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Derk Pereboom

Susan Linn Sage Professor

Goldwin Smith Hall, Room 323
dp346@cornell.edu
607-255-6825

Overview

Derk Pereboom’s research is primarily on free will and moral responsibility and in philosophy of mind. He also works in early modern philosophy, especially on the philosophy of Immanuel Kant, and in philosophy of religion. He teaches courses in each of these areas.

Departments/Programs

  • Philosophy

Graduate Fields

  • Cognitive Science
  • Philosophy

Research

  • Free will and moral responsibility
  • Philosophy of mind
  • History of modern philosophy
  • Philosophy of religion

Courses

Publications

Books:

  • Living Without Free Will, Cambridge University Press, 2001.  
  • Consciousness and Prospects of Physicalism, Oxford University Press, 2011.
  • Free Will, Agency, and Meaning in Life, Oxford University Press, 2014.