Stephen Schwarz is Professor of
received his BA and MA in Philosophy from Fordham and his
Ph.D. in Philosophy from Harvard. He joined the department in 1963. His research and teaching interests are mainly in ethics,
metaphysics and epistemology.
He received an Award for Excellence in Undergraduate
Teaching in 1971. He
is now in phased retirement (half the normal teaching load),
and will retire officially in 2007, but hopes to continue
teaching after that, one or two courses a year.
major publications include:
The Moral Question of Abortion.
Chicago: Loyola Press, 1990, 1992.
of Truth as a Moral Virtue,” in Stephen Schwarz and Fritz
Wenisch (eds.), Values
and Human Experience: Essays in Honor of the Memory of Balduin
Schwarz. New York: Peter Lang, 1999.
Right and the Good: Two Fundamental Dimensions of Morality,”
in Aletheia, vol. V
(1990), pp. 59-76.
Doubt and Pascal’s Wager,” in
The Center Journal, vol. 3, no. 3, Summer 1984, pp. 29-58.
Prichard’s Essay Rest on a Mistake?” in Ethics,
vol. 81, no. 2, January 1971, pp. 169-80.
Schwarz regularly teaches PHL 212, Ethics and PHL 342,
Knowledge, Belief and Truth.