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Edward Halper

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Distinguished Research Professor, Josiah Meigs Distinguished Teaching Professor

Ancient Philosophy, German Philosophy, Medieval Philosophy, Metaphysics

(Ph.D. University of Toronto) is interested in the classical problems of metaphysics.  Much of his work has been on ancient philosophy (he is completing a three volume study of Aristotle's Metaphysics), but he also works on nineteenth century German philosophy (especially Hegel), medieval philosophy, and metaphysics. Halper came to UGA in 1984.  He was named Josiah Meigs Distinguished Teaching Professor in 2006 and Distinguished Research Professor in 2012.

For further information about Dr. Halper, please see profile on the Department of Philosophy website.

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