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Department of Philosophy

Last updated 2 December 2013

Jesús Aguilar

 Jesús H. Aguilar
Associate Professor

Ph.D. McGill University, 2003

Philosophy of Action, Philosophy of Mind, Latin-American Philosophy

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Silvia Benso

 Silvia Benso
Professor

Ph.D. Pennsylvania State University, 1993

Contemporary European Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy, History of Philosophy

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Evelyn Brister

 Evelyn Brister
Associate Professor

Ph.D. Northwestern University, 2002

Philosophy of Science, Environmental Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

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Jamie Campbell

 James I. Campbell
Professor Emeritus

Ph.D. University of Notre Dame, 1965

Philosophy of Religion, Medieval Philosophy, St. Augustine, Buddhism

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John Capps

 John M. Capps
Associate Professor & Department Chair

Ph.D. Northwestern University, 1997

Epistemology, Philosophy of Science, Pragmatism

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Timothy Engström

Ph.D. Edinburgh University, 1987

Comparative European and Anglo-American Philosophy, Pragmatism, Critical Theory, Aesthetics, Social and Political Philosophy, Rhetorical Theory

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Dane Gordon

 Dane R. Gordon
Professor Emeritus

M.A. Cambridge University, 1956
M.A. University of Rochester, 1960

Philosophy of Religion, Ethics

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Colin Mathers

 Colin Mathers
Lecturer

Ph.D. University of Rochester, 1998

Ethics, Applied Ethics

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Peggy Noll

 Peggy Noll
Staff Assistant

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Wade Robison

 Wade L. Robison
Ezra A. Hale Professor of Applied Ethics

Ph.D. University of Wisconsin, 1968

Ethics, History of Modern Philosophy, Social and Political Philosophy, Philosophy of Law

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Jack Sanders

 John T. Sanders
Professor

Ph.D. Boston University, 1977

Social and Political Philosophy, Philosophy of Science, Ethics, Epistemology, Metaphysics

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Brian Schroeder

 Brian Schroeder
Professor

Ph.D. Stony Brook University, 1990
M.Div. Princeton Theological Seminary, 1984

Post-Kantian European Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion, East Asian Philosophy, Environmental Philosophy, History of Philosophy

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Evan Selinger

 Evan Selinger
Associate Professor

Ph.D. Stony Brook University, 2003

Philosophy of Technology, Philosophy of Science, Phenomenology

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David B. Suits

 David B. Suits
Professor

Ph.D. University of Waterloo, 1977

Philosophy of Death, Philosophy of Mind, Philosophy of Law, Fiction

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Katie Terezakis

 Katie Terezakis
Associate Professor

Ph.D. New School for Social Research, 2004

Aesthetics, German Idealism and Romanticism, Political Philosophy, History of Philosophy

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Lawrence Torcello

 Lawrence Torcello
Assistant Professor

Ph.D. University at Buffalo, 2006

Social and Political Philosophy, Ethics, Applied Ethics, Bioethics

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Adjunct Faculty, 2013-2014


  Fabio Escobar (fpegsl@rit.edu)
  David Rodriguez-Ruiz (drrgla@rit.edu)
  John Shoemaker (jdsgsh@rit.edu)


Gannett Professor in Humanities at R.I.T.

   This prestigious Chair has been held by two visiting philosophers:

Lewis White Beck

 Lewis White Beck
1982–1983

Known especially for his translations of Kant and his scholarship of German philosophy. See more at wikipedia.

Marjorie Grene

 Marjorie Grene
1983–1984

Known especially for her work in existentialism and the philosophy of biology. See more at wikipedia.