Associates

Aurora Philosophy Institute/Institut de philosophie Aurora

List of Associates:

Philip Armstrong (PhD, Solent University), York College; critical realism, modern monetary theory

David Barrows (MA, Northeastern University), Ontario Ministry of Industry retired, Schulich School of Business retired; corporate governance, governance of non-profit organizations, public policy, social planning

Sherman Balogh (MA, McMaster University, MA, University of Toronto), Aurora Philosophy Club; classical civilization, contemporary philosophy, education

Torrey Byles (MA, Southern Oregon University), Consultant; philosophy of money, realism

Trevor Coombes (PhD, La Trobe University), Economist retired; deregulated financial systems, free banking, philosophy of money, subjectivism

Howard Doughty (MA, University of Hawai'i, MEd University of Toronto, MA York University) Seneca College; democratic theory, critical pedagogy

Sheila Dow (PhD, University of Glasgow), University of Victoria, Emerita University of Stirling; methodology, monetary theory, philosophy of economics

Mitja Durnik (PhD, University of Ljubljana), University of Ljubljana; comparative politics, international relations

Judith Goldman (PhD, Columbia University), SUNY Buffalo, Associate Professor of English and Director of the Poetics Program, rhetoric of political economy, value theory, critique of neoliberalism, Marxism

Graham Hubbs (PhD, University of Pittsburgh), University of Idaho, Associate Professor and Chair of Philosophy; practical rationality, social ontology

Davut Hydyrov (MA, University of Warsaw), Economist/Entrepreneur; income distribution, monetary theory, philosophy of economics

Nick Falvo (PhD, Carleton University), Case Western Reserve University; social policy, affordable housing, homelessness, social assistance

Ronen Grunberg, (B.A., B.Ed, York University), Founder Aurora Philosophy Club; education, metaphysics, philosophy of technology

Geoffrey Ingham (PhD, University of Cambridge), Emeritus University of Cambridge; economic sociology, political economy

Eric Kam (PhD, York University), Ryerson University; philosophy of education

Howard Leznoff (MA, York University), Aurora Philosophy Club; post-modernism, social and political thought

Ani Yeshi Llamo (BA, McMaster University), KPC Temple Maryland; Bhuddism, philosophy of science

Alla Marchenko, (M.Eng, Kiev Polytechnical University), Business Consultant, President Aurora Philosophy Club; metaphysics, philosophy of business and communications, philosophy of science

Alberto D’Ansi Mendoza Espana (PhD, York University), Economist; realist philosophy of money, realism

John Paschakis, (PhD, York University), University of Guelph, York University; classical philosophy, history of economic thought

Mark Peacock, (PhD, University of Cambridge), York University; critical realism, ethics and markets, modern monetary theory, social ontology

George Perendia (PhD, London Metropolitan University), Consultant; economics, ethics, intersubjectivity, philosophy of knowledge

Steven Pressman (PhD, New School for Social Research), Colorado State University, Emeritus Monmouth University; income and wealth inequality, philosophy of economics, public policy

Anthony Rudge (PhD, University of Manchester), University of Birmingham retired; comparative religion

Alla Sheptun (PhD, Moscow Financial Institute), Financial University Moscow; philosophy of money, ontology of money, sociology of money, psychology of money, political economy of money, history of monetary thought, economic methodology, monetary theory

John Smithin (PhD, McMaster University), Emeritus York University; philosophy of money and finance, realism, social ontology

Andrey Tytchino (B.Sc, Carleton University; B.Sc, University of Maine), Director of Research, Quansimex Inc.; artificial intelligence, nanotechnology, philosophy of money and finance

Guillaume Vallet (PhD, University of Grenoble Alpes, PhD, University of Geneva/EHESS Paris), Economist and Sociologist; gender, money, progressive era

Veronica Vicherek (B.Sc, York University), Aurora Philosophy Club; physics, theology

Brenda Spotton Visano (PhD, McGill University), Distinguished University Professor York University; gender, social ontology, social policy

Klaus Weiermair (PhD, Vienna University of Economics and Business), Professor Emeritus, Schulich School of Business and University of Innsbruck, influence of culture, management theory, labour economics

Leonardis Zelmanovitz (PhD, Universidad Rey Juan Carlos, Madrid), Senior Fellow Liberty Fund; ethics and markets, philosophy of money, social ontology


Executive Co-Directors;  Alla Marchenko:  allamarchenko@yahoo.com

                                        John Smithin:      jsmithin2010@hotmail.com