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Hugh Marlowe: Faculty and Staff

Student Testimonial: Emily Youngman

Whether it is the quality of academic programming, the beauty of our campus and setting, or the unparalleled value we afford students and families, Flagler College has been recognized as among the best in the nation.
Dr. Hugh Marlowe
Assistant Professor



Research, Professional and Creative Activity:

  • Published in Essays in Philosophy
  • Recently gave a series of talks at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock on the Taoist notion of wu-wei or “actionless activity”

Trained in the Taoist internal arts of T’ai Chi Ch’uan, meditation, and Nei Kung


Professional Profile:

Professor Marlowe received his Ph.D. from the University of California, Riverside. He wrote his dissertation on “The Problem of Freedom,” investigating two-standpoint style arguments as a means of preventing a notion of ourselves as agents from disappearing into the event-causal flow, and exploring issues of reflective evaluation, identity, and moral realism. Dr. Marlowe received his M.A. from New York University, where he wrote his thesis on the Mind-Body Problem.

Flagler College Faculty Senate, Executive Committee since 2008

Flagler College Philosophy Club Faculty Advisor since 2006

Flagler College Faculty Member of the Year, 2007

Teaching and Related Service:

Courses taught:

  • Introduction to Philosophy
  • Ethics
  • Philosophy of Religion
  • Metaphysics
  • Taoism
  • Philosophy Senior Seminar
  • Philosophy & Film
  • Logic
  • Existentialism
  • Aesthetics

Previously taught at:

  • University of Arkansas at Little Rock
  • California State University
  • Mount Saint Mary’s College
  • University of California