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Department: Philosophy, Religion & Classics

Daniel Coyle

Visiting Assistant Professor of Asian Studies and Philosophy

Office:

Berte Humanities Building 326

Contact Information:

Box 549050
Birmingham-Southern College
900 Arkadelphia Rd
Birmingham, AL 35254
Office Phone: (205) 226-7839
Office Fax: n(205) 226-3089
E-mail dcoyle@bsc.edu

Brief Career Background:

  • Visiting Assistant Professor in Philosophy and Asian Studies, Birmingham-Southern College
  • Visiting Assistant Professor in Philosophy, Our Lady of the Lake University
  • Visiting Assistant Professor in Philosophy and International and Area Studies, University of Oklahoma
  • Full-time Lecturer in Philosophy, Eastern Michigan University

Educational Background:

Ph.D. in Philosophy, University of Hawaii at Manoa
M.A. in Philosophy, University of Hawaii at Manoa
B.S. in Physics, Birmingham-Southern College

Areas of Academic Interest:

  • Chinese Philosophy
  • History of Philosophy (esp. Ancient Greek-Medieval Islamic thought)
  • Existentialism
  • Philosophy of Film
  • Metaphysics
  • Ethics
  • Comparative Philosophy and Religion (broadly construed)

Research Interests

Daoist Texts, Chinese Cosmology and Strategic Philosophy, Nietzsche

Courses Taught:

PL 200 Ethical Choice
PL 201 Introduction to Philosophy
PL 207 (ES) Human Destiny
PL 241 Logic
PL 245 Eastern Philosophy
PL 256 Confucianism and Daoism
PL 263 Philosophies of Film
PL 306 Chinese Strategic Philosophy

RE 221 World Religions
RE 318 Mysticism

PL 68 Chinese Philosophy (Interim)
PL 85 Philosophies of Film (Interim)

AN 150 Introduction to Chinese Culture (Spring 2012)

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