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UC Davis Department of Philosophy

Nicholas Jolley

Philosophy Department

1240 Social Sciences and Humanities
University of California, Davis
One Shields Avenue
Davis, CA 95616

Phone: (530) 752-0607

Fax: (530) 752-8964

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Professor Emeritus

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Ph.D.: Cambridge University, 1974

Dissertation: “Leibniz’s Critique of Locke, with Special Reference to Metaphysical and Theological Themes,” directed by Ian Hacking and Peter Laslett

Areas of Specialization: Seventeenth and eighteenth century philosophy, Political philosophy

Joined the UC Davis Philosophy Faculty: 2012

2011-2012 Course Schedule

Not Teaching

172 Locke and Berkeley

170 Leibniz

Recent Publications

Leibniz et l’autosuffisance causale des substances” in Revue Philosophique de Louvain, Vol. 107, No. 4, pp. 699-716, November 2009

“Leibniz and Occasionalism,” in Leibniz: Nature and Freedom, ed. Donald Rutherford, Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp. 121-134, 2005

Currently Supervising Dissertations