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Marks, Joel (full)
Professor Emeritus of Philosophy
Arts & Sciences
Division of Humanities & Social Sciences, Philosophy
Gate House


    B.A. in Psychology from Cornell University
    M.A. and Ph.D. in Philosophy from the University of Connecticut

    Published Books and Articles

    Ought Implies Kant: A Reply to the Consequentialist Critique.  Lexington Books, 2009.
    Moral Moments: Very Short Essays on Ethics.  University Press of America, 2000.

    Emotions in Asian Thought: A Dialogue in Comparative Philosophy
    (Contributor and Co-Editor with Roger T. Ames). State University of New York Press, 1995.

    The Hoffnung Festschrift (Co-Editor with David E. E. Sloane). Special issue (Vol. XXI) of Essays in Arts and Sciences (University of New Haven), 1992.

    The Ways of Desire: New Essays in Philosophical Psychology on the Concept of Wanting (Editor and Contributor). Precedent Publishing, 1986.

    "Activism as Integrity." Philosophy Now, no. 67, May/June 2008, pp. 44-5.

    "A Planet by any other Name."  Think (Royal Institute of Philosophy), winter 2007, pp. 101-4.

    "Cheating 101: Ethics as a Lab Course." 
    Teaching Philosophy, vol. 26, no. 2, June 2003, pp. 131-45.


    Joel Marks has also directed a symposium series at the University of New Haven on "Ethics in the Workplace"; hosted the radio program, "Student Scene," on WNHU, West Haven, and co-hosted "The Professors" on WNHU and CTV; writes occasional   columns  on ethics, astronomy, and other topics for the  New Haven Register ; and is a regular columnist for the magazine,  Philosophy NOW .