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Eric Sotnak

Brief Biography of

Eric Sotnak

Name: Eric Sotnak

Birth Year: 1962


  • B.A. Philosophy, Gustavus Adolphus College, 1984.
  • M.A. Philosophy, University of Wisconsin--Milwaukee, 1987.
  • M.A. Philosophy, University of Rochester, 1991 ("interim" masters, Ph.D. track).
  • Ph.D. Philosophy, University of Rochester, 1994.

Title: Associate Professor of Philosophy, University of Akron.


Representative Publications:

  • "The Range of Leibnizian Compatibilism" in New Essays on the Rationalists, ed. Charles Heunemann and Rocco Gennaro. Cambridge, MA: Oxford University Press, 1999: 200-223.
  • "Primary and Secondary Divine Decrees in The Leibniz-Arnauld Correspondence." Studia Leibnitiana Band XXVII/1 (1995): 85-103.
  • "Kant and The Impossibility of The Soft Sciences" (with Abhaya Nayak). Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 55:1 (1995): 133-151.