Intellectual Consciousness in Kant," invited paper, Department of Philosophy, The University of Rochester, April, 1974.

(3) "Categories, Schematism and Forms of Judgment," Ottawa Congress on Kant, University of Ottawa, October, 1974.

(4) Comments on Allison's "The Non‑Spatiality of Things in Themselves for Kant," American Philosophical Association, Washington, D.C., December, 1974.

(5) "A New Look at Kant's Pure Aesthetic Pleasures," Ohio University Kant Colloquium, November, 1975.

(6) "Seeing Sounds," Tennessee Philosophical Association, November, 1975.

(7) "Things in Themselves and Appearances: Two Things or One?," Tennessee Philosophical Association, November, 1976.

(8) "Things in Themselves and Appearances: Two Things or One?," Ohio University Kant Colloquium, March, 1977.

(9) "Spinoza and Sartre: The Identity of Thought and Object," Tennessee Philosophical Association, November, 1977.

(10) "Subjectivism and the Identity of the Attributes in Spinoza," invited paper, Department of Philosophy, Temple University, February, 1978.

(11) "Two Lines of Argument in Kant's Transcendental Aesthetic," invited paper, Department of Philosophy, State University of New York at Stony Brook, February, 1978.

(12) "Spinoza and Sartre: The Identity of Thought and Object," American Philosophical Association, Cincinnati, Ohio, April, 1978.

(13) Comments on Mohanty's "Intentionality: Husserl and Hintikka," American Philosophical Association, Washington, D.C., December, 1978.

(14) "Necessity and Irreversibility of Perceptions in the Second Analogy," A Colloquium on "Kant's Answer to Hume," invited paper, The University of Western Ontario, April, 1979.

(15) Comments on Walsh's "Kant's Transcendental Idealism," Kant Conference in Honor of Professor Lewis White Beck, The University of Rochester, April, 1979.

(16a&b) (a) "Kant and Some Problems of Intentionality," (b) "On Intensionalizing Husserl's Intentions," invited papers, Department of Philosophy, Ohio State University, September, 1979.

(17) "Is Sensation the Material of Appearances?", invited paper, meeting co‑sponsored by the Society for Contemporary German Philosophy and the APA Committee on International Cooperation, Boston, December, 1980.

(18) "A Priori Form and A Priori Knowledge in the Transcendental Aesthetic," Fifth International Kant Congress, Mainz, Germany, April, 1981.

(19) Comments on the papers of Mohanty and Searle, American Philosophical Association, Philadelphia, December, 1981.

(20) "Kant on Inner Sense," invited paper, Department of Philosophy, University of Kentucky, December, 1981.

(21) "Intentionality," Department of Philosophy, invited lecture, University of Alabama/Birmingham, February, 1982.

(22) Guest lectures (2, in Italian), invited by Professor Lucio Colletti for his course, University of Rome: "Kant and Phenomenology," January, 1983.

(23) Response to critical discussion of Representational Mind (one of three books selected for discussion at annual meeting of Society for Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy), October, 1984.

(24) "Consciousness and Modern Philosophy," presented as part of "Centripetals" (a series of faculty luncheon discussions), University of Tennessee, March, 1985.

(25) "Imagination, Intuition, and the Affinity of Appearances," American Philosophical Association, San Francisco, March, 1985.

(26) Comments on Robinson's "Making the Subject Matter Fit the Theory," American Philosophical Association, Washington, D.C., December, 1985.

(27) "Imagination as Matter and Form in Experience," invited paper, Department of Philosophy, University of Colorado/Boulder, February, 1986.

(28) Comments on Baum's "The B‑Deduction and the Refutation of Idealism," Spindel Conference, Memphis State University, October, 1986.

(29) Comments on Tlumak's "Accidental Predication in Leibniz," Tennessee Philosophical Association, November, 1987.

(30) "Unblinded Intuition," invited paper, University of Missouri/Columbia, Conference on The Representational Nature of Thought, October, 1988.

(31) "Intentionality, Content, and Primitive Mental Directedness," Southern Society for Philosophy and Psychology, New Orleans, March, 1989.

(32) Comments on Meerbote and Robinson, University of Iowa, Conference on Ideas and Objects in 17th and 18th Century Philosophy, April, 1989.

(33) "Consciousness, Content, and Mind‑Body Dualism," Cognitive Science Lab group, University of Tennessee, October, 1989.

(34) "Predication and the Unity of the Critique of Judgment," Seventh International Kant Congress, Mainz, March, 1990.

(35) "Reflections on Plotinus and Sartre," Conference on Consciousness and the History of Philosophy, University of Tennessee, April, 1990.

(36) "Unity of Organism, Unity of Thought, and the Unity of the Critique of Judgment," invited paper, Spindel Conference, Memphis State University, October 5, 1991.

(37) "Some Problems Regarding the 'Modern' Concept of Consciousness," invited paper, presented as part of Ida Beam Visiting Professorship, The University of Iowa, April 7-8, 1992.

(38) "On the 'Subjects' of Knowing and Willing: Some Reflections on Schopenhauer," invited paper, presented as part of Ida Beam Visiting Professorship, The University of Iowa, April 7-8, 1992.

(39) "Self as Matter and Form: Some Reflections on Kant," The 26th Annual Everett W. Hall Lecture, The University of Iowa, April 9, 1992.

(40) "The Holistic Character of Kantian Intuition," invited paper, Workshop on Kant and Contemporary Epistemology, The Florentine Center for the History and Philosophy of Science, May 30, 1992.

(41) "Kant on Consciousness and Levels of Consciousness," invited paper, Philosophy Club, University of Tennessee, Chattanooga, February 9, 1994.

(42) "Unity of Apperception as a Quasi-Object in the first Critique," invited paper, Eighth International Kant Congress, University of Memphis, March 3, 1995.

(43) "Identity and Reflection: Comments on Brook's and McRobert's 'Hidden Riches in Kant's Attack on the Amphiboly'," commentary in Invited Session, American Philosophical Association, Central Division, Pittsburgh, April 24, 1997.

(44) “Sartre’s Look and the Phenomenology of the Field of Consciousness,” Keynote Address, Conference in annual series, Philosophical Collaborations, Southern Illinois University, March 20, 1998.

(45) “Sartre’s Look and the Phenomenology of the Field of Consciousness,” American Philosophical Association, Eastern Division, Washington, DC, December 29, 1998.

(46) “Critical Remarks on Béatrice Longuenesse’s Kant and the Capacity to Judge” (tr. Charles T. Wolfe [Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1998]), invited presentation in AAuthor Meets Critics@ session, scheduled for American Philosophical Association, Pacific Division, Berkeley, April 2, 1999.

(47) “Infinitude, Whole-Part Priority, and the Ambiguity of Kantian Space and Time,” Ninth International Kant Congress, Berlin, March 26-31, 2000.

(48) “Paul Abela's Kant's Empirical Realism,” Author Meets Critics," North American Kant Society (meeting with APA), Philadelphia, December 29, 2002.

(49) “Projecting and Rejecting the World: The Transcendental Philosophy of Arthur Schopenhauer,” University of Alabama in Huntsville, March 5, 2007.

(50) “Thoughts Without Intuition are Blind,” 2013 Conference on Issues in Modern Philosophy, New York University, November 8, 2013.

 

PAPERS IN CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS

(1) "Concepts, Objects and the Analytic in Kant," Proceedings of the Third International Kant Congress (Dordrecht: D. Reidel, 1972), 212‑18; reprinted in L. W. Beck (ed.), Kant's Theory of Knowledge (Dordrecht: D. Reidel, 1974), 55‑61.

(2) "Categories, Schematism and Forms of Judgment," Proceedings of the Ottawa Congress on Kant (Ottawa: The University of Ottawa Press, 1976), 401‑408.

(3) "A priori Form and a priori Knowledge in the Transcendental Aesthetic," 5. Internationaler Kant Congress: Akten, I.1 (Bonn: Bouvier Verlag Herbert Grundmann, 1981), 83‑90.

(4) "Comments on Manfred Baum's 'The B‑Deduction and the Refutation of Idealism'," in Spindel Conference 1986: The B‑Deduction (The Southern Journal of Philosophy, Supplement 25 [1987]), 109‑14.

(5) "Predication and the Unity of the Critique of Judgment," Akten des Siebenten Internationalen Kant-Kongresses (Bonn: Bouvier, 1991), 81-92.

(6) "Unity of Organism, Unity of Thought, and the Unity of the Critique of Judgment," in Spindel Conference 1991: System and Teleology in Kant's Critique of Judgment, The Southern Journal of Philosophy, 30, Supplement (1992), 139-55.

(7) "Transcendental Unity as a Quasi-Object in the first Critique," Proceedings of the Eighth International Kant Congress, ed. Hoke Robinson (Milwaukee: Marquette University Press, 1995), 483-501.

(8) “Infinitude, Whole-Part Priority, and the Ambiguity of Kantian ‘Space' and ‘Time'," Kant und die Berliner Aufklärung: Akten des IX. Internationalen Kant-Kongresses (Berlin: Walter de Gruyter, 2001), vol. 2, 99-109

 

REVIEWS

(1) J. N. Mohanty, Husserl and Frege (Indiana), Husserl Studies, 1 (1984), 320‑30.

(2) J. R. Searle, Intentionality (Cambridge), Philosophy and Phenomenological Research, XLVI (1985), 159‑70.

(3) C. Peacocke, Thoughts: An Essay on Content (Basil Blackwell), Inquiry, 30 (1987), 195‑205.

(4) H. Allison, Kant's Transcendental Idealism (Yale), International Studies in Philosophy, 19 (1987), 61‑62.

(5) K. Bach, Thought and Reference (Oxford), Inquiry, 31 (1988), 535‑48.

(6) A. Kenny, The Legacy of Wittgenstein (Basil Blackwell), Nous, 23 (1989), 270‑72.

(7) J. Benardete, Metaphysics: The Logical Approach (Oxford), Review of Metaphysics, 43 (1989), 146‑148.

(8) P. Guyer, Kant and the Claims of Knowledge (Cambridge), International Studies in Philosophy, 22 (1990), 110‑11.

(9) W. deVries, Hegel's Theory of Mental Activity (Cornell), Philosophy and Phenomenological Research, 51 (1991), 663-75.

(10) J. N. Mohanty, Transcendental Phenomenology (Basil Blackwell), Review of Metaphysics, 45 (1991), 856-7.

(11) M. Tye, The Metaphysics of Mind (Cambridge), Behavior and Philosophy, 19 (1991), 19 (1991), pp. 101-108.

(12) A. Melnick, Space, Time, and Thought in Kant (Kluwer), International Studies in Philosophy, 24 (1992), 119-20.

(13) D. W. Smith, The Circle of Acquaintance: Perception, Consciousness, and Empathy (Kluwer), Philosophy and Phenomenological Research, 52 (1992), 994-7.

(14) W. Waxman, Kant's Model of the Mind (Oxford), International Studies in Philosophy, 26 (1994), no. 2, 152-3.

(15) P. Guyer, Kant and the Experience of Freedom: Essays on Aesthetics and Morality (Cambridge), Review of Metaphysics, 48 (1994), 815-17.

(16) Sarah L. Gibbons, Kant's Theory of Imagination (Oxford University Press), European Journal of Philosophy, 4 (1996), 93-7.

(17) Andrew Brook, Kant and the Mind (Cambridge University Press), International Studies in Philosophy 28 (1996), 103-5.

(18) Charles Bigger, Kant's Methodology (Ohio University Press), International Philosophical Quarterly, 37 (1997), 358-60.

(19) Lorne Falkenstein, Kant's Intuitionism: A Commentary on the Transcendental Aesthetic (U. of Toronto Press), forthcoming, International Studies in Philosophy.

(20) Richard Popkin (ed.), The Columbia History of Philosophy (Columbia U. Press), forthcoming, Journal of the History of Philosophy.

(21) Arthur Collins, Possible Experience: Understanding Kant=s Critique of Pure Reason (U. of California Press), International Philosophical Quarterly 40 (2000), 394-6

(22) Mark Sacks, Objectivity and Insight (Oxford University Press), Kantian Review 5 (2001), 114-19

(23) Robert Greenberg, Kant's Theory of A Priori Knowledge (Pennsylvania State University Press), Journal of the History of Philosophy 40 (2002), 267-8

(24) Paul Abela, Kant's Empirical Realism (Oxford University Press), Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews [on-line journal http://ndpr.icaap.org/] (September, 2002); International Philosophical Quarterly, 43 (2003), 389-90

(25) Patricia Matthews, The Significance of Beauty: Kant on Feeling and the System of the Mind (Kluwer), International Studies in Philosophy, 35 (2003), 359

(26) Karl Ameriks, Interpreting Kant's Critiques (Oxford University Press), International Philosophical Quarterly, 44 (2004), 591-93

(27) Wayne Waxman, Kant’s Anatomy of the Intelligent Mind. (Oxford University Press), Philosophical Review (forthcoming, October 2015).

 

AWARDS AND HONORS

Summer Research Award, University of Tennessee, 1977 (19th Century German Philosophy).

Travel Grant, ACLS, April, 1981 (to attend Fifth International Kant Congress, Mainz, West Germany).

Professional Leave Award, University of Tennessee, January‑September, 1983 (to study recent Italian Philosophy at the University of Rome).

Lindsay Young Professor of Humanities, University of Tennessee, 1986‑1987.

Distinguished Professor of Humanities, University of Tennessee, 1987‑1997.

Chancellor's Citation for Research and Creative Achievement, University of Tennessee, April, 1990.

 

OTHER PROFESSIONAL AND ACADEMIC ACTIVITY

Director of Undergraduate Studies, Department of Philosophy, Duke University, 1969‑1974.

Director of Graduate Studies, Department of Philosophy, University of Tennessee, 1978‑1982, 1988‑92, 2008-

Member, Research Council, University of Tennessee, 1986‑9.

Member, Graduate Council, University of Tennessee, 1992-5; proxy member, 1995-8.

Chair of sessions on various occasions: APA Eastern and Central Divisions; Southern Society for Philosophy and Psychology, North American Kant Society.

Member, Advisory Committee to Program Committee, Eastern Division of American Philosophical Association, 1986‑1987.

Member, Review Committee (selection of candidates for Fulbright awards for study in Germany), Institute of International Education, 1990‑2 (three-year term).

Member, Selection Panel for ACLS Fellowships, January, 1999.

President, North American Kant Society, 1994-7; member, Advisory Board, 1997- ; member, Editorial Board, NAKS Studies in Philosophy; 1994- .

Member, Board of Editorial Consultants, History of Philosophy Quarterly, 1985‑91, 1994-7.

Member, Board of Advisors, Philosophical Explorations, 1997-2006.

Co-Editor, Kantian Review, 1997- (primary editorial responsibility, 2011- ).

Referee for various other journals and publishers.

Consultant in various promotion and tenure cases, various universities.