Teaching Philosophy

I teach philosophy at SUNY Cortland. My academic work can be summarized in the question: How shall we live? Given the complexities of the human condition, what is it that we ought to be striving for? What kind of life makes for human thriving?

Research Interests
  • The philosophy of love
  •  Philosophies of nonviolence
  •  Communitarianism/community
  • Animal rights
  • Spirituality, mysticism, the neo-monastic movement, inter-religious dialogue