Mary Domski, Associate Professor and Graduate Director
Mary Domski, Associate Professor
- B.A. (University of Pennsylvania '97)
- M.S.Ed. (University of Pennsylvania '98)
- M.A. (University of Leeds '99)
- Ph.D. (Indiana University '03)
History of Early Modern Philosophy, Newtonian Science and the Scientific Revolution, Kant, Philosophy of Science
RECENT, REPRESENTATIVE PUBLICATIONS
(For a complete list of papers and talks, see the CV available on Prof. Domski’s personal website.)
"Professor Domski's research was recently recognized on the New APPS blog."
Editor, with Michael Dickson, of Discourse on a New
Method: Reinvigorating the Marriage of History and Philosophy of Science.
Open Court, 2010; ISBN: 978‑0‑8126‑9662‑2 (Reviewed by NDPR
Guest Editor of a special 50th anniversary issue of The Southern Journal of Philosophy dedicated to the theme “Newton and Newtonianism.” This issue will appear in September 2012.
“Kant and Newton on the A Priori Necessity of Geometry.”
Forthcoming in Studies in History and Philosophy of Science.
“Newton and Proclus: Geometry, Imagination, and Knowing Space.”
Forthcoming in The Southern Journal of Philosophy, September 2012.
“Observation and Mathematics”
Forthcoming in The Oxford Handbook of British Philosophy in the Seventeenth Century (Oxford University Press), edited by Peter Anstey.
“Locke’s Qualified Embrace of Newton’s Principia”
In Interpreting Newton: Critical Essays (Cambridge University Press), co-edited by Andrew Janiak and Eric Schliesser, pp. 48-68.
“The Intelligibility of Motion and Construction: Descartes’
Early Mathematics and Metaphysics, 1619-1637.”
Studies in History and Philosophy of Science (2009) 40: 119-130.
RECENT, REPRESENTATIVE PRESENTATIONS
“Newton and Proclus: Understanding the Geometry of Absolute
Center for Philosophy of Science, University of Pittsburgh, 24 January 2012; Tenth International Congress of the International Society for the History of the Philosophy of Science (HOPOS), 21-24 June 2012, Halifax, Nova Scotia.
“Descartes, Newton, and the Mathematical Character of Natural Philosophy.”
Workshop on “Knowledge, Representation, and Proof in the Modern Era,”
Notre Dame University, South Bend, IN, 3 November 2011; a previous version
of this paper was delivered as a Dean’s lecture at St. John’s College,
Santa Fe, NM, 22 October 2010.
“Difference, Disunity, and the Dialogue between Past and Present.” Philosophy and Its History: A Workshop on Methods, Aims, and New Directions in the Scholarship of Early Modern Philosophy, Concordia University, Montreal, Canada, 29-30 October 2011
Undergraduate courses: I regularly teach Introduction to Philosophy, Descartes to Kant, Philosophy of Science
Graduate courses: I have taught graduate seminars on Descartes, Kant's Critique of Pure Reason, and Seventeenth Century Math and Metaphysics
RECENT TEACHING AWARDS
2011 UNM Alumni Association's Faculty Teaching Award
2009 Award for Teaching Excellence from UNM's College of Arts & Sciences
UNM's 2006-2007 Outstanding Teacher of the Year Award
Member of the Steering Committee for HOPOS, The International Society for the History of Philosophy of Science (Jan 2009 to present)
Undergraduate Advisor for the UNM Philosophy Department (August 2005-August 2008, January 2010-December 2011)
Outcomes Assessment Coordinator for the UNM Philosophy
Department (March 2008 to present)