Manuel Barrantes

Manuel Barrantes
Manuel Barrantes

Visiting Assistant Professor of Philosophy

202 College Hill Road, Room 208

Manuel Barrantes’ area of specialization is the philosophy of science, and he has related interests in ethics and technology, the history of philosophy, especially the Early Modern period; the history of science; the philosophy of mathematics; and logic.

He earned his doctorate and master's in philosophy from the University of Virginia, and his bachelor's in philosophy from the Pontifical Catholic University of Peru. 

Recent Courses Taught

Explanation in the Natural and Social Sciences
Ethical and Social Issues in the Digital Age
Symbolic Logic
Ethical Reasoning
Introduction to Philosophy

Research Interests

Philosophy and History of Science, Modern Philosophy, Logic, Ethics and Technology, Philosophy of Mathematics

Select Publications

  • “Optimal Representations and the Enhanced Indispensability Argument,” Synthese. Published online: 03 July 2017.
  • “Thomas Reid on Causation and Scientific Explanation,” with Juan Durán, The Journal of Scottish Philosophy, 14.1: 51-67. 2016
  • Matemáticas Básicas, Lima, Editora LEALTAD, 416 pp. 2010

Appointed to the Faculty: 2018

Educational Background

Ph.D., University of Virginia
M.A., University of Virginia
B.A., Pontifical Catholic University of Peru

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