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Ben Mulvey, Ph.D.

Ben Mulvey
Associate Professor

Halmos College of Arts and Sciences
Department of History and Political Science

Honors Courses
HONR 1000S Honors Seminar: The Nature of Truth
HONR 2010M To Be Or Not To Be

Research Focus

  • Ethics
  • Ancient Philosophy
  • Political Philosophy
  • Human and Non-Human Animal Relations


  • Ph.D. Michigan State University
  • M.A. Michigan State University
  • B.A. Florida Technological University

Ben Mulvey received his doctorate in philosophy with a specialization in applied ethics and political theory. He has been a full-time member of the NSU faculty since 1988. His two current research interests concern the ethical systems of classical antiquity and how they might be applied to contemporary issues in biomedical ethics, business organizations, civil society, and institutions of higher learning; and the relationships between human and non-human animals. Mulvey has taught Honors seminars such as The Nature of Truth and Genes and Schemes, and he has taught Honors sections of Biomedical Ethics.

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