Joshua A. Miller
M.A. Philosophy, Pennsylvania State University, 2005
B.A. Philosophy, Bard College, 2000
Josh grew up in York, Pennsylvania. Before attending graduate school at Penn State, Josh investigated police misconduct in New York City. His favorite philosophers are Aristotle, Augustine, Machiavelli, Hannah Arendt, Philip Pettit, and Elizabeth Anderson. He writes a blog at anotherpanacea.com and lives in Washington, DC with his wife, Antoinette Capaccio. Someday he hopes to produce a reality television show where contestants compete to solve public policy problems for cash prizes. He also offers a service learning course on rotating issues in philosophy at Jessup Correctional Institution and maintains a list of free online courses in philosophy.
Areas of Specialization: Social and Political Philosophy, Continental Philosophy.
Publications: "Foresight, Epistemic Reliability, and the Systematic Underestimation of Risk," (with Steven Maloney) in The Good Society. (18:2, 2009). "An Act is Worth a Thousand Words: A Place for Public Action and Civic Engagement in Deliberative Democracy," (with Steven Maloney) in Theoria. (55:117, 2008). "Rhetoric and Terror: Learning from Arendt's Attack on Cliché," (with Steven Maloney) in The Good Society. (16:2, 2007)
Courses Taught: Introduction to Logic (109), Ethics and Values (220), Introduction to the Philosophy of Politics (223), Law and Ethics (423)