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Greg Andres

Lecturer

Areas of interest

Philosophy of Economics and Business Ethics

Gerry Callaghan

Gerry Callaghan

Continuing Lecturer (Extended Learning Coordinator for Online Courses)

Areas of interest

Early Modern Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

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Shannon Dea

Associate Professor (Associate Chair, Graduate Studies)

Areas of interest

History of philosophy (especially early modern and classic pragmatism), philosophy of sex and gender, feminist philosophy, pedagogy, equity in academe, social metaphysics

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David DeVidi

Professor (Department of Philosophy Chair)

Areas of interest

Logic, Philosophy of Mathematics, Metaphysics, Philosophy of Disability, and Philosophy of Language

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Mathieu Doucet

Associate Professor (Associate Chair, Undergraduate Studies)

Areas of interest

Ethics, Moral Psychology, Action Theory, Political Philosophy, and Bioethics

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Heather Douglas

Associate Professor (Waterloo Chair in Science and Society)

Areas of interest

Philosophy of science, science policy, expertise in democratic societies, science communication, values in science, responsible innovation

Chris Eliasmith

Chris Eliasmith

Professor (Director, Centre for Theoretical Neuroscience) (Canada Research Chair in Theoretical Neuroscience)

Areas of interest

Philosophy of Mind, Theoretical Neuroscience, Cognitive Science, Philosophy of Science

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Carla Fehr

Associate Professor (Wolfe Chair in Scientific and Technological Literacy)

Areas of interest

Philosophy of Biology, Feminist Epistemology and Philosophy of Science, Feminist Science Studies, Philosophy of Science

Jaqueline Feke

Jacqueline Feke

Assistant Professor

Areas of interest

Ancient Science and Philosophy, History and Philosophy of Science

Doreen Fraser

Doreen Fraser

Associate Professor

Areas of interest

Philosophy of Physics, Philosophy of Science, Applicability of Mathematics, History of Physics (especially 17th, 19th and 20th Centuries)

Chris Lowry

Chris Lowry

Assistant Professor

Areas of interest

Social and Political Philosophy, Bioethics, and Applied Ethics

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Tim Kenyon

Professor (Associate Dean of Arts, Research)

Areas of Interest

Philosophy of Language, Social Epistemology, Critical Thinking, Philosophy of Mind/Cognitive Science

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Patricia Marino

Professor

Areas of interest

Ethics, Epistemology, Philosophy of Sex and Love, Philosophy of Economics

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Brian Orend

Professor

Areas of interest

Ethics of War and Peace (especially post-war reconstruction), Human Rights, Global Justice, Kant's Moral and Political Philosophy, Happiness

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Paul Thagard

Professor, (Director, Cognitive Science Program), (2013 Killam Prize recipient)

Contact Information

Office:   HH 368
Phone:  519-888-4567  x33594
Email:  pthagard@uwaterloo.ca
Webpage: http://watarts.uwaterloo.ca/~pthagard/Biographies/pault.html

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John Turri

Professor (Canada Research Chair in Philosophy and Cognitive Science)

Areas of Interest

Philosophy and Cognitive Science

Steven Weinstein

Steven Weinstein

Associate Professor

Areas of interest

Philosophy of Science (especially Philosophy of Physics), Computation and Information

Nicholas Ray

Nicholas Ray

Lecturer

Contact Information

Office: HH 322
Email:  nmray@uwaterloo.ca
Webpage:  http://nicholasmray.wordpress.com/

Ted Richards

Ted Richards

Adjunct Assistant Professor

Contact Information

Office: HH 325 (Hagey Hall)
Email: ted.richards@uwaterloo.ca

Katy Fulfer

Assistant Professor (Women's Studies Undergraduate Advisor)

Areas of interest

Reproductive Ethics, Environmental and Animal Ethics, Transnational Feminisms, Hannah Arendt

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Katie Plaisance

Cross Appointed Associate Professor; primary appointment in Knowledge Integration

Areas of interest

Philosophy of Human Behavioral Sciences, Feminist Epistemology and Philosophy of Science, Socially Relevant Philosophy of Science, Interdisciplinary Collaboration

Judy Wubnig

Judy Wubnig

Professor Emerita

Judy was born in Brooklyn, New York, in 1934. She received a BA from Swarthmore in 1955, and her MA and PhD from Yale. Her 1963 dissertation was titled A Study of the Rationality in Kant’s Critique of Aesthetic Judgment.

Angus Kerr-Lawson

Distinguished Professor Emeritus

Distinguished Professor Emeritus Angus Kerr-Lawson died late June 2011 shortly after his daughters accepted the honour of Distinguished Professor Emeritus on his behalf at the spring convocation.

Anne Minas

Professor Emerita

Former member of the Department of Philosophy, Anne Minas, died late September 2015 at the age of 78.

J. S. Minas

Professor Emeritus

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