Major in Philosophy

Bachelor of Arts Degree • School of Arts and Sciences

Philosophy Major

Full-Time Faculty

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Christopher A. Riddle, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Philosophy

C A Riddle
Phone: (315) 792-3759
Office: FAC 203


Chris Riddle received his Ph.D. from Queen's University at Kingston. He specializes in Applied Ethics (especially philosophical issues arising from the experience of disability) and Social & Political Philosophy (especially the Capabilities Approach).

In 2016 he was a visiting researcher at the Brocher Foundation in Switzerland.

He has published in numerous journals, including The Journal of Social Philosophy; Bioethics; The American Journal of Bioethics; Medicine, Health Care, and Philosophy; Essays in Philosophy; Topoi; and Disability Studies Quarterly.

He is also the author of Disability & Justice: The Capabilities Approach in Practice (Lexington / Rowman & Littlefield, 2014) , Human Rights, Disability, & Capabilties (New York: Palgrave MacMillan, 2016), and the editor of From Disability Theory to Practice (Lexington / Rowman & Littlefield, 2018).


Christopher A. Riddle, Ph.D.
Department Chair

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