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Loyola University Chicago

Department of Philosophy

Full-Time Faculty

James Blachowicz. (Retired) Professor. PhD, Northwestern University. Areas of research: philosophy of science, epistemology (classical and contemporary theories of discovery/inquiry), metaphysics (classical and contemporary theories of "emergence"), Aristotle, Plato, Kant, Hegel, Freud. Phone: 773.508.2306. 
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Thomas L. Carson. Professor. PhD, Brown University. Areas of research: metaethics, theories of value, business ethics, utilitarianism. Phone: 773.508.2729.
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Ardis B. Collins. Professor and editor of the Owl of Minerva. PhD, University of Toronto. Areas of research: Hegel (especially the Phenomenology), history of philosophy (especially Thomas Aquinas, Marsilio Ficino, Nicholas of Cusa, Aristotle), social and political philosophy, philosophy of religion, epistemology and metaphysics. Phone: 773.508.3477.
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Andrew Cutrofello. Professor. PhD, Northwestern University. Areas of research: Kant and 19th-and 20th-century continental philosophy. Phone: 773.508.8481.
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Blake D. Dutton. Associate Professor. PhD, University of Pennsylvania. Areas of research: medieval and early modern philosophy, philosophy of religion. Phone: 773.508.2214.
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James Harrington. Instructor. PhD, University of Illinois at Chicago. Areas of research: philosophy of science, history of analytic philosophy, philosophy of religion. Phone: 773.508.2726.
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Peter Hartman. Assistant Professor. PhD, University of Toronto. Areas of research: medieval philosophy, Durand of St.-Pourçain, philosophy of mind, early modern philosophy. Phone: 773.508.8479.
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David B. Ingram. Professor. PhD, University of Calif., San Diego. Areas of research: social and political philosophy, philosophy of law, philosophy of social science, critical race theory, contemporary German and French philosophy, and ethics. Phone: 773.508.2299.
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Kristen Irwin. Assistant Professor. PhD, University of California, San Diego. Areas of research: early modern philosophy, philosophy of religion, skepticism. Phone: 773.508.2320.
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Hanne Jacobs. Assistant Professor. PhD, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium. Areas of research: twentieth century European philosophy, phenomenology, early modern philosophy (especially Leibniz), personhood and self. Phone: 773.508.8479.
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Pamela Lomelino. Assistant Professor. PhD, University of Colorado, Boulder. Areas of research: Bioethics (especially autonomy and informed consent in the research and clinical contexts), Ethics (Theory and Applied), Feminist Philosophy, vulnerable populations and conceptions of the self as these relate to autonomy. Phone: 773.508.2282.
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Heidi Malm. Professor. PhD, University of Arizona. Areas of research: ethical theory, applied ethics, philosophy of law. Phone: 773.508.2307.
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Hugh Miller. Assistant Professor. PhD, University of Toronto. Areas of research: philosophy of religion, metaphysics, business ethics. Phone: 773.508.2727.
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Brandon Morgan-Olsen. Instructor. PhD, University of Washington. Areas of research: social and political philosophy, ethical theory, philosophy of science. Phone: 773.508.8572
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Paul K. Moser. Professor. PhD, Vanderbilt University. Areas of research: epistemology, theories of rationality, philosophy of religion. Phone: 773.508.2739.
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James Murphy, S.J. Associate Professor, PhD, University of Maryland. Areas of research: philosophy of science, philosophy of mind. Phone: 773.508.2291.
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David T. Ozar. Professor. PhD, Yale University. Areas of research: health care ethics, professional ethics, metaethics, normative ethics, history of ethics, social contract theory, social/political philosophy, philosophy of law. Phone: 773.508.2291, 508.8348.
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Jennifer Parks. Professor and Bioethics Minor Director. PhD, McMaster University. Areas of research: health care ethics, ethical theory, feminism, social philosophy. Phone: 773.508.2308.
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Adriaan Peperzak. Arthur J. Schmitt Professor. PhD, University of Paris-Sorbonne. Areas of research: ethics and political philosophy, philosophy of religion, metaphilosophy, Hegel, French phenomenology, Levinas. Phone: 773.508.2309.
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Thomas J. Regan, S.J. Associate Professor, Director Jesuit First Studies Program and Academic Dean at St. Joseph College Seminary. PhD, Fordham University. Areas of research: social and political philosophy, process studies especially Whitehead. Phone: 773.508.2289.
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Jason Rheins. Assistant Professor. PhD, University of Pennsylvania. Areas of research: ancient philosophy, Plato. Phone: 773.508.2378.
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David Schweickart. Professor. PhD in philosophy, Ohio State University, and PhD in mathematics, University of Virginia. Areas of research: social and political philosophy, theories of socialism, feminist philosophy, critical theory. Phone: 773.508.2291.
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Jacqueline Scott. Associate Professor and Assistant Chairperson. PhD, Stanford University. Areas of research: Friedrich Nietzsche; Nineteenth Century Philosophy; Ethics; African-American Philosophy; Race Theory. Phone: 773.508.2304.
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J. D. Trout. Professor of Philosophy and Psychology. PhD, Cornell University. Areas of research: philosophy of science, epistemology, philosophy of psychology, philosophy of mind, and speech perception. Phone: 773.508.2301.
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Daniel Vaillancourt. Professor. PhD, DePaul University. Areas of research: aesthetics, philosophy of human nature, contemporary French philosophy, philosophy of religion. Phone: 773.508.3344.
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Arnold vander Nat. Associate Professor. PhD, University of Pittsburgh. Areas of research: British empiricism, especially John Locke, formal logic, philosophy of mind, epistemology. Phone: 773.508.2733.
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Julie Ward. Professor. PhD, University of California, San Diego. Areas of research: ancient philosophy, especially Plato, Aristotle, Hellenistic philosophy, feminism. Phone: 773.508.2297.
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Mark H. Waymack. Associate Professor and Chairperson. PhD, The Johns Hopkins University. Areas of research: health care ethics, ancient Greek ethics, especially Plato, early modern philosophy, especially Hutcheson, Hume, Scottish moral philosophy. Phone: 773.508.2738.
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Victoria S. Wike. Professor and Director of Graduate Studies. PhD, Pennsylvania State University. Areas of research: early modern philosophy, especially Descartes, Spinoza, Kant, Kant's moral philosophy, health care ethics. Phone: 773.508.2735.
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Thomas E. Wren. Professor. PhD, Northwestern University. Areas of research: Aristotle's ethics, normative ethics, metaethics, moral psychology, moral education, social philosophy, action theory. Phone: 773.508.2303.
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K. David Yandell. Associate Professor. PhD, University of Wisconsin, Madison. Areas of research: early modern philosophy, especially Descartes, metaphysics, social and political philosophy. [On Leave] Phone: 773.508.2293.
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