Associate Professor of Philosophy
PhD University of Minnesota 1975, MA AUB 1963, BA AUB 1959
Areas of Specialization
Ethics, Social and Political Philosophy, Practical Ethics
Areas of Competence
Philosophy of Education, Philosophy of Religion, Contemporary Analytic Philosophy.
Theories of Justice. Practical Ethics. Medical Ethics. Environmental Ethics. The Communitarian Critique of Liberalism. Philosophy of Education. Moral Education.
“Min Sultat al-I’tiqad ila Sultat al-Ma’rifa” (science and Religion: The Authority of Knowledge and the Authority of Belief), in Al-Fikr al-’Arabi al-Mu’aser, vol. 24, February 1983, pp. 55-61.
In al-Mawsu’a al-Falsafiyya (Encyclopedia of Philosophy) second volume (on Schools and Doctrines), published by Ma’had al-Inma’ al-’Arabi, Beirut, 1988, the article on “Totalitarianism”, pp. 400-408 and the article on “Liberalism”, pp. 1155-1162.
“The Transcendental Argument in Kant’s Moral Philosophy”, Al-Fikr al-’Arabi, vol. 48, October 1987, Beirut, pp. 134-143.
“On the Proper Function of the Moral Philosopher: Kant and Rawls on Theory and Practice”, Metaphilosophy, January/April 1992, pp. 172-179.