Departmental Faculty

Sara Aronowitz

Sara Aronowitz

Assistant Professor

  • Cognitive science
  • Epistemology
Social Sciences 208
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
Reza Hadisi

Reza Hadisi

Assistant Professor, Career Track

  • Metaethics
  • Epistemology
  • History of philosophy
Social Sciences 211A

Richard Healey

Professor

  • Philosophy of physics
  • Quantum theory
  • Pragmatism
Social Sciences 214  
Laura Howard

Laura Howard

Associate Professor, Career Track

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
Social Sciences 226B  
Bill Oberdick

Bill Oberdick

Assistant Professor, Career Track

  • Philosophy of mind
Social Sciences 111A  
Guido Pincione

Guido Pincione

Professor

  • Political philosophy
Social Sciences 225  
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Marga Reimer

Professor

  • Philosophy of language
  • Philosophy of mind
  • Philosophy of psychology
Social Sciences 216A  
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
Social Sciences 229  
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.
Social Sciences 226A  
Joseph Tolliver

Joseph Tolliver

Associate Professor

Social Sciences 204
Jason Turner

Jason Turner

Department Head

Professor

  • Metaphysics
  • Logic and language
  • Philosophical logic
Steven Wall

Steven Wall

Professor

  • Political philosophy
Robert Wardy

Robert Wardy

Visiting Professor, Career Track

  • Ancient philosophy
  • Chinese philosophy
Jonathan Weinberg

Jonathan Weinberg

Professor

Social Sciences 220A