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Eric Brandon

Instructor, Philosophy Department: Humanities/Philosophy McLeod Building (S) 200C
Wilmington Campus
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Dr. Brandon has been a Philosophy Instructor at Cape Fear Community College since 2003, and he has over twenty years of college teaching experience, including four years at Wake Forest University. He was a founding member of the CFCC Honors Program and has frequently taught honors courses. He is the faculty advisor to the CFCC Philosophy Club and was appointed president of the CFCC Faculty Association in 2020. His research interests are in political philosophy, and he is researching the relationship between philosophy and rhetoric in the political writings of John Locke.


  • Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), Philosophy, University of California Irvine
  • Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), Philosophy, University of Chicago

Awards and Publications

  • The Coherence of Hobbes’s Leviathan: Civil and Religious Authority Combined, Continuum Publishing, 2007
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