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Marilyn Piety Foley

Marilyn Piety, PhD

Professor of Philosophy
Department of English and Philosophy
Office: 5016 MacAlister Hall

Additional Sites:


  • PhD, Philosophy, McGill University, 1995
  • MA, Philosophy, Bryn Mawr College, 1987
  • BA, Philosophy, Earlham College, 1984

Research Interests:

History of Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion, Kierkegaard


Marilyn Piety lives in Philadelphia where she is a professor of philosophy at Drexel University. She has published numerous scholarly articles in professional journals and books as well as popular articles and essays online and in the Times Literary Supplement. Her translations of Søren Kierkegaard's Repetition and Philosophical Crumbs for Oxford University Press appeared in 2009 and her book Ways of Knowing: Kierkegaard's Pluralist Epistemology was published by Baylor in 2010. She is currently working on a book, entitled Fear and Dissembling: The Copenhagen Kierkegaard Controversy, for Gegesatz Press. She is the author of the popular blog Piety on Kierkegaard. You can also visit her on the web at