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Amanda Parris

Adjunct Professor

Part-Time Faculty
Gleeson Library, 4th Floor


Amanda Parris joined the USF Philosophy department in 2013; she teaches Problems in Democracy, Existentialism, and Ethics. Her research interests lie at the intersection of seventeenth-century philosophy (especially Spinoza), contemporary political philosophy, and the prose fiction of Beckett, Bernhard, Sebald, and McCarthy.

Research Areas

  • Early modern philosophy
  • Social and political philosophy


  • DePaul University, PhD in Philosophy
  • UC Berkeley, BA in Philosophy