About Professor Peter Anstey

Peter Anstey specializes in early modern philosophy and, in particular, the philosophy of John Locke and Robert Boyle. His current ARC-funded project (2012–16) is on ‘The nature and status of principles in early modern philosophy’, including principles in natural philosophy, logic, and moral philosophy. He is also researching early modern experimental philosophy and runs a blog [https://blogs.otago.ac.nz/emxphi/] on this subject based at the University of Otago. He is currently editing (with Lawrence Principe, Johns Hopkins) John Locke: Writings on Natural Philosophy and Medicine for the Clarendon edition of Locke’s Works.