Eddis Miller

Eddis Miller

Associate Professor
Department Chairperson
Dyson College of Arts and Sciences
Philosophy and Religious Studies


PhD, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2008
Religious Studies

BA, SUNY Stony Brook, Stony Brook, New York, 2002
Philosophy and Religious Studies

Courses Taught

Past Courses

PHI 110: Philosophical Problems
PHI 115: Nrmatve Ethics: Cntmpry Prblms
PHI 116: Modern Philosophy
PHI 217: Existentialism
PHI 224: Medieval Philosophy
PHI 297: Topics: Hobbes's Leviathan
PHI 355: Ethical Theories
PHI 357: Philosophy of Religion
PHI 395: Independent Study-Philosophy
PHI 499: Sr Yr Exp in Phi & Rel Stds
RES 106: Religions of the Globe
RES 106: Rlgns of the Glb (CAP) - LC
RES 201: Western Religious Thought
RES 231: The Bible: Hebrew Scriptures
RES 232: The Bible: Chrstn Scriptures
RES 260: The Religion of Islam
RES 296: Topic: Religion of Islam
RES 395: Indpdnt Study in Rel Studies
UNV 101: First-Year Smnr Unvrsty Cmmnty

Publications and Presentations


Moati, Raoul. Derrida/Searle: deconstruction and ordinary language
(2015, February). Vol 52 (Issue 6)

Satlow, Michael L. How the Bible became holy
(2014, December). Vol 52 (Issue 4)

Kant's 'Religion within the Boundaries of Mere Reason': A Reader's Guide
(2014, November). Kant's 'Religion within the Boundaries of Mere Reason': A Reader's Guide.New York, NY , USA : Bloomsbury. https://www.bloomsbury.com/uk/kants-religion-within-the-boundaries-of-mere-reason-9781472507631/

Kantian Transpositions: Derrida and the Philosophy of Religion
(2014, August). Kantian Transpositions: Derrida and the Philosophy of Religion.Evanston, Illinois , USA : Northwestern University Press. https://nupress.northwestern.edu/9780810140929/kantian-transpositions/

Deconstruction and Religion
(2013). Religion Compass. Vol 7 (Issue 1) , pages 25-35.

"Derrida and the Problem of the Secularized Messianic"
(2007). Thomas Crombez and Katrien Vloeberghs (Eds.), Newcastle , United Kingdom:Cambridge Scholars Press. , pages 35-43.


Hospitality and the Legacy of Deconstruction
(2014, July). Hospitality Now (!). Institut d'Etudes Politiques ,

Neither Sheep nor Goat: Kant, the Unjust Steward, and the Problem of Heavenly Reward
(2013, August). UK Kant Society Annual Meeting. Heythrop College, London.

Religion and Economic Justice: A Question for David Graeber
(2012, March). Left Forum Annual Conference. New York, NY.

Unconditionality and the Moral Law: Derrida and Kant
(2011, November). Philosophy Department, Metropolitan State College,

What is Deconstruction?
(2011, November). Philosophy Club of the Metropolitan State College,

Universalism and the Islamic Other
(2011, March). Focus on Islam. The Center for Ethical Thinking, Pace University,

Toward a New ‘Reflecting Faith’: Derrida’s Religious Legacy
(2006, October). Following Derrida: Legacies. Mosaic: A Journal for the Interdisciplinary Study of Literature,

Rethinking Moral Religion: Ricoeur on Kant’s Philosophical Hermeneutics of Religion
(2006, October). Society for Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy. Philadelphia.

Derrida and the Problem of the Secularized Messianic
(2006, May). On the Outlook: Figures of the Messianic. Institute for Jewish Studies, University of Antwerp,

Tolerance Conditional and Unconditional: Hospitality in the Thought of Jacques Derrida
(2006, March). Re-Stating Religion. The Religion Graduate Students’ Association of Columbia University,

Mos and Moralis in the Thought of Augustine
(2003, September). 28th Patristic, Medieval, and Renaissance Studies Conference. Villanova University,

Professional Contributions and Service

University Service

  • NYFC Student Affairs, Athletics, Publications, and Scholastic Standing Committee [Committee Member]