Philosophy and Religion

Matthew Eshleman, Associate Professor

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Office: Bear 246
Phone: (910) 962-2418
Email: eshlemanm@uncw.edu

Degrees

  • Ph. D., Philosophy - Duquesne University
  • M. A., Philosophy - Duquesene University
  • B. A., Philosophy - University of Minnesota

Areas of Expertise

  • AOS: Sartre, Phenomenology and History of French Philosophy
  • AOC: Social and Political and Modern Philosophy

Recent Publications

  • The Sartrean Mind, Eds. Matthew Eshleman and Katherine Morris, (London: Routledge, 2017)
  • "A Sketch of Sartre's Error Theory of Introspection", Prereflective Consciousness: Sartre and Contemporary Philosophy of Mind, Eds. Miguens, S., Bravo Morando, C., and Preyer, G. (London: Routledge, 2016).
  • "Is Violence Necessarily Bad Faith?", Sartre Studies International, Vol. 21, No. 2, (2015).
  • "Debunking Sartrean Relativism", co-authored with Taylor Smith, Satre Studies International, Vol. 21, No. 2, (2015).
  • "Jean-Paul Sartre and Phenomenological Ontology," Husserl's Ideen, Ed. L. Embree, T. Nenon, ((New York: Springer Verlag, 2013)).
  • "What is It Like to be Free," Reading Sartre, (Ed.) Jonathan Webber, (London: Routledge, 2010).

Awards:

  • UNCW Center for Teaching Excellence Discere Aude Award, 2015

Courses Taught

  • PAR 101 - Philosophical Thinking
  • PAR 213 - Existentialism
  • PAR 492 - Topics in Continental Philosophy: Husserl
  • PAR 492 - Topics in Continental Philosophy: Sartre
  • PAR 492 - Topics in Continental Philosophy: Heidegger
  • PAR 495 - Philosophy of Power