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Maureen A. Eckert

Jpeg Maureen Eckert Fall 2010

Ph.D. CUNY Graduate Center

Phone: 508.999.8348
Office: LARTS 382


PHL 101 Introduction to Philosophy, PHL 200 Zombies and Philosophy, PHL 200 Philosophical Issues of the Internet, PHL 200 Philosophy and Literature, REL 201: Introduction to Religious Studies, PHL 215 Introduction to Ethics, PHL 221 Introduction to Ancient Greek Philosophy, PHL 236 Introduction to Plato's Republic, PHL 300 Paradox and Metafiction, PHL 333 Exploring Plato, PHL 334 Exploring Aristotle, PHL 399  Philosophy of Time, PHL 409 (Seminar) The Real and the Ideal, PHL 409 (Seminar) Free Will, Determinism and Fatalism, PHL 409 Paradox and Literature

Co-Director & Founder

PIKSI: Logic


Prof. Eckert is faculty advisor in the STAR Center and the Philosophy Association the Phi Sigma Tau Honor Society in Philosophy.  She is also a member of the Deviant Logic Posse (Non-Classical Logic work-group).


Philosophy TV discussion with Graham Priest
Graham and I discuss Logic pedagogy, Deviant (Non-Classical) Logic, Paraconsistent and Dialethic Logics and Metafiction

Aesthetics for Birds: 100 Philosophers, 100 Artworks, 100 Words #30 

Select Publications

Sylvan's Jungle: Vol 1: Exploring Meinong's Jungle, A scholarly edition of Richard Routley/Sylvan's Exploring Meinong's Jungle and Beyond in three volumes, Supervising Editor, Synthese Library.

"Euthyphro and the Logic of Miasma," Logos and Episteme 10 (1): 51-60. 2019. 

“Competing Visions, ”Philosophers in the Classroom: Essays on Teaching, eds. Cahn, Bradner and Mills, Hackett Publishing Co., pp. 17-20.

April 2015:  Freedom and the Self: The Philosophy of David Foster Wallace, Columbia University Press, co-editor with Steven M. Cahn.  

Article Contribution: "System J and the Paradoxes of Time Travel"

"Job Description" Philosofict: Magazine of Philosophical Fiction and Poetry, Vol. 2, March 2014.

"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)

Platonic Anonymity and Pessoan Heteronymity, Estudos e Teoria Luso-Afro-Brasileiros blog

Select Conferences

May 6, 2019, “Towards a Feminist Logic: Val Plumwood’s Legacy and Beyond” at the 19th Annual Brazilian Logic Conference, Joao Pessoa.

April 19-23 2018, Feminist Philosophy and Formal Logic Workshop, Philosophy Department at the University of Minnesota Twin Cities and the Minnesota Center for Philosophy of Science. Presentation: “Revisiting the Politics of Reason: Val Plumwood’s Philosophy of Logic.”

April 13, 2017 Pacific APA, Association for Symbolic Logic meeting on Logic Education, “Inclusiveness” Panel.

March 14 2017, Keynote: Philosophy Conference, Utah Valley University, Utah: Topic, “From the Inside Out: Body Modification and Personal Identity.”

March 13, 2017 Workshop on Feminist Logic: Val Plumwood’s Politics of Reason, Philosophy Department, Utah Valley University.

October 13, 2016, “What Lies Beneath the Ink: Tattoos and Personal Identity, Gotham Philosophical Society, New York, NY.

March 29, 2016 “Interstellar” discussion panelist, Physics Department, UMASS Dartmouth

September 2015: “Literary Space and the Bounds of Inconsistency,”Fictionality, Factuality, Reflexivity Conference, University of Hamburg.

December 28, 2014: Eastern APA, Critic on Author Meets Critic Panel: Margaret Cuonzo’s Paradox, Philadelphia

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In Memoriam: David Foster Wallace: Rest in Peace -- Favorite response here.

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