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Leemon McHenry

Leemon McHenry (Ph.D. University of Edinburgh, Scotland) joined the department as a lecturer in 1997. He taught philosophy at Old Dominion University, Davidson College, Central Michigan University and Wittenberg University. He has held visiting research positions at Johns Hopkins University, UCLA and the Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities, Edinburgh. His research interests center on metaphysics, philosophy of science and medical ethics.



Papers On-Line


Of Sophists and Spin-doctors


Ethical Issues in Psychopharmacology


The Multiverse Conjecture: Whitehead's Cosmic Epochs and Contemporary Cosmology


Lectures and Conference Presentations


Selling Sickness 2013: People before Profits, Washington, D. C

."The End of Medical Ghostwriting " February 22, 2013


Cesagen Genomics Network, Cardiff University, Wales

“Ghostwriting Biomedical Research: A Crisis of Credibility,” July 18, 2013


Department of Psychiatry, Alta Bates Medical Center, Berkeley, California

“What Litigation Reveals about Drug Industry Behavior,” Grand Rounds Lecture, November 18, 2013.


10th International Whitehead Conference, Claremont, California

“The Merits and Demerits of Analytic Critiques of Whitehead's Metaphysics,” June 4-7, 2015. 




Fall 2012

Phil 230 Formal Logic 9:30-10:45

Phil 330 Philosophy of Science 11:00- 12:15

Spring 2013

Phil 200 Critical Reasoning MW 8:00-9:15

Phil 330 Philosophy of Science MW 9:30-10:45

Phil 200 Critical Reasoning MW 12:30-1:45


Summer 2013

University of Edinburgh, Scotland

Seminar: Whitehead's Metaphysics


Fall 2013

Phil 310 Philosophical Problems MW 8:00 - 9:15

Phil 330 Philosophy of Science MW 9:30 - 10:45

Phil 310 Philosophical Problems MW 12:30 - 1:45


Spring 2014

Phil 200 Critical Reasoning MW 8:00 - 9:15

Phil 150 Philosophical Thought MW 9:30 - 10:45

Phil 150 Philosophical Thought MW 2:00 - 3:15


(Website Last Updated -- March 24, 2014)



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