Loyola University Maryland

Philosophy Department

G. J. McAleer

Professor of Philosophy

Office: HU 050H
410-617 2027

Education and Experience

  • B.A. (Hons) University College London
  • M.A. University of Alberta
  • M.A. Catholic University of Louvain
  • D. Phil. Catholic University of Louvain
  • Visiting Professor of Medieval Philosophy, Catholic University of Louvain, 1999-2001

Areas of Specialization

  • Business Ethics
  • Moral Theory
  • Philosophy of Law
  • Social and Political Philosophy
  • Catholic Social Thought
  • Phenomenology
  • Medieval Philosophy

Recent Courses Taught

  • PL 310: Business Ethics
  • PL 397: Film, Fiction and Political Thought of the 1980’s
  • PL 401: Morals and Politics of the Lord of the Rings
  • PL 407: Marriage and Family Through the Lens of Catholic Social Thought and Developmental Psychology

Selected Publications

  • Introduction, Aurel Kolnai, Ethics, Value and Reality (Transaction, 2008)
  • Introduction, Max Scheler, The Nature of Sympathy (Transaction, 2007)
  • Ecstatic Morality and Sexual Politics (Fordham University Press, 2005)
Graham McAleer

Graham McAleer, Ph.D.

Known for his striped socks and Scottish accent, this professor has an undeniable gift for making students passionate about philosophy