Anthony Cunningham

Tony Cunningham is a Professor of Philosophy at CSB/SJU.  A first-generation Irish-American from New York City, he did his undergraduate work at Colby College and completed his graduate studies at the University of Pennsylvania.  He is the author of The Heart of What Matters: The Role for Literature in Moral Philosophy (University of California Press, 2001) and Modern Honor: A Philosophical Defense (Routledge, 2013).  He specializes in ethics, with a particular interest in literature.  Currently, he is working on a book project on the notion of fortitude.  In addition to his philosophical interests, he writes fiction, he plays an unusual hardanger d’amore fiddle, and he is the founder of a political web magazine, The Better Angels. ( )


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The Heart of What Matters

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Modern Honor: A Philosophical Defense

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