The Wheatley Institution

James E. Faulconer

Associate Director

James E. Faulconer

James "Jim" E. Faulconer is the former Richard L. Evans Professor of Religious Understanding and former dean of Undergraduate Education and chair of the Philosophy department at Brigham Young University. His research interests include contemporary European philosophy, particularly the work of Martin Heidegger and late 20th- and 21st-century French thinkers. He has been a visiting professor at the Institute of Philosophy of the Catholic University of Leuven (“Louvain”) in Belgium, and spent a year on research leave at the Bibliothèque d’École Normale Supérieure, in Paris. He was the founding editor of Epoché: A Journal for the History of Philosophy. He holds a B.A. in English from BYU and an M.A. and PhD in Philosophy from Pennsylvania State University.

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