Marcia M Eaton

Contact Me

eaton001@umn.edu


Educational Background & Specialties

Specialties

  • philosophy of literary language
  • literary interpretation
  • aesthetics
  • visual arts
  • landscape assessment
Courses Taught
  • Hum 1001 - Man in the Modern World: 18th Century
  • Hum 5030 - Proseminar: Philosophy and Literature
  • Phil 3302 - Moral Problems in Contemporary Society
  • Phil 3502W - Introduction to Aesthetics
  • Phil 4501W - Principles of Aesthetics
  • Phil 5003 - American Philosophy
  • Phil 5502 - Principles of Aesthetics
  • Phil 5512 - Philosophy of Criticism
  • Phil 5770 - Topics: Art and Language
  • Phil 8510 - Graduate Seminar in Aesthetics
  • Phil1002 - Introduction to Philosophy
Research & Professional Activities

Professional Activities

  • Member, McKnight Advisory Board: 1994 - 1995
  • Member, Philosophy Department Search Committee: 1994 - 1995
  • Vice President, American Philosophical Society: 1993 - 1995
  • Board of Editors, American Philosophical Quarterly: 1991 - 1994
  • Chair, University of Minnesota Scientific and Scholarly Advisory Board: 1994 - 1995
  • Chair, Department of Philosophy, University of Minnesota: 1995 - 1998
  • Member, College Board/Getty Center for Education in the Arts Advisory Committee on the Arts: 1994
  • Selected by American Council of Learned Societies to direct Minneapolis Public Schools/University of Minnesota pilot project on improving teaching of humanities K-12: 1992 - 1993
  • President, American Society for Aesthetics: 1995 - 1997
  • Member, University Senate Committee on Committees: 1994 - 1995
Publications
  • Intention, Supervenience, and Aesthetic Realism. Eaton, Marcia, British Journal of Aesthetics, 1998.
  • Aesthetics: The Mother of Ethics?. Eaton, Marcia, Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism, 1997.
  • Laughing at the Death of Little Nell: Sentimental Art and Sentimental People. Eaton, Marcia, American Philosophical Quarterly, 1990.
  • Aesthetics and the Good Life. Eaton, Marcia, Associated University Presses, 1989.
  • Basic Issues in Aesthetics. Eaton, Marcia, Wadsworth Publishing, 1988.
Awards
  • University Distiguished Women Scholars' Award, 2003
  • CLA Dean's Medal, 2002