Adam Langridge

Name Adam Langridge
School School of Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Bachelor of Business Administration (Honours) - Accounting, Audit & Information Technology
  • Bachelor of Early Learning Program Development (Honours)
  • Bachelor of Environmental Public Health (Honours)
  • Bachelor of Communications Management (Honours)
Academic and professional designations


  • PhD, Philosophy, The University of Guelph
  • (IP) MEd, Open, Digital and Distance Education, Athabasca University
  • MA, Philosophy, Brock University
  • BEd, Nipissing University
  • BAH, Philosophy/History, Nipissing University
  • Graduate Diploma in Distance Education Technology (GDDET), Athabasca University

Professional designations

  •  Ontario College of Teachers (OCT)—528368 
Title ​Professor
Courses taught
  • COMM1085 - College Reading & Writing Skills
  • LIBS1095 - AI: Rise of the Machines
  • LIBS1650 - Quest for Wisdom
  • LIBS1940 - Identity in Popular Culture: From Avatars to Vampires
  • PHIL1000 - Critical Thinking
  • PHIL71100 - Introduction to Philosophy
  • PHIL72900 - Principles of Ethical Reasoning
  • PHIL73000 - Thinking Through Zombies
Areas of expertise & interest
  • History of philosophy
  • Theoretical & applied ethics
  • Animal ethics
  • Philosophy of mind
  • Epistemology
  • Learning theory, pedagogy and instructional design
Industry experience, professional currency activities

Teaching experience

  • Assistant Professor, Philosophy, Nipissing University
  • Adjunct Professor, Philosophy, University of Guelph
  • Adjunct Professor, Philosophy, University of Guelph-Humber
  • Partial-Load Professor, GAS, Humber College ITAL
  • Sessional Professor, Philosophy, Wilfrid Laurier University
  • Sessional Professor, Philosophy, Laurentian University


  • IQAP Self-Study Committee (Philosophy), Nipissing University
Major research projects, scholarly activities, and/or publications

Recent publications

  • (Forthcoming) Langridge, A. & Thomas, N. (2023). Key ethical issues in animal agriculture. In R.L. Zimdahl (Ed.), Key issues in agricultural ethics. Burleigh Dodds Science Publishing.  
  • Langridge, A. & Thomas, N. (2022). Gene editing, animal disenhancement and ethical debates: A conundrum for business ethics? In N. Thomas (Ed.), Animals and business ethics (pp. 203-226). Macmillan.
  • Langridge, A. & Thomas, N. (2021). Animal ethics and business ethics. In D. Poff & A. Michalos (Eds.), Encyclopedia of business and professional ethics. Springer.

 Recent conferences

  • Langridge, A. (2023). Is connectivism viable? Presentation at the 2023 CALL Ontario Conference, back to our future, held at Humber College ITAL, Toronto, ON.
  • Langridge, A. (2018). Do we really want another Enlightenment? Paper presented at the Humber College LAS Interdisciplinary Conference, held at Humber College ITAL, Toronto, ON.
  • Langridge, A. (2015). Faith and disagreement: Ockham on faith as an intellectual virtue. Paper presented at the 11th Annual Essays of Significance Philosophy Conference, held at The University of Windsor, Windsor, ON.
  • Langridge, A. (2013). Adam Wodeham on volitional cognition. Paper presented at the 8th Annual Western Ontario Colloquium in Ancient and Medieval Philosophy on Will and Action, held at the University of Western Ontario, London, ON.
Additional information Adam is a firm believer in lifelong learning and strives to create an enthusiasm for learning in his students.