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Brian Francis Conolly

Expertise: ancient and mediaeval philosophy

Dr. Conolly teaches a range of courses in the history of philosophy and in contemporary philosophy, but specializes in ancient and mediaeval philosophy. The current focus of his research is late mediaeval developments of Aristotelian metaphysics. His dissertation investigates ancient and mediaeval theories of matter and chemical mixture, and he has presented papers on mediaeval theories of the intellect at several philosophy conferences. In addition to a number of studies on the metaphysics of identity and change, Dr. Conolly is currently also preparing critical editions of several 13th-century Averroist commentaries on the Liber de causis. Dr. Conolly has taught philosophy at Castleton State College, Green Mountain College, and Skidmore College. BA, MA, Stanford University, PhD, Indiana University.

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