Image of Joseph AndersonLecturer
​Central Michigan University
Department of Philosophy & Religion​

Campus Address: Anspach 301S
Phone: 989-774-2652


Ph.D., University of South Florida, 2014


Early Modern Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion, Introduction to Philosophy, Moral Problems

Research Interests: 

Philosophy of religion, metaphysics, and natural philosophy in early modernity, especially in the thought of G.W. Leibniz and the Cartesians.

Selected Publications:

  • “Wagering with and withuot Pascal," with Daniel Colette, Res Philosophica (2018).
  • "Cartesian Privations: Material Causation in Pierre-Sylvain Régis’s Cartesian Account of Sin," Journal of Early Modern Studies (2016).
  • "Leibniz and Bayle on Divine Permission" in Studia Lebnitiana, Sonderheft: Leibniz et Bayle: Confrontation et dialogue, C. Leduc, P. Rateau, and J-L. Soliere, eds (2015).