Between 2009 and 2012 Marius was a Mellon postdoctoral fellow at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech). In 2011 he was a visiting fellow at the Max Planck Institute for History of Science (Berlin), as part of Vincenzo de Risi's research group "Modern Geometry and the Concept of Space."
fields of interest
- Kant's natural philosophy
- Leibniz and Newton in the 18th century
- Philosophical foundations of Enlightenment science
- Perspectives on Western Culture
- Philosophy of Space and Time
Other professional activities
Referee, Studies in History and Philosophy of Science; HOPOS: Journal of the International Society for History of Philosophy of Science
- "Kant's early theory of motion : metaphysical dynamics and relativity," The Leibniz Review (2009), 29-60.
- "Newton and Wolff : the Leibnizian reaction to the Principia, 1716-1763," The Southern Journal of Philosophy, special anniversary issue "Newton and Newtonianism," ed. Mary Domski (September 2012).
- "Kant's third mechanical law : the long shadow of Leibniz," Studies in History and Philosophy of Science (forthcoming, 2013).
- (with Eric Watkins), "Kant's philosophy of science," The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy, E.N. Zalta (editor), Spring 2013 edition.
- "Kant's phenomenology and Newtonianism : the riddle of rotation," Oxford Studies in Early Modern Philosophy, vol. 8 (forthcoming, 2013).