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								J. Gregory																 Keller

J. Gregory Keller

Senior Lecturer, Department of Philosophy
Research Fellow, Center for the Study of Religion and American Culture
Affiliated Faculty, Institute for European Studies at Indiana University (EURO)
Department: Philosophy
(317) 278-5738
CA 340C

Education

Education

  • PhD, Purdue University
  • MDiv, Earlham School of Religion
  • BA, Taylor University

Teaching

Teaching

  • Philosophy and Culture (Dialogue and the Other; Visions of Utopia) (PHIL P414)
  • Topics in Philosophy (Ethics of Plato and Aristotle; Virtue Ethics) (PHIL 383)
  • Twentieth-Century Philosophy (Critical Theory; Postmodernism) (PHIL P316)
  • Seminar in the History of Philosophy (Aristotle) (PHIL P418)
  • Ethics (PHIL P120)

Awards

Awards

  • Received the Langsam-Oswalt Summer Fellowship, 2016
  • Named to IUPUI 21 Club, academic year 2009-2010, for being identified by a freshman as an individual who has made a difference in his or her success at IUPUI
  • Nominated in 2010 for the National Society of Collegiate Scholars’ (NSCS) Inspire Integrity Awards
  • Named by a freshman student, fall of 2010, as the “one individual on the campus who has helped them be successful at IUPUI” and so listed by University College as part of the I-Care for IUPUI Students initiative
  • Identified by 49 graduating students over eight years as having a “positive influence” on their undergraduate learning experience
  • Gateway Scholar, $5,000 grant, summer institute, and year-long faculty learning group oriented toward transforming teaching and facilitating research in introductory college courses, 2005-2006
  • Honors Summer Faculty Fellowship, $3,000 stipend, summer 2007, to develop a new honors course under the title “Image and Reality in Film and Life: A Philosophical Perspective.”

Publications

Publications

  • “The moral thinking of Macbeth,” Philosophy and Literature
  • “Agency implies weakness of will,” ProtoSociology: An International Journal of Interdisciplinary Research
  • “Spirituality, economics, and education: A dialogic critique of ‘Spiritual Capital’,” with Robert J. Helfenbein, Nebula: A Journal of Multidisciplinary Scholarship
  • “On perfect goodness,” Sophia: International Journal for Philosophy of Religion, Metaphysical Theology and Ethics
  • “Dialogue as moral paradigm: Paths toward intercultural transformation,” Policy Futures in Education.
  • Other publications include “Socrates, dialogue, and us: Ignorance as learning paradigm,” with Deborah Biss Keller, in Epistemologies of Ignorance and Studies of Limits in Education, (Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing, 2011); “The practice of dialogue: Socrates in the Meno,” in An Anthology of Philosophical Studies, Vol. IV, (Athens, Greece: Athens Institute for Education and Research, 2010); “Mutuality or monopoly: Reflections on the ethics of international curriculum work,” in International Curriculum Work: The Challenges of Culture and Context(Charlotte, NC: Information Age Press, 2012).

Service

Service

  • Gateway to Graduation Coordinator, Philosophy Department, 2008-present
  • Reviewer, Oxford University Press, 2008, 2010
  • Reviewer, Philosophical Studies in Education, journal of the Ohio Valley Philosophy of Education Society, spring 2010
  • “Being Good at Work: The Practice of Ethics in the Public Interest”, Lecture on Ethics to AGA/ASMC Joint Professional Development Conference at the Garrison at Fort Benjamin Harrison, fall 2007.

Academic Interests

Academic Interests

  • Ethics
  • Contemporary social and political issues
  • 20th-century thought
  • Continental philosophy
  • Philosophy of culture
  • Philosophy of literature

Location

Location:
CA 340C
Address:
425 University Boulevard
Indianapolis, IN 46202