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Nathan L. Tierney, Ph.D.

Professor and Chair, Philosophy Department

Email: tierney@callutheran.edu
Phone: (805) 493-3232
Office: Humanities 220


Dr. Tierney's main area of interest is ethics. Among other courses, he teaches ethical theory and social ethics in the undergraduate program and business ethics in the MBA program. He is the author of several papers on ethics and the book Imagination and Ethical Ideals.  He serves on the board of directors of the Global Ethics and Religion Forum and regular offers workshops on ethics and leadership to community groups.


Ph.D. Columbia University, 1989 B.A. (Hons),, University of Melbourne, 1980


Ethics and Leadership, War and Global Justice, Metaphysics, Greek Philosophy


Imagination and Ethical Ideals. Suny Press.