Assistant Professor of Philosophy
Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh, 2003
Office: Liberal Arts 159
Office Phone: (406) 243-5314
Fax: (406) 243-5313
Areas of Interest
- History of Ethics
- Moral Psychology
- PHIL 200E: Ethics: The Great Traditions
- PHIL 210: Introduction to Logic: Deduction
- PHIL 295: Knowledge and Happiness
- PHIL 300E: Moral Philosophy
- PHIL 502: Issues in Contemporary Ethics
- “Iris Murdoch and the Prospects for Critical Moral Perception,” forthcoming in a collection of essays entitled Iris Murdoch, Philosopher, Oxford University Press, edited by Justin Broackes.
- Theory, Practice, and Progress,” forthcoming in a collection of essays on Martha Nussbaum in the Library of Living Philosophers Series, Open Court Press, edited by Randall Auxier.
- “Iris Murdoch and the Politics of Imagination,” Philosophical Papers, Vol. 35, No. 3 (November 2006).
- “Form and Persuasion in Descartes’ Meditations,” in Visions of Value and Truth: Understanding Philosophy and Literature, eds. Ruikonen and Werner, Acta Philosophica Fennica Series, Vol. 79 (2006).
- Commentary on Anthony Price’s “Was Aristotle a Particularist?,” Proceedings of the Boston Area Colloquium in Ancient Philosophy, Vol. XXI (2005).
- Review of Picturing the Human: The Moral Thought of Iris Murdoch, by Maria Antonaccio, in Iris Murdoch News Letter, No. 15 (Winter 2001).
- Review of The Making of Social Movements in Latin America, edited by A. Escobar and S.E. Alvarez, in The Ecologist (July/August 1993).
- Comment on Albert Borgmann, Real American Ethics, The University of Montana, February 22, 2007.
- “Iris Murdoch and the Politics of Imagination,” for a meeting of the International Association for Philosophy and Literature, University of Helsinki, June 2-7, 2005.
- Reply to A.W. Price, “Was Aristotle a Particularist?,” for a meeting of the Boston Area Colloquium in Ancient Philosophy, Dartmouth College, May 19, 2005.
- “Form and Persuasion in Descartes’ Meditations,” for a conference on Meditation and the Exercises of Discourse and Visuality in the Early Modern Period, Johns Hopkins University, October 15-16, 2004.
- “Literary Form and Rational Persuasion in Descartes’ Meditations,” for a conference on Philosophical Reflections on Literature, University of Helsinki, August 5-7, 2004.
- “Imagination and Political Resistance in Murdoch's Ethics,” for a symposium of the International Association of Women Philosophers, Göteborg Sweden, June 17-19, 2004.
- Reply to Martha Nussbaum, “Love and Vision in Murdoch’s The Black Prince,” for a conference on Iris Murdoch’s Philosophy, Brown University, April 22-23, 2001.
- “Murdoch’s Attempt to Restore the Self,” for a meeting of the Women and Philosophy Group, University of Chicago, February, 2001.
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