Dean, Faculty of Arts and Science

Dr. Edvard Lorkovic

Interim Dean, Faculty of Arts and Science
Associate Professor, Philosophy

Room 7-310T, City Centre Campus
780-497-5302 • lorkovice@macewan.ca

Education

  • PhD, Philosophy (Alberta)

  • MA, Philosophy (Alberta)

  • BA, Double Major: Philosophy and Western Society & Culture (Concordia)

Previous Appointments

  • Chair, Department of Humanities (MacEwan University)

  • Co-Chair, Faculty of Arts and Science Council Executive Committee (MacEwan University)

  • Vice-Chair, Faculty of Arts and Science Council (MacEwan University)

Areas of Specialization and Scholarly Activity

  • Political Philosophy, History of Political Thought, Ancient Philosophy, Continental Philosophy
  • Select publications

    • “A Philosophical Defense of Myth: Josef Pieper’s Reading of Platonic Eschatology,” Heythrop Journal (Forthcoming). 

    • “From Philosopher Kings to Philosopher Professors: Against the Relativists,” VoegelinView (2019): https://voegelinview.com/from-philosopher-kings-to-philosopher-professors-against-the-relativists/.

    • “The Shock of Philosophy: on Josef Pieper,” VoegelinView (2019): https://voegelinview.com/the-shock-of-philosophy-on-josef-pieper/.

    • “A Crisis of Ends: University Education as Formative Reading,” New Blackfriars, (2016): 610-623.

    • “Losing the Monstrous and the Multiform: The Lessons of Myth in the Phaedrus,” Philosophy and Literature (2014): 462-478

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