William Beardsley

Professor, Philosophy

BA, The Johns Hopkins University, 1976
MA, PhD, University of Pittsburgh, 1978, 1984

Areas of Interest
Early Modern Philosophy, 19th Century Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Earlier Academic Appointment
Assistant Professor, Stanford University, 1986-1988

Selected Papers and Publications
“Love in the Ruins: Passion in Descartes’ Meditations,” in J. Jenkins, J. Whiting, and C. Williams, eds., Passions and Persons, Notre Dame: University of Notre Dame Press (2005)

“Berkeley on Spirit and its Unity,” History of Philosophy Quarterly, Vol. 19, No. 3 (July, 2001)

Recent Professional Activities
Chair, University of Puget Sound Faculty Senate, 2003-2005
Secretary, Delta of Washington chapter of Phi Beta Kappa, 1996-