Raphael (Raphi) Sassower, Ph.D.


Raphael (Raphi) Sassower, Ph.D.

Department of Philosophy
COLU 4059
Office Hours:
Tuesdays 3pm-4:30pm
Wednesdays 9:30am-10:40am

Professional Summary

After graduating with a double major in economics and philosophy (Lake Forest College) and an MA and PhD in the philosophy of science (Boston University), I accepted a position in the philosophy department at UCCS in 1986. Since then I chaired the department occasionally and been involved in starting and participating in new programs across the college (from the humanities to legal studies) and founding the AAUP chapter on campus (the largest in Colorado).

Philosophical Areas of Special Interest

Postmodern technoscience, philosophy of the social sciences (especially political economy), warfare aesthetics, and philosophy of education

Courses Regularly Taught

Political Economy: Capitalism (PHIL 3210)

Hegel, Marx, and Nietzsche (PHIL 3580)

Politics and the Law (PHIL 3200)

Constructions of Truth (PHIL 4080)

Philosophy of Science (PHIL 4400)

"Learning in the Digital Age"

Curriculum Vitae