Dr. Victor DiFate
Areas of Specialization: History and Philosophy of Science; History of Ideas
Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University
M.A., Johns Hopkins University
M.A., Texas A&M University
B.A., Northwestern University, Summa Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa
- Introductory Logic
- Philosophy of Human Nature
- Intermediate Logic
- Philosophy of Science
- Philosophy of Mind
- Philosophy of Awesomeness
- Contemporary Analytic Philosophy
- “Arguing for Uniformity: Rethinking Lyell’s Principles of Geology” in Perspectives on Science, Volume 19, Issue 2, Summer 2011, Pages 136-153.
- “Achinstein’s Newtonian Empiricism” in Philosophy of Science Matters: The Philosophy of Peter Achinstein, April 2011, Oxford University Press.
- “Is Newton a ‘radical empiricist’ about method?”, in Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part A Volume 42, Issue 1, March 2011, Pages 28–36.
- “Evidence” in the Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy, December 2007.