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College of Arts and Sciences

Karolina Hübner

Associate Professor, Philosophy

 Karolina Hubner

Academic focus:

History of philosophy, especially various theories of the nature of reality

Current research project:

A book on the theory of mind developed by Baruch Spinoza, a radical and idiosyncratic  17th century Jewish philosopher

Previous positions:

  • Associate Professor, Department of Philosophy, University of Toronto, 2015-2019
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Philosophy, University of Toronto, 2009-2015

Academic background:

  • Ph.D., Philosophy, University of Chicago, 2010
  • B.A., Philosophy and English, Williams College

Last book read:

“Correction,” by Thomas Bernhard

In your own time/when not working:

I like going to see art and to watch movies.

Courses you’re most looking forward to teaching:

Philosophy of Art

What most excites you about Cornell:

The talented students