Associate Professor of Philosophy
- PhD in Philosophy, University of Notre Dame
- MA in Philosophy, Indiana University Bloomington
- BS in Computer Science and Engineering, Concentration: Artificial Intelligence, University of California Davis
Dr. Bowler's research areas include contemporary European philosophy, ancient Greek philosophy, philosophy of mind, and research ethics.
- Hermeneutical Heidegger, co-edited with Ingo Farin (Northwestern University Press, 2016) Read More
- "Heidegger and the Hermeneutical Understanding of Human Being," in Hermeneutical Heidegger, ed. Michael Bowler and Ingo Farin (Northwestern University Press, 2016)
- "Heidegger, Aristotle and Philosophical Leisure," Proceedings of the American Catholic Philosophical Association, vol. 88 (2014)
- "An Existential Conception of Culture," Studia Philosophiae Christianae, vol. 49, issue 4 (2013)
- “Heidegger on Hermeneutic Rationality: Logos and World,” in International Studies in Hermeneutics and Phenomenology, vol. 3, edited by Maria Luísa Portocarrero, Luis António Umbelino, and Andrzej Wiercinski (Lit-Verlag: Berlin, 2012).
- Principal Investigator, National Science Foundation - Ethics Education in Science and Engineering (EESE) Grant, "Responsible Conduct of Research in Science and Engineering Education: Moral Motivation and Ethical Sensitivity in Multi-National Graduate Students," 2008 - 2013, $344,683
- "Subject and World," Pacific Division Meeting of the American Philosophical Association, April 2014
- Bowler, Michael J., Troesch, Valorie E., "Case Studies in Engineering Values: A Biographical/Autobiographical Approach to Ethics Education in Engineering", Annual Meeting of the Association for Practical and Professional Ethics, March 3, 2012