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ADAM J. KADLAC

Curriculum Vitae

                                               

 

 

806B McClung Tower                                                             (865) 310-9369

Philosophy Department                                                           akadlac@utk.edu

University of Tennessee                                                          ajkadlac.googlepages.com

Knoxville, TN  37996                                                

                                                           

 

 

Academic Appointments

 

Lecturer, Department of Philosophy, University of Tennessee; 2009-2010

Lecturer, Department of Philosophy, University of Virginia; 2008-2009

Postdoctoral Fellow, Institute for Advanced Studies in Culture, University of Virginia; 2007-2009

Instructor, Ohio Dominican University; Summer 2008, Summer 2009

 

Education

 

Ph.D., University of Virginia, August 2007

            Dissertation: The Value of Persons

            Dissertation Advisor: Talbot Brewer

 

M.A., University of Virginia, January 2006

 

B.A., University of Wisconsin-Madison, December 1998  

Major in Philosophy and History

Awarded with distinction

 

Areas of Specialization and Competence

 

AOS: Ethics

 

AOC: Applied Ethics, History of Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion, Political Philosophy

 

Journal Articles

 

“Humanizing Personhood” (Forthcoming in Ethical Theory and Moral Practice).

 

“What’s So Bad About Politicizing?” Public Affairs Quarterly 23 (2009): 227-44.

 

“Acceptance, Belief, and Descartes’s Provisional Morality,”  Ethical Theory and Moral Practice 10 (2007): 35-52.

 

Reviews

 

Review of Christine Korsgaard, The Constitution of Agency, forthcoming in The Philosophical Quarterly.

 

Review of David Schmidtz, Elements of Justice in The Hedgehog Review, “Human Dignity and Justice” (vol. 9, no. 3, Fall 2007).

 

Volumes Edited

 

The Hedgehog Review, “Human Dignity and Justice” (vol. 9, no. 3, Fall 2007) (Guest Co-Editor with Joshua Yates).

 

Papers Submitted or Under Review

 

“Performance-Enhancing Drugs and the Social Contract of Sport” (Under review at Public Affairs Quarterly).

 

“Irreplaceability and Identity” (Submitted to Philosophy and Phenomenological Research).

 

Work in Progress

 

“Reductios Ad Absurdum in Moral Philosophy”

 

“Righteous Rhetoric”

 

“The Relational Extension of Personhood”

 

“The Importance of Arguing as We Believe”

 

Presentations

 

Papers Given

 

“The Importance of Arguing as We Believe,” University of Tennessee, November 2009.

 

“Inquiry, Evaluative Commitment, and Attributions of Personhood,” Institute for Advanced Studies in Culture, University of Virginia, April 2007.

 

“Moral Vision and Moral Disagreement: A Critique of Projectivism,” Southern Society for Philosophy and Psychology, Charleston SC, April 2006.

 

“Elenchus as Soulcraft: The Case of Callicles,” Midsouth Philosophy Conference, Memphis TN, February 2006.

 

“Callicles and the Challenge of Alternative Moralism,” Southern Society for Philosophy and Psychology, Durham NC, March 2005.

 

 

Comments

 

On Gregory Schaefer, “A Strong, Yet Strongly Intuitive, Form of Internalism,” University of Virginia Philosophy Retreat, October 2006

 

On Kelvin Booth, “The Creativity of Phusis,” Midsouth Philosophy Conference, Memphis TN, February 2006.

 

Teaching

 

Courses taught:

 

The Virtues (PHIL 300): University of Tennessee; Spring 2010

 

Bioethics (PHIL 246): University of Tennessee; Fall 2009, Spring 2010

 

Business Ethics (PHIL 243): University of Tennessee; Fall 2009

 

Free Will (PHIL 265): University of Virginia; Spring 2009

 

Contemporary Ethics (PHIL 352): University of Virginia; Spring 2009

 

Happiness and the Good Life (PHIL 254), University of Virginia; Fall 2008

 

Objectivity and Ethics (PHIL 454), University of Virginia; Fall 2008

 

Foundations of Business Ethics (PHIL 346), Ohio Dominican University; Summer 2008, Summer 2009

 

Business and Society (BUS 318), Ohio Dominican University; Summer 2008, Summer 2009

 

Truth (PHIL 162), University of Virginia; Spring 2006
 
Facts and Values (PHIL 164), University of Virginia; Fall 2005

 

Church and State (PHIL 163), University of Virginia; Spring 2005

 

Courses assisted (weekly discussion sections, grading):

 

Introduction to Philosophy

Professor Mitch Green, University of Virginia; Fall 2003

 

Democracy

Professor Talbot Brewer, University of Virginia; Spring 2004

 

Human Nature

Professor Harold Langsam, University of Virginia; Fall 2004

 

Awards and Fellowships

 

Associate Fellow at the Institute for Advanced Studies in Culture, University of Virginia, 2004-2007.

 

Robert J. Huskey Travel Fellowship, University of Virginia, February 2006 ($250).

 

Acton Institute Essay Competition: Third Place for “Societal Flourishing and the Inner Lives of Others,” January 2005 ($500).

 

Wisconsin Alumni Association of Central Ohio Scholarship, August 1997.

 

Wisconsin Alumni Association of Central Ohio Scholarship, August 1996.

                  

Activities and Service

 

Referee for The Journal of Ethics

 

Jefferson Scholars Seminar Leader, University of Virginia, March 2009

 

Publications Assistant, Institute for Advanced Studies in Culture, 2008-2009

 

Colloquium Coordinator for the Institute for Advanced Studies in Culture’s 2007 Spring Colloquium, 2006-2007

 

Philosophy Club Co-President, University of Virginia, 2004-2005

 

Associations

 

American Philosophical Association

 

Southern Society for Philosophy and Psychology

 

References

 

Talbot Brewer, Associate Professor (Dissertation Advisor)

Department of Philosophy

University of Virginia

Charlottesville, VA 22904

434-924-7701

tbrewer@virginia.edu          

 

Daniel Devereux, Professor

Department of Philosophy

University of Virginia

Charlottesville, VA 22904

434-924-6919

dtd2e@virginia.edu

 

 

 

John Hardwig, Professor and Department Head     

Department of Philosophy

University of Tennessee

Knoxville, TN  37996

865-974-3255

jhardwig@utk.edu

 

Scott Palmer, Dean

Adult Education Program

Ohio Dominican University

1216 Sunbury Road

Columbus, OH  43219

614-251-4791

palmers@ohiodominican.edu

 

Rebecca Stangl, Assistant Professor

Department of Philosophy

University of Virginia

Charlottesville, VA 22904

434-924-6517

rls5ef@virginia.edu

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