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Professor of Philosophy and Honors
Patterson Hall 229B
Areas of Specialization
Social and Political Philosophy, Pragmatism.
Areas of Competence
Philosophy of Race, Latin American Philosophy, Philosophy and Pop Culture.
University of Oregon, Eugene OR
Ph.D. in Philosophy, August 2002
Dissertation: Dewey and Du Bois: The Meaning and Consequence of Race
Hamilton College, Clinton NY
B.A. in Philosophy with Departmental Honors, Magna Cum Laude, May 1994
Honor's Thesis: "Habermas' Discourse Ethic and the First Amendment"
Current Research Focus
Pragmatism, Latin American Philosophy, Philosophy of Race.
- Book Manuscript in development: Greater America: Philosophy and the Promise of Inter-American Democracy
[Forthcoming] "Facing up to Ignorance and Privilege: Philosophy of Whiteness as Public Intellectualism," Philosophy Compass: Special Issue on Philosophy of Race, 2015.
"Fact, Propaganda or Legitimate Aspiration? Frondizi on the Philosophic Unity of the Two Americas," Inter-American Journal of Philosophy, Vol. 5, Is.2, Fall 2014.
[Forthcoming] "The Platonic Paradox of Darth Plagueis: How could a Sith Lord be Wise?" in The Ultimate Star Wars and Philosophy. Jason T. Eberl & Kevin S. Decker, editors. Blackwell Philosophy, 2015.
229 Patterson Hall
Cheney, WA 99004
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