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Faculty Directories

Core Faculty


Luvell Anderson Assistant Professor Philosophy of language, philosophy of race, semantics, ethics of racial language
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Stephan Blatti Associate Professor & Director, Marcus W. Orr Center for the Humanities
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Metaphysics, philosophy of mind
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Pleshette DeArmitt Associate Professor & Department Chair Contemporary continental philosophy, feminist theory, psychoanalysis, social and political thought
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Remy Debes Associate Professor Ethics, moral psychology, philosophy of emotion, Scottish Enlightenment, Hume, Adam Smith
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Assistant Professor, Director of Placement & Pre-Law Faculty Affiliate Advisor Social and political philosophy, philosophy of law, continental philosophy
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Shaun Gallagher Lillian and Morrie Moss Professor of Philosophy Phenomenology, philosophy of mind, philosophical psychology, embodiment, intersubjectivity, hermeneutics
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Lucien Manning Garrett Senior Lecturer (Lambuth Campus) Philosophy of religion, contemporary epistemology
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Bill Lawson Distinguished Professor African American philosophy, social and political philosophy
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Mary Beth Mader Professor & Graduate Admissions Director 20th-century continental philosophy, feminist theory, ontology
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Thomas Nenon Professor & Dean, College of Arts & Sciences Husserl, Heidegger, Kant and German idealism, hermeneutics, philosophy of the social sciences
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Hoke Robinson Professor & Director of Undergraduate Studies Kant, rationalism, history of modern philosophy
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Timothy Roche Associate Professor & Director of Graduate Studies Greek philosophy, history of moral philosophy, ethical theory, social and political philosophy
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Kas Saghafi Associate Professor Contemporary continental philosophy, philosophy and literature, aesthetics, and social/political philosophy
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John Tienson Professor & Co-Editor, The Southern Journal of Philosophy Philosophy of mind, metaphysics, philosophy of language, British empiricists
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Deborah Tollefsen Professor Philosophy of mind, epistemology, social ontology
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Somogy Varga Assistant Professor & Co-Editor, The Southern Journal of Philosophy Philosophy of psychiatry/mind, moral psychology, social philosophy, critical theory
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Visiting Scholars: 2014-15


Dylan Trigg Marie Curie Fellow Phenomenology, psychoanalysis, bodily existence (intersubjectivity, identity, alterity)
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Anika Fiebich Humboldt Postdoctoral Researcher Philosophy of mind, social understanding, self-consciousness, collective intentionality
Marek Pokropski Postdoctoral Researcher

Cognitive science, phenomenology, philosophy of mind

Tetsuyo Kono Visiting Scholar

Phenomenology, philosophy of mind, ethics

Visiting PhD Students: 2014-15


Katsunori Miyahara Visiting Student

Phenomenological philosophy of mind, philosophy of cognitive science


Instructors


Melissa Ebbers Instructor & Online Coordinator
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Sheila Hollander Adjunct Instructor 310 Clement Hall
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Amit Sen Adjunct Instructor 312 Clement Hall
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Bryan Smyth Adjunct Professor 312 Clement Hall
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Emeritus Faculty


Gene James Emeritus Professor Value theory, applied ethics, American philosophy, philosophy of religion
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Nancy Simco Emeritus Professor Analytic philosophy, metaphysics, advanced logic
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