Academic interests

American Philosophy, George Santayana, John Dewey

Teaching

Introduction to Philosophy, Logic, Ethics, American Philosophy, George Santayana, John Dewey, History of Philosophy, Inside-Out Prison Exchange Program

Awards

National Endowment for the Humanities Scholarly Editions and Translations Grant (ID #: RQ–230265–15) ($225,000), 2015–18 

National Endowment for the Humanities Scholarly Editions and Translations Grant (ID #: RQ–50563–11) ($225,000), 2011–2015 

Outstanding Mentor/Motivator Award, presented by the IUPUI Liberal Arts Student Council, 2008-09 

Greenlee Prize, presented by the Society for Advancement of American Philosophy, 2000, 2005

Publications

Edited Volumes

George Santayana, Reason in Science, Book 5 of The Life of Reason, Volume VII of The Works of George Santayana, The MIT Press, 2016.

George Santayana, Reason in Art, Book 4 of The Life of Reason, Volume VII of The Works of George Santayana, The MIT Press, 2015.

George Santayana, Reason in Religion, Book 3 of The Life of Reason, Volume VII of The Works of George Santayana, The MIT Press, 2014.

Morris Grossman, Art and Morality: Essays in the Spirit of George Santayana, Fordham University Press, 2014.

George Santayana, Reason in Society, Book 2 of The Life of Reason, Volume VII of The Works of George Santayana, The MIT Press, 2013.

George Santayana, Reason in Common Sense, Book 1 of The Life of Reason, Volume VII of The Works of George Santayana,The MIT Press, 2011.

The Essential Santayana, Indiana University Press, 2009.

Selected Articles

“Nature and Human Life in an Education for Democracy,” John Dewey’s Democracy and Education: A Centennial Handbook. Edited by Leonard J. Waks and Andrea R. English. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 2017.

"Morris Grossman on George Santayana," Overheard in Seville: Bulletin of the George Santayana Society, 2014.

"Celebrating the Death of Another Person," in Proceedings of Fourth International Conference on George Santayana, eds. Giuseppe Patella, Matthew Flamm, Jennifer Rea, Lexington Books, 2013.

“‘It Doesn’t . . . Matter Where You Begin’: Pound and Santayana on Education,”  Journal of Aesthetic Education, 44:4, 1–17, 2010.

“On the Very Good Idea of a Conceptual Scheme,” The Pluralist, 5:2, 69–86, 2010.

“Is George Santayana an American Philosopher?” Cognitio, 10:1, 29-41, 2009.

“The Meaninglessness of Coming Unstuck in Time,”>The Transactions of the Charles S. Peirce Society, 44:4, 681-698, 2008.

Service

Co-Editor, Overheard in Seville: Bulletin of the George Santayana Society

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