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Dr. William Vaughan

Professor of Philosophy
Building: 
Center for the Humanities of Bixler Hall
Office Number: 
208
Department: 
Phone: 
419.289.5654

Bio

  • Joined Ashland University faculty in 1995 and serves as professor of Philosophy. Chaired the department at Ashland University from 2001-2014 and also served as university core director from 2009-2016.
  • Main area of research is in post-Kantian Continental philosophy
  • Has presented over 40 professional papers at conferences such as the American Philosophical Association, the Ohio Philosophical Association, the West Virginia Philosophical Association, the Great Lakes Philosophy Consortium, the Western Michigan University Center for the Study of Ethics in Society, the Society for the Philosophical Study of Genocide and the Holocaust and the American Simone Weil Society
  • Has 20 professional publications, book chapters and prefaces, in European Philosophy. His books are Meridian of Thinking: Essays in European Philosophy, published in 2002 by Mellen Press, and Detours in Philosophy in 2007 from Peter Lang in Europe

Education

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Ph.D. in Philosophy
Case Western Reserve University, M.A. in English
Case Western Reserve University, B.A. in English

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Events

Oct
17
Ashland University’s Department of Foreign Languages will hold a Tournées...Read more
Oct
22
Dr. Thomas Reed (clarinet) joins forces with Maestro Arie Lipsky...Read more
Oct
23
A seminar titled “Addressing our Community’s Crisis: Educational and Health...Read more
Oct
23
Ashland University’s Department of Foreign Languages will hold a Tournées...Read more
Oct
24
Ashland University’s Department of Foreign Languages will hold a Tournées...Read more