Amanda Printz Whooley

Oglethorpe Faculty

Amanda Printz Whooley

Associate Professor of Philosophy Office: Lupton 316
aprintz@oglethorpe.edu
404-364-8495
COORDINATOR

Education:
B.A., Guilford College
Ph.D., University of Southern California

Amanda Whooley – CV

Office Hours:
Zoom by appointment

Areas of Research and Interest:
History of philosophy – literally, all of it! Particularly, metaphysics and ancient and early modern. In addition, existentialism ancient Greek (the language)

Honors and Awards:

  • Inducted as faculty member to ODK, Oglethorpe University, 2019
  • Garrett Award for Meritorious Teaching, Oglethorpe University, 2018
  • ODK Faculty Appreciation Award, Oglethorpe University, 2017
  • Core Teaching Award, Oglethorpe University, 2016
  • The Order of Arête Award, University of Southern California (USC), 2007
  • Anna Bing Humanities Research Fellowship, USC, 2006-2007
  • Graduate Student Senate Appreciation Award, USC, 2005-2007​
  • Graduate Student in Residence Advocacy Fellowship, USC, 
2005-2006
  • Strategic Theme Research Fellowship, USC, 2005-2006​
  • Graduate Student Senate Appreciation Award, USC, 2004
  • Outstanding Commitment to the Academic Success of Student-Athletes Award, USC, 2004
  • Excellence in Teaching/Outstanding Teaching Award, USC, 2003​
  • Flewelling Research Award, USC, 2003
  • Excellence in Teaching/Outstanding Teaching Award, USC, 2002
  • University Merit Fellowship, USC, 2000-2005
  • C. Thomas Powell Award for Excellence in Philosophy, Guilford College, 1999

Courses Taught:

  • Introduction to Philosophy
  • Ancient Greek 101 and 102
  • Plato
  • Aristotle
  • Schopenhauer
  • Kant
  • Existentialism
  • Nietzsche
  • Kierkegaard
  • Ethics
  • Philosophy of Love, Friendship, and Sex
  • Feminist Philosophy
  • Early Modern Philosophy
  • Philosophical Foundations of Roman Art
  • Philosophy of Propaganda
  • Global Citizenship and Leadership
  • 17th Century Rationalism
  • The Philosophy of Mathematics
  • Principles of Critical Thinking
  • Formal Logic