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Dr. PowellDr. Brian Powell

Assistant Professor of Philosophy
Phone: (309) 298-2373
Office: Morgan 412 
E-mail: BK-Powell2@wiu.edu

Educational Info: PhD, University of Virginia
Interests: Moral, Social/Political, and Legal Philosophy; Existentialism

Office Hours (Spring 2013): Tues/Thurs: 2:00-2:50; Wed. 9:30-11:30

Current Classes (Spring 2013):

* Contemporary Moral Problems     * Philosophy, Law, and Society  *Social/Political Philosophy

 

  

Publications

“Discourse Ethics and Moral Rationalism.” Dialogue: Canadian Philosophical Review, 48(2), 373-386, 14 p. June 2009.

“Kant and Kantians on the Normative Question.” Ethical Theory and Moral Practice: An International Forum, 9(5), 535-544, 10 p. November 2006.

“Revisiting Nagel on Altruism.” Philosophical Papers, 34(2), 235-259, 25 p. July 2005.

“Rawls, Democracy, and Ideology.” Auslegung: A Journal of Philosophy, 28(2), 37-46, 10 p. FALL-Winter 2006.