Mark Mercer

Mark Mercer

Phone: 902-420-5825
Office: MN524

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Degrees: B.A. (Hons.), M.A. (Carleton), Ph.D. (Toronto)

Teaching: Epistemology; Ethics; Philosophy of Mind; Plato and the Presocratics

Publications: “Why Scholars Won’t Research Group Differences,” Academic Questions (2020); “Academic Freedom of Thought,” Prospero (2017); “Why Study Philosophy?”, Philosophy for the Curious: Why Study Philosophy (2015); “The New Old Atheism,” Open Letters Monthly: An Arts and Literature Review (2011); “In Defence of Believing Wishfully,” International Journal of Applied Philosophy (2010); “The Significance of Christmas for Liberal Multiculturalism,” Christmas: Philosophy for Everyone (2010); “Folk Psychology’s Epistemic Credentials,” Facta Philosophica (2007)  

Faculty of Arts
Department of Philosophy
McNally North Wing; RM 508
Mailing address:
Saint Mary’s University
923 Robie Street
Halifax, Nova Scotia, B3H 3C3