Dr. Matthew Sanderson

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Dr. Matthew Sanderson

Professor of Philosophy & Ethics, Arts & Humanities Division, Chair of Humanities
Faculty


Credentials:
B.S. Towson University; M.A., Ph.D. Southern Illinois University-Carbondale

Office:
Arts and Sciences Center, 386


Phone/Fax:
(231) 843-5937


Email:
Matthew Sanderson


About the Instructor

Dr. Matt Sanderson is a full-time Professor of Philosophy and Ethics at West Shore Community College. Born and raised in the Baltimore area, Matt attended Towson University in Towson, Maryland where in 2000 he earned a B.S. with a double major in Philosophy and Religious Studies and Psychology. After graduating from Towson, Matt continued his education in Philosophy at Southern Illinois University in Carbondale, Illinois where he earned his M.A. in 2002 and Ph.D. in 2007. Prior to coming to WSCC, Matt taught philosophy courses for many years at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale and at John A. Logan College in Carterville, Illinois.


Dr. Matt Sanderson 

At WSCC, Matt teaches many courses in philosophy and religion, including Introduction to Philosophy, World Religions, Introduction to Logic, and Introduction to Ethics, Bioethics, and Philosophy of Religion. Matt is the 2009 recipient of the Faculty Excellence Award at WSCC. 


In addition to the classes he teaches, Matt serves as the Advisor for several student organizations including Student Senate and the Philosophy Club. To remain up-to-date on current trends in his discipline, Matt conducts original philosophical research. He has published many essays in professional philosophy journals and presents papers at conferences all over the U.S. including New York, Chicago, Memphis and California. In addition to reading, writing and teaching philosophy, Matt enjoys listening to music, watching movies, playing sports and traveling.


Dr. Sanderson may be reached via email at mwsanderson@westshore.edu or by phone at 231-843-5937.

 

Useful Philosophy Links

http://plato.stanford.edu/

http://www.apaonline.org/

http://www.philosophy-index.com/texts.php

http://people.brandeis.edu/%7eteuber/textsonline.html

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/christine-nasserghodsi/the-value-of-philosophy_b_1853333.html?utm_hp_ref=fb&src=sp&comm_ref=false

http://opinionator.blogs.nytimes.com/2010/05/16/what-is-a-philosopher/

http://www.nytimes.com/2008/04/06/education/06philosophy.html?_r=2&adxnnl=1&adxnnlx=1347198216-gVX6AJGAmRliuM/a3XhTdw

http://leiterreports.typepad.com/

http://consc.net/weblogs.html

http://www.pyke-eye.com/philosophers.html

http://www.spep.org/

http://opinionator.blogs.nytimes.com/category/the-stone/

http://philfilms.utm.edu/

http://insocrateswake.blogspot.com/

http://www.teachphilosophy101.org/Default.aspx?tabid=36

http://www.gvsu.edu/philosophy/

http://www.wmich.edu/philosophy/

http://www.ferris.edu/HTMLS/colleges/artsands/Humanities/humn/philosophy-minor.htm

http://www.cmich.edu/academics/humanities_social_behavioral_sciences/CHSBSDepartments/CHSBSPhilosophyandReligion/CHSBSPhilosophyProgram/Pages/default.aspx

http://www.philosophy.msu.edu/