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Alexander R. Eodice

During his time at Iona College, Professor Eodice has served as Chair of the Philosophy Department, Director of the Honors Program and, from 2001-2008, as Dean of the School of Arts and Science. While dean, he received a certificate in Managerial Leadership in Education (MLE) from Harvard University. He was appointed as a visiting scholar at Blackfriars Hall, Oxford University for the 2009 Hilary term, and while at Oxford, conducted research in philosophy of law and delivered a lecture on legal obligation.

Professor Eodice regularly teaches courses in moral philosophy, philosophy of law, and philosophy of knowledge. He has published articles, book chapters, and encyclopedia entries on various philosophical topics, including legal philosophy, moral theory, the philosophies of Dewey, Wittgenstein, and St. Augustine, and philosophy and popular culture; he is the author of an introductory text on moral philosophy (Action and Character) and, most recently, co-editor of a volume on Augustine and Wittgenstein. His current research interests include the role of coercion in law, the nature of rationality, and the experience of pain. Professor Eodice is a member of the American Philosophical Association and has served as an elected member of the Executive Council of the American Catholic Philosophical Association.