Michael  Boylan

Michael Boylan

Michael Boylan is a thought leader in philosophy, ethics, and political engagement in the best sense of the words. He is also a story teller and writer. A philosopher in his own right, professor and chair of the philosophy department at Marymount University in Arlington Virgina, Michael is committed to translating dense distinctions into language that is accessible to and useable by you and me as everyday persons. He has 26 published books and more than 120 published articles. He has lectured in eleven countries and has been the subject of a book of essays. Boylan’s publications include Philosophy: An Innovative Introduction – Fictive Narrative, Primary texts and Responsive Writing with Charles Johnson (2010) and Morality and Global Justice: Justifications and Applications (2011) and the books we will be discussing today, Natural Human Rights and Rainbow