Departmental Faculty

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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 Office Hours: Tuesdays & Thursdays 2:30-3:30pm
Thomas Christiano

Thomas Christiano

Professor

  • Political philosophy
Social Sciences 216C
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Stewart Cohen

Professor

  • Epistemology
Social Sciences 115C Office Hours: Tuesdays & Thursdays 12-1pm
Juan Comesaña

Juan Comesaña

Professor

  • Epistemology
  • Decision theory
Social Sciences 216B Office Hours: Tuesdays 1-2pm
Jerry Guas

Jerry Gaus

James E. Rogers Professor, Philosophy

  • Public reason
  • Rawls
  • Hayek
Social Sciences 217A

Richard Healey

Professor

  • Philosophy of physics
  • Quantum theory
  • Pragmatism
Social Sciences 214 Office Hours: Mondays & Fridays 10-11:30am
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
Social Sciences 226B Office Hours: Tuesdays & Thursdays 11-12 by appointment only
Bill Oberdick

Bill Oberdick

Assistant Professor

  • Philosophy of mind
Social Sciences 111A Office Hours: Mondays 2-5 in-person and online (email to setup a zoom meeting)
Guido Pincione

Guido Pincione

Professor

  • Political philosophy
Social Sciences 225 Office Hours: Tuesdays 2-4, Fridays 11-12
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Marga Reimer

Professor

  • Philosophy of language
  • Philosophy of mind
  • Philosophy of psychology
Social Sciences 216A Office Hours: Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays 11-12
Connie Rosati

Connie Rosati

Professor

  • Political philosophy
  • Philosophy of law
Social Sciences 211A Office Hours: Wednesdays 12-2pm
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 Office Hours: Mondays 1-2pm
David Schmidtz

David Schmidtz

Kendrick Professor, Philosophy

Eller Chair, Service-Dominant Logic

Director, Freedom Center

  • Environmental ethics
  • Rational choice
  • Ideal theory
Social Sciences 228A Office Hours: Wednesdays & Thursdays 10-11am
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 Office Hours: Tuesdays & Thursdays 3:30-4:45pm
Joseph Tolliver

Joseph Tolliver

Associate Professor

Social Sciences 204
Jason Turner

Jason Turner

Department Head

Professor

  • Metaphysics
  • Logic and language
  • Philosophical logic
Social Sciences 207 Office Hours: Tuesdays 12-2pm
Steven Wall

Steven Wall

Professor

  • Political philosophy
Jonathan Weinberg

Jonathan Weinberg

Professor

Social Sciences 220A Office Hours: Tuesdays 12-2pm @ Panera