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Michael Glawson


Department of Philosophy
University of South Carolina

Email gmglawson@gmail.com
Office: Byrnes 442
Office Hours:

By Appointment

Research Interests 

Philosophy of Technology, Social and Political Philosophy, Applied Ethics, Phenomenology and Hermeneutics

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My main professional interests are in the philosophical questions that surround the development and use of technology, particularly in how technological systems embody and promote ideological frameworks. I'm currently working on a dissertation that, among other oddities, concerns itself with the ideological nature of...plumbing systems.

In addition to my interests in the philosophy of technology, I have strong secondary interests in psychoanalysis (esp. Lacan, Freud, and Zizek), cultural theory, and film criticism. In my spare time I like to cook, play the drums, and consume and interpret as much vulgar art and entertainment as I can.