Robert Hartman

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Robert Hartman
Assistant Professor of Philosophy
Burgett 120
525 South Main Street, Ada, OH, 45810
Research Interests
Ethics (esp. moral luck, moral responsibility, and moral virtue and vice), Metaphysics (esp. free will), Philosophy of Religion (esp. divine providence and the afterlife)
Employee degree:

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


Courses Taught at ONU

  • PHIL 1051: Ethics, Justice and Law
  • PHIL 2281: Philosophy of Law
  • PHIL 2401: Professional Ethics
  • PHIL 3201: Political Philosophy