Welcome to Arkansas State University!

Dr. Eric Cave

Professor of Philosophy


Teaching Specialties

  • Ethics
  • Social and Political Philosophy

Courses Taught

  • Introduction to Philosophy
  • Ethics in the Health Care Professions
  • Contemporary Ethical Problems
  • Social and Political Philosophy
  • Environmental Ethics
  • Philosophy of Sex

Research Interests

  • Preferring Justice (Boulder, CO: Westview Press, 1998)
  • "Marital Pluralism: Making Marriage Safer for Love," Journal of Social Philosophy 34 (2003), pp. 331-47
  • "Harm Prevention and the Benefits of Marriage," Journal of Social Philosophy 35 (2004): 233-43
  • "Seduction," In Sex from Plato to Paglia: A Philosophical Encyclopedia, 2 vols., ed. Alan Soble, Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 2005, 980-86
  • "A Normative Interpretation of Expected Utility Theory," Journal of Value Inquiry 39 (2005): 431-41.
  • What's Wrong with Motive Manipulation?" Ethical Theory and Moral Practice 10 (2007): 29-44.
  • Current Project:
    Book manuscript: Unsavory Sexual Seduction

Eric Cave


Contact Information

P: (870) 972-2130


Office

Building: Wilson Hall
Room: 205A