Willem A. deVries

Professor
Phone: (603) 862-3077
Office: Philosophy, Hamilton Smith Hall, Durham, NH 03824
Willem deVries

Education

  • Ph.D., Philosophy, University of Pittsburgh
  • M.A., University of Pittsburgh
  • B.A., Haverford College

Research Interests

  • History of philosophy
  • Metaphysics and epistemology
  • Philosophy of mind

Courses Taught

  • DATA 911: Analytics Practicum I
  • HUMA 510: Ancient World
  • HUMA 513: Modern World
  • INCO 796: Cosmology & Our View of World
  • PHIL 525: Existentialism
  • PHIL 570: Ancient Philosophy
  • PHIL 580: Modern Phil Descartes to Kant
  • PHIL 630: Neuroscience and Philosophy
  • PHIL 780: Spc Top/

Selected Publications

deVries, W. A. (2017). The Causal Articulation of Practical Reality. In D. Pereplyotchik, & D. Barnbaum (Eds.), Sellars and Contemporary Philosophy, (pp. 155-171). New York: Routledge.

deVries, W. A. (2017). Hegel’s Revival in Analytic Philosophy. In D. Moyar (Ed.), The Oxford Handbook of Hegel (pp. 743-766). Oxford: Oxford University Press.

deVries, W. A. (2017). Sellars, Wilfrid Stalker (1912-89). In Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy. Oxford: Routledge. doi:10.4324/9780415249126-DD065-2

deVries, W. A., O'Shea, J. R., & Brandom, R. B. (2017). Images, Objects, and Conceptual Change: An Author Meets Critics session on Robert Brandom’s "From Empiricism to Expressivism: Brandom Reads Sellars". In D. Pereplyotchik, & D. Barnbaum (Eds.), Sellars and Contemporary Philosophy (pp. 219-249). New York: Routledge.

deVries, W. A. (2016). Just What is the Relation between the Manifest and the Scientific Images?. International Journal of Philosophical Studies, 24(1), 112-128. doi:10.1080/09672559.2015.1129740

deVries, W. A. (2016). Images, Descriptions, and Pictures: Personhood and The Clash. In J. R. O'Shea (Ed.), Sellars and His Legacy (pp. 47-59). London: Oxford University Press.

deVries, W. A. (2010). Naturalism, the Autonomy of Reason, and Pictures. International Journal of Philosophical Studies, 18(3), 395-413. doi:10.1080/09672559.2010.492120

deVries, W. A. (2008). Sense-certainty and the "this-such". In HEGEL'S PHENOMENOLOGY OF SPIRIT: A CRITICAL GUIDE (pp. 63-75). doi:10.1017/CBO9780511487286.005

deVries, W. A. (2006). McDowell, Sellars, and Sense Impressions. European Journal of Philosophy, 14(2), 182-201. doi:10.1111/j.1468-0378.2006.00221.x

DeVries, W. A. (1983). Meaning and Interpretation in History. History and Theory, 22(3), 253. doi:10.2307/2504983

Most Cited Publications