Department of Philosophy

Walter Ott

Associate Professor of Philosophy
Ph.D. University of Virginia, 2000
224 Major Williams Hall | Email | (540) 231-0997 | Personal Webpage
History of Modern Philosophy, Philosophy of Language, Metaphysics, Epistemology

Walter Ott's philosophical interests include metaphysics, epistemology, and philosophy of language, especially in the modern period. Current work focuses on conceptions of causation and laws of nature in early modern empiricism.


Recent Articles

Regular Classes

  • Philosophy 2115: Ancient Philosophy
  • Philosophy 2125: Early Modern Philosophy
  • Philosophy 4224: Epistemology
  • Philosophy 6204: Advanced Topics in the History of Philosophy