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Ian Smith

Assistant Professor
Philosophy
College of Arts and Sciences
Contact
Rm 206 G
1700 SW College Ave
Topeka, KS 66621-1117
785.670.1544
Degrees & Certifications
Univ of Colorado-Boulder, Bachelor of Arts
University of Utah, Master of Science
University of Utah, Doctor of Philosophy
Academic History
  • Visiting Assistant Professor, Loyola University New Orleans, 2011-2013
  • Visiting Assistant Professor, Metropolitan State University of Denver, 2007-2011
Teaching
  • HN 392 C, Directed Readings
  • LS 601 GA, Intdscplinary Smr Humanities
  • LS 603 GA, Intdscplinary Smr Nat Sciences
  • PH 102 A, Ethics:Intro to Moral Problems
  • PH 102 B, Ethics:Intro to Moral Problems
  • PH 104 A, Intro Logic Critical Thinking
  • PH 220 A, Symbolic Logic
  • PH 300 A, Gen Topics in Phil
Scholarly Interests/Activities
Professor Smith's current research interests are in Ethical Theory, Environmental Ethics/Philosophy, and Business Ethics. Professor Smith is working on a book, “The Intrinsic Value of Endangered Species,” and has a contract with Routledge Press (Taylor and Francis Group) to publish the book.
Service Interests/Activities
Professor Smith regularly reviews papers for publications that focus on environmental ethics/philosophy.
Career Accomplishments
Professor Smith is the Recipient of the 'Primeaux Prize', the award given for the Best Paper submitted to the Journal of Business Ethics' special issue for the 17th Annual International Conference Promoting Business Ethics. The paper is entitled, "On Explaining Individual and Corporate Culpability in the Global Climate Change Era."