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Dr. Christopher Franklin
Assistant Professor of Philosophy
Contact Information

Ireton 1008
(703) 284-3836

Academic Credentials

B.A., Biola University
M.A., University of California, Riverside
Ph.D., University of California, Riverside

Teaching Areas:

  • Ethics
  • History of Philosophy
  • Logic
  • Philosophy of Religion

Research Interests:

  • Metaphysics
  • Moral Psychology
  • Philosophy of Action and Mind

Dr. Christopher Franklin joined the Marymount University faculty in 2012, having previously taught at Biola University and the University of California, Riverside.He has published a variety of articles on free will and moral responsibility that explore questions concerning the nature of free will and moral responsibility, the relationship between free will and (in)determinism, and the ethics of blame. His current research projects address questions about the relationship between conceptions of freedom and conceptions of the self, the nature of the will, and the ethics of forgiveness and blame.

View information about Dr. Franklin’s research and teaching.