Professor Gorham's areas of specialization are philosophy and history of science and early modern philosophy (especially Descartes). He also has strong interests in metaphysics, and the relationship between science and religion. He has published articles in numerous journals, including Journal of the History of Philosophy, Perspectives on Science, Early Science and Medicine, Studies in the History and Philosophy of Science, and Journal of the History of Ideas. Ph.D. University of Minnesota; M.A. University of Calgary; BA. University of King's College Gorham has been teaching at Macalester since 2008.
Mixing Bodily Fluids: Hobbes’s Stoic God, Sophia: International Journal for the Philosophy of Religion (2013)
Spinoza, Locke, and the Limits of Dutch Toleration, Macalester International (2012)
Co-editor and Introduction, Seventeenth Century Absolute Space and Time: special issue (with Edward Slowik), Intellectual History Review (2012)
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