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Robert H. Scott, Ph.D.

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Title: Assistant Professor, Philosophy
Phone: 706-946-5460

Office: Blue Ridge
Barnes Hall, 303, Dahlonega
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Areas of Expertise: Phenomenology, environmental ethics, History of Philosophy, Philosophy of Technology


Dr. Scott teaches on the Blue Ridge and Dahlonega campuses and has been at the University of North Georgia since 2015. His primary research interests are in the areas of phenomenology (early 20th century to the present) and environmental ethics. Dr. Scott currently serves as the President of the Georgia Philosophical Society.

Courses Taught

  • PHIL 2010 - Introduction to Philosophy
  • PHIL 2200 - Ethics from a Global Perspective
  • PHIL 3000 - Ancient Philosophy
  • PHIL 4220 - Environmental Ethics
  • PHIL 4900 (Topics) - Phenomenology and Existentialism


  • Ph.D., Philosophy, University of Georgia, 2015
  • M.A., Philosophy, Loyola University Chicago, 2003
  • B.A., Philosophy and Biblical Studies, Wheaton College, 1995

Research/Special Interests

  • Continental Philosophy and Phenomenology
  • Ethics (especially Environmental Ethics)
  • History of Philosophy
  • Global/Comparative Philosophy


Co-editor (with Greg Moss) of The Significance of Indeterminacy: Perspectives from Asian and Continental Philosophy, New York: Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2018.

"Indeterminacy as Key to a Phenomenological Reinterpretation of Aristotle's Intellectual Virtues" in The Significance of Indeterminacy: Perspectives from Asian and Continental Philosophy (see above).

"A Phenomenological Theory of Ecological Responsibility and Its Implications for Moral Agency in Climate Change," in The Journal of Agricultural and Environmental Ethics, January 10, 2018, (available online).

Work Experience

Assistant Professor, University of North Georgia, June 2016 – present

Lecturer, University of North Georgia, 2015-2016

Personal Information

  • President, Georgia Philosophical Society
  • Member, International Association of Environmental Philosophers (IAEP)
  • Member, American Philosophical Association

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