Promoted to Professor
Jeffrey Brower has been in the philosophy department at Purdue since 2000. His areas of specialization are medieval philosophy, metaphysics, and philosophy of religion. He is the author of Aquinas’s Ontology of the Material World (Oxford University Press, 2014) and co-editor of The Cambridge Companion to Abelard (Cambridge University Press, 2004). He has also published numerous articles in journals and edited in volumes such as Mind, The Philosophical Review, Oxford Studies in Metaphysics, Archiv für Geschichte der Philosophie, Faith and Philosophy, The Cambridge Companion to Anselm, The Cambridge Companion to Abelard, The Oxford Handbook of Aquinas, and The Oxford Handbook to Philosophical Theology.
Brower received his BA from the University of Colorado, Boulder and his MA and PhD from the University of Iowa. In 2006-2007, and then again in 2010, he was an Alexander von Humboldt research fellow at the Thomas Institut in Cologne, Germany.