B.A., Whittier College
Rel.M, School of Theology at Claremont
Ph.D., The Claremont Graduate School
Les Muray is Professor of Philosophy and Religion. He has been teaching at the college and university level since 1979, coming to Curry in January, 2001. Among the courses he teaches on a regular basis are Environmental Ethics; Religion and Science; Life Death, and Philosophy; Social and Political Philosophy; Religion and Ecology; and the Myth of the Hero.
Les is the author of two books, the second of which, Liberal Protestantism and Science, was published in 2008, and over fifty articles in five languages. He loves to travel and give papers both in the United States and other parts of the world. Les has given papers in Scotland; his native Hungary; Salzburg, Austria; Moscow, Russia; twice in Korea; and four times in China. He spent the Summer and the Fall semester 2006 in Hungary writing his book and teaching “American Philosophy” and “Environmental Ethics” (adaptations of his Curry classes) at Eötvös Lorand University, Budapest. His Environmental Ethics class was the first one taught at a Hungarian University.
Les is a staunch Red Sox, Celtic, and Patriot fan well known for displaying these loyalties with the baseball caps he wears. He is also a lover of books, the blues, rock ‘n roll, Westerns, Hungarian and Asian foods, and cats, especially Sasha, his three legged companion animal.
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Name: Leslie Muray
Department: Philosophy and Religion
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