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Thomas Alexander

Professor

Thomas Alexander
Phone: 618-453-7440
Office: Faner, Room 3032
email: talex@siu.edu

Classical American philosophy (esp. Dewey, Santayana, Emerson and Native American Philosophy), classical philosophy (Presocratics to Plotinus, esp. Plato), history of philosophy, aesthetics, metaphysics (esp. naturalistic and ecological ontologies), philosophy of culture. Author of John Dewey's Theory of ...read full profile >>

Randall Auxier

Professor

Randall Auxier

Phone: 618.453.1882
Office: Communications, Room 2242
email: personalist61@gmail.com

Process Philosophy, American idealism (esp. personalism), contemporary pragmatism, Whitehead, Bergson, Cassirer, Vico, philosophy of culture. Author of Time, Will and Purpose: Living Ideas from the Philosophy of Josiah Royce, and numerous articles in the philosophy of culture, history of philosophy, philosophy of ...read full profile >>

Sara Beardsworth

Associate Professor; Editor, Library of Living Philosophers

Sara Beardsworth

Phone: 618.453.7453
Office: Faner, Room 3038
email: beardswo@siu.edu

Nineteenth and 20th-century European philosophy, Hegel, critical theory, feminist philosophy, psychoanalysis. Author of Julia Kristeva: Psychoanalysis and Modernity. Editor of Julia Kristeva’s Ethical and Political Thought: Spindel Conference Proceedings. Articles on Kristeva, Freud, Irigaray, Adorno, and Benjamin. Curriculum Vitae

Alfred Frankowski

Assistant Professor

Alfred Frankowski

Phone: 618.453.7435
Office: Faner, Room 3026
email: alfred.frankowski@siu.edu

Alfred Frankowski specializes in Critical Philosophy of Race, African American and Africana Philosophy, Aesthetics, Post-Colonialism and Critical Genocide Studies. He also has a background in 19th and 20th Century Continental Philosophy and Contemporary Political Philosophy. He publishes articles on cultural ...read full profile >>

Robert Hahn

Professor; Director, Ancient Legacies Program

Robert Hahn

Phone: 618.453.7438
Office: Faner, Room 3034
email: hahnr@siu.edu

Ancient Philosophy, History of Modern Philosophy, Logic, Ethics, history and philosophy of science. Broad interests in the history of ancient and modern astronomy and physics, ancient technologies, the contributions of ancient Egypt and monumental architecture to early Greek philosophy and cosmology, ancient ...read full profile >>

Anthony Steinbock

Chair; Professor; Director, Phenomenology Research Center

Anthony Steinbock

Phone: 618.453.7436
Office: Faner, Room 3028
email: anthony.steinbock@siu.edu

Contemporary French and German philosophy, phenomenology, social ontology and aesthetics. Author of Home and Beyond: Generative Phenomenology after Husserl,Phenomenology and Mysticism:The Verticality of Religious Experience, and articles on political, social and phenomenological philosophy.Translator of Edmund ...read full profile >>

Kenneth Stikkers

Professor, Philosophy & Africana Studies

Kenneth Stikkers

Phone: 618.453.7433
Office: Faner, Room 3022
email: kstikker@siu.edu

Philosophy of economics and sociology, contemporary continental philosophy (Scheler, Foucault), American philosophy (Puritanism, James, African American), ethics, social/political philosophy. Author of Utopian Visions Past, Present and Future: Rethinking the Ethical Foundations of Economy; Economics as Moral ...read full profile >>

Stephen Tyman

Associate Professor; Director of Graduate Studies

Stephen Tyman

Phone: 618.453.7452
Office: Faner, Room 3036
email: sttyman@siu.edu

Eighteenth and Nineteenth century European philosophy, Hegel, Husserl, Heidegger, phenomenology and existentialism (Kierkegaard, Nietzsche). Author of "Descrying the Ideal: The Philosophy of John William Miller", and articles on Heidegger and Nietzsche. Ph.D., University of Toronto Curriculum Vitae

Andrew Youpa

Associate Professor, Director of Undergraduate Studies

Andrew Youpa

Phone: 618.453.3161
Office: Faner, Room 3040
email: ayoupa@siu.edu

Areas of specialization: Spinoza, Early Modern philosophy, Modern Moral philosophy. Author of "Spinoza's Theories of Value" in the British Journal for the History of Philosophy (April 2010), "Spinoza's Model of Human Nature" in the Journal of the History of Philosophy (January 2010), ...read full profile >>