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WILLIAM FERRAIOLO

 

 

                              "No man is free who is not master of himself." 

                       Epictetus Fragments, No. 35   

 

 

SUBJECT(S)

PHILOSOPHY

EARNED DEGREES

University of Oklahoma
Ph.D. (Philosophy) 1997
M.A. (Philosophy) 1994

Rutgers: The State University of New Jersey
B.A. (Philosophy - High Honors) 1991

PUBLICATIONS

          Cynical Maxims and Marginalia, William Ferraiolo (2007)

"Against Compatibilism:  Compulsion, Free Agency and Moral     Responsibility,"  Sorites (2005)

 

"Free Will, Determinism, and Stoic Counsel," Ars Disputandi (2006)

"Stoic Counsel for Interpersonal Relations," International Journal of Philosophical Practice (2004)

"Eternal Selves and The Problem of Evil," Quodlibet (2004)

"Intellectual Opacity in the Classroom," Prospero (2002)

"A Dilemma for Robust Alethic Relativism," Sorites (2002)

"Embodied Cognition and Correspondence Truth: A Reply to Lakoff and Johnson," Disputatio (2002)

"Metaphysical Realism," Dialogos (2001)

"Death: A Propitious Misfortune," Bridges: An Interdisciplinary Journal (2000)

"The Heaven Problem," Southwest Philosophy Review (1999)

"Individualism and Descartes," Teorema (1996)

"Antiabortionism and the Rape Proviso," Delta Views (1999)

"Black's "Twin-Globe" Counterexample," Southwest Philosophy Review (1996)


AWARDS / ACCREDITATION / CERTIFICATIONS

Alpha Gamma Sigma Outstanding Teacher Award (1998-1999, 2001-2002)

Outstanding Dissertation in the Humanities, OU (1996-1997)

Kenneth R. Merrill Award for Excellence in Teaching, OU (1996-1997)

DISSERTATION

Holistic Realism: A Marriage of Metaphysical

Realism and Conceptual Relativity
- Director: Chris Swoyer

CONFERENCE PRESENTATION

"The IDEA Method: Stoic Counsel," American Society for Philosophy, Counseling, and Psychotherapy Conference (Purdue-Calumet, 2007)

"Small Fish, Small Pond:  A Community College Philosopher,"  University of Oklahoma FOCAS (Norman, 2006)

Against Compatibilism: Compulsion, Free Agency and Moral Responsibility,” Northwest Philosophy Conference (Portland, 2003)

"Embodied Cognition and Correspondence Truth: A Reply to Lakoff and Johnson," Mountain-Plains Philosophy Conference (Colorado Springs, 2001)

"Death: A Propitious Misfortune," National Social Science Association (New Orleans, 2000)

"The Heaven Problem," Southwestern Philosophical Society (Houston, 1999)

"Intellectual Opacity in the Classroom," Central Valley Philosophical Association (Fresno, 1999)

"The Heaven Problem," Central States Philosophical Association (Iowa City, 1998)

COMMENTARIES

Comment on Jeffery Johnson’s “Deliberation, Choice, and the Emergence of Free Will,” Northwest Philosophy Conference (Portland, 2003)

Comment on David Shoemaker’s “Stem Souls,” Mountain-Plains Philosophy Conference (Las Vegas, 2002)

SUGGESTED LINKS TO PHILOSOPHY
Philosophy Pages

Guide to Philosophy on the Internet

Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy

CONTACT INFORMATION
Dr. William Ferraiolo

Location: Budd 329
Phone Number: (209) 954-5129

Email: bferraiolo@deltacollege.edu

 

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