Associate Professor of Philosophy
Office: HU 050F
Education and Experience
- B.S. Fairfield University (1966)
- M.A., Ph.D. Fordham University (1968, 1974)
- M.B.A. Loyola (1991)
- Research Fellow, Associate Research Scientist, Biology Department, Johns Hopkins University (1978-80)
- Department Chair (1973-78)
- Director of January Term (1974-78)
- Associate Vice-President for Academic Affairs (1986-2000)
- Acting Director, Center for the Humanities (2001-02; 2005-06)
- Acting Director, Honors Program (2003-05)
Areas of Specialization
Plato, American Pragmatism, Process Philosophy, Bioethics
Recent Courses Taught
- PL201 Foundations of Philosophy
- PL202 Philosophical Perspectives: Project of Modernity
- HN220 Honors: The Ancient World
- HN260 Honors: Renaissance to Modern
- HN280 Honors: The Modern World
- NH300 Honors: Junior Seminar
- PL311 Bioethics
- PL366 Studies in Plato
- PL 390 American Philosophy
- PL 394 Process Philosophy
- "Altizer's Understanding of the Death of God," Philosophy Today, Vol. 13 No. 1/4 (Spring 1969), 48-59.
- "Plat Archaic or Modern Man?", Thought, Vol. L, No. 199 (December 1976), 400-417.
- "Mimesis: A Theory of Limited Scope for Plato," University of Portland Review, Vol. XXVIII, No. 1 (Spring 1976), 3-15.
- "Writing Philosophy: Sequential Essays and Objective Tests," College Composition and Communication, Vol. XXXVI (May 1985), 166-172.
- "The Particular Problems of Science for Humanists," in The Tradition in Modern Times: Graduate Liberal Studies Today, Charles B. Hands, ed. (New York: University Press of America, 1988), pp. 91-98.