Michael Griffin

Position: 
PhD Director
Rank: 
Associate Professor

Contact information

Building: 
Vienna, Quellenstrasse 51
Room: 
D408
Office Hours: 
Tuesday / Thursday: 13:30-15:30

Michael Griffin is an Associate Professor in the Department of Philosophy.  His main area of research interest is 17th-century philosophy. His recent focus has been on the metaphysics of modality in Leibniz, Descartes and Spinoza, with attention to its relation to their natural theology. He is interested in the connection between historical and contemporary discussions of the same issues.

Qualification

PhD, University of Illinois at Chicago, 1997
BA, University of Vermont, 1990