Faculty Research Areas

Faculty Books

MAJOR FIELDS OF STUDY

Aesthetics Jorge Gracia, Alexandra King, Carolyn Korsmeyer

Analytic Metaphysics David Braun, Maureen DonnellyJorge Gracia, David Hershenov, Barry Smith, Neil Williams

Epistemology James Beebe, Ryan Muldoon

Ethics
    Metaethics Alexandra King
    Normative Ethics Nicolas Bommarito, Alexandra King, Ryan Muldoon
    Applied Ethics  David Hershenov (Bioethics)

Logic David Braun, Maureen Donnelly, Neil Williams

Philosophy of Cognitive Science James BeebeDavid Braun

Philosophy of Language David Braun, Lewis Powell

Philosophy of Mind David Braun, Lewis Powell, Neil Williams

Philosophy of Science Ryan Muldoon, Neil Williams

Social and Political Philosophy  James Lawler, Ryan Muldoon, Barry Smith


SPECIAL AREAS OF RESEARCH INTEREST

Applied Ontology Thomas E. Bittner, Maureen Donnelly, Barry Smith

Asian Philosophy Nicolas Bommarito

Causation and Causal Powers Neil Williams

East-West Comparative Philosophy Nicolas Bommarito

Experimental Philosophy James Beebe, Ryan Muldoon

Time and Persistence Maureen Donnelly

Moral Psychology James Beebe, Nicolas Bommarito

Philosophy of Biomedicine David Hershenov, Barry Smith

Philosophy of Religion James BeebeDavid Hershenov

Race, Ethnicity, Diversity Jorge Gracia, Ryan Muldoon

Speech Act Theory David Braun, Barry Smith


HISTORY OF PHILOSOPHY

Faculty in the Department cover all major periods in the history of philosophy, with special focus on the following areas:

Early Modern Philosophy Lewis Powell

French and German Philosophy James Lawler

Hispanic and Latin-American Philosophy Jorge Gracia

Medieval Philosophy Jorge Gracia