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Dr. Richard Maundrell

Associate Professor

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+1 (807) 343-8346
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Richard Maundrell has taught philosophy at Lakehead since 1985 and graduated with a PhD from the University of Waterloo in 1992.
He has published on a variety of topics in journals including The University of Toronto Quarterly, Dialogue and Teaching Business Ethics. His research interests include critical thinking, business ethics and medical scepticism.

Dr. Maundrell is currently working on resource materials for the Ontario Philosophy in High Schools initiative.

Favourite thinkers/writers:

In no particular order: David Hume; Martin Amis; Philip Larkin; Charles Bukowski; Julian Barnes;Richard Dawkins.

Best book read recently

Shop Class as Soul Craft by Matthew Cameron

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Current Teaching

Dr. Richard Maundrell teaches the following courses, though not all in the same year. He can be contacted for information regarding current and future course offerings:

  • Introduction to Thinking
  • Philosophy of the Occult and Paranormal
  • Logic
  • Philosophy of Mind
  • Business Ethics
  • Biomedical Ethics
  • Existentialism and Phenomenology
  • Fourth Year Senior Seminars - Topics in Anglo-American Philosophy; Topics in Continental Philosophy