Mitchell R. Haney
Ph.D. Philosophy, The University of Memphis, 1996.
Dissertation: “The Archangel and the Prole: The Structure of Moral Normativity,” Terence Horgan and Mark Timmons, Directors.
M.A. Philosophy, The American University, 1991.
Thesis: “The Return of the Subject: An Articulation of the Subject in a Deconstructive Framework”
B.A. Philosophy, Cleveland State University, 1989.
Areas of Specialization:
Ethics (Normative, Applied and Metaethics)
Areas of Competence:
Early Modern through 20th Century Philosophy (Analytic and Continental Traditions)
Teaching and Administrative Experience:
Chair, Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies, University of North Florida,
(2015 to Present)
Associate Professor of Philosophy, Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies,
University of North Florida (2010 to Present)
Co-Director of The FloridaBlue Ethics Center at the University of North Florida (2010 – 2015)
Assistant Professor of Philosophy, Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies,
University of North Florida (2005 –2010)
Assistant Professor of Philosophy and Humanities, Missouri Western State College (1999-
2005) Tenured Fall 2004
Chair, Department of History, Philosophy, and Geography (2003-2004)
Visiting Assistant Professor and Coordinator of the Graduate Certificate in Development
Ethics and Policy, University of South Florida, (1998-1999)
Frances Elvidge Post-Doctoral Fellow, The Ethics Center, The University of South
Instructor, Shelby State Community College (1991 – 1996)
Instructor, University of Memphis (1994 – 1996)
Instructor, College of St. Francis, Memphis Branch (1993)
Graduate Teaching Assistant, University of Memphis (1992 – 1993)
Social Media and Living Well, Co-edited with Berrin Beasley. Lanham, MD. Lexington Books, 2015.
“The Community of Sanity in the Age of the Meme” in Social Media and Living Well, Haney and Beasley, Lanham, MD. Lexington Books, 2015.
“Serving the Market or the Marketplace?: The Business and Ethics of Social Media.” Co-Authored Alan Albarran. Haney and Beasley, Lanham, MD. 2015.
Social Media and the Value of Truth, Co-edited with Berrin Beasley. Lanham, MD. Lexington Books, 2013.
“Social Media, Speed, and Listening to Oneself,” Listening: Journal of Communication Ethics, Religion, and Culture, Vol. 46, No. 1, Winter 2011. 37-51.
The Value of Time and Leisure in a World of Work, Co-edited with David Kline. Lanham, MD. Lexington Books, 2010.
“Introduction” in The Value of Time and Leisure in a World of Work, Haney and Kline. Lanham, MD. Lexington Books, 2010.
“The Value of Slow” in The Value of Time and Leisure in a World of Work, Haney and Kline. Lanham, MD. Lexington Books, 2010.
“On the Need for Theory in Business Ethics,” in Normative Theory and Business
Ethics (Edited by Jeffery Smith) Lanham, MD: Rowman and Littlefield, 2008.
“Corporate Loss of Innocence for the Sake of Accountability,” The Journal of Social Philosophy, Vol. 35 No. 3, Fall 2004, 391-412.
“Changes in Latitudes/Changes in Attitudes” with Peter A. French (Arizona State University), Contemporary Philosophy Vol. XXIII, No. 5 &6, Sept/Oct & Nov/Dec, 2001. 17-28.
Revised and reprinted in War and Border Crossings: Ethics When Cultures Clash, edited by P. French & J. Short (Lanham, MD: Rowman and Littlefield, 2005).
“Epistemic Unification” with Herman E. Stark (South Suburban College), Journal of Mind and Behavior Vol. 22, No. 1, Winter, 2001. 1-22.
“Dynamical Cognition, Soft Laws, and Moral Theorizing,” Acta Analytica Vol. 22, Spring 1999. 227-240.
“An Annotated Bibliography of Moral Epistemology,” in Moral Knowledge? New Readings in Moral Epistemology, edited by Walter Sinnott-Armstrong and Mark Timmons (Oxford University Press, 1996): 326-337.
“Hard Rules, Soft Rules, and Moral Vision: Models of Ethical Rationality,” Kinesis, 22 (2), Fall (1994): 13-30.
“Serendipity, Sagacity, and the Good Life,” Northeast Florida Student Philosophy Conference, 2014
“Corporate Social Responsibility” BIM Konvent, Bremen, Germany November 2011
Invited to lead discussion of our book “The Value of Time and Leisure in a World of Work” in a Lunch with an Author event at the annual meeting of the Association of Professional and Practical Ethics, Cincinnati, OH 2011
“Social Media, Speed, and Inauthentic Caring.” Third Annual Symposium in Public Philosophy, Jacksonville, FL October 2010.
Commentator on Christopher Eberle’s “God and War: Some Critical Questions” Second Annual Symposium on Public Philosophy, Jacksonville, FL November 2009
“The Value of Slow” First Annual Symposium in Public Philosophy, Jacksonville, FL November 2008.
“Consumption, Transportation, and Ethics – Or why good things come to those who wait.” Ethical Aspects of Urban Development in Northeast Florida. University of North Florida, Jacksonville, FL October 19-20, 2006.
“Creativity, Moral Imagination, and the Profession of Advertising” The Society for Ethics Across the Curriculum, Sarasota, FL November 2005.
“Collective Accountability” University of North Florida, Jacksonville, FL January, 2005.
“Collective Accountability and Reactive Attitudes” University of Memphis, Memphis, TN May 2004.
“Accountability and Responsibility” State University of West Georgia, Carrollton, GA March 2004.
“Accountability and Responsibility” McDowell Conference on Philosophy and Social Policy, American University, Washington, D.C. November 2003.
“Corporate Loss of Innocence for the Sake of Responsibility” Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ, April 2003.
“Philosophy: A Pointless and Dangerous Thing?” Western Challenge (A collegiate experience for St. Joseph School District’s high school honors students.) Missouri Western State College, November & December 2002.
“Is Religion Necessary for Ethics?” Northwest Missouri State University’s Philosophical Honors Society, February 2001.
“Trust and its Vulnerabilities in a Clinical Setting” Family Guidance Center of St. Joseph, November 2000.
“Is Ethics Across the Curriculum a Type of Applied Ethics? Or a Prolegomena to a Philosophy of EAC” Philosophical Issues in Ethics Across the Curriculum Conference, The Society for Ethics Across the Curriculum, Salt Lake City, UT, October 2000.
“What Does ‘Conservation’ Mean?” Missouri Western State College’s Tri-Beta Biology Honors Society, St. Joseph, MO, May 2000
“Russell’s Universal Emotivism” Bertrand Russell Society, Chicago, IL, April 2000.
“The Dirt on Ethical Leadership” Northwest Missouri State University’s History and Philosophy Honors Societies, Maryville, MO., February 2000.
“Epistemic Unification” co-authored by Herman Stark (South Suburban College), World Philosophy Congress, Boston, MA. August 1998.
“Suitable Memories: A Meta-Ethical Reflection on Monk’s Bertrand Russell”, The Annual Meeting of the Bertrand Russell Society, The University of South Florida, June 1998.
“Changes in Latitudes/Changes in Attitudes: National Boundaries May Make a Moral Difference”, co-authored by Peter French (University of South Florida) for the Fourth Annual Philosophy Colloquium on ‘Ethics and National Boundaries’ at The University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, May 1998.
“Ethical Leadership?” The Ethics Center, University of South Florida, April 1998.
“Epistemic Unification” co-authored by Herman Stark (South Suburban College) at American Philosophical Association, Pacific Division, Los Angeles, CA, March 1998.
“Dynamical Cognition, Soft Laws, and Moral Theorizing” Connectionism and the Philosophy of Psychology, The University of Ljubljana, Slovenia, August 1997.
“If I Only Had a Brain! The Straw Man Fallacy, Reciprocity, and Academic Integrity” The Ethics Center, University of South Florida, April 1997.
“Punk Rock, Generation X, and the Phenomenology of Oppression” Ethics and Popular Culture Conference, Clearwater, FL, April 1997.
“The Morality of Thinking” The Education Foundation of Sarasota County, FL, March 1997.
“The Virtuous Rebel” The Ethics Center, University of South Florida, November 1996.
“Trust and Vulnerability” Fletcher Music Company’s Ethics Training Seminar, St. Petersburg, FL, October 1996.
Respondent to Andrew Beedle, “Do Real Worlds Benefit Modal Realism?” Mid-South Philosophy Conference, Memphis, TN., February 1996.
Respondent to Richard Kyte, “Moral Response and Moral Reflection” Tennessee Philosophical Association, Nashville, TN., November 1995.
Respondent to Robert Boyd, “Argument Analysis and Enumerative Induction” Mid-South Philosophy Conference, Memphis, TN., February 1995.
“Hard Rules, Soft Rules, and Moral Vision: Models of Ethical Rationality,” The Philosophical Collaborations Conference (Topic: Ethical Rationality), Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, April 1994.
“Putnam’s Stance in the Theory/Anti-Theory Debate in Ethics,” Mid-South Philosophy Conference, Memphis, TN, March 1994.
Respondent to Norm Lillegard, “Making Sense of Bent-Rule Followers.” Tennessee Philosophical Association, Nashville, TN, October 1993.
“‘At This Very Moment’: A Gift of Political Praxis,” Society for Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy, Boston, MA, October 1992.
Awards and Honors:
Jesse Lee Myers Excellence in Teaching Award, Missouri Western State College Spring, 2004
Teacher-Scholar in Missouri Western State College’s 2002 Faculty Learning Community on Undergraduate Research 2002
Awarded a Frances Elvidge Post-Doctoral Fellowship 1996/1997 & 1997/1998, The Ethics Center, University of South Florida, St. Petersburg.
Nominee for Meritorious Graduate Student Teaching Award, The University of Memphis 1996