Metaphilosophy

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Edited By: Armen T. Marsoobian

Online ISSN: 1467-9973

Armen T. Marsoobian


Armen T. Marsoobian, the editor-in-chief of Metaphilosophy, is a professor of philosophy at Southern Connecticut State University and chairperson of the Philosophy Department. He holds a Ph.D. in philosophy from the State University of New York at Stony Brook.

His primary areas of research are American philosophy, aesthetics, Peircean semiotics, metaphysics and genocide studies. His articles on Dewey, Armen T. MarsoobianPeirce, Buchler, Emerson, pragmatism, aesthetics, and genocide studies have appeared in a variety of journals and anthologies. He has co-edited two books in systematic metaphysics, the first an expanded and revised edition of Justus Buchler's Metaphysics of Natural Complexes, the second, an anthology of essays on philosophical naturalism entitled Nature's Perspectives: Prospects for Ordinal Metaphysics. He published an anthology of essays on classic American philosophy, entitled The Blackwell Guide to American Philosophy. This book has recently appeared in a Russian language edition. Armen has co-edited an anthology of philosophical essays on issues of justice and reconciliation after genocide entitled, Genocide's Aftermath: Reconciliation and Repair. He has also co-edited a book entitled The Philosophical Challenge of September 11, in which fourteen leading philosophers reflect on the philosophical implications of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001.

Currently he is working on issues related to memory, justice and reconciliation as they relate to genocide and in particular, the Armenian Genocide. Professor Marsoobian has taught a wide variety of courses at Southern, both in philosophy and the Honors College. On the introductory level he teaches ethics, introduction to philosophy, ancient philosophy, problems in philosophy and logic. At the intermediate and upper levels he teaches aesthetics, American philosophy, metaphysics, philosophy of education, business ethics, and bio-medical ethics. A frequent teacher in Southern's Honors College, he has taught Introduction to Critical Inquiry, The Idea of Self in the Ancient World, The Language of Art, and Race and Ethnicity in the 20th Century: Genocide and the Arts.

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