College of Architecture, Arts and Humanities

Faculty Bio

Satris, Stephen A.

Satris, Stephen A.

Position
Associate Professor of Philosophy; C. Calhoun Lemon Fellow of the Rutland Institute for Ethics

Contact
Office: 210 Hardin
Phone: 864-656-7907 x16
Email: stephen@clemson.edu

Education
Ph.D., Cambridge University; M.A., University of Hawaii

Dr. Satris joined Clemson in 1986. He did his graduate work in philosophy at the University of Hawaii (M.A., 1971) and Cambridge University in England (Ph.D., 1984). He teaches Introduction to Ethics, Moral Philosophy, Wittgenstein, and Ancient Philosophy on a regular basis. His books include Ethical Emotivism (Nijhoff, 1987) and Taking Sides: Clashing Views on Moral Issues (1st through 13th editions, McGraw-Hill/Dushkin, 1988--2013) -- a text widely used at colleges and universities throughout the United States. His work has appeared in numerous journals including the Journal of the History of Ideas, Teaching Philosophy, Ethics, Teaching Ethics, Critical Reviews in Biomedical Engineering, Choice, Philosophy Today, the Journal of Value Inquiry and Philosophical Investigations.