Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Center for the Humanities, 112
DegreesUniversity of California, Berkeley, Ph.D.
Williams College, B.A.
ExpertiseArea of Specialization: History of Modern Philosophy
Areas of Competence: History and Philosophy of Science, Epistemology, Logic.
ProfileJennifer completed her PhD at UC Berkeley in 2008. Her research focuses on the history of modern philosophy, especially the British Empiricists. Her dissertation explored David Hume's views about belief and explanation. She is currently working on Locke's account of judgment. Webpage
|PHIL||6a||Introduction to Symbolic Logic|
|PHIL||7a||Science, Evolution, and Design|
|PHIL||18b||Introduction to the History of Philosophy|
|PHIL||35a||Philosophy of Science|
|PHIL||130a||Causation and Explanation|
|PHIL||139b||Topics in Logic|
|PHIL||180b||From Sensation to Understanding: Locke, Berkeley, and Hume|
|PHIL||239a||Topics in Metaphysics|
Awards and Honors
Marie Curie Fellowship (2013)
"Hume after 300 Years" 2011 Philosophical Quarterly Essay Prize Winner (2012)
Davis Teaching Fellow (2012)
Marusic, Jennifer Smalligan. "Hume on the Projection of Causal Necessity." Philosophy Compass (2013). (forthcoming)
Marusic, Jennifer Smalligan. "Propositions and Judgments in Locke and Arnauld: A Monstrous and Unholy Union?." Journal of the History of Philosophy (2012). (forthcoming)
Marusic, Jennifer Smalligan. "Refuting the whole system? Hume's attack on popular religion in "The Natural History of Religion"." The Philosophical Quarterly 62. (2012): 715-735.
Marusic, Jennifer Smalligan. "Belief and Introspective Knowledge in Treatise 1.3.7." Hume Studies 37. (2011): 99-122.
Marusic, Jennifer Smalligan. "Does Hume Hold a Dispositional Account of Belief?." Canadian Journal of Philosophy 40. (2010): 155-183.
Marusic, Jennifer Smalligan. "Comments on Jacovides 'How Berkeley Corrupted His Capacity to Conceive'." Philosophia 37. 3 (2009): 431-436.