|Visiting Assistant Professor, BA (Hon.) Memorial University of Newfoundland, M.A. McMaster University, Ph.D. Wilfrid Laurier University|
Office: AS 332R
Phone: (709) 639-6484
Areas of Interests: My research interests lie in the intersection of philosophies of mind and language, as well as moral philosophy. These days I am focusing on issues having to do with self-knowledge. More particularly, I am exploring how an expressivist take on self-ascriptive utterances helps us to understand our ability to know our own minds, and what consequences that may have for our understanding of reflective/critical rationality.
Phone: 637-6200 ext. 2181
Areas of Interests: Dr. Maura Hanrahan has degrees from Memorial, Carleton University and the London School of Economics, where she was a Rothermere Fellow. At Grenfell, she is cross-appointed to the Environmental Policy Institute. Dr. Hanrahan is the author/co-author or editor of 11 books in several genres, including fiction, and the author of many articles in academic journals, newspapers, and magazines. For 15 years, she worked for Indigenous governments and organizations in several provinces and at the national level. Her current academic interests include gender concepts and representations in literature and culture, postcolonial culture and Indigenous people, Southern Inuit history, culture and ethics, the hermeneutics of Captain Bob Bartlett, and the construction of collective memory in Newfoundland. Dr. Hanrahan was born and raised in Newfoundland, is of European and Mi'kmaq ancestry, and is married with one daughter.
|Visiting Assistant Professor, BA University King’s College, M.A. Dalhousie, P.H.D MacMaster|
Office: AS 332E
Phone: (709) 637-6200 ext. 6309
Areas of Interests: Dr. Wills’ research area is Plato and the History of Platonism particularly in Augustine and the Medieval and Early Modern Augustinians. He is more broadly concerned with the tradition of philosophical theology in general and its relation to the symbolic, poetic and erotic dimensions of experience. Dr. Wills is currently working on the role of myth and imagery in Plato’s Phaedo and is writing on the role of imaginative representation in religious belief.