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Miren Boehm

Associate Professor, Graduate Admissions Chair
Philosophy
 Curtin Hall 609

Education

PhD, University of California, Irvine

Research and Teaching Interests

Hume’s Epistemology and Metaphysics, History and Philosophy of Science

Courses Taught

Selected Publications

Boehm, M. F. (2023). Parting Ways with Hume’s Dangerous Dilemma. Critical Guide to the Treatise, Cambridge University Press (forthcoming).
Boehm, M. F. (2023). Shepherd’s Objects and the Straightjacket of Experience. Lady Mary Shepherd, New Narratives Series, Oxford University Press (forthcoming).
Boehm, M. F. (2022). Hume, Explanatory Reduction (under review).
Boehm, M. F. (2022). Hume, Time (under review).
Boehm, M. F. (2022). Review of Hsueh M. Qu. Hume’s Epistemological Evolution. Oxford University Press. Journal of the History of Philosophy 60 (1):165-167 (2022).
Boehm, M. F. (2022). Review of Jay L. Garfield. The Concealed Influence of Custom, Hume’s Treatise from the Inside Out. Oxford University Press. Journal of the History of Philosophy (forthcoming).
Boehm, M. F. (2021). Hume’s "Projectivism" Explained. Synthese 199, 815–833 (2021).
Boehm, M. F. (2019). Review of David Landy, Hume Science of Human Nature, Scientific Realism, Reason, and Substantial Explanation. Journal of the History of Philosophy, vol. 57 no. 2, 2019, p. 350-351. Project MUSE, doi:10.1353/hph.2019.0037.
Boehm, M. F. (2018). Causality and Hume’s Foundational Project. Coventry, A., & Sager, A. (Eds.). Routledge Philosophy Minds Series: The Humean Mind, Routledge University Press.
Palatnik, N., & Boehm, M. F. (2017). Causation in Modern Philosophy, Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy Online.
Boehm, M. F. (2016). Whence the Chemistry of Hume’s Mind? Review of Tamás Demeter. David Hume and the Culture of Scottish Newtonianism: Methodology and Ideology in Enlightenment Inquiry. , 241-244. Hume Studies, Volume 42, Issue 1/2, April/November 2016.
Boehm, M. F. (2014). "Hume’s Definitions of ‘Cause’: Without Idealizations, Within the Bounds of Science". Synthese, vol. 191, no. 16, Springer, 2014, pp. 3803–19.
Boehm, M. F. (2013). "The Concept of Body in Hume’s Treatise". ProtoSociology, Concepts: Contemporary and Historical Perspectives, Vol. 30, 2013, 206-220.
Boehm, M. F. (2013). "The Normativity of Experience and Causal Belief in Hume’s Treatise". Hume Studies, Volume 39, Issue 2, November 2013, 203-231.
Boehm, M. F. (2013). Hume’s Foundational Project in the Treatise. European Journal of Philosophy, doi.org/10.1111/ejop.12056 (2013), European Journal of Philosophy 24 (1):55-77 (2016).
Boehm, M. F. (2013). “Certainty, Necessity, and Knowledge in Hume’s Treatise”. David Hume: A Tercentenary Tribute, Caravan Books, Ann Arbor, Michigan, May 2013.
Boehm, M. F. (2012). "Filling the Gaps in Hume’s Vacuums". Hume Studies, Volume 38, Issue 1, April 2012, 79-99.