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Ann HartleProfessor Emeritus


PhD, City University of New York, 1976

Current Work

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


The nature of philosophy, and early modern philosophy.

Fellowships and Honors

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

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