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Dr. Manuel Vasquez Villavicencio

Dr. Manuel Vasquez Villavicencio
Department of Philosophy, University Hall – 314A
Office Hours:
Mondays 3:30-4:30pm

 Dr. Manuel Vasquez Villavicencio is an assistant professor in the Department of Philosophy. He works on the history of early modern philosophy, the philosophy of emotions, and Latin American philosophy. He is passionate about how emotions are necessary for us to be better thinkers and better agents. Before joining McMaster, he worked as a Postdoctoral Fellow and Instructor in the Department of Philosophy of the University of Toronto. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Quebec at Montreal (UQAM). As part of his Ph.D. training, he was a Visiting Assistant in Research at Yale University. He also received an Engineering degree and a Master’s degree in Philosophy from Simon Bolivar University (USB – Venezuela).