Robert Bass, PhD

I earned my PhD at Bowling Green State University, concentrating in ethics and political philosophy and have fifteen years of university-level teaching experience. Teaching and designing online classes has become something of a specialty. Here's what some of my students say.

Student Comments

"You make this online class seem like it’s an inside of the classroom experience and not many professors can do that."

"This class is really a lot of fun.  I can't wait to check the board several times a day."

"I think you are one of the best Professors I have ever had.  You are prompt in grading, give excellent instruction, and post comments that are pressure relievers (your humor is great!)."

"I give him an A+, but if there were a higher grade available, I would certainly give it to him."

"One of the best professors I have had. Ever. Period."

"I loved this class.  It has made me think...  It has been by far my favorite class..."

"I had very high hopes for this class coming in. In my opinion, this is the most important course I will ever take. I have not been disappointed."

"THANK YOU so much for being the greatest instructor I ever had."

"One of the toughest classes I have had but you did a great job of teaching it.  Thank you.  My brain thanks you, too."

"I catch myself reading our textbook for fun because I am actually learning something that sticks."

"I can honestly say that this is one of the most beneficial classes I have ever taken."

"Rarely does an instructor come along that makes learning actually fun. In all of my years of going to school I can only think of one that I have had. Professor Bass makes number two."

"I thank you for being an excellent instructor. Your level of involvement and commitment to the class is what makes a difficult class with difficult concepts one in which students walk away enriched and not embittered."

"One of the most interesting classes I have ever taken."

"Best professor I have had. He is always answering everyone back -- very timely on his answers. He interacts with everyone! Love this professor."

"Of all my classes so far this is my favorite one . . . . Thank you for this great class and for allowing me to think outside of my comfort zone and bringing it into my ‘real’ life!"

"The teacher was very knowledgeable and cared about each student as an individual."

"I enjoy your class very much (and I have never enjoyed an online class)."

"Very good professor. Class was awesome, it felt like sitting in a real class the way the professor interacted with the students. Best."

"A very satisfied student! I hope Dr. Bass gets some type of award, for example, professor of the year!"

"Take his class. He is an amazing professor."

Courses taught:

Critical Thinking Introduction to Logic
Introduction to Philosophy Introduction to Ethics
Bioethics Business Ethics
Environmental Ethics Contemporary Ethical Issues
Metaethics Ethical Theory

Sample Lectures                                                                                          Sample Syllabi

                                                                                                                      Intro to Logic            Intro to Ethics

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