Wheaton College Norton, Massachusetts
Wheaton College
Faculty

Academics

Stephen Mathis

Stephen Mathis

Associate Professor of Philosophy
Degrees

Ph.D., University of Kansas
M.A., Duke University
B.A., Washington & Lee University

Main Interests

Philosophy of Law
Social/Political Philosophy
Ethics

Research Interests

Philosophy of Criminal Law
Philosophy of Law
Social/Political Philosophy
Ethics

Teaching Interests

Philosophy of Law
Ethics
Social/Political Philosophy

Other Interests

Feminist Jurisprudence
Constitutional Law
Nietzsche
Wittgenstein

Publications

“What Really Offends Fans about Red Sox Ticket Resellers,” in Red Sox and Philosophy, Michael Macomber, ed., 2010.

Philosophy and Law: How Judges Reason, Recorded Books: Prince Frederick, MD, August 2008.

"Philosophy and Crime," in Understanding Crime: A Multidisciplinary Approach, Guarino-Ghezzi and Trevino, eds., LexisNexis, April 2005.

"Criminal Attempts and the Subjectivism/Objectivism Debate," 17 Ratio Juris 3 (Sept. 2004): 328-345.

"A Plea for Omissions," 22 Criminal Justice Ethics 2 (2003): 15-31.

"Korsgaard, Normativity, and the Publicity of Reasons," 17 Southwest Philosophy Review 1 (2001): 77-83.

"Voluntariness and the Orthodox Actus Reus Requirement," 14 Southwest Philosophy Review 1 (1998): 55-62.