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								Martin A.																 Coleman

Martin A. Coleman

Associate Professor of Philosophy
Adjunct Associate Professor in the American Studies Program
Director and Editor of the Santayana Edition
Department: American Studies, Philosophy, Institute for American Thought, Santayana Edition
(317) 278-8572
CA 301B

Education

Education

  • PhD Southern Illinois University, Carbondale 2003
  • MA Texas A and M University 1996
  • AB University of Chicago 1992

Teaching

Teaching

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

Awards

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

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, 32, 11-18, 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.

“Taking Simmel Seriously in Evolutionary Epistemology,” Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part A, 33:1, 55-74, 2002.

“Emerson’s ‘Philosophy of the Street’,” The Transactions of the Charles S. Pierce Society, 36:2, 271-283, 2000.

“The Technology of Metaphor,” Southern Journal of Philosophy, 38:3, 379-392, 2000.

Service

Service

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

Academic Interests

Academic Interests

American Philosophy, George Santayana, John Dewey

Location

Location:
CA 301B
Address:
902 West New York Street
Indianapolis, IN 46202