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Adams, Robert Merrihew

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Robert Merrihew Adams

Recurring Visiting Professor


Contact Information
Email: rmerrihewa@gmail.com
Phone: (609) 497-4529
Education

Philosophy: AB, Princeton University; PhD. Cornell University
Theology: BA, MA, Oxford University; BD, Princeton Theological Seminary

Speciality

Philosophy of Religion, Metaphysics, Ethics, History of Modern Philosophy

Books (all from Oxford University Press):
  • The Virtue of Faith and Other Essays in Philosophical Theology (1987)
  • Leibniz: Determinist, Theist, Idealist (1994)
  • Finite and Infinite Goods: A Framework for Ethics (1999)
  • A Theory of Virtue: Excellence in Being for the Good (2006)

Articles:
  • “Must God Create the Best?” The Philosophical Review, 81 (1972), 317-332.
  • “Theories of Actuality,” Noûs, 8 (1974), 211-231.
  • “Motive Utilitarianism,” The Journal of Philosophy, 73 (1976), 467-481.
  • “Middle Knowledge and the Problem of Evil,” American Philosophical Quarterly, 14 (1977), 109-117.
  • “Primitive Thisness and Primitive Identity,” The Journal of Philosophy, 76 (1979), 5-26.
  • “Actualism and Thisness,” Synthese, 49 (1981), 3-41.
  • “Divine Necessity,” Journal of Philosophy, 80 (1983), 741-752.
  • “Involuntary Sins,” The Philosophical Review, 94 (1985), 3-31.
  • “Moral Faith,” The Journal of Philosophy, 92 (1995): 75-95.
  • “Things in Themselves,” Philosophy and Phenomenological Research, 57 (1997): 801-25.
  • “Love and the Problem of Evil.” Philosophia, 34 (2006 — actually 2007): 243-51.
  • “Idealism Vindicated.” In Peter van Inwagen and Dean Zimmerman, eds., Persons: Human and Divine (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 2007), pp. 35-54.
  • “Conflict.” Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society, Suppl. Vol. 83 (2009), pp. 115-32.
  • “Malebranche’s Causal Concepts.” In Eric Watkins, ed., The Divine Order, the Human Order, and the Order of Nature (Oxford University Press, 2013), pp. 67-104.

 


Albert, David

                  

David Z. Albert

Recurring Visiting Professor

Contact Information
Email:  
Phone: (732) 932-9861
Education

B.S., Physics, Columbia College (1976);
Ph.D., Theoretical Physics, The Rockefeller University (1981).

Speciality

Philosophical Problems of Modern Physics, Philosophy of Space and Time, Philosophy of Science

Books
  • Quantum Mechanics and Experience
  • Time and Chance

 


Recurring Visiting Faculty

Faculty Member Speciality
Adams, Robert Merrihew

Philosophy of Religion, Metaphysics, Ethics, History of Modern Philosophy

Albert, David

Philosophical Problems of Modern Physics, Philosophy of Space and Time, and Philosophy of Science

Ashbaugh, Anne Ancient Greek Philosophy, and Philosophy of Literature

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