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Joseph D. Filonowicz

Professor of Philosophy

B.A., Hope CollegeM.A., M.Phil., Ph.D., Columbia University


Moral Philosophy, Psychology of Ethics


  • “Fellow-Feeling and the Moral Life” (2008)
  • Introduction, “An Inquiry Concerning Virtue, In Two Discourses (1699)” by Anthony Ashley Cooper
  • Author, “Ethical Sentimentalism Revisited,” published in History of Philosophy Quarterly
  • Author, “Black American Philosophy as American Philosophy: Transcendentalism, Pragmatism, and Black Existentialism,” published in “American Philosophical Association Newsletter on Philosophy and the Black Experience”


  • Recipient, Newton Award for Excellence in Teaching