Faculty

    (seated, l-r): Steven Baldner, Douglas Al-Maini, William Sweet (Chair)
    (standing, l-r) Edward Carty, Louis Groarke, Christopher Byrne, Martin Sastri. Missing from photo, Martin Capstick and Michael Szlachta.

The Department of Philosophy at St. Francis Xavier University is located at Nicholson Tower. 

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

Christopher Byrne, M.A. (Heidelberg), B.A., M.A., Ph.D. (Toronto)
Fields of expertise: Ancient Greek Philosophy. Location: Nicholson Tower, Room 703

Martin Capstick, Ph.D. (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, Ph.D. 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