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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 Art, Experience and Nature:The Horizons of Feeling, co-editor of The Essential Dewey, and articles on a variety of topics in Greek thought, aesthetics and American philosophy. Past President of the Society for the Advancement of American Philosophy.