Daniel Regnier

  • Associate Professor, Department of Philosophy, Acting Department Head, Languages, Literatures
  • St. Thomas More College
  • 1437 College Drive Saskatoon, SK S7N 0W6
  • Phone: 306.966.8044
  • dregnier@stmcollege.ca
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Education | Research Interests | Research Projects | Selected Publications
Teaching Responsibilities | Administrative Responsibilities


  • Ph.D. École Pratique des Hautes Études (Paris)
  • M.A. Ludwig-Maximillians Universität (Munich)
  • B.A McGill (Montreal)

Research Interests

  • Ancient Philosophy
  • German Idealism, Indian Philosophy and Comparative Philosophy
  • Consciousness, Human Rights, Philosophical Psychology, Philosophy of Music

Research Projects

  • Phantasia (Imagination) in Ancient Greek Philosophy  supported by SSHRC Standard Research Grant
  • Final stage of the translation of the late Georgian philosopher Merab Marmardashvili's Classical an Non-classical Ideals of Rationality
  • Comparative study treating of Plotinus' and Shankara's ideas concerning the unity of soul.

Selected Publications and Presentations

  • Plotin, Traité 27 (IV, 3) Introduction, traduction et commentaire (Éditions du CERF forthcoming)
  • "Human Rights and the Moral Imagination: Some Ancient Philosophical Contributions" (forthcoming)
  •  "A Moment in Mamardashvili's Conception of Non-classical Rationality: His Reception of Uznadze's Psychological Theory of Set", Transcultures  (accepted)
  • "Consciousness and Conscience: Mamardašvili on the common point of departure for Epistemological and Moral Reflection", in Studies in East European Thought, Volume 58, No. 3, 2006.

Teaching Responsibilities

  • Intermediate and advanced courses in Ancient Philosophy
  • Courses in German Idealism
  • Introductory courses
  • Some CMRS teaching

Administrative Responsibilities

  • University of Saskatchewan Research Ethics Board, Member knowledgeable in Ethics
  • Faculty Mentor for In Medias Res Editorial Board