Loyola University Maryland

Philosophy Department

Mavis Biss

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Assistant Professor of Philosophy

Office: HU 050L
Phone: 410-617-5972
mlbiss@loyola.edu

Education

  • Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2011
  • M.A., University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2008
  • B.A., Swarthmore College, 2002

Areas of Specialization

  • Ethics, Kant and Feminist Philosophy

Recent Publications

  • “Moral Imagination, Perception and Judgment,” The Southern Journal of Philosophy vol. 52 (1), March 2014
  • “Radical Moral Imagination: Courage, Hope and Articulation,” Hypatia vol. 28 (4), November 2013
  • “Arendt and the Theological Significance of Natality,” Philosophy Compass vol. 7 (11), pp. 762-771, 2012
  • “Aristotle on Friendship and Self-knowledge: The Friend Beyond the Mirror,” History of Philosophy Quarterly vol. 28 (2), pp. 125-140, April 2011

Recent Awards

  • American Dissertation Fellowship from the American Association for University Women (AAUW), 2010
  • Spindel Emerging Scholar Prize, 2nd place, 2010.