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Shannon Dea

Associate Professor

Portrait of Shannon DeaAreas of interest

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

Selected publications

  • Beyond the Binary: Thinking About Sex and Gender. Peterborough: Broadview, 2016.
  • “A Harm Reduction Approach to Abortion.” Without Apology: Writings on Abortion in Canada. Ed. Shannon Stettner. Edmonton: Athabasca University Press, 2016, 317-332.
  • “A House At War Against Itself: Absolute Versus Pluralistic Idealism in Spinoza, Peirce, James and Royce.” British Journal For the History of Philosophy 23.4 (July 2015) 710-731.

Selected grants, fellowships, awards

  • Distinguished Teacher Award 2018
  • SSHRC (Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada) Standard Research Grant, “The river of pragmatism: Spinoza, Berkeley, Kant and Peirce,” (2010-2013).
  • Province of Ontario's Leading Women Building Communities Award (2012).

Selected supervisions

  • Peirce and pragmatism
  • Philosophy of Harm Reduction
  • Social metaphysics

Affiliations

  • Member, Women's Studies Program

Contact information

sjdea@uwaterloo.ca
519-888-4567  x32778
Office:  HH 329
Website

Affiliation: 
University of Waterloo

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