Don Garrett is the Silver Professor of Philosophy at New York University. He has published extensively in many areas of early modern philosophy, including epistemology, metaphysics, philosophy of mind, and ethics. He is the author of Nature and Necessity in Spinoza’s Philosophy (Oxford University Press, 2018), Hume (Routledge, 2015), and Cognition and Commitment in Hume’s Philosophy (Oxford University Press, 1997). He is also the editor of The Cambridge Companion to Spinoza (Cambridge University Press, first edition 1996, second edition forthcoming 2021) and has served as co-editor of Hume Studies and as North American editor of Archiv für Geschichte der Philosophie. His current research interests include women philosophers of the early modern period, especially Mary Shepherd.