Faculty Profile

James Haile

Visiting Assistant Professor of Philosophy (2013)

Contact Information

hailej@dickinson.edu

East College Room 404

Bio

Education

  • B.A., Morehouse College, 2002
  • M.A., University of Memphis, 2008
  • Ph.D., Duquesne McAnulty College of Liberal Arts, 2013

2014-2015 Academic Year

Fall 2014

PHIL 101 Intro to Philosophy
An introduction to Western philosophy through an examination of problems arising in primary sources. How major philosophers in the tradition have treated such questions as the scope of human reason, the assumptions of scientific method, the nature of moral action, or the connections between faith and reason.

PHIL 101 Intro to Philosophy
An introduction to Western philosophy through an examination of problems arising in primary sources. How major philosophers in the tradition have treated such questions as the scope of human reason, the assumptions of scientific method, the nature of moral action, or the connections between faith and reason.

PHIL 261 The Selves of Jean-Paul Sartre
Jean-Paul Sartre’s works span over four decades and over numerous subject matter and genre ranging from philosophy to literature to politics. In this course we will be analyzing the different ‘selves’ of Sartre’s works, asking the question: what is the relationship between these various ‘selves’ explored throughout his intellectual career? The course will be themed around the following: The Existential Self; The Political Self; and The Literary Self.

PHIL 550 Independent Research