Research Interests: Pragmatism (Dewey, James), Ethics, Latin American Philosophy, Philosophy of Technology, Socio-Political Theory
Current Course Schedule
- PHIL 283.500. Latin American Philosophy. TR 5:30-6:45 PM | YMCA 113
- PHIL 415.500. American Philosophy. TR 12:45-2:00 PM | YMCA 115
Office Hours: TR 1:00-2:00, by appointment
Pappas works within the American Pragmatist and Latin American traditions in ethics and social-political philosophy. He is the author of numerous articles on the philosophy of William James and John Dewey. His most recent publication is the book with Fordham University Press titled Pragmatism in the Americas, a work on the philosophical connections between American Pragmatism and Latin American Philosophy. He is the author of “John Dewey’s Ethics: Democracy as Experience”, the first comprehensive interpretation of Dewey’s ethics. He has been the recipient of a Ford Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship, the William James and the Latin American Thought prizes by the American Philosophical Association, and the Mellow Prize by the Society for the Advancement of American Philosophy. Dr. Pappas is the editor-in-chief of The Inter-American Journal of Philosophy, the first online journal devoted to inter-American philosophy with an inter-American editorial board that includes prominent philosophers from the Americas. He is a Fulbright scholar ’12-’13 in Argentina.