Carrie-Ann Biondi

Associate Professor of Philosophy

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Carrie-Ann Biondi’s research interests include citizenship and immigration policy, virtue ethics, children’s rights, consent theory and political obligation, and philosophy of education (especially Socratic pedagogy). Her research is also branching out into philosophy of literature (with a focus on the relationship between moral and aesthetic value) and the philosophy of death and dying. She usually teaches courses in political philosophy, philosophy of law, ancient Greek philosophy, and ethics, as well as various interdisciplinary courses in Marymount’s Writing Seminar Program.


Associate Professor of Philosophy


History, Philosophy, and Religious Studies





Ph.D., Bowling Green State University
M.A. in Philosophy, Bowling Green State University
M.A. in American Studies, Bowling Green State University
B.A., Hofstra University

Recent Work

Recent Publications:

Friendship and Excellence: Bringing Out the Best Within Us,” in The Quest for Excellence: Selected Papers from the Seventeenth Annual Conference of the Association for Core Texts and Courses

Un-Locke-ing Order of the Phoenix,” in Harry Potter for Nerds: Volume 2

Book Review of Aeon Skoble’s Deleting the State: An Argument about Government,” Journal of Value Inquiry vol. 47

The Dog That Did Not Bark: Learning How to Read ‘The Book of Life,” in The Philosophy of Sherlock Holmes

Descending from King’s Cross: Platonic Structure, Aristotelian Content,” Reason Papers, vol. 34

Recent Presentations/Productions:

“A Political Philosopher’s Reflections on Strength in What Remains,” presented at a panel discussion in the Marymount Manhattan College Common Reading Discussion on Strength in What Remains (with Sue Behrens, Cecilia Feilla, and Julie Huntington) (August 26, 2013), New York, NY 

“Trauma, Ethics, and War in Ruined,” presented at a panel discussion in the Marymount Manhattan College Theatre Production Workshop Dialogue Series on Ruined (with Lauren Brown and Diertra Hunter-Romagnoli) (September 27, 2012), New York, NY 

“Descending from King’s Cross: Landing Somewhere between Plato and Aristotle,” presented at King’s College, sponsored by King’s College Philosophy Department (April 12, 2012), Wilkes-Barre, PA 

“Is the Bloom Off Bloom?  Bloom’s Taxonomy and Beyond,” presented at a Pedagogy Wednesday Event at Marymount Manhattan College, sponsored by the Center for Teaching Innovation and Excellence (March 14, 2012), New York, NY

Professional Experience

Co-Editor-in-Chief (with Irfan Khawaja) of Reason Papers (2011-present)

Managing Co-Editor (with Irfan Khawaja) of Reason Papers (2006-10)

French Editor for The Philosopher’s Index (2007-present)

Office Hours

Spring 2016

Monday thru Thursday, 11:30-12:30pm

& by appointment