Samuel Levey

|Professor
Academic Appointments
  • Associate Dean of the Faculty for the Arts and Humanities

  • Professor of Philosophy

Samuel Levey is a specialist in metaphysics and the philosophy of mathematics in both contemporary and historical settings. He has published widely on Leibniz's philosophical works and teaches a variety of courses in the history of modern philosophy, metaphysics, philosophy of mathematics, logic, epistemology, and the philosophy of language.

Contact

301 Thornton, Philosophy
HB 6035

Education

  • B.A. University of Colorado
  • Ph.D. Syracuse University

Selected Publications

  • “Continuous Extension and Indivisibles in Galileo.” In S. Shapiro and G. Hellman, eds., The History of Continua: Philosophical and Mathematical Perspectives, New York: Oxford University Press (2021): 82-103.

  • “The Continuum, the Infinitely Small, and the Law of Continuity in Leibniz.” In S. Shapiro and G. Hellman, eds., The History of Continua: Philosophical and Mathematical Perspectives, New York: Oxford University Press (2021): 123-157.

  • From Leibniz to Kant. Co-editor with Katherine Dunlop. Logical Analysis and History of Philosophy 21 (2018).

  • “The Paradox of Sufficient Reason.” The Philosophical Review 125:3 (July 2016).

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