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Marc Moreau, Ph.D.

Marc Moreau, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

moreau@lasalle.edu

215.951.1226

Education

  • B.A.: University of Connecticut
  • Ph.D.: Temple University

Specialized Interests

philosophy of mind, American philosophy

Publications/Presentations

  • “‘Moral Arc’ is a Myopic Rationalist FairyTale” (Philadelphia Inquirer, March 1, 2015), Book Review of Michael Shermer’s The Moral Arc: How Science and Reason Lead Humanity Toward Truth, Justice, and Freedom.
  • “The Early Godard: Existentialist Anti-Hero, three lectures on three films by Jean-Luc Godard (À bout de souffle, Vivre sa vie, & Le Mépris),” Bryn Mawr Film Institute, 3/20/14; 3/27/14; & 4/3/14.
  • “Mourning, Transcendence, and Silence,” (La Salle University Art Museum, 2013), essay for catalog of the art exhibit, Strategic Ambiguity: The Obscure, Nebulous, and Vague in Symbolist Prints, pp.13-21.
  • “Examining Philosophers, Finding Humans,” book review published in Philadelphia Inquirer, February 27, 2011 of James Miller’s Examined Lives: From Socrates to Nietzsche(Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2011).
  • “And God Created Evolution,” commentary, Philadelphia Inquirer, February 12, 2010.
  • “On Paul Ricoeur’s Memory, History, and Forgetting” – presented at the Hermeneutic Circle, University of Pennsylvania (April 9, 2005).
  • “Aristotle and the Problem of Formless Eide”, Philadelphia Colloquium in Ancient Philosophy, October 24, 2007, St. Joseph’s University.
  • Moderator of Conference, Rationality and Cultural Conflict, Philadelphia Ethical Society, sponsored by the Greater Philadelphia Philosophy Consortium (December 7, 2002).
  • “Hidden Marx, Crouching Confucius,” presentation, Spring Lecture Series, La Salle University Philosophy Department (March 1, 2001).
  • “Four Theses on Dewey’s Transactional Concept of Experience,” lecture present at the Workshop on Historicity and Culture, the Greater Philadelphia Philosophy Consortium (March 28, 2000).