Professor of Philosophy
Ph.D. — Philosophy, University of Minnesota
Dona Warren received her undergraduate degree in mathematics from Minnesota
State University Moorhead, and her Ph.D. in philosophy from the University of
Minnesota. She comes from a long line of educators and is interested in anything
having to do with teaching. She has a special passion for issues surrounding the
teaching of critical thinking and symbolic logic.
"Philosophy and Religious Disagreements in the College Classroom,”
Encountering Faith in the Classroom, edited by Miriam Rosalyn Diamond, Stylus
Publishing, Sterling Virginia, 2008.
"If You Say that I’m Over-reacting, I’ll Scream! – How the Concept of
Over-reaction Undermines the Examined Life” Practical Philosophy, 2002.
“Healing Thrasymachus: The Psychotherapeutic Use of Dialogue,” Thinking About
“Externalism and Causality: Simulation and the Prospects for a
Reconciliation.” Mind & Language, 1999.
“How Many Angels Can Dance on the Head of a Pin?: The Many Kinds of Questions
in Philosophy.” Teaching Philosophy, 1998.
"Those Who Can, Do: A Response to Sidney Gendin’s ‘Am I Wicked?’" in Teaching
Activities Around UWSP
- Philosophy Department Chair from 2007-2010
- Faculty advisor for Philosophy Club
- Member of the L & S Undergraduate Research Symposium Organizing
- Editor of Epistemelinks "Critical
Thinking and Reasoning" section.
Honors and Awards