Ann Hartle

Professor Emeritus

Department of Philosophy

Office: Bowden Hall

Phone: 404.727.6577

Fax: 404.712.9425


Additional Contact Information

Mailing Address:

Department of Philosophy

Emory University
561 S. Kilgo Circle

Atlanta, GA 30322


  • PhD, City University of New York, 1976


The nature of philosophy, and early modern philosophy.

Selected Publications

  • Michel de Montaigne: Accidental Philosopher (Cambridge, 2003)
  • The Modern Self in Rousseau's Confessions (Notre Dame, 1983)
  • A Reply to St. AugustineDeath and the Disinterested Spectator
  • An Inquiry into the Nature of Philosophy (SUNY, 1986)
  • Self Knowledge in the Age of Theory (Rowman and Littlefield, 1996)
  • Montaigne and Skepticism, in The Cambridge Companion to Montaigne

Current Work

  • Currently working on a book on Montaigne tentatively titled "Montaigne and Modern Rationalism"

Fellowships and Honors

  • National Endowment for the Humanities Fellow (1982-83)
  • Senior Fellow, Center for Humanistic Inquiry (2003-04)

Book Covers

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