David Marshall Miller

Associate Professor [PH RS]

Contact

Dept:Philosophy & Religious Studies
Office:415 Catt
2224 Osborn Dr
Ames IA
50011-4009
Phone:515-294-7037
Links: Website

Bio

I am a scholar of the history and philosophy of science, especially the Scientific Revolution. I earned my PhD in History and Philosophy of Science at the University of Pittsburgh in 2006, and I arrived at Iowa State in 2013, having taught previously at Yale, Duke, and Emory universities. See my CV for more details.

Research Areas

History and Philosophy of Science; Early Modern Philosophy

Education

PhD University of Pittsburgh (2006)
BA Yale University (1999)

Courses Taught

Introduction to Philosophy
History and Philosophy of the Scientific Revolution
Philosophy of Physics
Introduction to the History of Science I
Introduction to the History of Science II

Selected Publications

Representing Space in the Scientific Revolution (Cambridge University Press, 2014).

Regressus and Empiricism in the Controversy about Galileo’s Lunar Observations.” Perspectives on Science (2018).

“The Parallelogram Rule from Pseudo-Aristotle to Newton.” Archive for History of Exact Sciences 71 (2017), 157–191.

Professional Activity

Steering Committee, International Society for the History of Philosophy of Science (HOPOS)
Editorial Advisory Board, Frontiers in History of Science book series, Birkhauser-Springer