Andrew Platt

Andrew Platt

Assistant Professor
Ph.D. University of Massachusetts, Amherst, 2010
A.B. Lafayette College

Harriman Hall
Stony Brook University
Stony Brook, NY 11794-3750


Andrew Platt earned his A.B. from Lafayette College, and his Ph.D. from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, in 2010. He has previously held visiting positions at St. Cloud State University, the University of Delaware and Central Michigan University. His research focuses on the history of seventeenth and eighteenth century philosophy, especially on the history of metaphysics and the works of Descartes, Malebranche and other “Cartesian” authors of the seventeenth century. In addition to teaching in the history of philosophy, he has taught courses in ethics, logic, social-political philosophy and the philosophy of religion. He has published articles in the British Journal for the History of Philosophy.

 

Upcoming Events

  

 

Lecture

Shari Stone-Mediatore

Colonialism and Mass Incarceration: 
How America Disguises Its Violence

Thursday, April 13th
4:30 pm

 

 

MA in Philosophy and the Arts
Alumni Conference & Celebration

Thinking Back/Looking On

Friday, April 28th
12:30-8:00 pm

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Dissertation Defense

Eva Boodman
"White Ignorance and Complicit Responsibility"

Wednesday, May 10th
1:00 pm

 

 

Dissertation Defense

Cara O'Connor  
"Empowerment-Respect, Self-Respect, and Political Liberalism"

Wednesday, May 10th
4:00 pm

Department of Philosophy      Harriman Hall 213, Stony Brook, NY 11794     Phone: (631) 632-7570
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