academic year 2000 - 2001 (on leave)
To contact me, the best method will be by e-mail:
When possible, I will also check voice mail and messages left with the Department Secretary
My telephone: 1-902-867-2341; fax 1-902-867-3243; Secretary 1-902-867-5085
For the moment, printed materials should be sent to me at:
Dept. of Philosophy,
St Francis Xavier University,
Antigonish, NS    B2G 2W5
(Mail will be forwarded to me about twice a month.)
Tentative Itinerary (subject to modification):



        Ottawa - mid June


August September October Notre Dame, Indiana - October 19-22, 2000 [AMA conference]; October 23-26 [research; Maritain Center]

Washington, DC - October 27-30 [RVP seminar]

         Ottawa [CJMA conference]



Gregynog, Wales  - 14-16 December
Newcastle [University of Newcastle upon Tyne, Bosanquet Papers] 17-22 December
London [British Library] 22-28 December


January 2001

New Delhi - 29 December 2000 - 5 January 2001 - Platinum Jubilee Celebrations of the Indian Philosophical Congress (December 28, 2000 to January 1, 2001; Afro-Asian Philosophy Association / International Conference on Ethnicity, Cultural Identity and Freedom

Pune - 6 - 22 January - University of Pune, Visiting Professorial Fellow in Comparative Philosophy

Eluru, Andrha Pradesh - 23- 26 January - Visiting lecturer in science and religion

Chennai -
Mumbai -
  From February 1, 2001 until August 1, 2001 I will be in Ottawa and Montréal, with the possible exceptions indicated below.
While in Montréal, I will be Chercheur invité at the Chaire UNESCO d'étude des fondements philosophiques de la justice et de la société démocratique, Université du Québec à Montréal.

May 2001
1-2 Tbilisi "Politics and Ethics"
5-6 Qom "Human Rights and the Dialogue of Civilizations"
9-11 Bangkok Southeast Asia Regional Meeting:
"Cultural Traditions and Contemporary Change"

Universite Laval - Canadian Philosophical Association [24-27 May], Canadian Society of Christian Philosophers [26 May], Canadian Jacques Maritain Association [24-25 May]

August 2001

          August 27-31, 2001, 13th International Congress of Aesthetics, Tokyo
          Theme: Aesthetics at 21st Century
               The University of Tokyo, Faculty of Letters (Prof. Ken-ichi SASAKI)
               7-3-1, Hongo, Bunkyo-ku, 113-0033 Tokyo, Japan.
               fax : +81-3-5841-8958

September 1 - 10  Trans-Siberian rail travel

September 2001 England:

British Society for the Philosophy of Religion
September 6-8 some panels on British Idealism at the ECPR 2001 Conference, Kent {organised by Stamatoula}

11-14 September 2001 Michael Oakeshott Society (organised by Leslie Marsh)