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Nathan L. Tierney, Ph.D.
Professor and Chair, Philosophy Department

Phone: (805) 493-3232


Dr. Tierney's main area of interest is ethics. Among other courses, he teaches ethical theory and social ethics in the undergraduate program and business ethics in the MBA program. He is the author of several papers on ethics and the book Imagination and Ethical Ideals.  He serves on the board of directors of the Global Ethics and Religion Forum and regular offers workshops on ethics and leadership to community groups.


  • "Ethics Issues"