Marquette University
Department of Philosophy
PhD, 1993
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States of America
  • In her 1970 essay "Civil Disobedience" Arendt defended the right of American citizens to dissent from the laws and policies of the government, and in this dissertation I use Arendt's argument as a way of examining themes central to her work, and as a basis for my own argument in defense of civil disobedience. ;Arendt's argument presupposes a model of politics founded upon a strict distinction between public and private spheres of human life. In Chapter One I offer both my own criticisms of the p…Read more
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    "Beauty Unlimited," edited by Peg Zeglin Brand (review)
    Teaching Philosophy 36 (4): 423-427. 2013.