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Philosophy Office:
Siena Hall 105

Address:
Philosophy Department,
Providence College,
1 Cunningham Square,
Providence, RI 02918, USA
Phone: 401-865-2335
Fax: 401-865-1449

Chair:
Dr. Michael O'Neill
Office: Siena Hall 108
Phone: 401-865-1426
Email: moneill@providence.edu

​Faculty

Professors


Peter Costello, Ph.D.


19th and 20th Century Philosophy, Phenomenology and Existentialism

 

 

 

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Philip E. Devine, Ph.D.


Philosophy of Religion, Social and Political Philosophy


 


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Vance G. Morgan, Ph.D.


Ethics, Early Modern Philosophy, the Thought of Simone Weil
 
 
 
 
 

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Rev. Brian J. Shanley, O.P., Ph.D.


Thomas Aquinas, Philosophy of Religion, Metaphysics
 
 
 
 
 

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Rev. N. Joseph Torchia, O.P., Ph.D.


Philosophy of the Human Person, Philosophy of St. Augustine
 
 
 

Associate Professors

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John Abbruzzese, Ph.D.


Early Modern Philosophy, Metaphysics





 


Christopher Arroyo, Ph.D.


Kant, Moral Philosophy

 
 
 
 
 
 

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Giuseppe Butera, Ph.D.


Thomistic Virtue Ethics, Thomistic Philosophical Psychology, Thomistic Natural Law Theory

 

 

 

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Licia Carlson, Ph.D.


Ethics, Contemporary French Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy, Applied Ethics
 
 

 


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Joseph K. Cosgrove, Ph.D.


History and Philosophy of Science, Early Modern Philosophy
 
 
 


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Arthur F. Jackson, Ph.D.


Philosophy of the Human Person, History of Philosophy, Philosophy of Martin Buber
 
 

 



Anthony Jensen, Ph.D.


Late Modern Philosophy, Philosophy of History, Ancient Philosophy, Nietzsche, Schopenhauer
 

 

 

 


Laura L. Landen, Ph.D.


History and Philosophy of Science, Philosophy of Biology, Philosophy of Mind
 
 
 



Timothy Mahoney, Ph.D.


Ancient Philosophy, especially Plato
 
 
 
 
 

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Michael J. O’Neill, Ph.D.
, Department Chair


Philosophy of History, Political Philosophy, Contemporary Philosophy
 
 
 



Matthew S. Pugh, Ph.D.


Medieval Metaphysics, Neo-Thomism, Asian Philosophy
 
 
 
 
 


Benjamin S. Yost, Ph.D.


Philosophy of Law, Kant, Levinas
 
 
 
 

Assistant Professors


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Matthew Cuddeback, Ph.D.


Thomas Aquinas, Medieval Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

 

 


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Edmund Dain, Ph.D.


Wittgenstein, Philosophy of Language, Ethics & Metaethics

 

 


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Raymond Hain, Ph.D.


Ethics, Practical Reason, Virtue Ethics, Applied Ethics

 

 

 



Jeffery Nicholas, Ph.D.


Catholic Social Thought, Critical Theory, Ethics, Political Philosophy, Philosophical Anthropology


 


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Patrick J. Macfarlane, Ph.D.


Ancient Philosophy, especially Aristotle

 
 

Adjunct Faculty


Christopher J. Albrecht, Ph.D.

 

Thomist Metaphysics, Thomist Philosophy of Nature
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Brian Boeninger, Ph.D.


Metaphysics, Ethics, Epistemology, Philosophical Theology
 
 
 
 
 

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Charles E. Bonner, Ph.D.


Contemporary Continental Philosophy, Applied Ethics, Environmental Philosophy
 
 

Staff


Gail Philport


Administrative Assistant
Office: Siena Hall 105
Tel.: 401-865-2335
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