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Candice Shelby, Ph.D.

Professor of Philosophy and Chair



Office Location:
Plaza M108E

Office Hours:
MW 11:00 am - 12:15 pm and 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Phone: 303-315-7214


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Mailing Address:
Department of Philosophy
P.O. Box 173364
Campus Box 179
Denver, CO 80217-3364

Physical Location:
955 Lawrence St.
Plaza Building, Room M108
Phone: (303) 556-4868
Fax: (303) 556-8100

Member of the CLAS Speakers Bureau

Ph.D., Philosophy, Rice University, 1991.

M.A., Philosophy, Rice University, 1988.

B.A., Humanities, University of Houston-Clear Lake, 1984.

2013. "Addiction: Beyond Disease and Choice," Philosophy in the Contemporary World, Vol. 20, No. 2 (Fall 2013), pp. 65-76.

2012. “On the Power of Belief in Treating Addiction,” Humanities and Social Sciences Review, Vol. 1, No. 4, pp. 91-96.

2011. “Response to John Glenn’s ‘On the Very Idea of Free Will’,” Southwest Philosophy Review Vol 27, No. 2, pp. 23-27.

2011. “Addicts are Not Powerless: The Trick is Knowing Where the Power Is” www.lifering.org, January 21, 2011.

2010. “Reply to Goldberg’s ‘Van Inwagen’s Two Failed Arguments for the Belief in Freedom’,” Southwest Philosophy Review Vol 26, No. 2, pp. 9-12.

2010. “Reductio Ad Absurdum and Slippery Slope Arguments: Two Sides of the Same Coin?” Annales Philosophici, Vol. 1, No 1, pp. 69-75.

2009. “Mid –Career or Second Career?” APA Newsletter on Feminism, Vol. 9, No. 2, pp. 9-11.

2007. "Can We Talk? Leibniz and Spinoza on Ethics and Religion." International Journal of the Humanities, Vol. 5, No. 3, pp. 221-226.

2006. "The Addicted Mind." Contemporary Philosophy, Vol. XXVII, No. 1 & 2, pp. 76-84.

2003. "Care Ethics in Education." The Educational Forum, Vol. 67, No. 4, pp. 337-343.

PHIL 2441: Logic and Language 
PHIL 3022: Modern Philosophy
PHIL 3032: 20th Century Analytic Philosophy
PHIL 3250: Business Ethics
PHIL 3350: Metaphysics
PHIL 3360: Epistemology
PHIL 4700: Philosophy of Mind
PHIL 4735: Rationalism
PHIL 4812/5812: Philosophy of Love and Sex

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