BA, Univ of Wisconsin Eau Claire
MA, Trinity International Univ
PHD, Saint Louis University
Robert Hartman joined Ohio Northern University in Fall 2022. He has published two books and more than twenty articles in professional journals and books. He has given more than sixty research presentations in eight countries. He currently serves with the coaches for ONU’s Ethics Bowl team and is on the steering committee for the PPE major (Philosophy, Politics, and Economics). Before coming to ONU, he was teaching philosophy at Tulane University (New Orleans) or writing philosophy for publication at Tulane University’s Center for Ethics and Public Affairs, Stockholm University (Sweden), and the University of Gothenburg (Sweden).
Some Recent Scholarship
- In Defense of Moral Luck: Why Luck Often Affects Praiseworthiness and Blameworthiness (Routledge, 2017).
- The Routledge Handbook of the Philosophy and Psychology of Luck, co-edited with Ian M. Church (Routledge, 2019).
- “Consequentialism and Virtue” (co-authored with Joshua W. Bronson) in Hundbuch Tugend Und Tugendethik, edited by Christoph Halbig and Felix Timmermann (Springer, 2021): 307-320.
- “Concomitant Ignorance Excuses from Moral Responsibility,” Thought 10 (2021): 58-65.
- “Free Will and Moral Luck,” in A Companion to Free Will, edited by Joseph Campbell, Kristin M. Mickelson, and V. Alan White (Wiley-Blackwell, 2023).
- “Heavenly Freedom and Two Models of Character Perfection,” Faith and Philosophy 38 (2021): 45-64.
- “Free Will and the Moral Vice Explanation of Hell’s Finality,” Religious Studies: An International Journal for the Philosophy of Religion (forthcoming).
Courses Taught at ONU
- PHIL 1051: Ethics, Justice and Law
- PHIL 2281: Philosophy of Law
- PHIL 2401: Professional Ethics
- PHIL 3201: Political Philosophy