Marie Jayasekera - Philosophy Professor

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Marie Jayasekera

Assistant Professor of Philosophy
Philosophy, 110 Hascall Hall
p 315-228-6171

Degree

BS Biology, Yale University 1999; MA Philosophy, Tufts University 2004; MA, PhD Philosophy, University of Michigan 2008, 2010

Interests

History of early modern philosophy; moral psychology

Publications

“Imitation and ‘Infinite’ Will: Descartes on the Imago Dei,” forthcoming in Oxford Studies in Early Modern Philosophy, Volume VIII.

"Responsibility in Descartes's Theory of Judgment," forthcoming in Ergo.

"Descartes on Human Freedom,"Philosophy Compass Vol. 9, Issue 8 (2014): 527-539


Dissertation

The Will in Descartes' Thought (advised by Edwin Curley)

Distinctions

Rackham School of Graduate Studies Predoctoral Fellowship, University of Michigan 2009-2010; Rackham Merit Fellowship (2004-2009)