I am an Associate
Professor of Philosophy at St. Mary's University, in San Antonio, Texas.
degree was a B.A. in philosophy from University of St. Thomas, in Houston,
Texas. I did graduate work at Northwestern University and at the University
of Houston before going to Rice, where I earned my M.A. and Ph.D in
Here at St. Mary's
I teach courses in Logic, Ethics, Philosophy of Film, Ancient Philosophy,
Hellenistic Philosophy, and Medieval Philosophy. Within the area of
ethics, I have taught courses in Foundational Ethics, Engineering Ethics,
Professional Ethics, Computer Ethics, and Moral Theory. I have also
taught Renaissance Philosophy for the Innsbruck study-abroad program
sponsored by the St. Mary's School of Business. Last semester (spring,
2009), I taught a course in Medieval Spanish History and in Medieval
Philosophy for the Spain study-abroad program. I am Director of the
Texas Regional Ethics Bowl. My current area of interest is the intellectual
history of late antiquity (circa A.D. 150-500).
I am also involved
in the National Ethics Bowl, particularly as a member of the case-writing
I am in my second
year of a reading list of about 600 works of literature. Click
here to see where I am on this project.
My current hobbies:
|Note: I am not endorsing any product on the following "gadget."
I just like the word-a-day.