Donald Felipe, Professor and Department Chair

Donald "Don" Felipe, PhD


Department Chair

Phone: 415-442-6558

Research Interests & Areas of Specialization

  • History of Philosophy
  • Ethics
  • History of Logic
  • Critical Reasoning


  • BA, (Philosophy and Greek) University of California at Berkeley
  • MA, PhD, (Philosophy) University of Texas at Austin

Professional & Teaching Experience

  • Professor, Golden Gate University, San Francisco, CA
  • Temporary Assistant Professor, Iowa State University
  • Lecturer, California State University at Humboldt

Selected Publications

Professor Felipe is an author of articles on ethics, the history of philosophy and logic, pedagogy and learning methodologies.

  • Felipe, D., & Williams-Munger, N. (2014). Applied Learning in Ethics: Analyzing an Issue of Personal Significance. Golden Gate University. Retrieved from National Institute of Learning Outcomes Assessment Web Site
  • Felipe, D. (2012) Notes on Some Early Disputation Handbooks. In Reimund B. Sdzuj, Robert Seidel und Bernd Zegowitz (Eds.), Dichtung-Gelehrsamkeit-Disputationskultur. Festschrift für Hanspeter Marti zum 65. Geburtstag (pp. 448-60). Wien, Köln, Weimar: Böhlau Verlag.
  • Felipe, D. (2010) Ways of disputing and principia in 17th German disputation handbooks. In Marion Gindhart, Ursula Kundert (Eds.), Disputatio 1200-1800: Form, Funktion und Wirkung eines Leitmediums universitärer Wissenskultur (pp.33-62) Trends in Medieval Philosophy, Vol. 20. Berlin/New York: De Gruyter.
  • Felipe, D. (2007) Teaching Business Ethics and the Holocaust. In M. Goldhagen and R. Millen (Eds.), Testimony, Tensions, and Tikkun (pp. 83-102). Seattle: Washington University Press.