(Ph.D. CUNY Graduate Center) Associate Professor
Office: LARTS 382
Courses: PHL 101 Introduction to Philosophy, PHL 215 Introduction to Ethics, PHL 221 History of Western Philosophy: Ancient, PHL 333 Plato, PHL 334 Aristotle, PHL 236 The Ideal State, PHL 300 Paradox and Metafiction, PHL 409 (Seminar) "The Real and the Ideal," REL 201: Introduction to Religious Studies, PHL 200 Zombies and Philosophy, PHL 200 Philosophical Issues of the Internet
Prof. Eckert is faculty advisor for the Philosophy Association: Meetings Fall 2013
Wednesdays 4:30 - 7:00 PM LARTS 107. She is faculty advisor for the Phi Sigma Tau Honor Society in Philosophy. She is also a member of the Deviant Logic Posse (Non-Classical Logic work-group).
Media: Philosophy TV discussion with Graham Priest
Graham and I discuss Logic pedagogy, Deviant (Non-Classical) Logic, Paraconsistent and Dialethic Logics and Metafiction
Forthcoming: Freedom and the Self: The Philosophy of David Foster Wallace, Columbia University Press, co-editor with Steven M. Cahn, anticipated publication 2014.
Article Contribution: "System J and the Paradoxes of Time Travel"
"Cinematic Spelunking Inside Plato's Cave" Glipmse Journal: The Art and Science of Seeing, No. 009 (2012).
December 2010: Fate, Time and Language: David Foster Wallace's Essay on Free Will, edited with Steven M. Cahn, essay “Renewing the Conversation on Fatalism."
Review: Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews
2011 Independent Book Publishers Books Awards: Gold Award (#33 Classics and Philosophy)
October 2010: Philosophical Horizons, Second edition, with Steven M. Cahn (Irvine: Wadsworth Publishing Co., First edition 2005).
May 2009: With Robert Talisse, A Teacher's Life: Essays for Steven M. Cahn (Lexington Books)
October 2006: Theories of Mind: Introductory Readings (Rowman and Littlefield)
Knowledge and Reality: Classic and Contemporary Readings, eds. Steven Cahn, Maureen Eckert, Robert Buckley (Prentice Hall, 2004).
"Hidden in Plain Sight: The Poet Interlocutors of Republic V's Female Drama" SAGP, Oct. 23, 2010 Fordham University, NYC.
"The Strange Case of the Missing Dialogue: Plato's Metafictional Philosopher" SAGP, Oct. 17, 2010 Fordham University, NYC.
“When the Conversation Lapses…Understanding David Foster Wallace’s Philosophy Thesis,” November 20, 2009, Footnotes: New Directions in David Foster Wallace Studies, CUNY Graduate Center, New York
“The Crito-Phaedo Problem,” SAGP, October 17, 2009 Fordham University, NYC.
"Philosophical Futures of Pessoa: The Book of Disquiet and Theories of Consciousness," Antonia Vieira and Futures of Luso-Afro-Brazillian studies and Theory Conference UMD, May 2-3 2008, UMASS Dartmouth
Platonic Anonymity and Pessoan Heteronymity, Estudos e Teoria Luso-Afro-Brasileiros blog
In Memoriam: David Foster Wallace
Rest in Peace. Favorite response here.