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About Antonio Calcagno

Antonio Calcagno holds a B.A. (University of Toronto), M.A. (University of Louvain) and a Ph.D. (Guelph). He is a specialist in Renaissance philosophy, contemporary European philosophy and social and political thought. He is currently Professor of Philosophy in the Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies at King’s University College. Along with Dr. Steve Lofts, he is the co-founder of the Centre for Advanced Research of European Philosophy (CAREP). The Centre seeks to bring leading scholars and philosophers together to discuss the legacy of and recent developments in contemporary European thought. CAREP brings philosophy in Canada into dialogue with various European schools and traditions.


Present Professor, King's University College ‐ Department of Philosophy

Curriculum Vitae


Research Interests

European Philosophy, Renaissance Philosophy, and Social and Political Philosophy

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Professional Service and Affiliations

2015 - 2019 President, International Association for the Study of the Philosophy of Edith Stein
Co-Director, Centre for Advanced Research in European Philosophy
Co-Director, Society for Italian Philosophy
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Honors and Awards

  • Member of the College, Royal Society of Canada

Contact Information

Faculty Building Room 213
King's University College
266 Epworth Avenue
London, Ontario N6A 2M3
(519) 433-3491 x4533


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