Dr. Anne-Marie Schultz

Professor of Philosophy


BIC Courses: Examine Life I


Pennsylvania State University, Ph.D. (1993)
Dissertation: "Narrating Plato's Symposium: A Critique of Socratic Discipleship."
Director: Stanley H. Rosen

Trinity University, B.A. summa cum laude (1988)

Areas of Specialization:

Greek Philosophy
Interdisciplinary Humanities

Areas of Competence:

Philosophy and Literature

Academic Appointments:

2014-Present: Professor of Philosophy, Baylor University
2000-2014: Associate Professor of Philosophy, Baylor University
1993-1999: Assistant Professor of Philosophy, Baylor University

Administrative Appointments:

Director, The Baylor Interdisciplinary Core, 2008-2021
Director of Graduate Studies, Philosophy Department, 2005-2008


  • Pennsylvania State University, Ph.D. (1993)
    Dissertation: "Narrating Plato's Symposium: A Critique of Socratic Discipleship."
    Director: Stanley H. Rosen
  • Trinity University, B.A. summa cum laude (1988)
  • Books:

    Plato's Socrates as Narrator: A Philosophical Muse. (Lanham: Lexington Press), May 2013.


    "Moving Outside the CAve: Plato's Protagoras as a Model for Cultivating Citizens of the World," SpazioFilosofico 10 (2014): 115-130.z
    "Socratic Meditation and Emotional Self-Regulation: A Model for Human Dignity in the Technologoical Age," Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies 24 (2013): 1-29. (with Paul Carron)
    "Revisiting the Ironic Socrates: Eironeia in Socrates' Narrative Commentary," Southwest Philosophy Review 29 (2012): 23-32.
    "The Narrative Frame of Plato's Euthydemus," Southwest Philosophy Review 24 (2009): 163-172. 
    "You Are What You Read: Reading the Books of Augustine's Confessions," Augustinian Studies 39 (2008): 1-1-112. 
    "Socrates and Sophrosune: narrative and Ethics in Plato's Charmides," Listening: A Journal of Philosophy and Religion, (2007): 13-23.
    "Cultivating Christian Citzenship: Martha Nussbaum's Socrates, Augustine's Confessions, and the Modern University," Christian Scholars Review XXXI (2003): 21-52. (with Michael Beaty)
    "Hatha Yoga: A Phenomenological Experience of Nature," Analecta Husserliana 78 (2003): 85-92.
    "Looking Beyond the Elenchus," Southwest Philosophy Review 14 (1998): 157-168.
    "The Practical Self: A Test Case for Foucault," Analecta husserliana 59 (1997): 69-82
    "Plato Visits Postmodernity: Reflections on Narrative Philosophy," Southwest Philosophy Review 11 (1995): 135-142.
    "Thus Spke Augustine: An Analysis of the Relationship between Language and Spirituality in the Confessions," Contemporary Philosophy 15 (1993): 4-7.

    Book Chapters:

    "Socrates and the Narrative Art of SElf-Care: An Apollinian and Dionysian Synthesis," in Socrates and Dionysius: Philosophy and Art in Dialgue. Ed. Ann Ward. (Cambridge: Cambridge Scholars Press, 2013): 138-158.
    "So What Ever Happened to Those Philosopher Queens?" in Philosophical Feminism and Popular Culture. Eds. Sharon Crasnow and Joanne Waugh. (Lanham: Lexington, 2013): 71-95.
    "Socratic Reason and Emotion: Revisiting the Intellectualist Socrates in Plato's Protagoras," in Socrates: Reason or Unreason as the Foundation of European Identity, ed. Ann Ward (Cambridge Scholars Press, 2007): 1-29.
    "Monica: Augustine's Feminine Face of Christ," in Rereading the Canon. Feminist Interpretations of Saint Augustine, ed. Judith Stark (University Park: Penn State Press, 2007): 92-126.
    "Know Thyself: Socrates as Storyteller," in Philosophy in Dialogue Form: Platos' Many Devices, ed. Gary Scott (Evanston: Northwestern University Press 2007), 82-109. 
    "Stories of Hope and the Challenge of Culture: Reading Gloria Anzaldua, bell hooks, and Roberta Bondi," in The Gift of Story: Narrating Hope in a Postmodern World, eds. Mark Eaton and Emily Griesinger (Waco: Baylor University Press, 2006), 51-68.
    "Recovering and Recollecting the Soul," in Plato's Forms: Varieties of Interpretation. Ed. William Welton (Lanham: Lexington Books, 2003), 111-136.
    "Diotima Tells Socrates a Story: A Narrative Analysis of Plato's Symposium, " in Feminism and Ancient Philosophy, ed. Julie Ward (New York: Routledge, 1996). 175-194.

    Scholarship of Teaching and Learning:

    “Creating Community in the Philosophy Classroom: Using Blackboard’s Online Journal Program to Promote Philosophical Thinking, Writing, and Speaking,” Teaching Philosophy 29 (2006): 1-22. (with Lenore Wright)"The Best Thing in Classroom Technology Since Chalk: Using Blackboard's Online Journal Program," Journal of INteractive Instruction Development 16 (2004): 3-11. (With Lenore Wright).
    "Socrates Goes to the Cinema: Using Film in the Philosophy Classroom," Teaching Philosophy 26 (2003): 21-41. (with Lenore Wright)
    "Drawing Shadows on the Wall: Teaching Plato's the Allegory of the Cave," Teaching Philosophy 24 (2001): 121-132.
    "Neither Cave Nor Cage: Multi-Media Presentations and Their Impact on Critical Thinking," Inquiry XVIII, (1999): 36-54 (with Scott Moore). 
    "The Use of Reading Questions as a Pedagogical Method: Teaching Philosophy Interrogatively and Narratively, " Teaching Philosophy 24 (1999): 24-37. (with Michael Beaty).

    Forthcoming Articles:

    "The Virtuous Ensemble: Socratic Harmony and Psychological Authenticity." Southwest Philosophy Review 29 (2014). (with Paul Carron)
    "Socrates on Socrates: Looking Backward to Bring Philosophy Forward." proceedings of the Boston Area Colloquium in Ancient Philosophy. (2015). 
    The Power of Practice: Aristotle and Contemporary Hatha Yoga." Journal of the International Socety for European Ideas (2015). 
    "Listening for Socrates' voice in the Theaetetus: Recovering a Lost Narrator." In Second Sailing: Alternative Perspectives on Plato. Eds. Debra Nails and Harold Tarrant, Helsinki: Societas Scientiarum Fennica 13 (2015).

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