Silver Professor of Philosophy
Affiliation: NYU New York
Education: BA University of Utah; PhD Yale University
Research Areas: Early Modern European Philosophy
DON GARRETT is the author of Nature and Necessity in Spinoza’s Philosophy (Oxford University Press, 2018), Hume (Routledge, 2015), Cognition and Commitment in Hume’s Philosophy (Oxford University Press, 1997), and many journal articles in the history of early modern European philosophy. He is also the editor of The Cambridge Companion to Spinoza (Cambridge University Press, 1996) and has served as co-editor of Hume Studies and as North American editor of Archiv fur Geschichte der Philosophie.
Prior to joining the NYU Department of Philosophy in 2003, he was Kenan Distinguished Professor for Teaching Excellence at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He has also held faculty appointments at Harvard University, the University of Utah, and Johns Hopkins University.