Marcus Ryan Schultz-Bergin, Ph.D.
 Title: Asst College Lecturer AAUP
 Dept: Philosophy and Comparative Religion
 Office: RT 1333
 Phone: 216-523-7179
 Address: 2121 Euclid Ave. RT 1333, Cleveland, OH 44115

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Research Keywords:
Political Philosophy, Technology Ethics, Pedagogy
Ph.D., Applied Philosophy, Bowling Green State University, 2017
M.A., Philosophy, Colorado State University, 2011
B.A., Philosophy & Political Science, Washburn University, 2008
Brief Bio:
My research interests include political philosophy, technology ethics, and animal ethics.
I have previously published on the genetic engineering of animals and the political philosophy of Thomas Hobbes.

My current research focuses on the relationship between liberalism as a theory of political justice and democracy as a system of political deliberation. I defend a view of liberalism that is grounded in the idea that human beings are capable of moral and social progress and that civil and economic liberties are essential for that progress. I further argue that liberalism and democracy are rooted in distinct but equally important political values and that they can therefore come into conflict.
Honors and Awards:
Cleveland State University Teaching Enhancement Award: "Improving Moral Reasoning in Engineers"
Teaching Areas:
Engineering and Technology Ethics
Medical Ethics
Political Philosophy
Philosophy of Law