Edward S. CaseyEdward S. Casey (born February 24, 1939 in Topeka, Kansas) is an American philosopher and university professor. He has published several volumes on phenomenology, philosophical psychology, and the philosophy of space and place. His work is widely cited in contemporary continental philosophy. He is currently Distinguished Professor of Philosophy at Stony Brook University in New York and distinguished visiting faculty at Pacifica Graduate Institute.
Casey received his Ph.D. in Philosophy from Northwestern University in 1967, after studying at Yale University (B.A., 1961). Prior to Stony Brook University, he taught at Yale, Pacifica Graduate Institute, the University of California at Santa Barbara, the New School for Social Research, Emory University, and several other institutions.
Casey has cited as primary influences Immanuel Kant, the phenomenologists Maurice Merleau-Ponty, Edmund Husserl and Martin Heidegger, as well as his teachers William A. Earle at Northwestern University and Paul Ricoeur, with whom he studied at the Sorbonne over several years on a Fulbright Fellowship.
Casey was president of the American Philosophical Association (Eastern Division) from 2009-2010 and Dean of the Faculty of Arts at Stony Brook University. He conducts research in aesthetics, the philosophy of space and time, ethics, perception, and psychoanalytic theory. Provided by Wikipedia