Maurice L. Wade, Trinity College

Professor Hartford, Connecticut Maurice.Wade@trincoll.edu Office: (860) 297-2417

Bio/Research

Maurice L. Wade graduated from Yale University in 1974 with a B.A. in Philosophy and from Stanford University in 1982 with a Ph.D in Philosophy. His teaching interests include environmental philosophy, philosophy of the body, Merleau- Ponty, African philosophy, ethics and public policy, race theo...

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Bio/Research

Maurice L. Wade graduated from Yale University in 1974 with a B.A. in Philosophy and from Stanford University in 1982 with a Ph.D in Philosophy. His teaching interests include environmental philosophy, philosophy of the body, Merleau- Ponty, African philosophy, ethics and public policy, race theory, and Latin American philosophy. He has published on Rawls' theory of justice, philosophy of sport, ethics and medical technology, ethics and public policy, and Frantz Fanon. He is currently working on the role of the body in Frantz Fanon's Black Skin/White Masks and is attempting, with only minor success, to understand the philosophy of Slavoj Zizek and Alain Badiou and the psychoanalytic theories of Jacques Lacan. He joined the Trinity Philosophy department in 1983 and is a contributing faculty member in the Public Policy and Law Program and International Studies. Prior to joining the Trinity faculty, he was member of the Philosophy Department and North Carolina State University, from 1980 to 1983.

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