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David Schwan





David Schwan joined the department in Fall 2018. He received his PhD in Applied Philosophy from Bowling Green State University in 2017. Schwan’s areas of research are Ethics, Moral Psychology, and Philosophy of Emotion. His dissertation explored the nature and role of empathy in moral thinking and clinical settings. He is currently thinking about the nature of dehumanization, as well as emotional detachment in medical practice.









Philosophy of Emotion

Moral Psychology












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