Remembering Marco Dees
It is with profound sadness that we report the death of Marco Dees on July 22 in a climbing accident in Grand Teton National Park. Marco came to Rutgers after studying philosophy at Saint Andrews. He wrote a dissertation on the metaphysics of quantities, space, and time, receiving his Ph.D. in 2015. Dean Zimmerman and Jonathan Schaffer were his co-advisors. He had begun to publish papers based on his thesis (in Thought and Pacific Philosophical Quarterly), and to teach, first at Bard College and then Vassar.
Marco was a beloved member of our community. He brought a kind, encouraging spirit to every conversation — philosophical or otherwise. His passing is an incalculable loss for all who knew him.
For information about memorial services, or to leave remembrances and pictures, visit https://marco-dees.muchloved.com.