Meet the Faculty: Domenic D’Ettore, Ph.D.

by Julia Kelb | Mar 24, 2017
Domenic D'EttoreDomenic D’Ettore, Ph.D., assistant professor of philosophy, came to Marian University after completing his doctorate degree. Originally from Canada, D'Ettore does his best to follow the Toronto Maple Leafs hockey team, watching replays when they win.

D’Ettore grew up always wondering and wanting to get to the next level of explanation. Studying philosophy came naturally. In the classroom, D’Ettore enjoys teaching Plato and Aristotle; however, getting his students to argue—whether it’s with each other or with him—is also an aspect of teaching he enjoys. 

How long have you been working at Marian University?

This is my fifth year. I started in the fall of 2012.

Are you working on any current projects?

I’m always working on things, whether it’s a conference paper or a journal article. I have a book project that I’m hoping to hear back this month on whether the second reviewer liked the book as much as the first reviewer. Hopefully I’ll get that published. I’m always engaged in research. 

If you could have lunch with one philosopher from the past, who would it be and why? 

Well, if I could have lunch with Thomas Aquinas, I’d be able to get him to explain to me his Doctrine of Analogy, and then I could move on to another research project all together. 

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