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Dr. Andrew Smith

Andrew Smith, PhD

Assistant Professor
Department of English and Philosophy
Center for Science, Technology and Society
Office: 5041 MacAlister Hall
afs52@drexel.edu
Phone: 215.895.2434
Fax: 215.895.1071

Additional Sites:

www.pages.drexel.edu/~afs52


Education:

  • BA, Philosophy and Political Thought, Muhlenberg College
  • MA, Philosophy, Stony Brook University
  • PhD, Philosophy, Stony Brook University, 2007

Bio:

  • I’ve authored two books, The Deliberative Impulse (Lexington Books, 2011) and A Critique of the Moral Defense of Vegetarianism (Palgrave Macmillan, 2016).
  • I’m currently working on my third book, on Daniel Quinn’s philosophy. Quinn is a novelist, cultural critic, and theorist of ecological and social sustainability.
  • I’m also working on articles in which I assess what facing up to ecological catastrophe should entail and the ethical bases for resisting the main protagonists of ecocide.
  • Recent publications have appeared in the Journal of Human Development and Capabilities, Politics, Philosophy & Economics, the Journal of Value Inquiry, Philosophy & Social Criticism, and the International Journal of the Philosophy of Religion.

Specialization:

Philosophy of Sustainability, Social and Political Philosophy, American Philosophy