Richard Grego

Adjunct Assistant Professor
Department of Humanities & Communication
College of Arts & Sciences

Areas of Expertise

Comparative/Cross-cultural Philosophy of Religion and Science, Cultural-intellectual History, Metaphysics and Philosophy of Mind, Philosophical Implications of developments in theoretical physics and cosmology

  • D.A. - Doctor of Arts in Humanistic Studies, SUNY at Albany
  • M.A. - Master of Arts in Values and the Environment, Lancaster University
  • M.A. - Master of Arts in History/Political Science, The College of Saint Rose
  • B.A. - Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Arts: Philosophy, SUNY College at Oneonta

HUMN 210 World Cultures

HUMN 400 Aviation Tech. and Society

Sensual Austerity and Moral Leadership: Plato Confucius and Gandhi on Building more Peaceful Societies. (Palgrave Macmillan, 2021)

“The Failed Hypothesis: Scientism as a Self-Defeating Paradigm, and Maslow’s Psychology of Science” Forthcoming in International Journal of Transpersonal Studies. (2021)

“Mapping Sri Aurobindo’s Metaphysics onto Western Philosophies of Mind” in The Philosophy of Sri Aurobindo (Bloomsbury, 2020)

“God is Not in Temples so it Doesn’t Matter Who Enters Them: Jiddu Krishmnamurti’s Critique of Gandhi’s Ahimsa Principle and the Problem of Advaita Vedanta-based  Ethics” in Gandhi and the World (Lexington Books, 2018)

“Compatibilism, Physicalism, the Consequence Argument, and Criminal Responsibility in a Retributive Justice System” Philosophy Pathways Journal Issue 194, June 2015

“An Evolving Dialectic: Contesting Conceptions of Nature in American Ideas from Transcendentalism to Pragmatism” History of Intellectual Culture. July 2014, Vol. 10, 1

“The Lost Gospel: Reflections on Nirenberg’s Politics of Love” Kritikos Journal Vol.5, 2008

“The Metaphysics of Nature: John Dewey and Martin Heidegger on Environmental Philosophy” Philosophy Now, Vol. 37 January/February 2008

Polygraph Theory and the Problematics of Postmodern Truth” Polygraph Journal, Volume 31 2002

“Jiddu Krishnamurti And Thich Nhat Hanh On The Silence of God And The Human Condition”, doctoral dissertation, State University of New York at Albany, 1997.  Archived in the Taiwan National University Center for Buddhist Studies Library and Museum of Buddhist Studies, Taipei.

“Reverend Jim Murphy and the Coalition of Clergy Concerned About the War in Vietnam: Pacifism and Anti-War Activism” Social Justice Journal Vol. 11, 1989

Southern New Hampshire University “Modern Philosophy”, Non-western Philosophies”, “World Religions” 2012-2020

 EMBRY RIDDLE AERONAUTICAL UNIVERSITY Associate Adjunct Professor “Values and Ethics”, ”World Cultures” 2012—Present

EASTERN FLORIDA STATE COLLEGE Adjunct Instructor, “Western Civilization,  “Contemporary Ethics”², 2004--Present

FLORIDA STATE COLLEGE Adjunct Instructor, “Introduction to Philosophy², “Applied Ethics”, “Moral and Political Philosophy” 2004--Present.

DAYTONA STATE COLLEGE Associate Professor, “Introduction to Philosophy, “Introduction to Ethics”, “Philosophy of Reasoning/Critical Thinking”, “History of the Humanities”, “World Religions”, 2006--2012