Dr. Philip Blosser
Monday & Thursday 1:30 - 2:30 p.m.
or by appointment
Blosser has held teaching posts at Duquesne University (1983-1984), Harlaxton College, UK (1999, 2003), and Lenoir-Rhyne University in North Carolina (1984-2007). He is the recipient of multiple academic awards, including the Raymond Morris Bost Distinguished Professor Award at Lenoir-Rhyne University (1990). He has also served as Great Books Seminar Leader annually at the I.D. and Madolyn Blumenthal Wildacres Retreat in Little Switzerland, NC (1986-2006).
His publications include numerous articles on subjects ranging from ethics and philosophy of religion to phenomenology, jurisprudence, Kant and Scheler. He is author of Scheler's Critique of Kant's Ethics (1995), and co-editor of Japanese and Western Phenomenology (1993), Of Friendship (2002), and Advancing Phenomenology (2010). He is also acting Secretary and Webmaster for the Max Scheler Society of North America, and has chaired various panel discussions at the American Philosophical Association and the American Catholic Philosophical Association.
In addition to his responsibilities of teaching philosophy in the College of Liberal Arts at Sacred Heart Major Seminary, Blosser has also served the institution on the Faculty Concerns, Library, and Undergraduate Commuter Admissions, Undergraduate Degree/Diploma, Faculty Search and Promotion, and Education Technology Committees.
He is also an occasional blogger and Catholic Blog Awards Finalist for Most Intellectual Blog (2005) and Best Designed Catholic Blog (2007), and had been occasionally dragged kicking and screaming into that nefarious pit of the underworld known as Facebook, sometimes with only narrow escapes.