David Hoekema, Professor, Department Chair, Philosophy
Hiemenga Hall 344
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PhD, Princeton University, 1981
BA, Philosophy, Calvin College, 1972
- Fundamental Questions in Philosophy (153)
- Justice and the Common Good: Studies in Political Philosophy (207)
- Philosophy of the Arts and Culture (208)
- African Thought and Culture (226)
Political Philosophy, Aesthetics, African Philosophy, History of Philosophy
In Process: Finding the Hidden Path: Contexts of Conflict and Possibilities for Peace – a reassessment of just war theory and pacifism with reference to recent events in the Mideast and South Africa.
In Process: Growing Up in College: A User’s Guide – an exploration of issues of moral and spiritual development in college addressed to students, parents, and instructors, currently under review by publishers.
Taking Every Thought Captive: Forty Years of the Christian Scholar's Review, edited with Don King, Perry Glanzer, Todd C. Ream, and Todd P. Steen (Abilene Christian University Press, 2012).
Christianity and Culture in the Crossfire, (William B. Eerdmans, 1997). Co-edited with Bobby Fong.
Campus Life and Moral Community: In Place of In Loco Parentis (Rowman and Littlefield, 1994).
Handbook for Administrators of Learned Societies (published privately by American Council of Learned Societies, New York, 1990).
Rights and Wrongs: Coercion, Punishment, and the State(Susquehanna University Press, 1986).
"Faith and Freedom in Post-Colonial African Politics," in Jesus and Ubuntu: Exploring the Social Impact of Christianity in Africa, ed. Mwenda Ntarangwi (Trenton, NJ: Africa World Press, 2011), 26-45.
"Is There an Ethicist in the House? How Can We Tell?" in Peter Euben and Elizabeth Kiss, ed., Debating Moral Education (Duke University Press, 2010), 249-267.
"African Personhood: Morality and identity in the 'Bush of Ghosts.'" Soundings 91:3-4 (Fall/Winter 2008).
"There Are No Just Wars: David Rodin and Oliver O'Donnovan's Divergent Critiques of a Tradition," Ars Disputandi vol 8 (2008).
"Civil Society, Religion and Political Liberalism: A Comparison of the United States, Russia, and Ghana,” in Peter Blokhuis, ed., Civil Society East and West (Dordt College Press, 2006).
"African Politics and Moral Vision," invited lecture at University of Nairobi, Philosophy Department lecture series, April 28, 2010.
"Issues of Morality and Identity in Amos Tutuola's My Life in the Bush of Ghosts," invited lecture for Michigan State University philosophy speaker series, Apri 2008.