Andrew Fitz-Gibbon, chair of the Philosophy Department, was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts.
Following a sabbatical during spring 2012, two of his books in the Lindisfarne series were published by Xlibris: An Intentional Life: Reflections of a Secular Monastic and Secular Monasticism: A Journey (with Jane Hall Fitz-Gibbon) and his novel, which he authored under the pen name Jack Andrews, titled The Quest for Paradise: An Owen Breese-Jones Story. A new book in the Value Inquiry Book Series’ Ethical Theory and Practice Series, Love as a Guide to Morals, was published by Rodopi. He also had two articles published: “The Reasonableness of Sentimentalism and Violence,” in the Oct.-Dec. issue of Peace Review, and “Somaesthetics and Nonviolence,” in Vol. 28 of Social Philosophy Today, the North American Society of Social Philosophy publication.