Bruce Umbaugh | Webster University

Bruce Umbaugh, PhD



 Professor of Philosophy
 Pearson House
 (314) 968-7172



PhD, University of Maryland, 1992
MA, University of Maryland, 1989
BA Ohio University 1982


Bruce Umbaugh became a philosopher to try to understand everything. He works on issues about how various technologies embody values and on issues about human reason and knowledge. Courses he teaches include Critical Thinking, The Scientific Revolution and the Enlightenment, Theory of Knowledge, Feminist Philosophy and Technology, Global Information Ethics, Making Decisions, and the Keystone Seminar Real World Survivor. He enjoys helping students discover new perspectives, make new intellectual connections, and formulate their own meaningful accounts of things.