Personal webpage: http://www.drstevebest.org/
Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin, 1993
M.A., University of Chicago, 1987
B.A. (with distinction), University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, 1983
A.A., College of DuPage, Illinois, 1979
Inclusive Democracy: Preserving Liberatory Politics in the 21st Century (Grammata Press, 2007).
[with Anthony J. Nocella III] Igniting a Revolution: Voices in Defense of Mother Earth (AK Press, 2006)
Animal Rights and Moral Progress: The Struggle for Human Evolution (Rowman & Littlefield, 2006).
The Politics of Historical Vision: Marx, Foucault, and Habermas (Guilford Press, 1995).
"Critically Analyzing Biotechnology," in Education and the Spirit of Time, (eds.) Olli-Pekka Moisio and Juha Suoranta (Sense Publishers).
"Genetic Engineering, Animal Exploitation, and the Challenge for Democracy," AI and Society 20.1 (2006).
"Postmodernism," Encyclopedia Britannica (2006).
"The Son of Patriot Act and the Revenge of Democracy," Tamara (2005).
PHIL 1301-002: Introduction to Philosophy (ONLINE)
PHIL 2306-002: Ethics (ONLINE)
PHIL 3325-001: Social Philosophy (ONLINE)
PHIL 4353-002: Independent Study
PHIL 5353-002: Independent Study
PHIL 5398-002: Thesis I
PHIL 5399-002: Thesis II
Areas of Research Specialization:
Critical Social Theory, Philosophical Activism, Environmental Philosophy, Animal Rights
Department of Philosophy
College of Liberal Arts
University of Texas at El Paso
Worrell Hall 303
El Paso, TX 79968