Professor of Philosophy
Emeritus Faculty

Since retiring from Temple University, Professor Axinn has been teaching as Courtesy Professor in the Philosophy Department at the University of South Florida (Tampa). Professor Axinn works on military ethics, Kant, and value theory. He was President of the Society for Value Inquiry in 1985. In his leisure time, he enjoys competitive sailing.

Selected Bibliography

  • Sacrifice and Value: A Kantian Interpretation, Lanham, Maryland: Lexington Books, Roman and Littlefield, 2010
  • Autonomy and Community: Readings in Contemporary Kantian Social Philosophy, edited by Jane Keller and Sidney Axinn, State University of New York Press, 1998
  • The Logic of Hope: Extensions of Kant’s View of Religion, New York and Amsterdam, Editions Rodopi, 1994
  • A Moral Military, Philadelphia, Temple University Press, 1989; paperback edition, 1990; revised and expanded edition, 2009