Ph.D., Stanford Univ.
B.A., Yale Univ.
Maurice L. Wade graduated from Yale University in 1974 with a B.A. in Philosophy and from Stanford University in 1982 with a Ph.D in Philosophy. His teaching interests include environmental philosophy, philosophy of the body, Merleau- Ponty, African philosophy, ethics and public policy, race theory, and Latin American and Caribbean philosophy. He has published on Rawls' theory of justice, philosophy of sport, ethics and medical technology, ethics and public policy, and Frantz Fanon. He is currently studying Thomas Reid as a critic of the philosophy of David Hume, working on the social and political ideas of the Trinbagonian intellectual, Lloyd Best, and supervising students in the construction of an online archive of Caribbean anti-colonial thought for the College's Center for Caribbean Studies. He joined the Trinity Philosophy department in 1983 and is a contributing faculty member in the Public Policy and Law Program and International Studies. Prior to joining the Trinity faculty, he was member of the Philosophy Department and North Carolina State University, from 1980 to 1983.