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Dr Hamid Taieb

Dr Hamid TaiebVisiting Research Fellow


 c/o Department of Philosophy
King's College London
London WC2R 2LS




Hamid Taieb received his PhD in philosophy from the University of Lausanne, where he was a research assistant, and the École pratique des hautes études in Paris. Since then, he has also worked in Geneva and Salzburg, as a postdoctoral research fellow. He recently visited the University of Gothenburg as a guest researcher. He will be at King’s for six months (October 2018 to March 2019), as part of a two-year Alexander von Humboldt postdoctoral fellowship; his German host institution will be the University of Hamburg.

Research interests

• Austro-German philosophy

• The Aristotelian tradition

• Philosophy of mind

• Theories of concepts

Hamid Taieb’s historical inquiries are devoted to the Austro-German tradition, especially the School of Brentano. He also works on the Aristotelian tradition. From a theoretical point of view, he is interested mainly in philosophy of mind, more specifically on questions connected with intentionality. His research project at King’s will be on the structure of ordinary concepts in the Austro-German tradition.

Selected publications
  • Relational Intentionality: Brentano and the Aristotelian Tradition, Cham: Springer (in press).

  • “Building Objective Thoughts: Stumpf, Twardowski and the Late Husserl on Psychic Products,” Archiv für Geschichte der Philosophie (forthcoming in 2018).

  • “Intentionality and Reference: A Brentanian Distinction,” The Monist 100/1 (2017): pp. 120–132.

  • “The ‘Intellected Thing’ (res intellecta) in Hervaeus Natalis,” Vivarium 53/1 (2015): pp. 26–44.

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