College of Letters, Arts and Social Sciences

Faculty and Staff

Department Chair

Dale Turner

Dale Turner

Office: 1-302

Extension: 3571

E-Mail: dturner@cpp.edu

Fall 2018 office hours: Mondays 8:15-9:00, 12:00-1:00, Wednesdays 8:15-9:00, Thursdays 10:00-1:30, Fridays 2:00-1:00, and by appointment

Advising: All Philosophy majors (both General and Law and Society Option) may visit Dr. Turner for general advising. Any major whose GPA falls below 2.2 must see Dr. Turner.

Research areas:  informal logic and philosophy of education

Recent Scholarly Activities

  • “Existence Problems in Philosophy and Science,” Synthese, 190, 18 (December 2013):  4239-4259. Co-authored with Peter Ross.
  • "Revisiting Deep Disagreement," Informal Logic, 25, 1 (Winter 2005). Co-authored with Larry Wright.
  • "Sensibility Theory and Conservative Complacency," Pacific Philosophical Quarterly, 86, 4 (December 2005):  544-555.  Co-authored with Peter Ross.

Department Staff

Sue Baird

Sue Baird, Administrative Support Assistant

Office: Department Office: 1 - 321

Extension: 4766

E-Mail: sebaird@cpp.edu


Continuing Faculty

David Adams

David Adams

Office: 1-320

Extension: 3574

E-Mail: dmadams@cpp.edu

Website: davidmadamsphd.com

Fall 2018 office hours: Tuesdays 2:15-3:30, Thursdays 2:15-3:30

Advising: Philosophy (Law and Society Option) majors whose last names start with A-G

Research areas:  bioethics and philosophy of law.

Recent Scholarly Activities

  • “Clinical Ethics Consultation and Physician Assisted Suicide,” In Jukka Varelius and Michael Cholbi (eds.)  New Directions in the Ethics of Assisted Suicide and Euthanasia (Dordrecht: Springer; 2015).
  • “Belief and Death: Capital Punishment and the Competence-For-Execution Requirement,” Criminal Law and Philosophy 2014. DOI 10.1007/s11572-014-9293-6.     
  • “Ethics Expertise and Moral Authority: Is There A Difference?,” American Journal of Bioethics vol. 13 (2) 2013: 27-28.
  • “Investigational Drugs and the Desperately Ill,” APA Newsletter on Philosophy and Medicine vol. 20 (1) 2012: 6-11.
  • Philosophical Problems in the Law, Fifth Edition (Boston: Wadsworth/Cengage.; 2012)

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Cory Aragon

Office: 1-331

Extension: 3359

E-Mail: csaragon@cpp.edu

Website: https://cpp.academia.edu/CorwinAragon

Fall 2018 office hours: Mondays 8:30-9:30, 1:00-2:00, Wednesdays 8:30-9:30, 1:00-2:00, Fridays 8:30-9:30, 1:00-2:00 

Advising: Philosophy (Law and Society Option) majors whose last names start with O-Z

Research areas: social and political philosophy (including issues of global justice), normative ethics, feminist philosophy, critical philosophy of race

Recent Scholarly Activities

Papers presented

  • “Global Gender Justice and Epistemic Oppression: A Response to an Epistemic Dilemma,” presented at Philosophy Department Brown-Bag Series at Cal Poly Pomona, October 18, 2016
  • “Social(ist) Change in Action,” presented at 12th Biennial Radical Philosophy Association Conference at the University of Kentucky, November 10-12, 2016
  • “Social(ist) Change in Action,” presented at World Philosophy Day at Cal Poly Pomona, November 17, 2016

 Works in progress

  • Seeking Justice in an Unjust World: Situating Responsibility for Injustice  (book-length manuscript)
  • “Agency, Complicity, and the Responsibility to Resist Structural Injustice,” Co-authored with Alison M. Jaggar
  • “Building a Case for Social Justice: Situating Case Studies in Nonideal Theory.” In Making the Case: Feminist and Critical Race Theorists Investigate Case Studies, edited by Heidi Grasswick and Nancy McHugh. Albany, NY: SUNY Press, 2017.
  • “Global Gender Justice and Epistemic Oppression: A Response to an Epistemic Dilemma” (paper submission accepted for peer-reviewed edited collection)

Michael J. Cholbi

Michael Cholbi

Office: 1 - 319B

Extension: 3845

E-Mail: mjcholbi@cpp.edu

Website: michael.cholbi.com

Fall 2018 office hours: Mondays 4:00-5:00, Wednesdays 1:15-2:15, Fridays 12:00-1:00, and by appointment

Advising: Philosophy (Law and Society Option) majors whose last names start with H-N

Research areas:  theoretical ethics, applied ethics, and moral psychology

Recent Scholarly Activities (PhilPapers profile)


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John Z Ding

Office: 1 - 328

Extension: 4660

E-Mail: zding@cpp.edu

Website: cpp.edu/~zding

Fall 2018 office hours: Tuesdays 11:30-12:45, 2:45-3:45, Wednesdays 9:30-10:30 (online), Thursdays 11:30-12:45, 2:45-3:45

Research areas:  comparative philosophy, social and political philosophy, Asian philosophy

Recent Scholarly Activities

  • Mystical Symbolism and Dialetheist Cognitivism: The Transformastion of Truth-Falsehood (Zhen-Jia), Journal of East-West Thought, June, 2012
  • Bertrand Russell: The Philosopher of Al Philosophies, Jiuzhou Press, 2012
  • Self-Transformation and Moral Universalism: A comparative Study of Wang Yangming and Schleiermacher, Journal of East-West Thought, December, 2011
  • Some Thoughts on Studies of East-West Thought, Journal of East-West Thought, December, 2011

Katherine Gasdaglis

Office: 1-327

Extension: 4453

E-Mail: klgasdaglis@cpp.edu

Fall 2018 office hours: Thursdays 2:30-5:30

Advising: Philosophy (General Option) majors whose last names start with A-K

Research areas:  Kant's theoretical philosophy, philosophy of mind, feminist philosophy


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Alex Madva

Office: 1-329

Extension: 3847

E-Mail: ammadva@cpp.edu

Website: alexmadva.com, Academia.edu, PhilPapers, ResearchGate, Google Scholar

Fall 2018 office hours: Tuesdays 4:00-5:00, Thursdays 4:00-5:00, Fridays 11:00-12:00, and by appointment

Advising: Philosophy (General Option) majors whose last names start with L-Z

Research areas:  Philosophy of mind and cognitive science, philosophy of race and feminism, applied ethics (esp. prejudice and discrimination), philosophy of social science, social and political philosophy, phenomenology

Recent Scholarly Activities


Peter Ross

Peter Ross

Office: 1 - 325

Extension: 3036

E-Mail:pwross@cpp.edu

Website: cpp.edu/~pwross

Fall 2018 office hours: Mondays 2:30-4:00, Wednesdays 2:30-4:00

Research areas:  philosophy of mind, metaphysics, and cognitive science

Recent Scholarly Activities

  • "Phenomenal Externalism's Explanatory Power," Philosophy and Phenomenological Research, 2017.
  • "What the Mind-Independence of Colour Requires," in M. Silva (ed.), How Colour Matters for Philosophy (Springer), 2017.
  • “Spectrum Inversion,” forthcoming in The Routledge Handbook of Philosophy of Colour, edited by Derek Brown and Fiona Macpherson.
  • “Primary and Secondary Qualities,” The Oxford Handbook of Philosophy of Perception, editor Mohan Matthen, Oxford University Press, 2015, 405-421.
  • “Existence Problems in Philosophy and Science,” Synthese, 190, 18 (December 2013):  4239-4259. Co-authored with Dale Turner.   
  • "Perceived Colors and Perceived Locations: A Problem for Color Subjectivism," American Philosophical Quarterly, 49, 2 (April 2012):  125-138.
  • Review of The Senses: Classic and Contemporary Philosophical Perspectives, editor Fiona Macpherson, Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews, 2011.08.24.

Part-Time Faculty Information

  • Fidel Arnecillo

    Office: 5-207

    Extension: 4045

    E-Mail: faarnecillo@cpp.edu

    Fall 2018 office hours: Mondays 7:15-7:55, Wednesdays 7:15-7:55, and Fridays 7:15-7:55

  • David Chadd

    Office: 5-205

    Extension: 4046

    E-Mail: dchadd@linkline.com

    Fall 2018 office hours: Mondays 10:00-11:00, Tuesdays 10:00-11:00, Wednesdays 10:00-11:00, Thursdays 10:00-11:00, Fridays 10:00-11:00

  • Gwendolyn Dolske

    Office: 1-319

    Extension: 4591

    E-Mail: gmdolske@cpp.edu

    Fall 2018 office hours: Tuesdays 1:00-2:00, Wednesdays 3:30-5:00

  • Michael Duncan

    Office: 5-207

    Extension: 4045

    E-Mail: mjduncan@cpp.edu 

    Fall 2018 office hours: Mondays 10:00-10:50, Thursdays 10:00-10:50

  • Scott Galloway

    Office: 1-319

    Extension: 4591

    E-Mail: sgalloway@fullerton.edu

    Fall 2018 office hours: Tuesdays 5:00-6:00

  • Darryl Henry

    Office: 5-205

    Extension: 4046

    E-Mail: dlhenry@cpp.edu

    Fall 2018 office hours: To be determined

  • Tom Keith

    Office: 1-329

    Extension: 4591

    E-Mail: tkeith@cpp.eduamericanphilos@aol.com 

    Fall 2018 office hours: Mondays 7:00-7:50, Wednesdays 7:00-7:50, Fridays 7:00-7:50

  • Gwynn Markle

    Office: 1-319

    Extension: 3164

    E-Mail: gamarkle@cpp.edu

    Fall 2018 office hours: Tuesdays 1:00-2:20 and Thursdays 11:30-2:30 (online), and by appointment

    Grant Marler

    Office: 1-319

    Extension: 3164

    E-Mail: gamarler@cpp.edu 

    Fall 2018 office hours: Mondays 8:45-9:45, Tuesdays 1:15-2:15, Wednesdays 11:30-12:30, Thursdays 4:00-5:00

  • Mandy Mitchell

    Office: 5-207 

    Extension: 4045

    E-Mail: memitchell@cpp.edu

    Fall 2018 office hours: Tuesdays 11:45-12:45 and Thursdays 11:45-12:45

  • Alex Novack

    Office: 5-205

    Extension: 4046

    E-Mail: adnovack@cpp.edu

    Fall 2018 office hours: Tuesdays 11:00-1:00

  • Stephen Parise

    Office: 5-207

    Extension: 4045

    E-Mail: saparise@cpp.edu

    Fall 2018 office hours: Mondays 3:45-4:45, Tuesdays 5:30-6:30
  • Linda Reardan

    Office: 5-207

    Extension: 4046

    E-Mail: lereardan@cpp.edu

    Fall 2018 office hours:  Mondays 8:30-8:45, 12:45-1:10, Wednesdays 8:30-8:45, 12:45-1:10, Fridays 8:30-8:45, 12:45-1:10

  • Adam Stowell

    Office: 5-205

    Extension: 4046

    E-Mail: philosurfer@gmail.com

    Fall 2018 office hours: Tuesdays 10:00-12:00, Thursdays 10:00-12:00

  • Masahiro Yamada

    Office: 1-319

    Extension: 4591

    E-Mail: myamada@cpp.edu 

    Fall 2018 office hours: Tuesdays 4:00-5:00