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Christopher Callaway has taught at Saint Joseph's College since 2007. Prior to coming to the College, he taught full time at Westmont College (Santa Barbara, California) and Calvin College (Grand Rapids, Michigan). He also taught several courses at his graduate institution, Saint Louis University. Professor Callaway’s research thus far has largely been in political philosophy, ethics, and philosophy of religion, and especially the overlap between these areas. He is also interested in the connections between philosophy and the sciences. Outside of work, he enjoys reading, watching movies, traveling, and spending time with his family.

Publications

“Jason Brennan, Why Not Capitalism?” Philosophy in Review (forthcoming)

"John Corvino and Maggie Gallagher, Debating Same-Sex Marriage,” Philosophy in Review (forthcoming).

"Keeping score: The consequential critique of religion,” (International Journal for Philosophy of Religion, December 2011).

 "Religious Reasons in the Public Square: A Virtue-Ethical Response to the Exclusivist/Inclusivist Debate,” (Social Theory and Practice, October 2010).

"Religion and Politics," The Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy.

Pedogogical Methods

  • Team teaching
  • community-based learning
  • having students administer surveys about philosophical questions

Excursions/Trips with Students or for Academic Research

Honors trip to Rome, and planning another one to Ireland