Religious Studies Program

The Cal Poly Philosophy Department houses a Religious Studies program with a wide variety of courses in GE and a Religious Studies minor.

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Between the Species

Between the Species online journal logoAn online philosophy journal about the relationship between humans and animals.
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Ethics Group

Cal Poly's Ethics + Emerging Sciences Group focuses on the implications and impact of emerging sciences and technologies.
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Jeremy Dickinson


Contact Information


  • Ph.D. Syracuse University, Philosophy
  • B.A., Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo, Philosophy


  • Edited book: Upd to Date: applied Ethical Issues
  • Papers (published in book above): (1) "A Misunderstanding and A Shortcoming of Singer's Solution" (2) "Weakening to Strengthen: Norcross' Puppy Argument"

Professional Interests

  • Metaphysics
  • Ethics
  • History of Philosophy

Courses Taught

  • PHIL 231: Phil Classics: Ethics and Political Philosophy
  • PHIL 312: Medieval Philosophy
  • PHIL 335: Social Ethics


  • American Philosophical Association

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