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Tony White

Assistant Teaching Professor


M.A., Philosophy, West Chester University (2009)
B.A., Math Secondary Education, Thiel College (2007)

Professional Bio

Tony White has over 10 years of teaching experience, including at Penn State University, Penn College of Technology, and Misericordia University. He is a Ph.D. candidate in the Social, Political, Ethical, and Legal Philosophy program at Binghamton University. His current research focuses on nonviolent resistance, including its grounding in metaphysical nonduality and skepticism. Other research interests include virtue ethics, political obligation, and Buddhist philosophy. He is also a facilitator for the Alternatives to Violence Project, and the founder and coordinator of its Northcentral PA chapter.

Areas of Specialization:

Ethics, Social & Political Philosophy, Philosophy of Nonviolence

Areas of Competence:

Asian Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion, Metaethics, Logic & Critical Thinking

Courses Taught (PSU):

The Ethical Life
First-Year Seminar: Nonviolence & Violence
Critical Thinking

Courses Taught (elsewhere):

Ethical Theory
Intro to Philosophy
Intro to Asian Philosophy
Indian Philosophy
East Asian Philosophy
Philosophy of Religion


"The Healing Power of Awareness: Nonviolence in Thought, Word, and Deed." In Politics, Polarity, and Peace, edited by Will Barnes and Jennifer Kling (Forthcoming)
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