Philosophy and Religion

Dr. George Felis, Lecturer

Faculty portrait, contact information, and education.
George Felis

Office: Bear Hall 280
Phone: (910) 962-3730
Email: felisg@uncw.edu

Education

  • Ph.D., University of Georgia, Athens GA
  • M.A., Miami University, Oxford, Ohio
  • B.A., Miami University, Oxford, Ohio
  • Areas of Expertise
    • Ethical Theory
    • Philosophy of Biology
    • Political Philosophy
    • Critical Thinking
  • Courses Taught
    • PAR 101: Philosophical Thinking
    • PAR 115: Introduction to Ethics
    • PAR 215: Bioethics
    • PAR 218: Symbolic Logic
    • UNI 101: First-Year Seminar
    • GLS 592: Evolution, Culture, and Gender
  • Awards
    • Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award - University of Georgia
  • Dissertations
    • Ph.D. - "Evolved Value and the Foundations of Ethical Theory"
    • Master's - "This View of Life: Teleology's Place in Evolutionary Biology"
  • Trivia

    Why is a college in Ohio named after a city in Florida? That's backwards. Miami University (my alma mater) was founded in 1809, before Florida became a state in 1845, and way before the city of Miami was incorporated in 1896.