[Western Oregon University]

Dale Cannon
Emeritus Professor of Philosophy and Religious Studies
Ph.D. Duke University, 1969

Mailing Address:
Dale Cannon
Philosophy and Religous Studies
Western Oregon University
345 N. Monmouth Ave.
Monmouth, Oregon 97361 

(503) 838-8056
E-mail: cannodw@wou.edu

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Research Interests

Philosophical foundations of the comparative study of religion, phenomenology of religion, the idea of religious common sense, Michael Polanyi, Soren Kierkegaard, the concept of truth in all of its dimensions, the concepts of objectivity, empathy and personal judgment, children's philosophy.

Teaching Interests

Introduction to philosophy, history of philosophy (especially medieval and 20th century continental), theory of knowledge, philosophical anthropology, comparative study of religion, philosophy of religion, philosophy for children.


Interesting sites on the World Wide Web in Philosophy

Interesting sites on the World Wide Web in Religious Studies Topics on Religion and Science Dialogue

To learn more about Professor Cannon's book, Six Ways of Being Religious, click here.

Teachers or students who are interested in introducing philosophy into public school instruction can find out more about Philosophy for Children, Northwest by clicking here.   For links to Philosophy for Children sites and Children's philosophy forums around the world, click here.

Philosophy and Religous Studies Department Page

Humanities Division Page

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