University of Vermont

The College of Arts and Sciences

Department of Philosophy

William E. Mann

William Mann

William E. Mann; Ph.D., Professor Emeritus

Area of expertise

Philosophy of Religion, Ancient Philosophy, Medieval Philosophy

Contact Information

William E. Mann was a professor in the Department of Philosophy at the University of Vermont from 1974 to 2010. Professor Mann's areas of specialization include the philosophy of religion, ancient philosophy and medieval philosophy. He also has interests in logic, the philosophy of logic, ethics and metaphysics.

Professor Mann's mot recent published work includes essays on the interpretation of Augustine and various medieval philosophers along with a series of papers in philosophical theology that investigate various connections between religion and ethics. The latter papers deal with aspects of the general question, "What difference, if any, would the existence of God make to questions about good and bad, right and wrong?"