Professor and Chairperson of Philosophy

Department Name 
Philosophy

Office Location 
North Hall 116
Mailing Address 
2083 Lawrence Road, Lawrenceville, NJ 08648

Robert Good came to Rider University in 1982 after serving on the faculty of the University of Alabama in Birmingham for seven years. He earned an A.B. with Honors in Philosophy from Princeton University and his M.A. and Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Dr. Good has been awarded three fellowships by the National Endowment for the Humanities, a Woodrow Wilson Fellowship, and the Lindback Prize for Distinguished Teaching. He has published articles in the International Journal for Philosophy of Religion, Man and World, Metaphilosophy, and Research in Philosophy and Technology, among others. Courses he teaches include Plato and Aristotle, Social Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion, Existentialism, and Nietzsche. In 2004-2005, Dr. Good served as president of Rider’s chapter of the American Association of University Professors.