Dr. Carey, dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, has served in a number of
leadership positions in his academic career, including the chairmanship of the Philosophy
Department at Manhattan College. During his tenure as chair, the number of students
majoring or minoring in philosophy grew from two in 2001 to more than 50 today. He also
served on the college’s faculty senate, as chair of the School of Arts curriculum
committee, and as director of its Center for Professional Ethics. Dr. Carey is a regular
speaker in many settings and has taught at the college level for 17 years. 

The author of numerous articles and books, his work focuses on the intersection between
philosophy, parenting and family life. His latest book, Growing Up with Your Children: 7
Turning Points in the Lives of Parents, was released in January 2010 from Rowman and
Littlefield. He also wrote The Faithful Parent: Discovering the Spirit of Purposeful
Parenting (2007) and The Whole Child: Restoring Wonder to the Art of Parenting (2003),
also published by Rowman and Littlefield. His areas of philosophical interest include
20th century continental philosophy, ethics and environmental philosophy. In addition to
his work in the academy, Seamus Carey is an avid sportsman, having played basketball at
Vassar, as well as Irish football and hurling in the Bronx and in Ireland. 

Bachelor of Arts degree in economics from Vassar College 

Master's degree and doctorate in philosophy from Fordham University 

Post-graduate study in philosophy at University College, Dublin, Ireland 

Articles

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Cultivating Ethos Through the Body, Human Studies (2000)

The paper lays the groundwork for understanding Heidegger's original ethics in the context of embodiment....

 

Books

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Growing Up With Your Children:7 Turning Points in the Lives of Parents (2010)

Growing up with your children is a guide to the personal development of parents that...

 

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The Faithful Parent: Discovering the Spirit of Purposeful Parenting (2007)

The Faithful Parent provides parents with the tools necessary to develop their philosophical faith in...

 

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The Whole Child: Restoring Wonder to the Art of Parenting (2003)

The Whole Child combines classic philosophical themes like wonder and happiness with modern parenting virtues...

 

Book Reviews

Before The Voice Of Reason: Echoes Of Responsibility In Merleau-Ponty's Ecology And Levinas's Ethics (Book Review), Environmental Ethics (2010)

Book review: Kleinberg-Levin, David Michael. Before The Voice Of Reason: Echoes Of Responsibility In Merleau-Ponty's...

 

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The Philosopher's Gaze: Modernity in the Shadows of Enlightenment (2001)

Review essay of: David Michael Levin, The Philosopher's Gaze: Modernity in the Shadows of Enlightenment...