Department of PhilosophyWestern Arts and Humanities

Lorne Falkenstein



18th Century Philosophy

BA Regina; MA, PhD Toronto

Phone: 519-661-2111 ext. 85774
Office: Stevenson Hall, Room 3141
Website: Personal

2014-2015 Teaching


Selected Publications

"Reid's Response to Hume's Perceptual Relativity Argument," Canadian Journal of Philosophy 44 Supplementary volume 1 (2014): 25-49.

David Hume, Essays and Treatises on Philosophical Subjects.  Lorne Falkenstein and Neil McArthur (ed). Broadview editions. Peterborough: Broadview Press, 2013.

“Hume’s Seneca reference in Dialogues 12: An assessment of alternatives,” Hume Studies 38 (2012): 101-104. 

“Classical Empiricism,” in A Companion to the Philosophy of Time (ed) Adrian Bardon and Heather Dyke (Chichester, UK: Wiley-Blackwell, 2013), 102-119.

David Hume, Essays and Treatises on Philosophical Subjects Lorne Falkenstein and Neil McArthur (ed).  Broadview editions.  Peterborough: Broadview Press, 2013.

“The Psychology and Epistemology of Hume’s Account of Probable Reasoning,” in The Continuum Companion to Hume, (ed) Alan Bailey and Dan O'Brien (London: Continuum International Publishing Group, 2012), 104-130.

David Hume,  An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding Lorne Falkenstein (ed).  Broadview editions.  Peterborough: Broadview Press, 2011.

"Hume on 'Genuine,' 'True' and 'Rational' Religion," Eighteenth Century Thought 4 (2009): 171-201.

"Condillac's Paradox," Journal of the History of Philosophy 43 (2005): 403-435.

"Reid and Smith on Vision," The Journal of Scottish Philosophy 2 (2004): 103-118.

"Hume and Reid on the Perception of Hardness," Hume Studies 28 (2002): 27-48.