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Morrissey College of Arts and Sciences

Marius Stan

philosophy department

Marius Stan

Associate Professor

Ph.D., Johns Hopkins (2009)

Stokes 357N
Boston College
Chestnut Hill, Mass. 02467

Phone: 617-552-3867
Fax: 617-552-3874

Curriculum vitae

Professional Career

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

Current Teaching

  • Perspectives on Western Culture
  • Bioethics
  • 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

Recent Publications

  • "Unity for Kant's Natural Philosophy." Philosophy of Science (forthcoming, 2014).
  • (with Eric Watkins), "Kant's philosophy of science." The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy, ed. E.N. Zalta, Spring 2014 edition.
  • "Kant's third mechanical law: the long shadow of Leibniz." Studies in History and Philosophy of Science 44 (2013): 493-504.
  • "Newton and Wolff." The Southern Journal of Philosophy 50 (2012): 459-81.


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