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Michael W. Austin, PhDMichael W. Austin, PhD

Department Chair and Professor of Philosophy, Eastern Kentucky University

Dr. Michael W. Austin received his Ph.D. in philosophy from the University of Colorado at Boulder and his M.A. in philosophy from Talbot School of Theology, Biola University. He is currently a professor of philosophy at Eastern Kentucky University. His areas of interest include ethics and philosophy of religion. He has published articles in several journals including Philosophia Christi, Journal of Spiritual Formation and Soul Care, Journal of Applied Philosophy, Journal of the Philosophy of Sport, The Journal of Value Inquiry, and Philosophy and Theology. He has authored or edited nine books, including Wise Stewards: Philosophical Foundations of Christian Parenting (Kregel 2009), Being Good: Christian Virtues for Everyday Life, with Doug Geivett (Eerdmans 2012), and Virtues in Action: New Essays in Applied Virtue Ethics (Palgrave Macmillan 2013). He is currently working on a book entitled The Virtue of Humility: A Study in Analytic Moral Theology. His blog, Ethics for Everyone, can be found at http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/ethics-everyone. In the rest of his life, he is a husband, father, soccer coach, and avid supporter of Arsenal Football Club.

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Books by Michael W. Austin

  • Being Good: Christian Virtues for Everyday Life Being Good: Christian Virtues for Everyday Life

    Eerdmans, 2011
    ISBN #0802865658

  • Conceptions of Parenthood: Ethics and The Family Conceptions of Parenthood: Ethics and The Family

    Ashgate, 2012
    ISBN #0754658384

  • Virtues in Action: New Essays in Applied Virtue Ethics Virtues in Action: New Essays in Applied Virtue Ethics

    Palgrave Macmillan, 2013
    ISBN #113728028X

  • Wise Stewards: Philosophical Foundations of Christian Parenting Wise Stewards: Philosophical Foundations of Christian Parenting

    Kregal Academic, 2009
    ISBN #0825424259

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