McMicken Hall, ML 0374 University of Cincinnati Cincinnati OH 45221-0374
I am an Assistant Professor of Philosophy at the University of Cincinnati.
My work concerns the nature of applied mathematical knowledge and knowledge organization in the 17th and 18th centuries, as well as the present.
My early-modern research is about the changing interrelations of metaphysics, natural science, and mathematics. It explores on two themes:
How early modern attempts to mathematize nature realized different visions of scientific knowledge and method, and how these different visions evolved in response to developments in mathematization.
How early modern applied mathematics was based in (and freed from) natural philosophy and metaphysics. I pay particular attention to foundational theories of matter and space and how they were used (and tested) by higher-level physical theory.
My present-day work focuses on the methodological, philosophical, and cultural implications of data analytics and data science.