||Coordinator of Special Projects for the College of Arts & Sciences; Associate Professor of Philosophy
Ph.D, Philosophy, University of Washington
M.A., Philosophy, University of Washington
B.A., Philosophy, Reed Cllege
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Metaphysics, Epistemology, History of Philosophy (Ancient, Modern), Philosophy of Religion, Logic
Dr. Oakes is an associate professor of philosophy in the Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies at Winthrop. He received his doctorate in philosophy from the University of Washington. Prior to joining the faculty at Winthrop, Oakes taught courses in philosophy at the University of Washington, Seattle University, University of Puget Sound, and California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo. His research interests focus on the possibility and nature of human knowledge, the nature of time and material being, causality, and the logic of evil.
Oakes has published articles in refereed journals such as Erkenntnis and Metaphysica.