Dr. Manuel Fasko
Assistent / PostDoc
Philosophisch-Historische Fakultät
Departement Künste, Medien, Philosophie
Professur Wild

Assistent / PostDoc

Steinengraben 5
4051 Basel
Schweiz

Tel. +41 61 207 06 27
manuel.fasko@clutterunibas.ch

Vita

Manuel Fasko (ORCID iD Link) hat von 2010–2016 Philosophie und Geschichte der Neuzeit an der Universität Zürich studiert. Nach dem Studium hat er sich erfolgreich für ein Doc.CH-Projekt beworben (Link) und von 2017–2020 seine Dissertation (summa cum laude) zu George Berkeleys Auffassung des Naturgeschehens verfasst (Betreuende: Prof. Dr. Katia Saporiti & Prof. Dr. Dominik Perler). Von Sommer 2018 bis 2019 war er als Visiting Scholar je ein halbes Jahr an der University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (Prof. Dr. Margaret Atherton) und der Ohio State University (Prof. Lisa Downing). Seit August 2020 ist er als Postdoc am am Lehrstuhl für Theoretische Philosophie (Prof. Dr. Markus Wild) mit einem Habilitationsprojekt zu Mary Shepherd.

Spezialisierungsbereiche

Geschichte der Neuzeit (bes. britisch-irische Tradition des 17-18 Jh.) & Mary Shepherd.

Kompetenzbereiche

Philosophie des Geistes, Philosophie der Wahrnehmung, Scholastik (Thomas, Caietanus, Scotus), Philosophie des 19.-20. Jh. (bes. Nietzsche, Wittgenstein, Russell).

Lehre

·         HS (2020): George Berkeleys Drei Dialoge zwischen Hylas und Philonous
·         FS (2021): Mary Shepherds Essays on the Perception of an External Universe
·         FS (2021): Die anthropologische Differenz – der Geist von Tier und Mensch im Verständnis der Frühen Neuzeit

Talks (Stand Januar 2021)

International Berkeley Society Conference: Berkeleian Minds: 300 years De Motu, ‘In the pursuit of truth we must beware of being misled by terms which we do not rightly understand’ – Berkeley on language and meaning in De Motu, Aix-en-Marseille, France, June 2021. 

Early Career Researchers Paper Workshop. Mary Shepherd on ‘animal existence’ and the Anthropological Difference, online. May 2021.

The 2020 John Locke Conference. The Role of Comparing: Locke and Berkeley on Relations. University of Naples, Italy. Postponed to June 2021 due to Covid-19.

Dutch Seminar in Early Modern Philosophy VII. William King, Anthony Collins, and the Representation-Signification Distinction in Early Modern Thought with Peter West (Durham), University of Nijmegen, Netherlands. August 2020 (postponed to 2021 due to Covid-19).

Bucharest Graduate Conference in Early Modern Philosophy 8th Ed. How alike are Berkeley’s and Sergeant’s notions of likeness? with Peter West (Trinity C Dublin), University of Bucharest, Romania, November 2019.

Irish Philosophy in the Age of Berkeley, The Irish Context of Berkeley’s „Resemblance Thesis“ with Peter West (Trinity C Dublin), Trinity C Dublin, Ireland, April 2019

International Berkeley Society Conference: Berkeleian Minds: Will and Understanding, “Speech metaphorical considerably more than we imagine” – Berkeley’s notion of (some) metaphors as analogies, University of York, England, April 2019.

The Berkeley Workshop at UW-Milwaukee, Representation, Resemblance and the Scope of George Berkeley’s Likeness-Principle, University of Wisconsin, USA, October 2018.

International Berkeley Society Conference: Berkeley In Context, The Hostile Bishops? Reassessing the Relationship between the Bishops of Cloyne and Cork, Newport RI, USA, June 2018.

Causa sive ratio: cause, reason and explanation in the evolution of early modern physics and metaphysics, Causes as signs and reasons as causes – George Berkeley’s distinction between physical and spiritual causes, University of Milan, Italy, November 2017.

International Berkeley Society Conference: Berkeley’s Philosophy after the Principles and the Three Dialogue, Berkeley’s Cajetan or Alciphron IV § 21 revisited, Nicolaus Copernicus University Toruń, Poland, October 2017.