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)
Michael Ashley-Mennis

Michael Ashley-Mennis

This 2010 grad, who teaches social studies at a Catholic institution, developed his passion for education at Loyola