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Faculty Emeriti

James E. Giles, PhD

Professor Giles wrote his PhD thesis on the American philosopher William James. He has written articles and given papers on James’s thought as well as teaching courses about him.  Professor Giles has also written and presented papers on traditional topics in philosophy and somewhat untraditional ones like the link between philosophy and autobiography.   He became involved in the area of medical ethics when it first came into prominence in the 1970s and taught courses in the area for several years.   He published Medical Ethics: A Patient-Centered Approach.  He served on the Hospital Ethics Committee at Sound Shore Medical Center.  In addition to his teaching and research, Professor Giles was the Book Editor of Cross Currents for dozen years and is a member of Tau chapter, Phi Beta Kappa.

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