Nazim Adakli

Graduate Student


BA, Bogazici University, Turkey
MA, Bogazici University, Turkey


Metaphysics, Epistemology, Philosophy of Language
  • Office Address: Cocke Hall 209
  • Office Hours: Thursday 2:00PM-4:00PM

My primary areas of interest are Metaphysics, Epistemology, & the Philosophy of Language. I am especially interested in issues around Conceptual and Factual Relativity. My MA thesis is about relativity of facts to conceptual schemes, and about exemptional absolute status of the microphysical facts (as in the Armstrongian metaphysics). I also have a background on political philosophy and ethics.

Matthew Adams

Graduate Student

Ethics, Political Philosophy

Sahar Akhtar

Assistant Professor

Political Philosophy, Bioethics, Philosophy of Economics
434-923-1769
  • Office Address: 104 Cocke Hall
  • Office Hours: Tuesday & Thursday 9:45-10:45
  • Class Schedule:

    PHIL 3651 Genes, Nature, and Justice

Matthew Andler

Graduate Student

Philosophy of Gender and Sexuality, Social Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy
  • Office Address: Cocke Hall 200
  • Office Hours: Tuesday 11:30-1:30

Jonathan Barker

Graduate Student

Metaphysics

Elizabeth Barnes

Professor

Metaphysics, Social Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy, Ethics
  • Office Address: 111 Cocke Hall
  • Office Hours: Tuesday 3:15-4:15 & Thursday 1:00-2:00
  • Class Schedule:

    PHIL 2640 Rational Choice and Happiness

    PHIL 3800 Feminist Philosophy

Elizabeth Barnes works on metaphysics, social philosophy, and feminist philosophy - and is particularly interested in the areas where these subjects interact. She's currently writing a book on disability and thinking a lot about the metaphysics of social structures. She's also the editor of Philosophy Compass.

 

Colin Bird

Associate Professor (Politics) & Director of Political Philosophy, Policy and Law

434-924-3615

Will Brannock

Graduate Student

Epistemology

Talbot Brewer

Professor

Ethics, Political Philosophy
434-924-7869

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  • Office Address: 212 Levering Hall
  • Office Hours: Wednesday 1:00-3:00
  • Class Schedule:

    PHIL 7540 Thought and Action

Talbot Brewer is Professor of Philosophy and Chair of the Philosophy Department at the University of Virginia. He specializes in ethics and political philosophy, with particular attention to moral psychology and Aristotelian ethics.  He is the author of numerous essays, including “Virtues We Can Share: A Reading of Aristotle’s Ethics” (Ethics 115, 2005), “Savoring Time: Desire, Pleasure and Wholehearted Activity” (Ethical Theory and Moral 6, 2003), “Two Kinds of Commitments (And Two Kinds of Social Groups)” (Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 66, 2003), and “Maxims and Virtues” (The Philosophical Review 3, 2002). He has been a visiting professor in the Harvard University Philosophy Department and has been invited to present his work to audiences at a number of universities and professional conferences in North America, South America, Europe, China and the Middle East. He has authored two books, the most recent of which is The Retrieval of Ethics (Oxford University Press, 2009).

Selected Publications

The Retrieval of Ethics – (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2009; paperback in May 2011). Reviewed in Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews, Ethics, The Philosophical Quarterly, The Journal of Moral Philosophy, The Review of Metaphysics, and Analysis.

Reflections on the Cultural Commons” – Forthcoming in Alejandro Nestor García, editor, Being Human in a Consumerist Society (Ashgate Publishing, October 2014).

“Kant and Rawls on the Cultivation of Virtue” – Theory and Research in Education (July, 2013)

“Virtue” – Hugh LaFollette, Sarah Stroud and John Deigh, eds., International Encyclopedia of Ethics (Wiley-Blackwell, 2013).

Alienated Emotions” – Carla Bagnoli, editor, Morality and the Emotions (Oxford: Oxford University Press, October 2011), 275-98.

“Two Pictures of Practical Thinking” – Lawrence Jost and Julian Wuerth, editors, Perfecting Virtue: New Essays on Kantian Ethics and Virtue Ethics (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, February 2011), 116-146.

 “The Foundations of Neo-Aristotelianism: Critical Notice of Michael Thompson, Life and Action” – Philosophical Books (Volume 50, Number 4, October 2009), 197-212.

 “On Moral Alchemy: A Critical Examination of Post-9/11 U.S. Military Policy” – Matthew J. Morgan, editor, The Day that Changed Everything? The Impact of 9/11, Volume VI: Religion and Philosophy (New York: Palgrave MacMillan, 2009) 221-32.

“Is Welfare an Independent Good?” – Social Philosophy & Policy (Volume 26, Number 1, Winter 2009), 96-125.

“Three Dogmas of Desire” – in Timothy Chappell, editor, Values and Virtues (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2007), 257-284.

“The Patina of the Past: Meditations on Memory and Home” – The Hedgehog Review (Volume 7, Number 3, Fall 2005), 46-55.

“Virtues We Can Share: A Reading of Aristotle’s Ethics” – Ethics (Volume 115, Number 4, July 2005), 721-58.

“Savoring Time: Desire, Pleasure and Wholehearted Activity” – Ethical Theory and Moral Practice (with other selected papers from the annual meeting of the British Society for Ethical Theory, in Volume 6, Number 2, June 2003), 143-160.

“Two Kinds of Commitments (And Two Kinds of Social Groups)” – Philosophy and Phenomenological Research (Volume 66, Number 3, May 2003), 554-583.

“The Real Problem with Internalism about Reasons” – Canadian Journal of Philosophy (Volume 42, No. 4, December 2002), 443-473.

“Maxims and Virtues” – The Philosophical Review (Vol. 3, No. 4, October 2002), 539-72.

Ross P. Cameron

Professor & Director of Undergraduate Program

Metaphysics, Logic, History of Metaphysics, Philosophy of Religion
  • Office Address: 108 Levering Hall
  • Office Hours: Tuesday 3:15-4:15 & Thursday 12:45-1:45
  • Class Schedule:

    PHIL 1000 Intro to Philosophy

    PHIL 3400 Introduction to Non-classical Logic

     

Ross is interested in all areas of metaphysics.  He has published extensively on traditional metaphysical topics like the nature of time, possibility, existence and truth.  He is also interested in the history of metaphysics, especially the medievals, Leibniz and early analytic philosophy.  He enjoys exploring the connections between metaphysics and other areas of philosophy, especially aesthetics, the philosophy of religion and epistemology.

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James Cargile

Professor

Epistemology, Ethics, History of Philosophy, Logic, Philosophical Logic, Philosophy of Language, Metaphysics
434-924-6923

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  • Office Address: 113 Cocke Hall
  • Office Hours: Monday, Wednesday, & Friday 8:00-9:00 & 10:00-11:00, Tuesday & Thursday 12:30-2:30, & by Appointment
  • Class Schedule:

    PHIL 1410- Forms of Reasoning

    PHIL 4020 Philosophy of Mathematics

Jeffrey Carroll

Political Philosophy
  • Office Address: Corner Joes Coffee
  • Office Hours: Friday 9-11AM

Laura Crawford

Metaphysics

James Darcy

Graduate Student

Metaphysics
  • Office Address: Cocke Hall 200
  • Office Hours: Tuesday 10:45-11:45 & Thursday 11:30-12:30

Daniel Devereux

Professor

Ancient Philosophy, Metaphysics
434-924-6919

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  • Office Address: 207 Cocke Hall
  • Office Hours: Wednesday & Friday 1:00-2:00PM & by Appointment
  • Class Schedule:

    PHIL 3120 Aristotle

     

Cora Diamond

Kenan Professor of Philosophy Emerita

Wittgenstein, Frege, Philosophy of Language, Ethics, Political Philosophy, Philosophy and Literature

Recent talks

"Wittgenstein's 'Unbearable Conflict'" (Philosophy and Psychoanalysis seminar, Tavistock Clinic, London)

"On there not being anything else to think" (Jowett Society, Oxford)

"Murdoch off the map, or Taking Empiricism back from the Empiricists". (Moral Philosophy seminar, Oxford; Amherst College)

Recent publications

"G.H. von Wright on Wittgenstein in Relation to His Times".  In Acta Philosophica Fennica, vol. 93, 2017.

"Asymmetries in Thinking about Thought: Anscombe and Wiggins".  In the American Catholic Philosophical Quarterly, vol. 90, Spring 2016.

"Wittgenstein and What Can Only Be True". Nordic Wittgenstein Review 3 (Dec. 2014).

Erin Eaker

A&S Assistant Dean & Assistant Professor

Philosophy of Language, Philosophy of Biology, Environmental Philosophy
434-924-3353
  • Office Address: 201-D Monroe Hall
  • Office Hours: Thursdays 12:30-1:30PM & by Appointment
  • Class Schedule:

    Spring 2016:

    PHIL 2510 Darwin & Philosophy - MW 3:30-4:45pm Cocke Hall 115

M. Jamie Ferreira

Professor Emerita (Religious Studies)

Philosophy of Religion, Hume, Kant, Kierkegaard, Wittgenstein, J. H. Newman, Victorian Studies, 20th Century Philosophy, Religious and Ethical Imagination

Kim Ferzan

Caddell & Chapman Professor of Law

Criminal Law, Evidence, Prosecution, Jurisprudence, Ethics

Corin Fox

Lecturer

434-924-7701
  • Office Address: 209 Cocke Hall
  • Office Hours: TBD
  • Class Schedule:

    PHIL 1410 Forms of Reasoning - MWF 9:00-9:50am Cocke Hall 115

Torrance Fung

Graduate Student

Philosophy of Mind
  • Office Address: Alderman Library Main Lobby
  • Office Hours: Monday & Thursday 2:00-3:00

Andrew Garland

Graduate Student

History of Modern Philosophy, Ethics, Political Philosophy

Brie Gertler

Commonwealth Professor & Department Chair

Philosophy of Mind, Epistemology
434-982-4544
  • Office Address: 109 Cocke Hall
  • Office Hours: On Leave Spring 2017

For information about my research, please see my HOMEPAGE

Aaron Gray

Graduate Student

Political Philosophy

Lily Greenway

Graduate Student

Ethics, Political Philosophy
  • Office Address: 209 Cocke Hall
  • Office Hours: Monday & Wednesday 9:30-10:30

Paul Humphreys

Commonwealth Professor

Philosophy of Science, Epistemology
434-924-6921

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  • Office Address: 105 Cocke Hall
  • Office Hours: Tuesdays 11:00-12:00, & Thursday 11:00-12:00, 3:30-4:30
  • Class Schedule:

    PHIL 2450 Philosophy of Science

    PHIL 4500 Data and Culture

Paul Humphreys, Commonwealth Professor of Philosophy, specializes in the philosophy of science. He is co-director of UVA’s Center for the Study of Data and Knowledge; co-director of the Human and Machine Intelligence group; series editor of Oxford Studies in the Philosophy of Science; a member of the editorial boards of Synthese, Studies in the History and Philosophy of Science, and Foundations of Science; and a member of the governing board of the Philosophy Documentation Center. For more information see http://pages.shanti.virginia.edu/Paul_Humphreys_Home_Page/

 

 

 

Selected Publications
Emergence: A Philosophical Account (Oxford, 2016)

Oxford Handbook of Philosophy of Science (Oxford, 2016)

`Explanation as Condition Satisfaction’ PSA 2012: Symposia Papers (December 2014)

`Scientific Metaphysics and Speculative Metaphysics’, pp.51 – 78 (Chapter 3) in Scientific Metaphysics, Don Ross, James Ladyman, and Harold Kincaid (eds). Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013.

Emergence: Contemporary Readings in Science and Philosophy. Mark Bedau and Paul Humphreys (eds). The MIT Press, 2007

Extending Ourselves: Computational Science, Empiricism, and Scientific Method (Oxford, 2004)

"Some Considerations on Conditional Chance," British Journal for the Philosophy of Science (2004)

"Are There Algorithms that Discover Causal Structure?" Synthese (1999, with David Freedman)

"How Properties Emerge," Philosophy of Science 64 (1997), 1-17

The Chances of Explanation (Princeton, 1989)

"Why Propensities Cannot Be Probabilities," The Philosophical Review 94 (1985), 557-570

Kirra Hyde

Graduate Student


B.A. in philosophy from Southern Virginia University
M.A. in philosophy from Brandeis University
 


Metaphysics, Epistemology, Philosophy of Mind, Early Modern Philosophy
  • Office Address: 209 Cocke Hall
  • Office Hours: Wednesday 12:00-2:00

My name is Kirra Hyde. Originally from Idaho, I attended Southern Virginia University for my undergraduate education, where I majored in philosophy and music.  And I completed a Master’s Degree in philosophy at Brandeis University.  I am thrilled to be back in Virginia, doing more philosophy! 

I like metaphysics.  I am interested in the nature of this world and the objects in it.  In addition to such central problems in metaphysics, I am intrigued by problems at the intersection of metaphysics, epistemology, and philosophy of mind, such as truth, objectivity, and perception.  I care about what we can know about the nature of this world.  And I care about how perception, beliefs, and language connect to the external world and to each other.  My most recent work has been in perception, particularly how objective it is and what makes it so.  I plan to continue to work in questions at the intersection of metaphysics, epistemology, and mind.  They are great questions!

Other than philosophy, my greatest hobby is music.  I play percussion, I pretend to play the piano, and I will sing in a choir when anyone will let me.  I also enjoy cooking novel dishes, spending time outdoors, and playing all sorts of games.
 

Daniel Justus

George Klosko

Henry L. and Grace Doherty Professor (Politics)

Political Theory, History of Political Thought
434-924-3092

Derek Lam

Graduate Student

Metaphysics, Philosophy of Mind

Harold Langsam

Professor

Philosophy of Mind, Epistemology
434-924-6920

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  • Office Address: 107 Cocke Hall
  • Office Hours: Monday 3:30-4:30 & Wednesday 12:45-1:45
  • Class Schedule:

    Phil 3180 Nietzsche

    Phil 8320 Contemporary Epistemology

     

Professor of Philosophy. Professor Langsam works primarily in the areas of philosophy of mind and epistemology. He is especially interested in the nature of conscious states and their relevance to epistemic justification. He also teaches Nietzsche at the undergraduate level and human nature at the introductory level.

Book:

The Wonder of Consciousness: Understanding the Mind through Philosophical Reflection (Cambridge: MIT Press, 2011).

 

Recent Articles:

“Nietzsche and Value Creation,” Inquiry, forthcoming.

“The Intuitive Case for Naïve Realism,” Philosophical Explorations (2016) DOI: 10.1080/13869795.2016.1222627

“A Defense of McDowell’s Response to the Sceptic,” Acta Analytica 29 (2014): 43-59.

“A Defense of Restricted Phenomenal Conservatism,” Philosophical Papers 42 (2013): 315-340.

Jimin Lee

History of Modern Philosophy

Antonia LoLordo

Professor & Director of Graduate Studies

History of Modern Philosophy
434-924-6917

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  • Office Address: 122 Cocke Hall
  • Office Hours: Monday 3:30-4:30, Tuesday 2:00-3:00
  • Class Schedule:

    PHIl 9700 M 1-3:30

Antonia LoLordo is Professor of Philosophy at the University of Virginia. She specializes in early modern philosophy. She is the author of Locke’s Moral Man (Oxford, 2012) and Pierre Gassendi and the Birth of Early Modern Philosophy (Cambridge, 2007).

Loren Lomasky

Cory Professor of Political Philosophy, Policy, and Law

Ethics, Political Philosophy, Philosophy of Gastronomy
434-924-6925
  • Office Address: 124 Kerchoff Hall
  • Office Hours: Monday 2:30-4:30pm, & by Appointment.
  • Class Schedule:

    PHIL 2780 Ancient Political Thought - MW - 1:00-1:50 - Maury Hall 104

    PHIL 3140 History of Medieval Philosophy - MW 5:00-6:15 - Cocke Hall 115

Samuel Lundquist

Ethics

Andrei Marasoiu

Graduate Student

Philosophy of Mind

John Marshall

Professor Emeritus

Ethics, Political Philosophy

Ian McCready-Flora

Assistant Professor

Ancient Greek Philosophy, Aesthetics, Epistemology, Applied Ethics
  • Office Address: 203 Cocke Hall
  • Office Hours: Wednesday 2:00-3:30
  • Class Schedule:

    PHIL 2850 Ethics and Epistemology for Beginners or: How to Find the Way

    PHIL 7510 Psychology and Epistemology: Aristotle and Plato

Ian specializes in Ancient Greek Philosophy and has substantial side interests in contemporary Aesthetics, Epistemology and Applied Ethics.

His book-length project concerns Aristotle's conception of rationality. What is it about human thinking that distinguishes it from the sorts of thinking other animals are capable of? Of particular importance is our capacity to form beliefs. Unlike wisdom, understanding and expertise—all high-level perfections of reason—beliefs are piecemeal and fallible, yet still beyond the reach of any non-human mind. Aristotle's theory of belief, however, gets relatively little attention compared to his deductive model of science and knowledge. A serious effort at understanding it, then, can tell us what on his view distinguishes the rational from the non-rational.

Ian is also writing on ancient conceptions of knowledge and its relation to other mental states; Aristotle’s response to Protagoras, both the sophist himself and his Platonic shadow; and the history and prehistory of the emotions and their place in our mental lives.

 

Representative Publications

2015. "Protagoras and Plato in Aristotle: Rereading the Measure Doctrine." Oxford Studies in Ancient Philosophy 49: 71-129.
2014. "Aristotle’s Cognitive Science: Belief, Affect and Rationality." Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 89: 394-435.
2013. “Aristotle and the Normativity of Belief.” Oxford Studies in Ancient Philosophy 44:67-98.

Trenton Merricks

Commonwealth Professor

Metaphysics, Epistemology, Philosophy of Religion, Philosophy of Mind
434-924-4235
  • Office Address: 103 Cocke Hall
  • Office Hours: Tuesday 3:30-4:00, Thursday 10:30-12:00, & by Appointment.
  • Class Schedule:

    PHIL 2660 Philosophy of Religion - TTR- 9:30-10:20

    PHIL 8570 Metaphysics: Vagueness - T - 1:00-3:30

Andrew Morgan

Assistant Professor

Ethics, Philosophy of Language

James Mumford

Lecturer

434-924-7701
  • Office Address: TBD
  • Office Hours: TBD
  • Class Schedule:

    Spring 2016:

    PHIL 3780 Reproductive Ethics - TR 12:30-1:45pm Cocke Hall 115

Paul Nedelisky

Lecturer

434-924-7701
  • Office Address: 209 Cocke Hall
  • Office Hours: TBD
  • Class Schedule:

    Spring 2016:

    PHIL 3650 Justice & Health Care - TR 9:30-10:45am Cocke Hall 115

Walter Ott

Professor & Director of Graduate Admissions

Modern Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Epistemology

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  • Office Address: 210 Levering Hall
  • Office Hours: Tuesday, Thursday 11:00-12:00 & by Appointment
  • Class Schedule:

    PHIL 3170 Kant -TTR - 12:30-1:45

    PHIL 3320 Epistemology - TTR - 9:30-10:45

My research focuses on metaphysics (especially causation and laws of nature) and philosophy of mind (especially perception) in the modern period.

Selected Publications

‘The Case Against Powers.’ In Causal Powers in Science: Blending Historical and Conceptual Perspectives. Ed. Benjamin Hill, Henrik Lagerlund, and Stathis Psillos. Oxford University Press. Forthcoming

 

‘Archetypes without Patterns: Locke on Relations and Mixed Modes.’ Archiv für Geschichte der Philosophie. Forthcoming

 

Descartes, Malebranche, and the Crisis of Perception. Oxford University Press, UK, 2017

 

Laws of Nature. Co-editor, with Lydia Patton. Oxford University Press, UK, 2017

 

‘Phenomenal Intentionality and the Problem of Representation.’ Journal of the American Philosophical Association 2, 1 (2016)

 

‘Leibniz on Sensation and the Limits of Reason.’ History of Philosophy Quarterly 33, 2 (2016)

 

‘Malebranche and the Riddle of Sensation.’ Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 88, 3 (2014)

 

‘What is Locke’s Theory of Representation?’ British Journal for the History of Philosophy, 20, 6 (2012)

 

Causation and Laws of Nature in Early Modern Philosophy.  Oxford University Press, UK, 2009

 

‘Causation, Intentionality, and the Case for Occasionalism.’  Archiv für Geschichte der Philosophie 90, 2 (2008)

 

Locke’s Philosophy of Language.  Cambridge University Press, UK, 2004

Aurora Raske

Graduate Student

Philosophy of Law
  • Office Address: 209 Cocke Hall
  • Office Hours: Wednesday 2:00-3:00 & Friday 3:00-4:00

Nicholas Rimell

Graduate Student

Metaphysics, Philosophy of Mind
  • Office Address: 209 Cocke Hall
  • Office Hours: Monday 8:30AM-9:30AM, Wednesday 11:00AM-12:00PM

Jorge Secada

Professor

History of Modern Philosophy, Medieval Philosophy, Ethics, Political Philosophy
434-924-6918

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  • Office Address: 208 Levering
  • Office Hours: Monday & Wednesday 9:00-10:00, Monday 2:00-3:00, & by Appointment
  • Class Schedule:

    PHIL2120 History of Philosophy: Modern -MW 12:00-12:50 Maury Hall 104

    PHIL 2670 God - MW 10:00-10:50 Monroe Hall 124

A. John Simmons

John Allen Hollingsworth Professor

Ethics, Political Philosophy, Philosophy of Law
434-924-6924
  • Office Address: 102 Cocke Hall, 163 Withers Brown
  • Office Hours: Tuesday 9:30-2:15, Wednesday 2:15-3:25, & Thursday 3:40-4:30
  • Class Schedule:

    PHIL 2770 Political Philosophy - TR 9:30-10:20am Clark Hall 108

    PHIL 7770 Political Philosophy- T 1:00-3:30pm Cocke Hall 108

A. JOHN SIMMONS is a John Allen Hollingsworth Professor at the University of Virginia, where he has taught since 1976.  He received his A.B. from Princeton University in 1972 and his Ph.D. in Philosophy from Cornell University in 1977.  He has been an editor of the journal Philosophy & Public Affairs since 1982.  He is the author of Moral Principles and Political Obligations (Princeton, 1979), The Lockean Theory of Rights (Princeton, 1992), On the Edge of Anarchy: Locke, Consent, and the Limits of Society (Princeton, 1993),  Justification and Legitimacy: Essays on Rights and Obligations (Cambridge, 2000), Is There a Duty to Obey the Law? For and Against (with C.H. Wellman)(Cambridge, 2005), Political Philosophy (Oxford, 2008), Boundaries of Authority (Oxford, 2016), and many other publications on topics in moral, political, and legal philosophy.  Two of his articles have been selected for inclusion in The Philosopher’s Annual.  He has edited the books International Ethics (Princeton, 1985) and Punishment (Princeton, 1995).  Professor Simmons has chaired the University of Virginia’s Philosophy Department and its Program on Political and Social Thought, and he received Virginia’s All-University Teaching Award in 1992-93 (in the inaugural year of that award).  He taught Ethics as a special consultant for six years at the F.B.I. National Academy and has given the Becker Distinguished Alumnus Lecture at Cornell University and the 2013 Auguste Comte Lectures at the London School of Economics.

Selected Publications

Boundaries of Authority (Oxford University Press, 2016; vii + 263 pp.)

“Human Rights, Natural Rights, and Human Dignity”, in R. Cruft, M. Liao, and M. Renzo (eds.), Philosophical Foundations of Human Rights (Oxford University Press, 2015), 138-52.

“Rights-Based Justifications for the State”, in A. Byrne, J. Cohen, G. Rosen, and S. Shiffrin (eds.), The Norton Introduction to Philosophy (W.W. Norton & Co., 2015), 955-62.

“Territorial Rights: Justificatory Strategies”, in Oxford Studies in Political Philosophy, Vol. I (Oxford University Press, 2015), 145-72.

“Locke on the Social Contract”, Ch. 21 of M. Stuart (ed.), A Companion to Locke (Wiley Blackwell, 2016), 413-32.

“Self-Determination and Territorial Rights”, Philosophy and Public Issues (New Series), Vol. 6, No. 2 (2016), 51-65.

Rebecca Stangl

Associate Professor

Ethics, History of Philosophy
434-924-6517

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  • Office Address: 124 Cocke Hall
  • Office Hours: Monday & Wednesday 1:00-2:00 & by Appointment
  • Class Schedule:

    PHIL 1740 Issues of Life and Death - MW 11:00-11:50am McLeod Hall 1020

     

Rebecca Stangl is Associate Professor of Philosophy at the University of Virginia, specializing in contemporary virtue ethics and bioethics.

Recent and forthcoming essays include:
•    “Neo-Aristotelian Supererogation,” Ethics, 126:2 (January 2016) 339-365. (Published Online: December 2015.)
•    “Cultural Relativity and the Justification of the Virtues,” in Nancy Snow, ed. The Oxford Handbook of Virtue (Oxford: Oxford University Press, forthcoming 2015.)
•    “Taking Moral Risks Virtuously,” in Christian Miller, ed. The Character Project: New Perspectives in Psychology, Philosophy, and Theology (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2014), 215-233.
•    “Particularism”, “Thick Ethical Property”, and “Trolley Problem,” in Robert Audi, ed. The Cambridge Dictionary of Philosophy, 3rd Edition (Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 2012).
•    “Asymmetrical Virtue Particularism,” Ethics, 121: 1 (October 2010): 37-57.
•     “Selective Termination and Respect for the Disabled,” The Journal of Medicine and Philosophy, 35:1 (February 2010) 32-45. (Published Online: December 24, 2009.)  
•    “Plan B and the Doctrine of Double Effect,” Hastings Center Report, 39:4 (July 2009) 21-25.
•    “A Dilemma for Particularist Virtue Ethics,” Philosophical Quarterly, 58:233 (October 2008) 665-678. (Published Online: November 5, 2007.)
•    “Particularism and the Point of Moral Principles,” Ethical Theory and Moral Practice, 9:2 (April 2006) 201-229.

She is currently at work on a book called Neither Heroes nor Saints: Neo-Aristotelian Self-Cultivation.  This research was supported by a grant from The Character Project at Wake Forest University, sponsored by the Templeton Foundation. 

She was also a recipient of The University of Virginia’s 2012 All-University Teaching Award.

Peter Tan

Graduate Student

Metaphysics, Philosophy of Science
  • Office Address: 209 Cocke Hall
  • Office Hours: Tuesday 3-4PM and Thursday 3:30-5PM

George Thomas

Professor Emeritus

Ethics, Kant, Free Will

Stacie Thyrion

Graduate Student

Ancient Philosophy

George Williams

Chunling Yan

Graduate Student

Metaphysics, Philosophy of Physics

Glenn Zhou

Metaphysics , Logic, History of Philosophy
  • Office Address: Cocke Hall 209
  • Office Hours: Friday 3-5PM

Full-time Faculty

Sahar Akhtar

Assistant Professor

Elizabeth Barnes

Professor

Talbot Brewer

Professor

Ross P. Cameron

Professor & Director of Undergraduate Program

James Cargile

Professor

Daniel Devereux

Professor

Brie Gertler

Commonwealth Professor & Department Chair

Paul Humphreys

Commonwealth Professor

Harold Langsam

Professor

Antonia LoLordo

Professor & Director of Graduate Studies

Loren Lomasky

Cory Professor of Political Philosophy, Policy, and Law

Ian McCready-Flora

Assistant Professor

Trenton Merricks

Commonwealth Professor

Walter Ott

Professor & Director of Graduate Admissions

Jorge Secada

Professor

A. John Simmons

John Allen Hollingsworth Professor

Rebecca Stangl

Associate Professor

Affiliated Faculty

Colin Bird

Associate Professor (Politics) & Director of Political Philosophy, Policy and Law

Erin Eaker

A&S Assistant Dean & Assistant Professor

M. Jamie Ferreira

Professor Emerita (Religious Studies)

Kim Ferzan

Caddell & Chapman Professor of Law

George Klosko

Henry L. and Grace Doherty Professor (Politics)

Emeritus Faculty

Cora Diamond

Kenan Professor of Philosophy Emerita

John Marshall

Professor Emeritus

George Thomas

Professor Emeritus

Lecturer Faculty

Corin Fox

Lecturer

James Mumford

Lecturer

Visiting Faculty

Andrew Morgan

Assistant Professor