Paul Lodge

Curriculum Vitae


2003- : University Lecturer in Early Modern Philosophy, University of Oxford
2003- : Tutorial Fellow in Philosophy, Mansfield College, Oxford
1998-2003 : Assistant Professor, Philosophy Department, Tulane University

1998: Ph.D. in Philosophy - Rutgers University
1991: M.A. (with Distinction) in Philosophy of Mind - Leeds University
1990: B.A. Hons. (1st Class) in Philosophy and Psychology - Oxford University (Exeter College)

Leibniz and His Correspondents - edited, with an introduction (Cambridge University Press, 2004; Paperback 2007), pp. 310. (Introduction - pdf.)

Leibniz’s Correspondence with De Volder - edition and translation into English (with an extended introduction) for The Yale Leibniz (Yale University Press, in press). (draft text)

G.W. Leibniz: Philosophical Publications. Series Editor.
Edition and translation into English of the philosophical writings of G. W. Leibniz, published by Leibniz during his lifetime (3 volumes projected). Under contract with Oxford University Press.

Volume 1: The Journal Articles - Edited by P. Lodge. Trans. by R. Francks, P. Lodge, A. LoLordo and R. S. Woolhouse. In preparation.

Leibniz, in L. Nolan ed. The Cambridge Descartes Lexicon (Cambridge University Press, forthcoming).

Leibniz on Infinite Analysis, Lucky Proof, and Guaranteed Proof,” (with Gonzalo Rodriguez-Pereyra), Archiv für Geschichte der Philosophie 93 (2011), 222-36.(abstract) (pdf.)

•“The Empirical Grounds for Leibnizs ‘Real Metaphysics’,” The Leibniz Review 20 (2010), 13-38. (abstract) (pdf.)

“Unconscious Conceiving and Leibnizs Argument for Primitive Concepts, (with Stephen Puryear), Studia Leibnitiana 28/29 (2006-07), 178-96.(abstract) (pdf.)

“Garbers Interpretations of Leibniz on Corporeal Substance in the ‘Middle Years’, The Leibniz Review (2005), 1-27. (abstract)

“Burchard de Volder: Crypto-Spinozist or Disenchanted Cartesian?” in T. Schmaltz ed. Receptions of Descartes: Cartesianism and Anti-Cartesianism in Early Modern Europe (Routledge, 2005), 128-46. (abstract)

• “Leibniz’s Close Encounter with Cartesianism in the Correspondence with De Volder,” in P. Lodge ed. Leibniz and His Correspondents (Cambridge University Press, 2004), 162-92.(abstract)

Leibniz on Relativity and the Motion of Bodies, Philosophical Topics, 31 (2003), 277-308. (abstract)

Leibniz on Divisibility, Aggregates, and Cartesian Bodies,Studia Leibnitiana 34 (2002), 59-80. (abstract)

“Leibniz, Bayle, and Locke on Faith and Reason,” (with Ben Crowe) American Catholic Philosophical Quarterly 76 (2002), 575-600 (abstract) (pdf.)

• “Leibnizs Notion of an Aggregate,” British Journal for the History of Philosophy 9 (2001), 404-425. (abstract) (pdf.)

• “The Debate over Extended Substance in Leibnizs Correspondence with De Volder,” International Studies in the Philosophy of Science 15 (2001), 155-65. (abstract)

“Derivative and Primitive Forces in Leibnizian Bodies,” in H. Poser ed. Nihil Sine Ratione: Mensch, Natur und Technik im Wirken von G. W. Leibniz (2001), 720-27. (abstract) (pdf.)

• “Leibnizs Commitment to the Pre-established Harmony in the late 1670s and Early 1680s,” Archiv für Geschichte der Philosophie 80 (1998), 292-320.(abstract)

• “The Failure of Leibnizs Correspondence with De Volder,” Leibniz Society Review 8 (1998), 47-67. (Winner of the 1998 Essay Competition, Leibniz Society of North America). (abstract)

• “Leibnizs Heterogeneity Argument Against the Cartesian Conception of Body,” Studia Leibnitiana 30 (1998), 83-102. (abstract)

• “Stepping Back Inside Leibnizs Mill,” (with Marc Bobro) The Monist 81 (1998), 554-73. (abstract)

• “Force and the Nature of Body in Discourse on Metaphysics §§17-18,” Leibniz Society Review 7 (1997), 116-24. (abstract) (pdf.)

• “Leibniz Microfilms at the University of Pennsylvania,” Leibniz Society Review 6 (1996), 164-69. (abstract)

Publications (Reviews):
Review of Leibniz and the Two Sophies: The Philosophical Correspondence. ed. and trans. by Lloyd Strickland (Toronto, 2011). Forthcoming in The Leibniz Review 21(2011).

Review of Oxford Studies in Early Modern Philosophy, D. Garber and S. Nadler eds. British Journal for the History of Philosophy 13 (2005), 175-79.

Review of Intelex Corporation, Past Masters: G. W. Leibniz Philosophischen Schriften, Descartes Oeuvres Complètes, and The Continental Rationalists. The Leibniz Review 11 (2001), 51-58.

Review of Brandon Look's Leibniz and the 'Vinculum Substantiale' (Franz Steiner Verlag, 1999), Isis 92 (2001), 392-93.

Review of P. Riley's Leibniz’s Universal Jurisprudence (Harvard, 1996), Studia Leibnitiana 30 (1998), 211-12.

Awards and Prizes:
2000: NEH Summer Seminar Fellowship
1999: Summer Research Fellowship, Tulane Committee on Summer Research
1998: Essay Competition Winner, Leibniz Society of North America
1997: Research Grant for Ph.D. Candidates and Recent Ph.D.s, D.A.A.D.
1996: Essay Competition Winner, Leibniz Society of North America

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