INSTRUCTOR PROFILE

  Chris Robichaud
   
  Christopher Robichaud is an Instructor in Public Policy. His research work focuses primarily on the areas of ethics, epistemology, and metaphysics. Currently he is investigating whether persons can devalue themselves by performing certain actions, and if so, what relevance this has to the death penalty debate. He has also brought some philosophical ideas to a wider audience with a series of articles exploring moral issues that arise within superhero narratives. These papers can be found in the published and forthcoming volumes Superheroes and Philosophy, Batman and Philosophy, Heroes and Philosophy, X-Men and Philosophy, and Watchmen and Philosophy. He has previously taught philosophy courses at Texas A&M University and the University of Vermont in Burlington, and is completing his doctorate in philosophy at MIT. He received his BA in philosophy and religious studies at John Carroll University and his MA in philosophy at Texas A&M University.
   
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