Eric S. Nelson, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Department of Philosophy
University of Massachusetts Lowell
Lowell, MA 01854 USA

Email: eric underscore nelson at

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Curriculum Vitae
Chinese and Buddhist Philosophy
European Philosophy

Between Levinas and Heidegger


Spring Semester 2014

Spring Office Hours:  T TH 11:45 am- 12:30, 2:00-3:15 pm, and by appointment

45.348 (D, E)   Eastern Philosophy and Religion  T TH 12:30-1:45pm

45.351 (D, E)  The Problem of Evil  T TH 3:30-4:45pm

45.491  Directed Studies

Sample Courses from Previous Semesters

45.201  Introduction to Philosophy

45.206  Introduction to Political Philosophy

45.203  Introduction to Ethics

45.323 Philosophy Classics: Nietzsche

45.327 Environmental Philosophy

45.336  Early Modern Philosophy: Descartes to Kant

45.340 (D, E) Mysticism: East and West

45.342 Critical Theory and Society: Hegel, Marx, and the Frankfurt School

45.348 Eastern Philosophy and Religion

45.352 Existence and Anxiety / Existentialism

45.359 Nineteenth-Century Philosophy: Kant to Nietzsche

45.371 (D, E) Buddhist and Zen Philosophy

45.372  Chinese Philosophy 


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