Mark Steen

Title: Visiting Professor in Islamic Thought and Culture
Department: Philosophy and Religious Studies
Degrees: PhD, Syracuse University; BA San Francisco State University

Contact Info:
Phone: (814) 332-4330

Office Location: Odd Fellows 109
Office Hours: Spring 2018
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday 1:00-2:00
Wednesday 12:30-2:00
Friday 10:00-10:30 & 1:00-2:00

Courses (SP ’18)
PHIL 290 Environmental Philosophy
PHIL 385.01 Medical Ethics
RELST 160 Buddhism

Mark Steen received his PhD in Philosophy from Syracuse University in 2005, and has taught at Bilkent and Bogazici Universities in Turkey, and St. Louis University. Mark focuses on Metaphysics, but is interested in, and teaches on, Epistemology, Ethics, Ancient, Medieval, and Early Modern Philosophy, Political Philosophy, and Philosophy of Mind. He is currently writing a book on the Philosophy of Fiction, Truth in Fiction and Truth from Fiction. Mark spends his free time on geek stuff like comics, role-playing games, board games, and video games, as well as reading fiction and history. You can learn more about his research and teaching at his homepage.