What I look for is not library walls adorned with ivory and glass, but your mind’s abode; for I have installed there not books, but what gives books their value.
~ “Lady Philosophy” in The Consolation of Philosophy by Boethius (circa 524)
James H. Joiner is a lecturer in the Department of Philosophy at Northern Arizona University. His areas of concentration include: philosophy of religion, medieval philosophy, and bioethics. He also works as an ethicist and serves on the ethics board at a regional medical center.
Recent & Upcoming Presentations:
~ “Reframing Religious Questions: Developing A Naturalistic Philosophy of Life” at Arizona Secular Freethinkers.
~ “Principlism and Moral Analysis in Bioethics” at Flagstaff Medical Center.
~ Moderator, “Is Goodness Without God Good Enough?” Panel Debate, at NAU
~ “The Perennial Quest: An exploration of philosophy through the enduring human questions” at Philosophy in the Public Interest
~ “Human Dignity in Health Care Practice” at Flagstaff Medical Center.
~ He is currently authoring the forthcoming monograph, The Summum Bonum: From Ancient to Medieval Thought.