Philosophy at St Andrews

Stefano Lo Re

PhD student

Stefano Lo Re

Thesis: When Others Fail to Comply: Kant on Revolution, Self-defence, and Lying

Supervisors: Jens Timmermann and Sarah Broadie

Nationality: Italian

Degrees: MLitt in Philosophy (SASP); B.A. in Philosophy (Università degli Studi di Milano)

Email: slr7@st-andrews.ac.uk

Research

Areas of specialisation: Kant’s and Kantian moral, legal, and political philosophy

Areas of competence: Kant; history of philosophy; normative ethics; legal philosophy; political philosophy

Publications

Supreme Power: A Neglected Source of Tension in Kant's Views on Political Resistance (forthcoming in Proceedings of the 13th International Kant Congress)

Kantian Reflections on a Difficult Transition: The relation between Power, Exiting the State of Nature, and Political Resistance (forthcoming in Baiasu, S. (ed.), Kant on Political Change: Theoretical Grounds and Global Implications)

Comments on Alexandre Sayegh, “Pricing Carbon for Climate Justice” (with Luca Lo Re; forthcoming in Ethics, Policy, and Environment, 22.2)

 

In progress

Kant on Moderation in Defence (manuscript)

Kant’s Lie “in the Jurist’s Sense” (manuscript)

The Moral Worth of Actions Contrary to Duty: A Kantian Account of Moral Ignorance as an Excuse (with Claire Field; in progress)

Rawls and Kant on the Limits of Political Obedience (with Saranga Sudarshan; in progress)

Presentations

(*selected by blind review/invited)

Supreme Power: A Neglected Source of Tension in Kant's Views on Political Resistance

(*) 13th International Kant Congress: The Court of Reason - University of Oslo, 6-9/8/19          

(*) Seventh Annual Graduate Conference on International Political Theory - University of St Andrews, 3/5/19

Philosophy PGR Seminar - University of St Andrrws, 1/3/19

Kantian Reflections on a Difficult Transition: The relation between Power, Exiting the State of Nature, and Political Resistance

(*) Kant on Political Change: Theoretical Grounds and Global Implications section at the ECPR Joint Sessions - UCL Mons, 8-12/4/19

Rawls and Kant on the Limits of Obedience to Political Authority

(*) Kantian Political Theory/Philosophy Today section at the ECPR General Conference -  University of Wroclaw, 4-7/9/19

(*) St Andrews Kant Reading Party: Kant and Rawls - St Andrews University, 18/7/18 The Function of the Kingdom of Ends in the Groundwork

(*) Kant’s Scots Workshop - University of Edinburgh, 21/4/17

Reply to Pablo Muchnik, “A Proposal for Overcoming Liberal Fears Toward Religion”

– (*) Deep Disagreements - Oxford University, 4/11/16

Comments on Thomas Sinclair, “The Power of Public Positions: Official Roles in Kantian Legitimacy”

(*) Kant, Rights, and the State - Oxford University, 24/9/16

Non-Moral Practical Concepts in Kant’s Groundwork of the Metaphysics of Morals

(*)Dublin Graduate conference - TCD, 14/5/2016

– Philosophy PGR Seminar - University of St Andrews, 5/12/15

Comments on Martin Sticker, “Kant in the Shallow Pond: Easy Rescue and the Role of Emergency”

– (*) Kant and World Poverty - Ruhr University Bochum, 4/4/16

Juridical Truthfulness ReKantsidered?       

Philosophy PGR Seminar - St Andrews University, 30/11/18

“A Bold Man Will Love the Truth”: Kant’s Differential Treatment of Lying and Force

– St Andrews Work in Progress Seminar - University of St Andrews, 8/10/18

Kant on Self-Defence and Moderation in Self-Defence?     

St Andrews Work in Progress Seminar - University of St Andrews, 28/6/18

Kant on Political Revolution

– St Andrews Work in Progress Seminar - University of St Andrews, 10/5/18

– Kant Colloquium - University of St Andrews, 2/3/18

Kant and the Duty not to Lie

– Philosophy PGR Seminar - University of St Andrews, 9/12/16

Turning the other cheek? Ethik and Recht in Kant’s moral philosophy

– Philosophy PGR Seminar - University of St Andrews, 3/5/16

Kant’s Fact of Reason: From Certainty to Doubtfulness

– Philosophy PGR Seminar - University of St Andrews, 24/4/15

Teaching

Additional lecturer: The Enlightenment (University of St Andrews, 2018-2019)

Tutor: Foundations of Western Philosophy (University of St Andrews, 2016-2017)

Tutor: Moral and Political Controversies (University of St Andrews, 2015-2016)


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