Dennis Des Chene

Dennis Des Chene

​Professor of Philosophy
PhD, Stanford University
research interests:
  • History of Philosophy

contact info:

mailing address:

  • Washington University
    CB 1073
    One Brookings Drive
    St. Louis, MO 63130-4899

Professor Des Chene's research concerns the history of philosophy, especially early modern.

Professor Des Chene has published on natural philosophy and the sciences of life in the seventeenth century. More recently he has been working on theories of the passions and on animals and automata. Other interests include aesthetics and the philosophy of art, especially of music, and the history and philosophy of mathematics.