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Professor Samuel Zinaich

Samuel Zinaich
Associate Professor of Philosophy


Areas of Specialization:

John Locke (1632-1704)
Ancient Greek Ethics and Virtue Theory
Modern Moral Philosophy (1600-1700)
Contemporary Ethical Issues (Abortion, Euthanasia, Infanticide, and Animal Rights)
Professional Ethics

 

Courses Taught:

Philosophy 106: Human Experience in Art, Literature, Music, and Philosophy
Philosophy 110: Introduction to Philosophy
Philosophy 111: Ethics
Philosophy 150: Principles of Logic
Philosophy 301: History of Ancient Greek Philosophy
Philosophy 303: History of Modern Philosophy
Philosophy 324: Ethics for the Professions
Philosophy 490: Plato’s and Aristotle’s Metaphysics
Philosophy 490: The Ethics of Killing: Abortion, Infanticide, Euthanasia, and Animal Rights
Philosophy 293a: Directed Reading in Predicate and Modal Logic
Philosophy 490b: Directed Reading in Quantified Modal Logic (And Other Logical Oddities)



Biography:

Samuel Zinaich, Jr. (Ph. D. Bowling Green State University) is Associate Professor of Philosophy at Purdue University Calumet. Dr. Zinaich has published and lectured on a wide variety of topics including John Locke’s moral theory, abortion, virtue theory, and philosophical counseling. He has authored one book: John Locke’s Moral Revolution: from Nature Law to Moral Relativism (University Press of America, 2006), and co-edited one other book: Ethics for the Professions (Wadsworth/Thomas Learning, 2001). Currently, Dr. Zinaich is the Secretary and Treasurer for the American Society for Philosophy, Counseling, and Psychotherapy.



 

 

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