Associate Professor of Philosophy
B.A., Luther College
M.A., Northern Illinois University
Ph.D., Purdue University
Prof. Robinson (Ph.D. Purdue, M.A. Northern Illinois) arrived at Muhlenberg in the fall of 2007. His current research interests focus on the natural philosophy and metaphysics of Descartes and Spinoza. Robinson regularly teaches Critical Thinking, Philosophy of Religion, Metaphysics, and Modern Philosophy (Descartes to Kant). He has presented papers at the meetings of numerous professional associations, including the American Philosophical Association, the Central States Philosophical Association the Midsouth Philosophy Conference, and the North American Spinoza Society. Recently Robinson published “Spinoza on the Vacuum and the Simplicity of Corporeal Substance” in History of Philosophy Quarterly.