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A-State Remains Closed Through Friday. March 6

Arkansas State University will remain closed through Friday, March 6, due to heavy snowfall and hazardous road conditions. This includes the main campus at Jonesboro and the Paragould center.

For the convenience of students, faculty/staff and the community:
  • The Acansa Dining Hall will operate under inclement weather hours, 10:30 a.m. - 8 p.m. on Thursday and 10:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m. on Friday.
  • The Red Wolf Center will be open from noon - 5 pm during the closure.
  • The Dean B. Ellis Library will be closed on Thursday and will evaluate campus conditions on Friday morning.
  • GradStock has been rescheduled to March 9, from 9 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. at Cooper Alumni Center.
  • The Testing Center will be closed.
  • NEA Science Fair has been postponed to March 16 at Hames Room, Convocation Center.
  • Communications Day (March 7) has been cancelled.
  • The SunBelt basketball match-ups with South Alabama will be played as scheduled.
  • This weekend's baseball matchup with UTA has been moved to Smith-Wills Stadium in Jackson, MS. First game is Saturday, March 7 at 7 p.m. and a doubleheader on Sunday, March 8 at 1 p.m.
  • The Honors Reception event scheduled for Saturday, March 7 has been cancelled.

The university reminds students to monitor their official Arkansas State student email account for information regarding classes, as explained in an announcement from Provost Lynita Cooksey.

For further updates, watch the A-State website at AState.edu and official social media: Facebook.com/ArkansasState and on Twitter @ArkansasState.

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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


Building: Wilson Hall
Room: 205A