Dr. Mary MacLeod

  • Mary MacLeodPh.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
    M.A., Dalhousie University

    B.A., University of King’s College/Dalhousie University

    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.

    About teaching in the Honors College

    "The Honors College is an intense and thriving learning community. The students are an absolute delight to teach. They want to learn and they want to think hard."