Professor of Humanities/Philosophy/Religion
E-mail Address: DavidAiken@ferris.edu
On leave for academic year 2011-2012.
Professor David Aiken holds a Doctorat d État ( summa cum laude, 1995) in the History of Ideas, Comparative Literatures & Philosophy from the University of Nice (France), and a Doctorat de Troisième Cycle ( cum laude, 1981) in Philosophy from the University of Strasbourg (France). He has held Post-Doctoral research posts in Classical Philology at the University of Frankfort (Germany), and in the Department of Dutch Studies (Middle High German Literature) at the University of Hull (England). Dr. Aiken's research interests include history of religions, ancient Greek history, philosophy, Christianity and the ancient Near East, and Nietzsche studies. He teaches Comparative, Western, and Asian religions, Christianity, Mythology, Ancient Philosophy, Introduction to Philosophy, and Ethics, as well as Cultural History.
1995 - Docteur ès Lettres
1981 - Docteur de Troisième Cycle
1979 - Diplôme d Études Approfondies
1978 - Master of Arts in Humanities