Department of Philosophy

Faculty in the Department of Philosophy

All full-time faculty members hold Doctoral Degrees in Philosophy, with specializations covering all the major fields in the discipline. This diversity of competencies allows us to offer an exceptionally wide range of courses so that students can follow their interests wherever they lead. From the ancients to the moderns, from the West to the East, from the continental existentialists to the English and American analytic philosophers, whatever your pursuit, you will find a qualified professor with whom to develop and deepen your understanding.

Dr. Justin McBrayer
Chair of Philosophy & Political Science and
Associate Professor of Philosophy

Expertise:

  • Applied ethics
  • Epistemology
  • History of philosophy
  • Logic
  • Metaethics
  • Metaphysics
  • Philosophy of religion
  • Undercutting (undermining) defeaters of moral beliefs

Education:

  • Ph.D., Philosophy, University of Missouri, 2008
  • M.A., Philosophy, University of Missouri, 2005
  • M.A., Philosophy, University of Montana, 2003
  • B.S. Interdisciplinary Studies, Berry College, 1998

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Dr. Justin McBrayer is available to comment on topics related to areas of interest or expertise. If you need further assistance, contact Public Affairs at 970-247-7401 or by email.

Dr. Dugald Owen
Professor of Philosophy

Interests

  • Epistemology
  • Philosophy of mind
  • Philosophy of language
  • Asian philosophy
  • Philosophy of science

Education

  • Ph.D., Philosophy, University of California, Berkeley, 1991
  • M.A., Philosophy, University of California, Berkeley, 1982
  • A.B., Asian Languages, Stanford University, 1974

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Dr. Dugald Owen is available to comment on topics related to areas of interest or expertise. If you need further assistance, contact Public Affairs at 970-247-7401 or by email.

Dr. Sarah Roberts-Cady
Professor of Philosophy and Gender and Women’s Studies

Expertise

  • Critical thinking about ethics
  • Political philosophy
  • Theories of justice
  • Medical ethics

Education

  • Ph.D., Purdue University, 2000
  • B.A., Linfield College, 1994

2017 Curriculum Vitae

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Dr. Sarah Roberts-Cady is available to comment on topics related to areas of interest or expertise. If you need further assistance, contact Public Affairs at 970-247-7401 or by email.

Visiting Faculty

Devin Frank
Visiting Instructor of Philosophy
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Emeritus Faculty


Dr. Reyes Garcia, Professor of Philosophy, garcia_r@fortlewis.edu

Dr. Will Coe, Professor of Philosophy, coe_w@fortlewis.edu