Joel Marks, Ph.D.


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


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.

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.

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