Timothy J. Madigan
Associate Professor of Philosophy, St. John Fisher College
Timothy J. Madigan teaches philosophy at St. John Fisher College in Rochester, New York. He holds a doctorate degree in philosophy from the State University of New York at Buffalo, as well as M.A. and B.A. degrees from the same institution. He was the Editorial Director for the University of Rochester Press from 1999 to 2004. Before assuming that position, he was for twelve years on the staff of the publication Free Inquiry, and was its editor from 1996-98.
Dr. Madigan is the author of W. K. Clifford and "The Ethics of Belief" (Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2009) and co-author (with Tim Delaney) of The Sociology of Sports: An Introduction (McFarland, 2009). He also edited Promethean Love (Cambridge Scholars Press, 2008), and edited and wrote the introduction to God and The Philosophers by his friend the late Paul Edwards (Prometheus Books, 2009). In addition, he has written articles for several publications, including The Journal of Popular Culture, The Ethical Record, Academe, The Journal of Medicine and Philosophy, The New York Sociologist, and Philosophy Now magazine, for which he writes a regular column entitled "Food for Thought."
A frequent lecturer on topics relating to applied ethics, philosophy and popular culture, and the ethics of belief, Dr. Madigan has given presentations at several institutions of learning throughout the United States. He has also presented at many international conferences.
Dr. Madigan's areas of interest include Medical Ethics, Business Ethics, Computer Ethics, Philosophy of Religion, and Popular Culture and Philosophy. He is an Adjunct Professor with the University of Rochester Medical School's Division of Medical Humanities, and has organized a monthly bioethics discussion group at the Medical School since April of 1999. Madigan is an officer in the Bertrand Russell Society, and is the Division Chair for Philosophy and Popular Culture for the Popular Culture Association of America.
Department of Philosophy
St. John Fischer College
Rochester, NY 14618
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- May 22, 2013, Ontario, Ontario Public Library
- Aug 14, 2013, Dix Hills, Half Hollow Hills Community Library
- Oct 12, 2013, Syracuse, Petit Branch Library
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