Leslie Wolf

Leslie Wolf

Leslie Wolf

Assistant Professor, Philosophy/Religious Studies

Tel.: (630) 942-2172
Berg Instructional Center (BIC), Room 2E07H

Areas of Research Interest:

  • Metaphysics
  • Philosophy of Language
  • Philosophy of Religion
  • Ancient Philosophy
  • Feminist Philosophy
  • Islamic Philosophy

Work in Progress:

  • The Metaphysics of the Real Presence (+30,000 words)
  • A Defense of Lewis' Argument against Property-Indexing (10,000 words)
  • "A New Puzzle of Material Coincidence" (10,000 words)
  • "The Psychological Account of Personal Identity and the Duplication Problem" (7,500 words)
  • "Four-Dimensionalism and Persistence: A Crazy Metaphysic Indeed"
  • "Assurance of Salvation: Some Philosophical Issues"
  • "The Doctrine of Justification by Faith Alone through Grace Alone: Some Philosophical Issues"


Review of Hina Azam, Sexual Violation in Islamic Law: Substance, Evidence, and Procedure, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2015. Journal of Islamic Studies, published online December 9, 2016.

Review of Catharina Raudvere, Islam: An Introduction, London: I.B. Tauris, 2015. Journal of Islamic Studies, published online May 5, 2016.

Awards and Honors:

  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Magna cum laude, departmental honors in philosophy, Founders' Day Award (NYU)
  • Yale University Fellowships


  • Ph.D. Philosophy - Yale University
  • M.A. Philosophy - Yale University
  • B.A. Philosophy - New York University


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