Daniel O. Dahlstrom
Professor of Philosophy
Ph.D., St. Louis University
- STH 518
Interests: phenomenology, meta-philosophy, aesthetics and ethics
Before coming to Boston University, Dr. Dahlstrom taught at Santa Clara University and Catholic University of America. He has also held visiting appointments at Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (Belgium) and Boston University. Awarded a Mellon Foundation Grant for work on medieval logic in the Vatican Microfilm Library, Dr. Dahlstrom has also received two Fulbright awards, a summer grant from DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service) for research in Tübingen, a summer grant from the National Endowment of the Humanities for work at Princeton University on German thought and letters, a Humboldt award for research in Cologne on the thought of Kant, Hegel, and eighteenth century German aesthetics, and more recently, support from the Fritz Thyssen Foundation for research on Heidegger’s later thought. Dr. Dahlstrom is the recipient of the 1997 Undergraduate Philosophy Club Excellence in Teaching Award. In recent years, Dr. Dahlstrom served on the executive council of SPEP (Society for Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy), co-hosting its 43rd annual conference in Boston in the Fall of 2004. A regular member of the North American Heidegger Conference, Dr. Dahlstrom hosted its 40th annual meeting at Boston University in the Spring of 2006.
Dr. Dahlstrom has published over ninety articles and authored the following works:
Das logische Vorurteil: Untersuchungen zur Wahrheitstheorie des frühen Heidegger. Vienna: Passagen, 1994.
Heidegger’s Concept of Truth. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2001.
Dr. Dahlstrom is also the editor of sixteen collections, including:
Nature and Scientific Method. Washington, D.C.: Catholic University of America Press, 1991.
Philosophy and Art. Washington, D.C.: Catholic University of America Press, 1991.
Schiller’s Aesthetic Writings. New York: Continuum, 1993.
Mendelssohn’s Philosophical Writings. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1997.
(with Michael Baur). The Emergence of German Idealism. Washington, D. C.: Catholic University of America Press CUA, 1999.
Proceedings of the Twentieth World Congress of Philosophy. Volume 8: Contemporary Philosophy. Bowling Green State University: Philosophy Documentation Center, 2000.
Husserl’s Logical Investigations. Synthese Library Series. Dordrecht: Kluwer, 2003.
A translator of works by Feuerbach, Hegel, Heidegger, Schiller, Losinger, Düsing, and Mendelssohn into English, Dr. Dahlstrom recently translated Heidegger’s first Marburg lectures: Martin Heidegger, Introduction to Phenomenological Research. Bloomington, Indiana:
Indiana University Press, 2005.