Faculty

 (left-right): Michael Szlachta, Louis Groarke, Douglas Al-Maini, William Sweet (Chair), and Steven Baldner
  Missing from photo: Martin Capstick

The Department of Philosophy at St. Francis Xavier University is located at Nicholson Tower, 7th Floor. 

Administrative Assistant: Janice Munroe, Nicholson Tower Room 609, jmunroe@stfx.ca / phil@stfx.ca, or 902.867.4983


William Sweet (Chair), D.E.A., (Sorbonne, Paris), Ph.D. (Ottawa), S.T.B., D.Ph. (Saint Paul)
Fields of expertise: Political and Legal Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion, 19th and 20th Century Anglo-American Philosophy, Ethics, Bio-Medical Ethics. Location: Nicholson Tower, Room 708

Douglas Al-Maini, Ph.D. (Guelph)
Fields of expertise: Ancient Philosophy, Philosophy of Human Nature. Location: Nicholson Tower, Room 710

Steve Baldner, M.S.L. (Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies), M.A., Ph.D. (Toronto)
Fields of expertise: Mediaeval Philosophy, Thomas Aquinas, Philosophy of Human Nature. Location: Nicholson Tower, Room 706

Martin Captick, PhD. (Durham), M.A. (MUN), B.A. (StFX)                                                                                                                         Fields of expertise: Philosophy of Mind, Phenomenology, Epistemology, Applied Ethics. Location: Nicholson Tower, Room 315                          

Edward A. Carty, M.A., M.Litt. (Glasgow)
Fields of expertise: Philosophy of Science, Modern Philosophy (1600-1800), Contemporary Anglo-American Philosophy. Location: Nicholson Tower, Room 704

Louis F. Groarke, B.A. (Colorado State), M.A., Ph.D. (Waterloo)
Fields of expertise: Ethics, Applied Ethics, Political Philosophy, Aesthetics, Argumentation Theory, History of Philosophy, Aristotle. Location: Nicholson Tower, Room 705

Martin Sastri, ABD (Notre Dame)
Fields of expertise: Ancient and Medieval Philosophy, History of Platonism, Mystical Theology. Location: Nicholson Tower, Room 704

Michael Szlachta B.A., Ph.D. (Toronto)
Field of expertise: Medieval Philosophy, Early Modern Philosophy and Ethics. Location: Nicholson Tower, Room 703