Dean Kowalski

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Dean Kowalski

Associate Professor
Philosophy

S030

dean.kowalski@uwc.edu
(262) 521-5544
Publications 

2012

Moral Theory at the Movies: An Introduction to Ethics. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 2012

The Big Bang Theory: Rock, Paper, Scissors, Aristotle, Locke. Hoboken, NJ: Willey-Blackwell, 2012

"'You're a Sucky, Sucky Friend': Seeking Aristotelian Friendship in the Big Bang Theory". The Big Bang Theory and Philosophy. Hoboken, NJ: Willey-Blackwell, 2012

"Cooper Considerations: Science, Religion, and the Family. The Big Bang Theory and Philosophy. Hoboken, NJ: Willey-Blackwell, 2012

2011

The Philosophy of Joss Whedon. Eds. Dean Kowalski and Evan Kreider. Lexington, KY: University Press of Kentucky, 2011

“Seeking Authenticity in the Whedonverse.” The Philosophy of Joss Whedon. Eds. Dean Kowalski and Evan Krieder. Lexington, KY: University Press of Kentucky, 2011

“Plato, Aristotle, and Joss on Being Horrible.” The Philosophy of Joss Whedon. Eds. Dean Kowalski and Evan Krieder. Lexington, KY: University Press of Kentucky, 2011

“Remembering Alston’s ‘Evaluative Particularism,’”Religious Studies, v. 47, no. 3, pp. 265-284

2009

The Philosophy of The X-Files". Rev. paperback ed. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky: 2009

“I Want to Believe…But Now What?,” [with S. E. Kreider] The Philosophy of The X-Files rev. ed. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky: 2009.

“The Many Tales of ‘Jose Chung,’” [with S. E. Kreider] The Philosophy of The X-Files rev. ed. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky: 2009.

“’Clyde Bruckman’s Final Repose’ Reprised 2009,” The Philosophy of The X-Files rev. ed. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky: 2009.

2008

"R for Revolution: Hobbes and Locke on Social Contracts and Scarlet Carsons", Homer Simpson Goes To Washington: American Politics Through Popular Culture. Ed. Joseph J. Foy. Lexington: University of Kentucky Press, 2008, p19-40

" Minority Report, Molinism, and the Viability of Precrime", Steven Spielberg and Philosophy. Ed. Dean A. Kowalski. Lexington: University of Kentucky Press, 2008, p.

"The Paradox of Fictional Belief and Its Moral Implications in Jaws", Steven Spielberg and Philosophy. Ed. Dean A. Kowalski. Lexington: University of Kentucky Press, 2008, p.

2007

"The Introduction:  Mulder, Scully, Plato, Aristotle, and Dawkins”, The Philosophy of The X-Files.. Ed. Dean A. Kowalski Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 2007.

“Some Philosophical Reflections on ‘Trust No One’”, The Philosophy of The X-Files.. Ed. Dean A. Kowalski Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 2007.

’Clyde Bruckman’s Final Repose’ Reprised”, The Philosophy of The X-Files.. Ed. Dean A. Kowalski Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 2007.

"Pessimism and Hope: Two Tales of Jose Chung” The Philosophy of The X-Files.. Ed. Dean A. Kowalski Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 2007.

"Goodfellas, Gyges, and the Good Life,” The Philosophy of Martin Scorsese. Ed. Mark Conard Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 2007

2006

"The New Millennium Bond and Ancient Chinese Cosmology,” James Bond and Philosophy, ed. J. South and J. Held. Chicago: Open Court Press, 2006

2004

Classic Questions and Contemporary Film: An Introduction to Philosophy. New York: McGraw Hill, 2004