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Ph.D., Stony Brook University
College of the Holy Cross
Dr. Lawrence Cahoone is Professor of Philosophy at the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, MA, where he has taught since 2000. He holds a Ph.D. in Philosophy from the State University of New York at Stony Brook.
A two-time winner of the Undergraduate Philosophy Association Teaching Award at Boston University who has taught more than 50 different philosophy courses, Professor Cahoone is not only a skilled teacher, but also an author. With a background in recent European, American, and social and political philosophy, as well as interests in postmodernism, metaphysics, and the latter's relation to the natural sciences, he has written Cultural Revolutions: Reason versus Culture in Philosophy, Politics, and Jihad; Civil Society: The Conservative Meaning of Liberal Politics; The Ends of Philosophy: Pragmatism, Foundationalism, and Postmodernism; The Dilemma of Modernity: Philosophy, Culture, and Anti-Culture; and Wise Guys: A Philosophical Comedy in Three Acts. He also edited From Modernism to Postmodernism: An Anthology.