Faculty Focus – Shawn Klein

shawnkleinShawn Klein
Assistant Professor
B.A., Tufts University
M.A., Arizona State University
Ph.D., Arizona State University
Office: Lang 114
Phone: 815-226-4115
Fax: 815-394-5171

Personal Web site
Personal Blog

Scholarly Interests:
“Ethics, Social and Political Philosophy, Philosophy of Sport, Classical Philosophy, Pop Culture and Philosophy.”

Selected Publications:
Harry Potter and Philosophy: If Aristotle Ran Hogwarts. (Open Court, 2004) Co-editor and contributor.
Review of Ayn Rand’s Normative Ethics: The Virtuous Egoist by Tara Smith. (The New Individualist, October 2007)
Review of Norms of Liberty: A Perfectionist Basis for Non-perfectionist Politics (The Independent Review, Winter 2007)


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