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Mary MacLeod

  • Mary MacLeodAssociate Professor and Chair of Philosophy

    Office: HSS 505H

    E-mail: mmacleod@iup.edu

    Education

    PhD, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

    MA, Dalhousie University

    BA, University of King’s College/Dalhousie University

    Courses

    PHIL 100  Introduction to Philosophy

    PHIL 122  Contemporary Moral Issues

    PHIL 221  Symbolic Logic

    PHIL 325  Early Modern European Philosophy

    PHIL 330  Philosophy of Science

    Professional Interests

    Kant, Early Modern Western Philosophy (i.e. European philosophy between 1600–1800)

    Current Projects

    Defending an interpretation of Kant’s mature moral philosophy that connects his views on ethics with his views on mathematics in novel ways. Also writing an elementary formal logic text.

    Select Publications

    “You Don’t Need Space,” The Grateful Dead and Philosophy, Popular Culture and Philosophy Series, Open Court Press, 2007.

    “Universals” (with Eric Rubenstein), Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy, 2006.

    “Some Aspects of the Modal Logic of Henry Bradford Smith” (with Peter Schotch), Journal of Philosophical Logic, Volume 29 No. 6, December 2000.

    Select Presentations

    “Morality and Temporality in Kant’s Philosophy,” American Philosophical Association, Pacific Division, March 2006.

    “Kant’s Theory of Synthesis and the Problem of Universals,” American Philosophical Association, Eastern Division, December 2005.