faculty

Stephen Mathis

Associate Professor of Philosophy

Contact

120 Knapton

(508) 286-3677

About

Main Interests

Philosophy of Law
Social/Political Philosophy
Ethics

Other Interests

Feminist Jurisprudence
Constitutional Law
Nietzsche
Wittgenstein

Degrees

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

Research Interests

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

Teaching Interests

Philosophy of Law
Ethics
Social/Political Philosophy

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.