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. 

Journal Articles

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Spinoza, Locke, and the Limits of Dutch Toleration, Macalester International (2012)
 

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Co-editor and Introduction, Seventeenth Century Absolute Space and Time: special issue (with Edward Slowik), Intellectual History Review (2012)
 

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Introduction to Special Issue Seventeenth Century Absolute Space and Time (with Edward Slowik), Intellectual History Review (2012)
 

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How Newton Solved the Mind-Body Problem, History of Philosophy Quarterly (2011)
 

Books

Contributions to Books

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Descartes on Persistence and Temporal Parts, Time and Identity: Topics in Contemporary Philosophy (2010)
 

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Early Modern Philosophical Theology in Great Britain, Blackwell Companion to the Philosophy of Religion (2010)
 

Reviews

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Review of 'Descartes on Causation,' by Tad M. Schmaltz, Dialogue: Canadian Philosophical Review (2010)