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Josh WatsonJosh Watson

Senior Lecturer
808 McClung Tower
Knoxville, TNĀ  37996-0480

Curriculum Vitae

My Ph.D. is from Purdue University. I joined the Department as a Lecturer in the spring of 2013.

I work primarily in metaphysics and the history of early modern philosophy, Leibniz in particular, and have substantial interests in philosophy of religion and epistemology.

Recent, representative publications

  • "Leibniz on the Laws of Nature and the Best Deductive System," Studies in History and Philosophy of Science 43 (2012), 577-584.
  • "The Mystery of Foreknoweldge," Co-authored with David J. Anderson, Philo 13 (2010), 136-150

Recent, representative presentation

  • "Leibniz's Theory of Simplicity," Alabama Philosophical Society, Pensacola, FL. Sep., 2011


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