Ph.D. University of Massachusetts, Amherst, 2010
A.B. Lafayette College
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.
Transatlantic Collegium Workshop
“The Big Picture: Philosophy After the Apollo Missions”
"Violence and Hyperbole: From the Death Penalty Seminar to the 'Cogito' Essay"
"How to Perform a Democracy: A Genealogy of the Bare Voice"
"The Policing of Self and Others: Foucault, Political Reason & a Critical Ontology of Police"