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Aaron Mead, Ph.D.

Adjunct Professor, Department of Philosophy
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Aaron Mead, Ph.D., focuses his research on moral psychology, ethical theory, and the history of ethics. His dissertation addresses the question of why it is appropriate to love some people more than others, and his exploration of this question has included work on contemporary and historical views of love, especially those of Augustine and Aquinas. He hopes to broaden this line of inquiry someday to explore the place of love in ethical theory. His teaching interests also include ancient and medieval philosophy, metaethics, political philosophy, philosophy of action, and philosophy of religion.


  • Ph.D. (expected, fall 2014), Philosophy, University of California, Los Angeles
  • M.A., Philosophy, University of California, Los Angeles
  • M.A., Philosophy, California State University, Los Angeles
  • M.Div., Fuller Theological Seminary
  • M.S., Civil Engineering, Stanford University
  • B.S., Civil Engineering, Stanford University


School of Theology

  • Department of Philosophy


  • Ancient Philosophy
  • Ethics
  • History of Ethics
  • Medieval Philosophy
  • Metaethics
  • Moral Psychology