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Demarest, Heather Assistant Professor


Research Areas research areas


research overview

  • She works on metaphysical implications of current physics. More specifically, she investigates the way in which special and general relativity ought to inform philosophical notions of time, personal identity, and causation. She also works on developing metaphysical accounts of the laws of nature and the fundamental properties of physics.


  • Philosophy of Science, Metaphysics, Philosophy of Physics


selected publications


courses taught

  • PHIL 1000 Introduction to Philosophy (Spring 2019)
  • PHIL 1000 Introduction to Philosophy (Fall 2018)
  • PHIL 5360 Metaphysics (Fall 2018)
  • PHIL 3480 Critical Thinking/Writing in Philosophy (Spring 2018)
  • PHIL 4360 Metaphysics (Spring 2018)


International Activities

global connections related to teaching and scholarly work (in recent years)