Winthrop University: CAS Faculty Profile - Meeler, David

Name:  David Meeler
Title:  Associate Professor of Philosophy; Legal Studies Program Director; Dalton Endowed Chair of Environmental Sciences and Environmental Studies
Education:  Ph.D., Philosophy, University of California-Santa Barbara
M.A., Philosophy, University of Arkansas
B.A., Philosophy, Elon University
Office:  325 Kinard Hall   
Phone:  803/323-2338
Area(s):  Philosophy of Law, Social Philosophy, Political Philosophy, Applied Ethics (Bio-Ethics, Medical Ethics, Environmental Ethics and Business Ethics)


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He has presented or published papers on posthumanism and human rights, the role guidelines and rules play in shaping institutional culture, appropriate methods for selecting political leaders, Habermas & Rawls' conceptions of public political discourse, corporate social responsibility and stakeholder theory, legal and moral conceptions of privacy, human rights and intervention in international affairs, theories of punishment, and epistemological skepticism.

Since coming to Winthrop in 2001, Dr. Meeler has taught courses in logic, critical thinking, epistemology, philosophy of law, LSAT logic preparation, and a number of ethical courses including history of ethical theory, contemporary developments in moral reasoning, environmental ethics, bio-medical ethics, business ethics, and ethics in emerging technologies.

When not in his primary office, Dr. Meeler can be found in the Legal Studies office in Bancroft 105, phone 803/323-3018, or the ENVS office in Bancroft 109, phone 803/323-3126.

Last updated by rayj 08/01/2019

Last Updated: 8/1/19