Shaw, William H. 1948-
SHAW, William H. 1948-
Born July 31, 1948. Education: Stanford University, A.B. (with distinction), 1970; London School of Economics and Political Science, London, Ph.D., 1976.
University of Tennessee—Nashville, assistant professor of philosophy, 1976-79; Tennessee State University, Nashville, assistant professor, 1979-81, associate professor of philosophy, 1981-86; San Jose State University, San Jose, CA, assistant professor, 1986-88, associate professor, 1988-92, professor of philosophy, 1993—, department chair, 1992-2003, resident director of international program in Zimbabwe, 1999-2001. University of Michigan, fellow in residence, 1978-79; University of Zimbabwe, Fulbright senior lecturer, 1983-84; Vanderbilt University, teacher, 1983; Free University of Berlin, Alexander von Humboldt research fellow, 1987-88; State University of New York at Binghamton, visiting scholar, 2004; also teacher at Fort Campbell, KY, and Tennessee State Penitentiary.
Tennessee Philosophical Association (president, 1982), Phi Beta Kappa.
Leverhulme scholar in England, 1972-74; fellow of National Endowment for the Humanities, 1978-79; Mellon Foundation fellow, 1981.
Marx's Theory of History, Stanford University Press (Stanford, CA), 1978.
(Editor, with John Arthur) Justice and Economic Distribution, Prentice-Hall (Upper Saddle River, NJ), 1978, 2nd edition, 1991.
(Editor, with John Arthur) Readings in Philosophy of Law, Prentice-Hall (Upper Saddle River, NJ), 1984, 3rd edition, 2001.
(With Vincent Barry) Moral Issues in Business, Wadsworth Group (Belmont, CA), 4th edition, 1989, 9th edition, 2004.
Business Ethics, Wadsworth Group (Belmont, CA), 1991, 5th edition, 2005.
(Editor, with John Arthur) Social and Political Philosophy, Prentice-Hall (Upper Saddle River, NJ), 1992.
(Editor) Social and Personal Ethics, Wadsworth Group (Belmont, CA), 1993, 5th edition, 2005.
Moore on Right and Wrong: The Normative Ethics of G.E. Moore, Kluwer Academic Publishers (Dordrecht, Netherlands), 1995.
Contemporary Ethics: Taking Account of Utilitarianism, Blackwell (Oxford, England), 1999.
Contributor to books, including Marx Analysed: Philosophical Essays on the Thought of Karl Marx, edited by G.E. Panichas, University Press of America (Lanham, MD), 1985; Philosophical Essays on the Ideas of a Good Society, edited by Y. Hudson and C. Peden, Edwin Mellen Press (Lewiston, NY), 1988; Rationality, Morality, and Self-Interest: Essays Honoring Mark V. Overvold, edited by John Heil, Rowman & Littlefield (Lanham, MD), 1993; Rationality, Rules, and Utility: Essays on Richard Brandt's Moral Philosophy, edited by Brad Hooker, Westview Press (Boulder, CO), 1993; and Rules and Consequences: New Essays on Rule Utilitarianism, edited by B.W. Hooker, E.J. Mason, and D.E. Miller, Rowman & Littlefield (Lanham, MD), 2000. Contributor to periodicals, including Journal of Social Philosophy, Journal of Modern African Studies, Utilitas, Journal of Philosophical Research, Philosophy of the Social Sciences, Inquiry, Polity, Studies in Soviet Thought, Philosopher, and Journal of Business Ethics.
Shaw's writings have been translated into Portuguese and Chinese.
"Shaw, William H. 1948-." Contemporary Authors. . Encyclopedia.com. (November 21, 2018). https://www.encyclopedia.com/arts/educational-magazines/shaw-william-h-1948
"Shaw, William H. 1948-." Contemporary Authors. . Retrieved November 21, 2018 from Encyclopedia.com: https://www.encyclopedia.com/arts/educational-magazines/shaw-william-h-1948
Encyclopedia.com gives you the ability to cite reference entries and articles according to common styles from the Modern Language Association (MLA), The Chicago Manual of Style, and the American Psychological Association (APA).
Within the “Cite this article” tool, pick a style to see how all available information looks when formatted according to that style. Then, copy and paste the text into your bibliography or works cited list.
Because each style has its own formatting nuances that evolve over time and not all information is available for every reference entry or article, Encyclopedia.com cannot guarantee each citation it generates. Therefore, it’s best to use Encyclopedia.com citations as a starting point before checking the style against your school or publication’s requirements and the most-recent information available at these sites:
Modern Language Association
The Chicago Manual of Style
American Psychological Association
- Most online reference entries and articles do not have page numbers. Therefore, that information is unavailable for most Encyclopedia.com content. However, the date of retrieval is often important. Refer to each style’s convention regarding the best way to format page numbers and retrieval dates.
- In addition to the MLA, Chicago, and APA styles, your school, university, publication, or institution may have its own requirements for citations. Therefore, be sure to refer to those guidelines when editing your bibliography or works cited list.