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Robyn Gaier

  • Assistant Professor
    Philosophy Department
  • Philosophy and the Good Life (PHIL 101)
  • Healthcare Ethics (PHIL 272)
  • Saint Louis University, Ph.D. in Philosophy, Dissertation Title: "Moral Monsters, Autism, and the Knowledge of Persons: A Second-Personal, Externalist Account of Moral Motivation," 2011
  • Ohio University, Master of Arts in Philosophy, Thesis Title: "Understanding God's Justice Towards Those Who Suffer: A Critique of Eleonore Stump's Defense," 2004 
  • Bowling Green State University, Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy, 2001 (cum laude)
  • Bowling Green State University, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, 2001 (cum laude)
  • American Philosophical Association
  • Southwestern Philosophical Society
  • Association for the Advancement of Philosophy and Psychiatry
  • “What Darkness Reveals: A Look at Depression and Suicide in the Works of William Styron,” editor Josefa Ros Velasco, in Suicide in Modern Literature: Social Causes, Existential Reasons, and Prevention Strategies (Springer, 2021), pp. 203-214.
  • “Self-forgiveness and the Moral Domain,” (Presidential Address for the Southwestern Philosophical Society) in Southwest Philosophy Review, vol. 34, no. 1 (January 2018), pp. 31-47.
  • “The Logic of the Broken,” Association for the Advancement of Philosophy and Psychiatry Bulletin, vol. 22, no. 1 (2015), pp. 20-3.
  • “Self-love and Moral Agency,” in Southwest Philosophy Review, vol. 31, no. 1 (January 2015), pp. 147-55.
  • “Social Stigma and Suicide,” in the Journal of Ethics in Mental Health, vol. 8, published online on Dec. 6, 2013. https://jemh.ca/issues/v8/JEMHVol82013.html
  • “Hey, You, What’s so Special about the Second-Person Perspective?” in Southwest Philosophy Review, vol. 26, no. 1 (January 2010), pp. 205-13.
  • “On the Continuation of the Craft Analogy in Republic II,” in Southwest Philosophy Review, vol. 25, no. 1 (January 2009), pp. 83-91.
  • “On the Reconciliation of the Spinozistic Doctrines of the Eternality of the Mind and Monistic Parallelism,” in Southwest Philosophy Review, vol. 24, no. 1 (January 2008), pp. 211-18.
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