BiographyTyler Tritten received his PhD from the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven and is currently an Assistant Professor in Philosophy at Gonzaga University. His research is primarily focused on contemporary European philosophy and issues in speculative philosophy. Published articles have treated Plato, Proclus, Damascius, Hume, Kant, Schelling, Boutroux, Peirce, Tillich, Heidegger, Levinas, Badiou, Agamben and Meillassoux and has addressed themes in the areas of metaphysics, philosophical theology, ethical theory and the philosophy of film. He has also helped co-edit a special edition of Angelaki, "Nature, Speculation and the Return to Schelling", which has been republished as a collected volume by Routledge in 2017, in addition to translating a small article by Schelling.
His first book, Beyond Presence: The Late F.W.J. Schelling's Criticism of Metaphysics (2012), was published by DeGruyter. His second book, published by Edinburgh University Press, resulted from his time as an Alexander von Humboldt Postdoctoral Research Fellow (2015-2016) at Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg and bears the title The Contingency of Necessity: Reason and God as Matters of Fact (2017).
Areas of Research / Professional Expertise
History of Philosophy
Philosophy of Religion