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Paul Diduch has an MA in Political Science/Political Theory from the University of Alberta and a PhD from the Institute of Philosophic Studies at the University of Dallas. His doctoral work focused on Plato's ethics and moral psychology, and he has published articles on these subjects in Plato and Thucydides. Diduch's most recent work on Plato is Socrates in the Cave, an edited volume focused on Socrates' motives for philosophic interlocution. His current research includes papers on the connection between the problems of knowledge and virtue in Plato's Meno, the place of Meno's paradox in Aristotle's Posterior Analytics, and the politics of belief at the intersection of ancient and contemporary moral psychology.
Diduch's teaching interests include ancient philosophy, the history of science, and contemporary issues in science and society. In addition to offering Herbst seminars on atheism, epistemology, and moral psychology, Diduch regularly teaches the following lecture courses: Engineering, Science, and Society; Science and Religion; and Meaning and Morality After Darwin.
Diduch is the director for the Certificate in Engineering, Science and Society. He is also director of the Herbst Global Seminar Culture Wars in Rome. Diduch is also a proud faculty editor of and contributor to Colorado Engineer Magazine.