Dr. Mark Boespflug

Dr. Mark Boespflug
Assistant Professor of Philosophy


  • Epistemology
  • Early Modern Philosophy
  • Philosophy of Science
  • Philosophy of Religion


  • Ph.D., Philosophy, University of Colorado, 2020
  • M.A., Philosophy, Biola University, 2013
  • B.A., Philosophy, Geneva College, 2005


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About Dr. Boespflug

Dr. Boespflug joined the department in 2021 as Visiting Assistant Professor of Philosophy. His research concerns human rationality, especially as it pertains to our scientific and religious beliefs, and the voluntary control we exert over our beliefs. Articles of his have been published in Synthese, British Journal for the History of Philosophy, Archiv für Geschichte der Philosophie, Res Philosophica, The Lockean MindThe Journal of Scottish Philosophy and Religious Studies. He has presented his work at the British Society for the Philosophy of Science, the Princeton Project in Philosophy and Religion, the Helsinki Collegium for Advanced Studies, the Iranian Institute of Philosophy, the Rocky Mountain Ethics Congress among other venues. He has served as reviewer for the Australasian Journal of Philosophy, Philosophical Studies, Synthese, Journal of Modern Philosophy, Ethical Theory and Moral Practice, British Journal for the History of Philosophy. 

Prior to coming to FLC, Dr. Boespflug was a Postdoctoral Lecturer associated with the Baier Chair in Early Modern Philosophy at the University of Otago in New Zealand. He completed his Ph.D. at the University of Colorado at Boulder under the supervision of Robert Pasnau.