Marie Jayasekera - Philosophy Professor

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Marie Jayasekera

Assistant Professor of Philosophy
Philosophy, 110 Hascall Hall
p 315-228-6171
Please see my website at marie.jayasekera.org

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.

"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)