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Dr. Michael Boylan
Chair, Department of Philosophy; Professor of Philosophy
Contact Information

Ireton 1007
(703) 284-1558

Academic Credentials

B.A., Carleton College
M.A., Ph.D., The University of Chicago
 
Teaching Areas:
  • Ethics
  • Social/Political Philosophy
  • History of Philosophy
  • Philosophy of Science
  • Philosophy and Literature
  • Ancient Biomedicine
 
Research Interests:
  • Ethics
  • Social/Political Philosophy
  • History of Philosophy
  • Philosophy of Science
  • Philosophy and Literature
  • Ancient Biomedicine
 
Michael Boylan has 26 published books and more than 120 published articles. He has lectured in eleven countries and has been the subject of a book of critical essays by 14 authors from 8 countries, edited by German Philosopher, John-Stewart Gordon, Morality and Justice: Reading Boylan's A Just Society (2009). Boylan was also the focus of a dissertation, Darmstadt, Germany (2006), and a key figure in another Oxford, UK (2009). Boylan's most recent publications are Philosophy: An Innovative Introduction – Fictive narrative, Primary texts and Responsive Writing with Charles Johnson (2010) and Morality and Global Justice: Justifications and Applications (2011). He also was editor of The Morality and Global Justice Reader (2011). Boylan was a fellow at the Center for American Progress (2007-2009) and is a lifetime fellow of the British Arts Trust, Reigate-Surrey.