Lilli Alanen

Office: 138 Moses
Phone: (510) 642-2727

(Ph.D. University of Helsinki). Professor emer., University of Uppsala, Sweden. She is the author of Descartes’s Concept of Mind (Harvard University Press, 2003) and of numerous articles on Early Modern Philosophy. She is currently working on passion, reason and action in Spinoza and Hume, and is co-directing a research project at Uppsala on “Understanding Agency: Conceptions of Action, Human nature and Value in the Western Philosophical Tradition” (2008-2012). She is in residence at Berkeley in the Spring term of 2009.