Sharon Street, a professor of Philosophy at NYU, specializes in metaethics. She has authored a series of articles on how to reconcile our understanding of normativity with a scientific conception of the world. Her work concerns the nature of both practical and epistemic reasons, and it draws especially on an evolutionary biological perspective.
Agnes Callard is an associate professor of Philosophy at the University of Chicago and that department’s director of undergraduate studies. Dr. Callard’s primary areas of specialization lie in ancient philosophy and ethics., and she is also noted for her work in and on public philosophy.
This year’s UNESCO World Philosophy Day lecture speaker, Vanessa Wills, is Assistant Professor at George Washington University. Her areas of interest include moral and political philosophy (particularly Karl Marx) and philosophy of race. Her recent work includes “Revolutionary Admiration” (The Moral Psychology of Admiration, 2019) and “‘Man is the Highest … Read More
Robin Dembroff is an assistant professor in the Department of Philosophy at Yale University, working primarily in feminist philosophy, metaphysics, and epistemology. In their research, they place a particular emphasis on relationships between social categories, concepts, and language.
This year’s UNESCO World Philosophy Day lecture speaker, Chike Jeffers, is an associate professor of Philosophy, cross-appointed with Canadian Studies and International Development Studies at Dalhousie University. His research focuses on Africana philosophy, the philosophy of race, social and political philosophy, and ethics. Talk Title What Counts as a Collective … Read More
Mark UNESCO World Philosophy Day with a lecture by Miranda Fricker of CUNY’s Graduate Center. Professor Fricker’s research includes feminist philosophy, social epistemology, and moral philosophy.