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Philosophy

Melissa Barry

Chair and Associate Professor of Philosophy
413-597-4703
Schapiro Hall Rm 219

Education

B.A. Wheaton College (1988)
Ph.D. University of Notre Dame, Philosophy (1998)

Courses

Note: courses with gray backgrounds are not offered this academic year.

PHIL 123 (F)

Objectivity in Ethics

PHIL 236 (F)

Contemporary Ethical Theory

PHIL 272 T (F)

Free Will and Responsibility

PHIL 281 T / REL 302 (S)

Philosophy of Religion

PHIL 335 (S)

Contemporary Metaethics

PHIL 391 T (S)

The Ethics of Hume and Kant

Committees

Committee on Admission and Financial Aid (CAFA) (2013-2015)
Justice and Law Studies (2011-2014)

Professional Appointments

Williams College, Department of Philosophy, Fall 2003-Present
Harvard University, Department of Philosophy,1997-2003

Research Interests

Practical Reason, Philosophy of Action, Ethics, History of Ethics (especially Hume), Epistemology