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Homepage of Andrew P. Mills. I am an Associate Professor of
Philosophy at Otterbein College in Westerville, Ohio, and Department
Chair. I received my MA and PhD from the University of North Carolina
at Chapel Hill, and specialize in the philosophy of language and mind,
and philosophical pedagogy. I received my BA from the University
of Michigan in Ann Arbor. Before arriving in Ohio, I taught at
the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, VA, and at Concordia
University in Montreal, Quebec.
Contact me by phone at (614) 823-1368 or by email at email@example.com
What's So Good About a College Education?
Many students have found this essay helpful as they struggle to figure out how they should approach college and the ways in which a college education will benefit them.
The essay above grew out of a speech I gave to the Otterbein College New Student Welcoming Convocation on September 7, 2001. You can read that brief speech here.
Here's a copy of my current (as of July 2008) CV.
All the materials for my current courses are on the Otterbein College Blackboard system, so current students should go there to get the most recent copies of course documents. (Clicking on the above link will take you to Blackboard.) I have listed here some syllabuses from recent classes.
Philosophy and Human Nature--Leopold and Loeb (Fall 2007)
Early Modern Philosophy (Winter 2008)
Knowledge and Reality (Winter 2008)
Philosophy and Human Nature--Italy (Winter 2008)