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Karl Aho
Assistant Professor of Philosophy, Department of Social Sciences
Contact Information
Office:O.A. Grant 347

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Courses Offered

  • PHIL 1306 Introduction to Philosophy (Fall and Spring)
  • PHIL 2303 Intro to Logic (Fall and Spring)
  • PHIL 3301 Ethics in the Professions (Fall and Spring)
  • PHIL 4305 Environmental Ethics (Alternate spring semesters (assuming sufficient student interest))

Research and Scholarly Activities

Research Activities
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Refereed Publications
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  • “Learning about temporality from the Lily and the Bird: Kierkegaard on our attitudes towards time,” Kierkegaard Society at the APA Central Division, 2016
  • “Kierkegaard’s Revision of the Aristotelian Virtue of Courage,” APA Eastern Division Meeting, 2014

Professional Affiliations & Accreditations


  • Ph.D., Baylor University, 2016
  • MA, Boston College, 2010
  • BA, Valparaiso University, 2007

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Karl Aho

Karl Aho serves as assistant professor of philosophy at Tarleton. His teaching interests include ethics, the history of philosophy, and learner-centered pedagogy. His dissertation and current research project explore the ethical implications of Søren Kierkegaard’s philosophy of time.