Philosophy Research Spotlight

Frank Scalambrino, Senior Lecturer, recently published a chapter, "In the Shadow of the Sickness Unto Death: Walter White's Transformation into the Knight of Meth," in Philosophy and Breaking Bad, eds. K. Decker, D. Koepsell, and R. Arp, Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 47-62, 2017.  Dr. Scalambrino has published several books in various traditional and non-traditional presses.  These include Introduction to Ethics: A Primer for the Western Tradition; Meditations on Orpheus; Social Epistemology & Technology; and Full Throttle Heart: Nietzsche, Beyond Either/Or.  He has been teaching part-time at the University of Akron since spring 2016.

Associate Professor, Dimitria Gatzia, who teaches at both Wayne and the main campus, has published numerous articles in her area of interest--perception.  A few of her more recent publications include "The Real Epistemic Significance of Perceptual Learning," co-authored w/Berit Brogaard, in Inquiry, 2017, and "Enhancing Student Understanding of Color Perception: A Teaching Activity on Intersubjective Color Variations," co-authored w/Richard Einsporn and Rex Ramsier, a featured article in The American Biology Teacher, 79(4), April 2017.

Chris Buford, Associate Professor of Instruction, recently published "Advance Directives and Knowledge of Future Selves," Palgrave Communications, 3:17077, doi: 10.1057/palcomms.2017.77, about concerns raised with respect to advance directives (e.g., living wills, DNR orders).

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