- Assistant Professor of Philosophy; Director of Graduate Placement
- STH 533
Michaela McSweeney joined the department in 2016, after receiving her PhD from Princeton University, teaching middle school and high school in Boston, and receiving her BA from UMass Boston. Her main interests are in metaphysics, the philosophy of logic, and the philosophy of science. She is currently working on developing a modestly realist position in the metaphysics and epistemology of logic, and on examining the consequences of that view in logic (exceptionalism vs. anti-exceptionalism; logical constants), metaphysics (modality; fundamentality and grounding) , and science (theoretical equivalence; naturalism; scientism). She also has interests in feminist philosophy, philosophy of math, and metaphilosophy/philosophical methodology.
For more information, visit her website: http://www.michaela-mcsweeney.com/