LAURENCE DAVIS CARLIN
Brief Curriculum Vitae

(Full CV available upon request.)

University of Wisconsin Oshkosh
Department of Philosophy 
800 Algoma Blvd.       
Oshkosh, WI  54901
(920) 424-1368
E-mail: carlin@uwosh.edu  

 
EDUCATION
Rice University, Ph.D. in Philosophy, May 2000.
Rice University, M.A. in Philosophy, 1998. 
University of Houston, M.A. in Philosophy, 1995.
Franklin and Marshall College, B.A., Philosophy, 1993.
 
POSITIONS HELD
Professor and Chair, Department of Philosophy, University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh, 2011–present.
Associate Professor of Philosophy, University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh, 2006–present.
Assistant Professor of Philosophy, University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh, 2000–06.
Instructor, Rice University, 1998–2000.
Instructor, University of Houston, 1998–2000.
 
AREAS OF SPECIALIZATION
History of Modern Philosophy and Science (seventeenth and eighteenth centuries)
 
 
SELECTED PUBLICATION

Book

The Empiricists: A Guide for the Perplexed (Continuum Press, 2009)
[This is a brief introduction to the great empiricist movement of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries.]

Some Articles

Some Electronic Encyclopedia Articles


SELECTED HONORS AND AWARDS
2007           National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Grant, Teleology in Seventeenth Century Natural Philosophy

2005           Winner of the Colin and Ailsa Turbayne International Berkeley Essay Prize Competition, “Leibniz and Berkeley on Phenomenalism and Teleology.”
 
2004           Selected Participant in National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Institute, Philosophy, Science and Theology in the Seventeenth Century.
 
2003           Selected Participant in National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Seminar, Leibniz and His Contemporaries.
 
1997           Winner of the annual Leibniz Society International Essay Competition, “Infinite Accumulations and Pantheistic Implications: Leibniz and the Anima Mundi.”
 

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