Christopher Williams

Associate Professor

Department Chair
Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh, 1993.

Office: Jones Center, 101
Phone: 775/784-4287
Fax: 775/327-5024



Office Hours:

MW 9:30 - 10:30 AM and by appointment

Aesthetics; ethics; philosophy of mind; Hume.

Professor Williams is the author of A Cultivated Reason: An Essay on Hume and Humeanism (Pennsylvania State University Press, 1999), and of articles in journals. He has been a Fellow of the Society for the Humanities at Cornell University. His recent work has been concerned with imagination and with taste.


Phil 114--Introduction to Symbolic Logic
Phil 202--Introduction to Philosophy of the Arts
Phil 244--Bioethics
Phil 313--19th Century Philosophy
Phil 317--History of Ethical Theory
Phil 407/607--British Empiricists: Hume
Phil 417/617--Nietzsche
Phil 450/650--Ethical Theory
Phil 452/652--Aesthetics

Winner of the 2008 College of Liberal Arts Dean's Award for Teaching