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Furman Professor Simmons Named to Inaugural All-SoCon Faculty Team

Last updated January 4, 2016

By Furman News

Furman philosophy professor J. Aaron Simmons, Ph.D., has been named to the inaugural All-Southern Conference Faculty Team, the league announced Monday. Representatives from all 10 member schools were recognized by the league.

The recipients shared demonstrated service to the institution, a proven record of high scholastic achievement among students, recognition for a research project or written academic piece; and contributions to campus life and the local community.

An associate professor in philosophy at Furman, Dr. Simmons specializes in 19th and 20th century European philosophy and philosophy of religion. An author of numerous books, articles and book chapters, he is a former president of the South Carolina Society for Philosophy and has held positions in the Søren Kierkegaard Society, the Society for Christian Philosophers and the American Academy of Religion.

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