Farhad Alavi

PhD Philosophy

  • Philosophy
  • School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences

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Current research interests

- The role of mathematics in Kant's transcendental philosophy - Philosophy of mathematics and physics

Past research interests

Monadological interpretation of differential calculus Salomon Maimon’s and Hermann Cohen’s theories of infinitesimals in Kant. Intersubjectivity and Phenomenological interpretations of Kant, Heidegger’s reading of Kant, Social functions of art and artistic experience, A Kantian theory of social epistemology and human communication. The Marxian critique of political economy

Project activity

My current PhD project is centered around Kant's use of intensive magnitudes in the transcendental philosophy.

Current project grants

School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Science Postgraduate PhD Scholarship

Alavi, F. (2020), Reading Kant’s doctrine of schematism algebraically. Philos Forum, 51: 315-329. https://doi.org/10.1111/phil.12261