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Philosophy Faculty (Unit 8)


David Boutillier / Giovanni Grandi / Andrew Irvine / Jim Robinson / Dan Ryder / Roger Shiner / Jeffrey SpringManuela Ungureanu / Piotr Wrzesniewski


DAVID BOUTILLIER
Sessional Lecturer

PHILOSOPHY

david.boutillier@ubc.ca
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250.807.9833

BoutillierPhD Western University

RESEARCH: History of Analytic Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

TEACHING: Introductions to Philosophy, Philosophy of Science, Critical Thinking, Metaphysics, Logic, Moral Philosophy

GIOVANNI GRANDI
Assistant Professor, PHILOSOPHY

giovanni.grandi@ubc.ca
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250.807.8605

no photo availableBA University of Bologna, Italy
PhD University of Western Ontario

RESEARCH: early modern philosophy

TEACHING: early modern philosophy; logic and critical thinking; metaphysics

ANDREW IRVINE
   Professor, PHILOSOPHY
Head, Unit 8

WEBSITE

andrew.irvine@ubc.ca
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IvinePhD University of Sydney
  

RESEARCH: Philosophy of Logic, Philosophy of Mathematics, Philosophy of Law

TEACHING: Introductions to Philosophy, Logic, Philosophy of Law

JIM ROBINSON
Associate Professor, PHILOSOPHY


jim.robinson@ubc.ca
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250.807.9410

Dr. Jim RobinsonPhD University of Waterloo

RESEARCH: moral theory; applied ethics; Plato

TEACHING: ethics; ancient Greek philosophy

DAN RYDER
Assistant Professor, PHILOSOPHY

WEBSITE 

dan.ryder@ubc.ca
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250.807.9646

Dr. Dan RyderMA University of Calgary
PhD University of North Carolina

RESEARCH: philosophy of mind and cognitive science (esp. intentionality, mental representation & consciousness); theoretical neuroscience (esp. learning in cerebral cortex); metaphysics (esp. dispositions); philosophy of science.

TEACHING: philosophy of mind; philosophy of psychology; critical thinking; biomedical ethics

ROGER SHINER
Adjunct and Visiting Professor, PHILOSOPHY

roger.shiner@ubc.ca
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250-807-9407

Dr. Roger ShinerPhD University of Cambridge, UK

RESEARCH: criminalization of corporate wrongdoing; media corporations; communication rights; freedom of expression

TEACHING: philosophy of law; social and political philosophy; computer ethics

JEFFREY SPRING
Sessional Lecturer
PHILOSOPHY / POLITICAL SCIENCE

jeff.spring@ubc.ca
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250.807.9134 

Jeff SpringBA Political Science and Law Carleton University 1999
MA Human Rights University of London 2003
MA Philosophy University of Guelph 2005
PhD Philosophy Western University 2013

RESEARCH:
Moral, Political, and Legal Philosophy, Global Justice and Human Rights, History of Social and Political Thought

TEACHING: Currents of Political Thought, History of Political Ideas, International Politics, Global Justice, Human Rights

MANUELA UNGUREANU
Associate Professor, PHILOSOPHY

manuela.ungureanu@ubc.ca
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250.807.9375

Dr. Manuela UngureanuBA University of Bucharest
PhD McGill University

RESEARCH: epistemology (theory of knowledge); philosophy of language; philosophy of social sciences; research elaborates on the distinction-central to cognitive psychology, cultural anthropology, history- between oral and literate societies, and on a related interpretation of literacy as a technology initiating a specific conception of language

TEACHING: philosophy of mind and language; epistemology; philosophy of social sciences; literacy studies

PIOTR WRZESNIEWSKI
Associate Professor, PHILOSOPHY

piotr.wrzesniewski@ubc.ca
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250.807.9334

Piotr WrzesniewskiMA Jagiellonian University, Krakow, Poland
PhD Jagiellonian University, Krakow, Poland

RESEARCH: philosophy of science and philosophy of information; analysis, development, and modification of theoretical concepts

TEACHING: symbolic logic; philosophy of science; philosophy of history; critical thinking

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