Carl Sachs

Carl Sachs (no photo)

Associate Professor

Academic Credentials

B.A., Oberlin College
Ph.D., University of California at San Diego


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Carl B. Sachs joined Marymount University as an Assistant Professor in 2015. In his teaching, he draws on a plurality of philosophical traditions to demonstrate the contemporary relevance of philosophy and the humanities. His current research project consists of understanding knowledge, thought, and values in terms of organisms whose cognitive and motivational systems were shaped by evolutionary processes. Dr. Sachs is the author of Intentionality and the Myths of the Given (Routledge 2015) and several articles and invited book chapters.

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