Dr. Jason Robinson
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Contact InformationEmail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Phone: 519.756.8228 ext.5841
Office Location: RCW 306
Office Hours: By appointment
Personal Website: www.openthought.ca
Ph.D. Philosophy, University of Guelph (2005-2009) Dissertation: A Hermeneutical Reconstruction of the Natural Sciences and Objectivity: Theory, Practice, and Progress
Supervisor: Distinguished Professor Dr. Jeff Mitscherling
M.A. Philosophy, University of Guelph (2003-2004)
Thesis: Openness and the Question in Tillich’s Symbol and Gadamer’s Hermeneutics
M.A. Christian Studies, McMaster Divinity College (2002, not yet conferred)
M.T.S. Theological Studies, McMaster University (2000-2002)
B.R.E. Theology, Masters College and Seminary, Toronto (1997-2001)
B.A. Philosophy, University of Waterloo (1998-2000)
Hermeneutics and Interpretive Theory: Philosophical, Theological, Linguistic, and Biblical Perspectives, with Stanley E. Porter. Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, forthcoming 2011.
Understanding in the Age of Science: Tillich and Gadamer on Participation (Germany: VDM-Verlag Publishing House, August 2009).
Philosophical Apprenticeships: Contemporary Continental Philosophy in Canada, co- edited with Jay R. Lampert. (Ottawa: University of Ottawa Press, July 2009).
“Introduction” and “Simultaneity and Delay: The Already and Not Yet of Now,” in Philosophical Apprenticeships: Contemporary Continental Philosophy in Canada. (Ottawa, University of Ottawa Press: July 2009).
“Practical Reasonableness, Theory, and the Science of Lived Experience.” The European Legacy: Toward New Paradigms 13:6 (October 2008): 687-701.
“Timeless Temporality: Gadamer’s Discontinuous Historical Awareness.” Idealistic Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Philosophy 36:2 (Fall 2006): 97-107.
“Imaginative Being: Artistic Clearings for a New Sociohistoric Truth.” [Critical Notice] Symposium: Canadian Journal of Continental Philosophy 10 (Fall 2006): 611-624.
“Freewill Theism: Doing Business in a Free Market Society.” Theology Today 63 [Princeton Seminary] (July 2006): 21-31.
“Interpreting Postmodernism: Hermeneutics as Participatory Understanding.” McMaster Journal of Theology 6 (May 2005): 18-35.
(Books in Progress)
Irreconcilable Differences? Philosophy, Religion, and Science in Dialogue, co-editing with David Peck. This will be a collection of papers from established scholars in theology, philosophy, and science. David and I are collecting modified conference talks delivered over the last four years at our annual Guelph conference. It has a draft date of January 2009, at which point it will be submitted to the University of Ottawa Press for review.
My immediate family has three members including myself, my wife Cynthia and our cat. I am a dog person and my wife is a cat person. We compromised by getting a 21 pound (Main Coon) cat I call Dog and she calls Caper (I'm not clear on how this is much of a compromise). He is the size of a dog so that's something.
- I have finished the blueprints for my time machine but have not yet discovered the means for generating tachyons (theoretical particles capable of moving faster than the speed of light).