Departmental Faculty

Jason Turner

Jason Turner

Department Head

Professor

  • Metaphysics
  • Logic and language
  • Philosophical logic
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Julia Annas

Regents Professor, Philosophy

  • History of philosophy
  • Ancient philosophy
  • Ethics
Social Sciences 123
Allen Buchanan

Allen E. Buchanan

Research Professor

  • Ethics
Social Sciences 218
Thomas Christiano

Thomas Christiano

Professor

  • Political philosophy
Social Sciences 216C
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Stewart Cohen

Professor

  • Epistemology
Social Sciences 115C
Juan Comesaña

Juan Comesaña

Professor

  • Epistemology
  • Decision theory
Social Sciences 216B
Jerry Guas

Jerry Gaus

James E. Rogers Professor, Philosophy

  • Public reason
  • Rawls
  • Hayek
Social Sciences 217A
Michael Gill

Michael Gill

Professor

  • History of philosophy
  • Early Modern
  • Ethics

Richard Healey

Professor

  • Philosophy of physics
  • Quantum theory
  • Pragmatism
Terry Horgan

Terry Horgan

Professor

  • Philosophy of mind
  • Epistemology
  • Decision theory
Social Sciences 209
Laura Howard

Laura Howard

Associate Professor

Director, Undergraduate Studies

  • Medical ethics
  • Moral distress
  • Nursing ethics
Christopher Maloney

J. Christopher Maloney

Professor

  • Philosophy of mind
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Michael McKenna

Professor

  • Free will
  • Action theory
  • Moral psychology
Guido Pincione

Guido Pincione

Professor

  • Political philosophy
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Marga Reimer

Professor

  • Philosophy of language
  • Philosophy of mind
  • Philosophy of psychology
Social Sciences 216A
Connie Rosati

Connie Rosati

Professor

  • Political philosophy
  • Philosophy of law
Social Sciences 211A
Dan Russell

Dan Russell

Professor

  • Well-being
  • Moral-virtue development
  • Social-political institutions & economy
Carolina Sartorio

Carolina Sartorio

Professor

  • Metaphysics
  • Action
  • Moral responsibility
Social Sciences 115C1
David Schmidtz

David Schmidtz

Kendrick Professor, Philosophy

Eller Chair, Service-Dominant Logic

Director, Freedom Center

  • Environmental ethics
  • Rational choice
  • Ideal theory
Houston Smit

Houston Smit

Associate Professor

  • Kant
  • Early modern philosophy
  • Medieval philosophy
Social Sciences 220C
Mark Timmons

Mark Timmons

Professor

Director, Graduate Studies

  • Metaethics
  • Normative ethical theory
  • Kant’s ethics.
Joseph Tolliver

Joseph Tolliver

Associate Professor

Social Sciences 204
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Steven Wall

Professor

  • Political philosophy
Bill Oberdick

Bill Oberdick

Assistant Professor

  • Philosophy of mind
Social Sciences 111A