Erica Holberg
Assistant Professor of Philosophy

Contact Information
0720 Old Main Hill
Utah State University
Logan, Utah 84322-0720

erica.holberg@usu.edu
(435) 797-9064
Office: Main 002K

Educational Background

Undergrad, Penn State
Graduate School, University of Chicago

Courses Regularly Taught:
introduction to ethics, business ethics, social and political philosophy, and contemporary ethics.

Research Interests:
ethics, moral psychology, history of ethics, Aristotle and Kant 

Current Research Interests:To further develop my understanding and account of
1. the role of pleasure in Kant's and Aristotle's ethical theories (especially Kant's conception of pleasure
    in the moral good and Aristotle's account of the relations between process, activity, and pleasure)
2. the dangers and virtues of utopian thinking in political philosophy
3. how pleasure, freedom, and need are interwoven in our conception of virtue



Curriculum Vitae