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Dr. William H. Bruening Dr. William Bruening

Professor Emeritus


  • Indiana University, MSEd 1977  Education
  • University of Notre Dame, PhD 1969 Philosophy
  • University of Notre Dame, MA 1968 Philosophy
  • Thomas More College, BA 1965 Philosophy

Professional Experience

  • Indiana-Purdue University at Fort Wayne, 1969—present
  • Assistant Professor, 1969-1974
  • Associate Professor of Philosophy, 1974-1981
  • Professor of Philosophy, 1981-present
  • Academic Advisor, School of Arts and Sciences, 1998-2006
  • Assistant/Associate Dean, School of Arts and Sciences, 2001-2006

Areas of Interest

  • Ethics
  • Applied Ethics
  • Medical Ethics
  • Wittgenstein
  • Philosophy of Religion


  • PHIL-11100H Honors Ethics
  • PHIL-20600   Philosophy of Religion 

Selected Publications

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