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Theodore Walker, Jr.

Associate Professor of Ethics and Society



Ph.D., University of Notre Dame, 1983; B.A. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1976

Teaching Specialties

Christian ethics, moral theory, metaphysics of morals, liberation theology, black theology, womanist thought, black Atlantic thought, Wesleyan and Methodist theologies, process theology, neoclassical metaphysics, metaphysics of nature, Whiteheadian ethics, Hartshornean ethics, and cosmology, especially neoclassical cosmology

Selected Publications

:: Mothership Connections: A Black Atlantic Synthesis of Neoclassical Metaphysics and Black Theology (Albany: State University of New York Press, May 2004).

:: Empower The People: Social Ethics for the African-American Church (Maryknoll, NY: Orbis, 1991).

:: Co-editor and contributor with Mihály Tóth, Whiteheadian Ethics: Abstracts and Papers from the Ethics Section of the Philosophy Group at the 6th International Whitehead Conference at the University of Salzburg, July 2006 (Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2008).