Featured Faculty: Greg Ealick

Greg Ealick

  “Winter courses tend to be slightly ‘off-the-wall-er’ than those offered in Spring and Fall, so they ought to appeal to students motivated by curiosity above and beyond the obvious goal of satisfying degree requirements.” – Greg Ealick, UMBC Department of Philosophy I have been teaching for something like 25 years.I have master’s degrees from The William Marsh Rice Institute and […]

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Featured Course: Introduction to Philosophy

PHIL 100

  To what extent do you shape your own destiny, and how much is down to fate? How do you know that your experience of consciousness is the same as other people’s experience of consciousness? What makes you, you? PHIL 100 – Introduction to Philosophy explores these questions (and more!) with an introduction to fundamental philosophical concepts and methods. Discuss intriguing […]

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Featured Faculty: Greg Ealick

Greg Ealick

  “Workplaces are like other places; some conflict is inevitable. The person who can shape that conflict constructively tends to win it.” Over the course of his 25-year teaching career, the one thing that Philosophy Lecturer Greg Ealick has noticed about students is their ability to express and defend their personal thoughts – a skill Ealick believes will be incredibly […]

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Featured Course: Special Topics: Business Ethics

  According to a 2012 study conducted by the Ethical Compliance Initiative, 45 percent of U.S. workers witnessed some sort of misconduct in their workplace – over half of those workers reported their observations. Shockingly, 22 percent of those who reported their observations, also experienced some sort of retaliation. What constitutes misconduct in the workplace? What can we do about it? What […]

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