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Philosophy educator

David Nicholas James, American philosophy educator. Recipient Griffith award Southern Society for Philosophy and Psychology, 1985; grantee National Endowment of the Humanities, summers 1983, 86, 93; fellow Dow Creativity Center, Northland College, 1985. Fellow Hastings Center; member American Philosophical Association, Virginia Philosophical Association (vice president 1989-1990, president 1990-1991), also others.

Background

James, David Nicholas was born on June 17, 1952 in Iowa City. Son of Harold Evans and Evelyn Francis (Kartje) James.

Education

Bachelor in Philosophy with distinction, Carleton College, Northfield, Minnesota, 1975. Master of Arts, Vanderbilt University, 1979. Doctor of Philosophy, Vanderbilt University, 1981.

Career

Visiting assistant professor State University of New York, Stony Brook, 1981-1982. Assistant professor philosophy Longwood College, Farmville, Virginia, 1982-1987. Assistant professor Old Dominion University, Norfolk, 1987-1993, associate professor, since 1993.

Consultant in ethics National Society of Professional Engineers, Norfolk, 1987-1990.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor: Rethinking College Athletics, 1991. Contributor articles to scholarly journals.

Membership

Fellow Hastings Center. Member American Philosophical Association, Virginia Philosophical Association (vice president 1989-1990, president 1990-1991), also others.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: hiking, backpacking, dancing, gardening, cooking.

Connections

Married Jeanne Thomson, August 18, 1979.

father:
Harold Evans James

mother:
Evelyn Francis (Kartje) James

spouse:
Jeanne Thomson