Professor of Philosophy

Pronouns: she/her/hers

Sally Sedgwick joined the Department in January 2019. 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), Hegel’s Critique of Kant (Oxford, 2012), and Time and History in Hegelian Thought and Spirit (Oxford, 2023). She is editor of the volume The Reception of Kant’s Critical Philosophy: Fichte, Schelling and Hegel (Cambridge, 2000). From 2014-2019, she co-edited the International Yearbook of German Idealism/Internationales Jahrbuch des Deutschen Idealismus with Dina Emundts. In 2009/10, she was President of the Central Division of the APA.