Philosophy & Religious Studies

Dr. PowellDr. Brian Powell

Assistant Professor of Philosophy

Phone: (309) 298-2373
Office: Morgan 412 
E-mail: BK-Powell2@wiu.edu

Educational Info: Ph.D., University of Virginia

Interests: 

  • Moral, Social/Political, and Legal Philosophy
  • Existentialism

Publications

“Discourse Ethics and Moral Rationalism.” Dialogue: Canadian Philosophical Review, 48(2), 373-386, 14 p. June 2009.

“Kant and Kantians on the Normative Question.” Ethical Theory and Moral Practice: An International Forum, 9(5), 535-544, 10 p. November 2006.

“Revisiting Nagel on Altruism.” Philosophical Papers, 34(2), 235-259, 25 p. July 2005.

“Rawls, Democracy, and Ideology.” Auslegung: A Journal of Philosophy, 28(2), 37-46, 10 p. Fall-Winter 2006.