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Morrissey College of Arts and Sciences

Thomas P. Miles

philosophy department


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Adjunct Assistant Professor

Ph.D. University of Texas, Austin
M.A. Cambridge University
B.A. Yale University

Stokes 359N
Boston College
Chestnut Hill, Mass. 02467

Phone: 617-960-7110

Curriculum Vitae


Professional Career

Professor Miles joined the philosophy faculty in 2006.

Fields of Interest

  • Ethics
  • 19th Century Philosophy
  • History of Philosophy
  • Existentialism
  • Philosophy of Religion
  • Philosophy of Art


  • “On Nietzsche’s Ideal of the Sovereign Individual” in International Studies in Philosophy, Vol. XXXVIII/3, Summer 2006.
  • “Kierkegaard and Nietzsche Reconsidered” in Kierkegaard Studies, Yearbook 2007, Ed. Niels Cappelørn, 2007.
  • “Hume and Kierkegaard on Faith, Reason, and the Ethics of Philosophy” in Kierkegaard and the Modern Tradition. Ed. Jon Stewart, Ashgate Ltd. Publishing.
  • “Tours of Hell: Mapping the Landscape of Sin and Despair with Dante and Kierkegaard as Poet-Guides” in Kierkegaard and the Roman and Medieval World. Ed. Jon Stewart, Ashgate Ltd. Publishing.


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