James Darcy

John S. Lillard Jefferson Fellow
Class: 2019
Hometown: Madison, Wisconsin
B.A. St. John's University (2011)
M.A. University of Otago (2013)

James joined the Foundation as a Fellow in the Department of Philosophy in the Fall of 2014. Previously, he received a BA in philosophy from Saint John’s University (MN), and an MA in philosophy from the University of Otago (NZ). His main area of interest is in metaphysics. He is particularly interested in questions regarding modality, the philosophy of time, and the intersection of temporal and modal ontology. James also has interests in the philosophy of mind and ancient philosophy, especially Plato’s metaphysics and epistemology.

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