Marilyn Piety, PhD

Associate Professor of Philosophy

Marilyn Piety Foley

Office: 5032 MacAlister Hall
Phone: 215.895.2879


  • BA, Philosophy, Earlham College, 1984
  • MA, Philosophy, Bryn Mawr College, 1987
  • PhD, Philosophy, McGill University, 1995


M.G. Piety lives in Philadelphia where she is an associate professor of philosophy at Drexel University. She has published numerous scholarly articles in professional journals and books as well as popular articles and essays online and in the Times Literary Supplement. Her translations of Søren Kierkegaard's Repetition and Philosophical Crumbs for Oxford University Press appeared in 2009 and her book Ways of Knowing: Kierkegaard's Pluralist Epistemology was published by Baylor in 2010. She is currently working on a book, entitled Fear and Dissembling: The Copenhagen Kierkegaard Controversy, for Gegesatz Press. She is the author of the popular blog Piety on Kierkegaard. You can also visit her on the web at