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  • Terrance MacMullan
    Terrance MacMullan
    Professor of Philosophy and Honors
    Patterson Hall 229B
    Phone: 509.359.6020

    Areas of Specialization
              Social and Political Philosophy, Pragmatism.

    Areas of Competence

              Philosophy of Race, Latin American Philosophy, Philosophy and Pop Culture.

    Education
              University of Oregon, Eugene OR
                        Ph.D. in Philosophy, August 2002
                         Dissertation:  Dewey and Du Bois: The Meaning and Consequence of Race

              Hamilton College, Clinton NY
                        B.A. in Philosophy with Departmental Honors, Magna Cum Laude, May 1994
                         Honor's Thesis:  "Habermas' Discourse Ethic and the First Amendment"   

    Current Research Focus

               Pragmatism, Latin American Philosophy, Philosophy of Race.

    Current Projects

    • Book Manuscript in development: Greater America: Philosophy and the Promise of Inter-American Democracy

     Recent Publications

    • [Forthcoming] "Facing up to Ignorance and Privilege: Philosophy of Whiteness as Public Intellectualism," Philosophy Compass: Special Issue on Philosophy of Race, 2015.
    • "Fact, Propaganda or Legitimate Aspiration? Frondizi on the Philosophic Unity of the Two Americas," Inter-American Journal of Philosophy, Vol. 5, Is.2, Fall 2014.
    •  [Forthcoming] "The Platonic Paradox of Darth Plagueis: How could a Sith Lord be Wise?" in The Ultimate Star Wars and Philosophy. Jason T. Eberl & Kevin S. Decker, editors. Blackwell Philosophy, 2015.
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