Philosophy and Religion

Patricia A. Turrisi, Associate Professor

Office: Bear Hall 276
Phone: (910) 962-7392
Email: turrisip@uncw.edu

Degrees

  • Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University
  • M.A., Pennsylvania State University
  • B.A., Queens College City University of New York

Areas of Expertise

  • Philosophy of Science
  • American Philosophy

Recent Publications

  • "Peirce's Vera Causa of Guessing" Cognitio 6.2 (2005): 255-264.
  • "The Abduction in Deduction and the Deduction in Abduction," Semiotica 153. 4 (2005).
  • Swimming in the Electronic Current: Elements of an Online Course, The University of North Carolina at Wilmington Publishing Laboratory. 2003
  • "The role of Peirce's Pragmatism in Education"/"O papel do pragmatismo de Peirce na educaƧao" Cognitio (2002): 122-136.
  • C. S. Peirce's Pragmatism as a Principle and Method of Right Thinking, 1903 Lectures on Pragmatism, Albany: State University of New York Press, 1998.

Courses Taught

  • PAR 101: Invitation to Philosophical Thinking
  • PAR 110: Introduction to Logic
  • PAR 115: Introduction to Ethics
  • PAR 205: American Philosophy
  • PAR 211: Philosophy of Human Nature
  • PAR 292: Philosophical Writing
  • PAR 345: Philosophy of Science
  • PAR 360: Philosophy of Evolution
  • PAR 400: Issues in Personal Identity