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Professor Warnek's main areas of research are divided between ancient Greek philosophy and 19th and 20th century continental philosophy, beginning with Kant. He is currently working on two books, a commentary on Aristotle's Nicomachean Ethics and a monograph on responsibility. The reading of Aristotle challenges prevailing interpretations of the Greek understanding of logos. In particular, this work focuses upon the way in which Aristotelian logos is always constituted in a necessarily affective and receptive relation to the world. This interpretation of Aristotole, since it concerns our understanding of human agency, is related to the work on responsibility. The second book, What Calls For Responsibility?, develops an original interpretation of the experience of responsibility over and against its prevailing historical conceptions, especially as these are tied to accounts of human freedom. Responsibility emerges here not as a function or consequence of freedom but as an original event from which freedom is to be understood.