Stephen Lofts

Steve Lofts is a Professor of Philosophy at King’s University College at Western University, Canada. He graduated from Université catholique de Louvain, Belgium (1996). He was a Humbolt Fellow in Heidelberg (1998–2000) and a Japan Foundation Fellow in Kyoto (2021–2022). He has translated several works by the Marburg Neo-Kantian Ernst Cassirer including his The Logic of the Cultural Sciences (2000), The Warburg Years (1919–1933): Essays on Language, Art, Myth, and Technology (2013), and the three volumes of The Philosophy of Symbolic Forms (2020). Currently, he is working on the connection between Cassirer and various members of the Kyoto School and the philosophy of culture of Nishida Kitarō, Nakai Masakazu, Miki Kiyoshi, Watsuji Tetsurō, and Nishitani Keiji.