Vere Chappell
380 Bartlett Hall
413-545-1846
chappell@philos.umass.edu
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Professor
Ph.D., Yale University, 1958
Appointed at UMass: 1970

Prior teaching appointments:

Yale Univ, Univ of Chicago; Visiting appointments at U of Illinois, Indiana U, Notre Dame U, U of Southern Calif, Smith College, Mt Holyoke Coll, Amherst Coll.

Areas of interest:

Early Modern Phil (esp. Locke and Descartes); Other Hist of Phil (Ancient, Medieval, Renaissance); Phil of Mind and Action; Metaphysics

Current research:

Early Modern Theories of Action, Aquinas to Reid

Selected publications:

Essays in Early Modern Philosophy, 12 vols. (Garland, 1992) [edited anthology of previously published articles];

Cambridge Companion to Locke (Cambridge, 1994) [edited collection of new articles];

Descartes's Meditations (Rowman & Littlefield, 1997) [edited anthology];

Locke (Oxford, 1998) [edited anthology];

Hobbes and Bramhall on Liberty and Necessity (Cambridge, 1999) [edited text with introduction and notes];