Philosophy Department

Chris Campolo

Professor of Philosophy

Office: Mills 303B
Phone: (501) 450-4533

PDFCurriculum Vitae


  • Ph.D., University of California, Riverside, 2003, Philosophy
  • M.A., University of Kansas, 1994, Philosophy
  • B.A., Bucknell University, 1990, Philosophy

Areas of Specialization

  • Social/Political Philosophy
  • Argumentation Theory
  • Critical Theory
  • Discourse Ethics

Areas of Competence

  • Contemporary Continental Philosophy
  • Applied Ethics
  • Philosophy of Language
  • Wittgenstein

Selected Publications

  • "Reasoning Together: Temptations, Dangers, and Cautions." Co-authored with Dale Turner. Argumentation 16, no.1 (2002): 3-19.
  • "Fallacies and the Preconditions of Argumentation." In Argumentation at the Century's Turn. Eds., Tindale, Hansen, and Sveda. 2000.
  • "Unidentified Awareness: Hume's Impressions of Self." Auslegung. 1992.

Recent Presentations

  • "Rights, Reasoning, and Dissensus," Ontario Society for the Study of Argumentation, Windsor University, 2007
  • "Losing our Eye: On the Wrong Use of Rights in Argument," University of Arkansas at Little Rock (invited), 2007
  • "Conservation and Conservativism," York College (invited), 2006
  • "Competence and Criticism," Wofford College (invited), 2006
  • Misology and Equipollence," American Philosophical Association (Pacific Division), 2004