Philosophy Faculty & Staff



The Major


Fall 2009 Courses


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Susan M. Feldman

Professor of Philosophy

 East College 211

Phone: 717-245-1226

Fax: 717-245-1683



Susan M. Feldman, Professor of Philosophy, Ph.D., University of Rochester. Her interests include the history of modern philosophy, the problem of knowledge and skepticism, philosophy of science, and ethics, both "pure" and "applied" to such areas as the environment, the status of women, medicine, and public policy. Contributing faculty member to the Environmental Studies, Women's Studies and Policy Studies programs.

Philip T. Grier
Thomas Bowman Professor of
Philosophy & Religion

East College 202

 Phone: 717-245-1250

Fax: 717-245-1683
Short CV May 2009


Philip T. Grier, Professor of Philosophy, Ph.D., University of Michigan. He teaches a variety of courses in ethics, social and political philosophy, and the history of philosophy. He has a special interest in Hegel and the Hegelian tradition, and also does work in Russian philosophy.

Jessica Wahman

Associate Professor of Philosophy

East College 210

Phone: 717-245-1217

Fax: 717-245-1683


Jessica Wahman, Associate Professor of Philosophy, Ph.D., State University of New York at Stony Brook.  She specializes in American philosophy, particularly the work of George Santayana, and also in philosophical issues pertaining to psychology.  She has broad interests in other topics, connected to these specializations, such as philosophy of mind, epistemology, the philosophy of education, and existentialism.

On Leave 2009-2010

Thomas Nadelhoffer
Assistant Professor of
East College 101A
Phone: 717-245-1023
Fax: 717-245-1683

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Thomas Nadelhoffer, Assistant Professor of Philosophy, B.A., University of Georgia, 1996; M.A., Georgia State University, 1999; Ph.D., Florida State University, 2005.  His research and teaching interests lie in the intersection of moral, legal and political philosophy, as well as experimental philosophy.  He is particularly interested in the relationship between the ordinary concepts of free will, action, agency and moral responsibility, on the one hand, and their legal counterparts in the criminal justice system on the other.

Chauncey Maher,
Assistant Professor of

East College 201
Phone: 717-245-1791
Fax: 717-245-1683
Web site

Chauncey Maher,
B.A. University of Maryland, 2001; M.A. University of Chicago, 2002; Ph.D. Georgetown, 2008. His interests include the philosophy of action, and metaphysics and epistemology more generally.



Contributing Faculty

Marc Mastrangelo, Associate Professor of Classical Studies, East College 101, Phone: 717-245-1387

Crispin Sartwell, Associate Professor of Political Science (2004). B.A., University of Maryland, 1980; M.A., Johns Hopkins University, 1985; Ph.D., University of Virginia, 1989.

Emeritus Professors

George Allan, Professor Emeritus


Harry D. Krebs, Professor Emeritus, East Asian Studies


Department Office:  Philosophy
Barbara McDonald,
Sr. Academic Department Coordinator

Campus Location:  1st floor, East College
Mail:  Dickinson College
PO Box 1773
Carlisle, PA 17013-2896

Phone: 7l7-245-1494; Fax: 717-245-1683