Research and Publications

Publications

 

a) Books

 

b) Journal articles

  • “Du Châtelet on Freedom, Self-Motion, and Moral Necessity,” forthcoming in Journal of the History of Philosophy. [here is an almost final draft]
  • “Leibniz’s Ontology of Force,” Oxford Studies in Early Modern Philosophy 8 (2019), 189–224. [here is an almost final draft]
  • “The Contingency of Leibniz’s Principle of the Identity of Indiscernibles,” Ergo 4.31 (2017), 899–929. [open access here]
  • “Three Types of Spontaneity and Teleology in Leibniz,” Journal of the History of Philosophy, 53.4 (2015), 669–98. [here is an almost final draft]
  • “Leibniz’s Twofold Gap between Moral Knowledge and Motivation,” British Journal for the History of Philosophy 22.4 (2014), 748–66. [here is an almost final draft]
  • “Monadic Teleology without Goodness and without God,” The Leibniz Review 23 (2013), 43–72. [available here]
  • “Leibniz on Concurrence, Spontaneity, and Authorship.”  The Modern Schoolman 88.3–4 (2011), 267–97. [published under ‘Julia von Bodelschwingh’; here is an almost final draft]
  • “Leibniz on Causation–Part 1,” Philosophy Compass 10.6 (2015), 389–97. [here is an almost final draft]
  • “Leibniz on Causation–Part 2,” Philosophy Compass 10.6 (2015), 398–405. [here is an almost final draft]

 

c) Chapters in edited volumes

  • “Embodied Cognition without Causal Interaction in Leibniz,” forthcoming in Causation and Cognition: Perspectives on Early Modern Philosophy, eds. D. Perler and S. Bender, under contract with Routledge.
  • “The Correspondence with Arnauld,” forthcoming in Leibniz’s Key Philosophical Writings, eds. P. Lodge and L. Strickland, under contract with Oxford University Press.
  • “Leibniz on Appetitions and Desires,” History of the Philosophy of Mind, Vol. 4: Philosophy of Mind in the Early Modern and Modern Ages, ed. R. Copenhaver, 245–65. New York: Routledge, 2018.
  • “Gottfried Leibniz [on Free Will],” The Routledge Companion to Free Will, eds. Kevin Timpe, Meghan Griffith and Neil Levy, 293–302. New York: Routledge, 2017. [here is an almost final draft]
  • “Divine Faculties and the Puzzle of Incompossibility,” Leibniz on Compossibility and Possible Worlds, eds. G. Brown and Y. Chiek, 175–99. Dordrecht: Springer, 2016. [here is an almost final draft]
  • “Why Monads Need Appetites,” ‘Für unser Glück oder das Glück anderer’: Vorträge des X. Internationalen Leibniz-Kongresses Hannover, 18.–23. Juli 2016, ed. Wenchao Li. Vol. 5, 121–29. Hildesheim: Olms, 2016. [here is an almost final draft]

 

d) Encyclopedia entries and discussion pieces

  • “Newton and Leibniz,” forthcoming in Encyclopedia of Early Modern Philosophy and the Sciences, eds. Dana Jalobeanu and Charles T. Wolfe, under contract with Springer.
  • “Response to Donald Rutherford,” Leibniz Review 27 (2017): 199–208.
  • Gottfried Leibniz: Philosophy of Mind,” Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy, 2014.

 

e) Book reviews

  • “Stephen Voss (ed. and transl.), The Leibniz-Arnauld Correspondence,” Journal of the History of Philosophy 56:4 (2018), 757–58.
  • “Adrian Nita (ed.), Leibniz’s Metaphysics and Adoption of Substantial Forms: Between Continuity and Transformation,” in Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews 2015.10.12.
  • “Michael V. Griffin, Leibniz, God and Necessity,” Journal of the History of Philosophy 52.1 (2014), 172-73.

 

Work in Progress

  • Powers: A History, edited volume in the Oxford Philosophical Concepts series, under contract with Oxford University Press
  • “Teleology,” commissioned for the Encyclopedia of Early Modern Philosophy and the Sciences, eds. Dana Jalobeanu and Charles T. Wolfe, under contract with Springer.
  • “Clocks and Scales: Leibniz and Clarke on Freedom”
  • “Leibniz on Divine Causation: Continuous Creation Without Occasionalism,” commissioned for Divine Causation, ed. Greg Ganssle
  • “Review of Richard Arthur, Monads, Composition, and Force,” commissioned for MIND
  • “’Morally Speaking’: The Puzzle of Cartesian Compatibilism”