Justin Broackes

Professor of Philosophy
Corliss Brackett 301B
Office Hours Mondays 3:15 to 5:15


Justin Broackes received his DPhil from Oxford University and has now taught at Brown for over a decade. His central research Interests include metaphysics and epistemology, the history of 17th and 18th century philosophy, some topics in ancient philosophy, and the philosophy of mind. His current work focuses on the theory of perception from the ancient Greeks to Wittgenstein; on colour and colour-blindness; and on the notion of substance in early modern philosophy and later.

Recent seminar topics include colour, substance, Hume, and Locke.