Mark Webb's Homepage
 
 

image001.jpg
 
 

Or, if you prefer, Mark Webb as Puck in A Midsummer Night's Dream:

(That's  Eva Dadlez  of the University of Central Oklahoma, as Oberon, on the right).
 

index_files:image004.png

                                                                                                                                                                    

 

Or, perhaps, Mark Webb posing with his patroness, the (ironically headless) goddess Epistźmź, in Ephesus.


Ephepist&me.JPG



 
 
 

Professor Webb, the chairman of the Philosophy Department, received both his B.A. in philosophy and his two M.A. degrees, one in philosophy and the other in Classical Humanities, from Texas Tech  and Ph.D. in Philosophy from  Syracuse University  in 1991. In 2006, he earned a postgraduate certificate in Buddhist Studies from Sunderland University.  He specializes in epistemology and philosophy of religion. He is currently working on the epistemology of religious experience, especially in non-Western religions. Mark Webb's CV (in pdf)  is available online.
 
 

index_files:image008.png  Professor Webb is also faculty advisor for the Double T fencing club,

index_files:image010.png Students for Global Connections,

                                                SecularStudents.jpgThe Secular Student Society,

and the

IDA.jpgIntercultural Dialogue Association.

 


 

Representative Publications:

 

Professor Webb's articles have appeared in The Journal of Philosophy, Pacific Philosophical Quarterly, Religious Studies, The International Journal for Philosophy of Religion, and Hypatia. His publications include:

 

 

            A Comparative Doxastic-Practice Epistemology of Religious Experience, Springer Briefs in Religious Studies, New York: Springer Press, 2015.

 

            “Perfect Being Theology,”in A Companion to Philosophy of Religion, 2nd ed., Blackwell Publishing, Paul Draper and Charles Taliaferrro, eds.

 

            “Meeting Others in the Space of Reasons: Fallibilism for Sellarsians,” in Michael P. Wolf and Mark Norris Lance, eds.,  The Self-Correcting Enterprise: Essays on Wilfrid Sellars, Poznán Studies in the Philosophy of the Sciences and the Humanities, vol 92 (New York: Rodopi, 2006)

 

            “Can Epistemology Help? The Problem of the Kentucky-Fried Rat,” Social Epistemology 18 (2004), 51-58.

 

            (with Heidi Grasswick) Feminist Epistemology as Social Epistemology, a special issue of Social Epistemology, September 2002.

 

            “Trust, Tolerance, and the Concept of a Person,” Public Affairs Quarterly 1997; 11(4), 415-429.

 

            “Feminist Epistemology and the Extent of the Social,” Hypatia 1995; 10(3), 85-98.

 

            “Natural Theology and the Concept of Perfection in Descartes, Spinoza and Leibniz,” Religious Studies 1989; 25(4),459-475.

 

 

 

Contact Information:

 

Phone: (806) 742-3275, extension 323

Email:  mark.webb@ttu.edu
 


 

 

Fall 2014:

 

            PHIL 3324, Philosophy of Religion

 

                        Syllabus (pdf)

 

 

            IS 1100, Raider Ready Freshman Seminar

 

                        Syllabus (coming soon)

 

                       

 

 

 

Previous Semesters:

 

 

            Spring 2014:

 

            PHIL 2350, World Religions and Philosophy

 

                        Syllabus (doc)

                        Links to World Religions resources

 

 

            PHIL 5125, Introduction to Research Ethics

 

                        Syllabus (doc)

                        Reading 1: Consequentialism (pdf)

                        Reading 2: Deontology (pdf)

                        Reading 3: Leon Kass (pdf)

 

 

 

            Fall 2013:

 

            HONS 3301,  Honors Seminar in Humanities: Buddhist Life and Thought

                        Syllabus (doc)-revised 2/7/14

                        Group assignment (doc)

 

 

 

Spring 2013

 

            PHIL 2350, World Religions and Philosophy

                        Syllabus (doc)

                        Links to World Religions resources

 

 

 



 

Return to Philosophy Department Homepage
 





Last updated 8/21/2014