The Centre is very pleased to announce that Paul Lodge will be joining the team as a Senior Research Fellow. Paul Lodge is University Lecturer in Early Modern Philosophy at the University of Oxford and a Tutorial Fellow in Philosophy at Mansfield College. He has a BA in Philosophy and Psychology from the University of Oxford, an MA in Philosophy of Mind from the University of Leeds, and a PhD in Philosophy from Rutgers University. Before returning to Oxford in 2003, he taught for five years at Tulane University in New Orleans. His research has been particularly focused on the philosophy of Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz. His publications include The Leibniz-De Volder Correspondence — a critical edition and translation from manuscript sources with an extended introduction (Yale, 2013); Locke and Leibniz on Substance ed. (with Tom Stoneham) (Routledge, 2015); Leibniz and His Correspondents ed. (CUP, 2004); and numerous scholarly about Leibniz. He is currently working on Leibniz’s philosophical theology and ethics, with a particular focus on the foundational role that religious experience plays in these writings and in Leibniz’s philosophy as a whole.