Scott James, Associate Professor
Office: Bear 271
Phone: (910) 962-7284
- Ph.D., Philosophy - University Of Maryland, College Park
- M. A., Philosophy - University of Maryland, College Park
- B. A., Philosophy - University of Washington
- B. A., English - Connecticut College
Areas of Expertise
- Value Theory
- Moral Psychology
- UNCW Chancelor's Teaching Excellence Award, Spring 2016
- "A New Puzzle for Hedonistic Theories of Value," Journal of Philosophical Research
- "The Tragedy of the Biological Imperative: What Nietzsche Can and Cannot Teach Us about the Evolution of Morality" (co-authored with M. Eshleman), The Ethics of Nature, The Nature of Ethics (Lexington Press).
- "When Helping The Victim Matters More than Helping A Victim," Utilitas 2013.
- An Introduction to Evolutionary Ethics, Wiley-Blackwell.
- "Good Samaritans, Good Humanitarians", Journal of Applied Philosophy
- "Human Evolution and the Possibility of Moral Realism", Philosophy and Phenomenological Research
- PAR115 - Intro to Ethics
- PAR 320 - Philosophy of Mind
- PAR 495 - Evolution and Ethics
- PAR 400 - Death, Dying and the Meaning of Life
- PAR 215 - Bioethics