Paul Lodge is Associate Professor in Early Modern Philosophy and Tutorial Fellow in Philosophy at Mansfield College. He is also a Fellow of the Dalai Lama Centre for Compassion, an independent research centre based in Oxford.
Paul's research has been particularly focussed 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.