Illinois University Carbondale, 2000
MA Baylor University, 1993
BA Baylor University, 1991
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My research is focused primarily on the work of John Dewey. I also write often
about the work of Jürgen Habermas. Other research interests include pragmatic
accounts of science and scientific classification.
- (in press) Technological rationality in psychiatry: Critical theory, immanent
critique and a pragmatist alternative. In J. Phillips (Ed.), Philosophical
Perspectives on Technology and Psychiatry. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
- "Discursive Democracy and a Democratic Way of Life" in Perspectives
on Habermas. Open Court Press, November 2000.
- "Habermas and Dewey on Democracy" The Southwest Philosophy Review,
v.17, no.1 Jan. 2000.
- with Peter Zachar, "Basic Emotions and Their Biological Substrates: A
Nominalistic Interpretation" Consciousness and Emotion, v.2, no.2, Nov.
- Two Invited Entries for the Dictionary of Modern American Philosophers. Thoemes
Press, 2005. Johann Stallo, Active in the St.Louis Hegelians, Bronson Alcott,
Transcendentalist and Educator.
Work in Progress
I'm currently working with Dr. Pete Zachar on a book concerning pragmatic
accounts of scientific classification. Also, I'm commenting soon on a paper
: 20th Century European Philosophy
: American Philosophy
: Aesthetic Experience and Judgment
: Creativity, Discovery and Science
: Business Ethics
: Philosophical Ideas in Education