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William Lauinger, Ph.D.

William Lauinger, Ph.D.

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Associate Professor of Philosophy
St. Joseph Hall, 2nd flr., West Wing, SJ201
215.242.7721
Educational Background: 
  • Ph.D., Philosophy, Georgetown University
  • B.A., Philosophy and History, University of Notre Dame
Courses Taught: 
  • Ethics
  • Ancient and Medieval Philosophy
  • History of Modern Philosophy
  • Introduction to American Philosophy
Scholarly Interests: 
  • Ethics
  • Philosophy of Religion
  • History of Philosophy
Selected Publications: 
Book
  • Well-Being and Theism: Linking Ethics to God, Continuum, Philosophy of Religion Series, 2012.
  • Well-Being in the Christian Tradition, in the Routledge Handbook of the Philosophy of Well-Being, edited by Guy Fletcher, 2016.
Articles
  • “A Framework for Understanding Parental Well-Being”, Philosophia (forthcoming).
  • “The Neutralization of Draper-Style Evidential Arguments from Evil”, Faith and Philosophy 31: 303-324, July 2014.
  • “Eternity, Boredom, and One’s Part-Whole-Reality Conception”, American Catholic Philosophical Quarterly 88: 1-28, January 2014.
  • "The Strong-Tie Requirement and Objective-List Theories of Well Being," Ethical Theory and Moral Practice (forthcoming).
  • "The Missing-Desires Objection to Hybrid Theories of Well-Being," The Southern Journal of Philosophy (forthcoming).
  • "Dead Sea Apples and Desire-Fulfillment Welfare Theories," Utilitas 23: 324-343, September 2011.