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Jason D. Hill

  • jhill6@depaul.edu
  • Professor, Honors Distinguished Faculty, & Director of Teaching Practicum
  • PhD​​
  • Philosophy
  • Faculty
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Education
PhD, Purdue University
Bio

Professor Hill was educated at Purdue University.  His areas of specialization are Ethics, Social and Political Philosophy, Cosmopolitanism, Philosophical Psychology, Philosophy of Education and Race Theory. Areas of Competence are: 20th Century Analytic Philosophy, Comparative Literature. Professor Hill is a pioneer in the field of strong cosmopolitanism known widely as post-human or species cosmopolitanism. He has lectured and taught extensively on the subject in the United States, Europe and Asia. From 2010-2012, a consortium of four universities in England held a series of conferences devoted to Professor Hills post-human cosmopolitanism and adopted the moral vision contained therein as part of their mission statements.
Dr. Hill is the author of three books: Becoming a Cosmopolitan: What it Means to be a Human Being in the New Millennium (Rowman & Littlefield, 2000; Paperback Edition, 2011); Beyond Blood Identities: Post Humanity in the 21st Century (Lexington Books, 2009) http://ndpr.nd.edu/review.cfm?id=20028; and Civil Disobedience and the Politics of Identity: When We Should Not Get Along (Palgrave MacMillan, May 2013)http://ndpr.nd.edu/news/46199-civil-disobedience-and-the-politics-of-identity-when-we-should-not-get-along/.  He was a 1999-2000 Society for the Humanities Fellow at Cornell University, and the Wicklander Fellow in Business and Professional Ethics, DePaul University 2007-2008.  He is the author of a forthcoming novel called, JAMAICA BOY IN SEARCH OF AMERICA. His poetry has also been published in sundry literary journals.  His scholarly articles have been published in anthologies and journals in Germany, the Czech Republic and The Netherlands. In addition, he has written for various magazines and newspapers in which he has brought the tenets of cosmopolitanism to a wide audience. He has been interviewed regularly in various media outlets from NBCs Today show, to Wisconsin, Chicago, Toronto, Atlanta, San Francisco and New York public radio. He is deeply committed to Moral Foundationalism, Moral Universalism and the absolutism of reason

Prof. Hill was recently interview on Why? Radio.  Listen to the podcast here.

Professor Hill is currently working on three new books under contract with Routledge and Broadview Press.
Goddesses of Death: Amy Winehouse, Sylvia Plath, Anne Sexton and the Moral Meaning of Suicide
Cosmopolitanism: A Short Introduction to World Citizenship
Morality and Military Occupation

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