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Philosophy

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Philosophy

Douglas McDermid

Professor McDermid earned his BA in Philosophy from the University of Western Ontario, and his MA and PhD from Brown University where he graduated in 1998.  Prior to coming to Trent University in 2002, he spent two years as a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Instituto de Investigaciones at the National Autonomous University of Mexico in Mexico City (Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico), followed by two years in a tenure track position at St. Francis Xavier University in Nova Scotia.  Professor McDermid’s primary research interests are in epistemology, metaphysics, and the history of modern philosophy.