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Michelle Saint

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Faculty, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 4302
Biography: 

Michelle Saint is originally from Sacramento, California. She attended graduate school in Arizona, after which she spent time working in Florida, Washington, and Minnesota. She then returned to Arizona State University in 2016 as a philosophy lecturer.

Saint specializes in the philosophy of fiction. Her work covers the metaphysics of fiction, the moral value of fiction, and the philosophy of mind. Her current research interests involve the application of feminist ethical theory to aesthetics, the role of narrative in psychological well-being, and the social significance of fictional artworks.

Along with her work in fiction, Dr. Saint is committed to pedagogy. She is a member of the American Philosophical Association's Committee on the Teaching of Philosophy, and she has previously served as the co-coordinator for the American Philosophical Association's Teaching Workshop blog series. Her teaching is primarily structured around the acquisition of critical writing skills.

 

Education: 
  • Ph.D. Philosophy, Arizona State University 2010
  • M.A. Philosophy, Arizona State University 2008
  • B.A. Philosophy and English, The College of William and Mary 2005

 

Fall 2021
Course NumberCourse Title
PHI 300Philosophical Argument/Exposit
PHI 306Applied Ethics
BIO 312Bioethics
PHI 320Bioethics
PHI 494Special Topics
Summer 2021
Course NumberCourse Title
PHI 307Philosophy of Law
BIO 312Bioethics
PHI 320Bioethics
Spring 2021
Course NumberCourse Title
PHI 300Philosophical Argument/Exposit
PHI 307Philosophy of Law
PHI 499Individualized Instruction
Fall 2020
Course NumberCourse Title
PHI 103Principles of Sound Reasoning
PHI 300Philosophical Argument/Exposit
PHI 306Applied Ethics
BIO 312Bioethics
PHI 320Bioethics
PHI 494Special Topics
Summer 2020
Course NumberCourse Title
PHI 103Principles of Sound Reasoning
PHI 307Philosophy of Law
BIO 312Bioethics
PHI 320Bioethics
Spring 2020
Course NumberCourse Title
PHI 103Principles of Sound Reasoning
PHI 300Philosophical Argument/Exposit
PHI 307Philosophy of Law
PHI 494Special Topics
Fall 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
PHI 300Philosophical Argument/Exposit
PHI 307Philosophy of Law
Summer 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
PHI 307Philosophy of Law
BIO 312Bioethics
PHI 320Bioethics
Spring 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
PHI 103Principles of Sound Reasoning
PHI 300Philosophical Argument/Exposit
PHI 494Special Topics
Fall 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
PHI 300Philosophical Argument/Exposit
PHI 307Philosophy of Law
Summer 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
PHI 101Introduction to Philosophy
PHI 103Principles of Sound Reasoning
PHI 306Applied Ethics
PHI 307Philosophy of Law
Spring 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
PHI 103Principles of Sound Reasoning
PHI 307Philosophy of Law
PHI 311Philosophy and Literature
PHI 499Individualized Instruction
Fall 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
PHI 300Philosophical Argument/Exposit
PHI 306Applied Ethics
PHI 336Social/Political Philosophy
PHI 420Topics in Philosophy
Summer 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
PHI 103Principles of Sound Reasoning
PHI 306Applied Ethics
PHI 307Philosophy of Law
Spring 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
PHI 103Principles of Sound Reasoning
PHI 307Philosophy of Law