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Hans BynagleHans Bynagle

Adjunct Faculty
300 W. Hawthorne Road
Spokane, WA 99251
Phone: 509.777.None listed
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Ph.D. Columbia University
M.L.S. Kent State University
B.A. Calvin College

Year Joined Whitworth Faculty


Areas of Specialization / Expertise

Librarianship; philosophy; philosophy of mind; philosophy of history

Selected Publications / Presentations / Honors

Publications include review of Joel B. Green & Stuart Palmer, eds. "In Search of the Soul: Four Views of the Mind-Body Problem," in Christian Scholars Review (summer 2006); author of the book Philosophy: A Guide to the Reference Literature (3rd ed. 2006; 1st ed., 1986; 2nd ed., 1997); "Introduction: A Map of Twentieth-Century Philosophy" in F. Baird, ed., Twentieth-Century Philosophy (1996).

More than 100 reviews contributed from 1976 to the present to American Reference Books Annual, Christian Scholars Review, Collection Development, Library Journal and Reprint Bulletin; book review editor for Christian Scholars Review (1993-2000).

Board member and Whitworth representative of Christian Scholars Review. Serves on nominating committee for editorial board appointments. Heads task force to secure inclusion of CSR in online scholarly indexes and full-text databases.

Section editor for ongoing web-based electronic publication, Guide to Reference, American Library Association,

Received Nippon Foundation book grant, "100 Books for Understanding Contemporary Japan," Tokyo (2009), Korea Foundation book grant, (2010-11).

Chair, Northwest Association of Private College & University Libraries, 2011-12; treasurer, Inland Northwest Council of Libraries (INCOL), 1989-present. Member of the American Library Association and the Association of College and Research Libraries.