Sally Sedgwick

LAS Distinguished Professor of Philosophy and Affiliated Professor of Germanic Studies

Sally Sedgwick is LAS Distinguished Professor of Philosophy and Affiliated Professor of Germanic Studies. She received her Ph.D. from the University of Chicago in 1985, and has held visiting positions at Harvard, the University of Pennsylvania, and the universities of Bonn, Bern and Luzern. Her main areas of research are the practical and theoretical philosophies of Kant and Hegel. She has been awarded grants by NEH, ACLS, DAAD, the Fulbright Foundation, and the Alexander von Humboldt-Stiftung. Her publications include the monographs Kant's Groundwork of the Metaphysics of Morals: An Introduction (Cambridge, 2008) and Hegel's Critique of Kant (Oxford, 2012). She is editor of the volume The Reception of Kant's Critical Philosophy: Fichte, Schelling and Hegel (Cambridge, 2000). Since 2014, she co-edits the International Yearbook of German Idealism with Dina Emundts. In 2009/10, she was President of the Central Division of the APA. 

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Phone: 312-996-3029
Fax: 312-413-2093
Email: sedgwick@uic.edu