Gregory F. Tague, Ph.D. - Scholar, Professor, Pushcart Prize nominee

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"...strong passions have somewhat frayed the tolerance for ambiguity that is essential to science." -Carl Sagan
I write on the subjects of character, morality, consciousness, and the arts
from an evolutionary perspective.
 CONTACT: ebibliotekos [at] gmail [dot] com - make sure to have a clear subject line


Founder and Senior Developer of The Evolutionary Studies Collaborative at St. Francis College 

Founder and Editor of the ASEBL Journal (ethics/evolution/arts),

I am also the general editor of the Bibliotekos literary website (along with Fredericka Jacks, my wife),  


Brooklyn Botanic Garden, June 2017

Moral Sense Colloquium II, March 2014



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Professor of English - St. Francis College (NY)
b. February 1957
Ph.D.         New York University (1998)
M.Phil.      New York University (1996)
M.A.          Hunter College, CUNY (1990)
B.A.           Brooklyn College, CUNY (1979)
1. The arts and humanities in light of evolution. That is, the biology of consciousness, morality and art behavior.
2. Moral individualism, intelligence, and sociability of great apes.
3. Reader-response ethical criticism and the history of ideas.  Areas include the English Novel (1740-1930); Modernism (1870-1930). 
4. Authors of particular interest: Samuel Richardson, Jane Austen, George Meredith, George Eliot, Thomas Hardy, Henry James, E.M. Forster, D.H. Lawrence. Charles Darwin.
Scholarly Books Authored:
- Character and Consciousness: George Eliot, Thomas Hardy, D.H. Lawrence (Phenomenological, Ecological, and Ethical Readings) (Academica 2005).
- Ethos and Behavior: The English Novel from Jane Austen to Henry James (Academica 2008).
- Making Mind: Moral Sense and Consciousness in Philosophy, Science, and Literature (Rodopi, 2014).
- Art and Adaptation: A Primer from Notes (Bibliotekos 2015). [publisher is my wife's imprint -Out of Print]
- Evolution and Human Culture: Texts and Contexts (Brill, 2016).
- Art and Adaptability: Consciousness and Cognitive Culture (Brill, 2018)
Scholarly Book Editor and Contributor:
- Origins of English Literary Modernism, 1870-1914 (Academica 2009).
- Origins of English Dramatic Modernism, 1870-1914.  Co-editor, Daniel Meyer-Dinkgräfe (Academica 2010). 
Book Editor (literary anthologies):
- Pain and Memory: Reflections on the Strength of the Human Spirit in Suffering (Bibliotekos 2009).
- Common Boundary: Stories of Immigration (Bibliotekos 2010).
- Battle Runes: Writings on War (Bibliotekos 2011).
- Being Human: Call of the Wild (Bibliotekos 2012).
- Puzzles of Faith and Patterns of Doubt: Short Stories and Poems (Bibliotekos 2013).
Journal Editor (academic articles):
- ASEBL Journal (2006 - ).

General Editor (literary website:
Editorial Board, Consciousness, Literature and the Arts (U. Lincoln, UK - ceased publication after 19 years).
Peer-review reader for journals such as The D.H. Lawrence Review, College Literature, Comparative Literature, Philological Quarterly.
Numerous scholarly studies and articles in academic books and journals, as well as creative work.  [Refer to attached C.V.]

“In over thirty years of publishing I can honestly say that . . . Professor Tague is one of the most dedicated, active and productive scholars it has been my pleasure to work with.  His work has been well received and can be found in major university and institute collections throughout the world.  I wish, from the point of view of a publisher of scholarship, to affirm the quality, cogency and moral focus of Professor Tague’s life and work.”


Robert Redfern-West, Emeritus Director, Maunsel & Co., Publishers (Dublin), Academica Press