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Eric Matthew Peterson, PhD

Instructor

Marketing and Management

Eric Peterson

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Heider College of Business
Marketing & Management - Business
Business Administration MBA (Master's)
Graduate School
HARP - Harper Center for Student Life & Learn

Eric Matthew Peterson, PhD

Instructor

Marketing and Management

Eric Peterson is Visiting Assitant Professor of Business Ethics and Society at Heider College of Business, Creighton University.  His research interests include imagination, ethics, and philosophy of religion.  He also serves as the managing editor for The Junkyard: A scholarly blog devoted to the study of imagination. When he is not teaching or doing research, he is busy playing with his four children and cheering on the Chicago Cubs.

Teaching Interests

  • Philosophy of Mind; Philosophy of Imagination

Research Focus

Imagination, ethics (especially in the business world), philosophy of religion.

Department

Marketing and Management

Position

Instructor

Articles

  • Business Ethics Journal Review

    v6 n5, p. 24-29 2018

Publications

  • “On the Relation Between Imagining and Supposing” Under Review
  • “Imaginative Resistance and Variation” Under Review

Presentations

  • “Price Gouging Revisited: Toward an Economics-Informed Ethics of Substitution by Buyers in Emergency Situations” with Alexei Marcoux and Michael Thomas accepteded for presentation at the 2018 Annual Meeting for the Society of Business Ethics (forthcoming) 2018
  • Commentary on “Out of Sight, Out of Mind” by Emine Tuna, 2018 Pacific APA 2018
  • “Imaginative Resistance, Context, and Variation”Southern Society for Philosophy and Psychology Annual Meeting March 2018 2018
  • “Imagining as a Kind of Supposing: A Reply to Amy Kind” Southern Society for Philosophy and Psychology Annual Meeting March 2017 2017

Awards

  • $500 honorarium
    Awarded $500 honorarium for participation in the Georgetown Institute for the study of Markets and Ethics’ workshop on teaching business ethics (June 1-3, 2018)
    McDonough School of Business, Georgetown University
  • Graduate Student Travel Funding 2017
    Awarded $400 to use for the SSPP conference (March 2017)
    University of Kentucky