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Faculty & Staff

Faculty & Staff

Krista Thomason

Associate Professor of Philosophy

Acting Department Chair

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-8429
  2. Beardsley 209
  3. Office Hours:

    F'22 Weds 2:00-4:00pm and by appointment

Interests: Ethics, Moral Psychology, Kant's Moral Theory, Social/Political Philosophy
Ph.D., Univeristy of Illinois Urbana-Champaign.

Alan Baker

Professor of Philosophy

On leave F'22-S'23.

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-8342
  2. Martin 205A (F'22-S'23)

Interests: Philosophy of Science, Philosophy of Mathematics, Metaphysics
Ph.D., Princeton University. 

Alan Baker and Shogi board

Peter Baumann

Charles and Harriett Cox McDowell Professor of Philosophy

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-8433
  2. Beardsley 212
  3. Office Hours:

    F'22 Tues 1:00-3:00pm and by appointment

Interests:Epistemology, Philosophy of Mind, Practical Philosophy, History of Modern Philosophy and Contemporary Analytical Philosophy
Ph.D., University of Göttingen.

Tamsin Lorraine

Professor of Philosophy

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-8423
  2. Beardsley 211A
  3. Office Hours:

    F'22 Tues 12:35-2:00pm; Thurs 1:30-3:00pm  and by appointment

Interests: Phenemonology, Existentialism, Post-Structrualism, Feminist Theory

Professor Tamsin Lorraine

Charles Raff

Professor of Philosophy

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-8425
  2. Beardsley 210
  3. Office Hours:

    F'22 Tues 12:45-2:00pm and by appointment

Interests: 17th and 18th century, ancient, and 20th century analytic philosophy, metaphysics. Ph.D. Brown University.

Charles Raff

Grace Ledbetter

Professor of Classics and Philosophy

Classics and Philosophy

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-8372
  2. Trotter 204
  3. Office Hours:

     

    Please email gledbet1@swarthmore.edu for zoom link

Interests: Plato, Ancient Philosophy, Greek poetry

Grace Ledbetter

Sabeen Ahmed

Assistant Professor

Philosophy

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-8428
  2. Beardsley 211B
  3. Office Hours:

    F'22  Tues 10:00am-12:00pm and by appointment; Zoom by appointment

Interests:  Political Philosophy of Race; Philosophy of Law; Colonial/Imperial Studies; Foucault

Sabeen Ahmed

Rosanna Picascia

Visiting Assistant Professor Philosophy

Philosophy

Contact

  1. Beardsley 211C
  2. Office Hours:

    F'22 Tues 11:00-12:00, Weds 2:00-3:00pm and by appointment

Interests:  Asian Philosophy, Indian Philosophy, Buddhist Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion
Ph.D. Harvard University

Rosanna Picascia

Donna Mucha

Administrative Assistant

Philosophy

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-8426
  2. Beardsley 208A

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Richard Eldridge

Emeritus Professor of Philosophy

Contact

Interests: Aesthetics and Theory of Criticism, Philosophy of Language, Philosophy and Literature, German Idealism, Wittgenstein, Romanticism
Ph.D., University of Chicago. 

Hugh Lacey

Emeritus Professor of Philosophy

Contact

Interests: History and Philosophy of Science, Philosophy of Psychology, Philosophy of Social Science, Philosophy & Biotechnology 
Ph.D., Indiana University. 

Hans Oberdiek

Emeritus Professor of Philosophy

Contact

Interests: Moral Philosophy, Social and Political Philosophy, Philosophy of Law, Philosophy of Technology, Environmental Ethics
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin at Madison

Richard Schuldenfrei

Emeritus Professor of Philosophy

Contact

Interests: Social and Political Philosophy, Moral Philosophy
Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh.