Philosophy Faculty


Giovanni Grandi / Holger AndreasAndrew IrvineChristopher Martin / Ruth Lowe-Walker / Jim Robinson / Dan Ryder / Roger Shiner / Manuela Ungureanu / Piotr Wrzesniewski


GIOVANNI GRANDI
Associate Professor, PHILOSOPHY

giovanni.grandi@ubc.ca
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no photo availablePhD University of Western Ontario

RESEARCH: Early modern philosophy.

TEACHING: Early modern philosophy; logic and critical thinking; metaphysics.

HOLGER ANDREAS
Assistant Professor, PHILOSOPHY

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holger.andreas@ubc.ca
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250.807.8130

Andreas HolgerPhD University of Leipzig

RESEARCH: Philosophy of science, formal epistemology, logic.

TEACHING: Philosophy of science, logic, metaphysics, and epistemology.

ANDREW IRVINE
   Professor, PHILOSOPHY

DEPARTMENT HEAD

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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.

CHRISTOPHER MARTIN
   Assistant Professor, PHILOSOPHY

WEBSITE

christopher.martin@ubc.ca
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250.807.8427

Christopher MartinPhD University of London, UK
  
RESEARCH: Philosophy of education, educational policy, moral education, moral and political philosophy, critical theory; humanities in medical education, ethics education.

TEACHING: Philosophy of education, liberal theory, liberal egalitarianism and education, deliberative democracy and social policy.

RUTH LOWE-WALKER
Term Lecturer, PHILOSOPHY

ruth.lowe-walker@ubc.ca
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Ruth Lowe-WalkerPhD University of St. Andrews, Scotland

RESEARCH: Minority rights, social and political philosophy, philosophy of law.  

TEACHING: Social and political philosophy, applied ethics, critical thinking.

JIM ROBINSON
Associate Professor, PHILOSOPHY

WEBSITE

jim.robinson@ubc.ca
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Dr. Jim RobinsonPhD University of Waterloo

RESEARCH: Moral theory; applied ethics; Plato.

TEACHING: Ethics; ancient Greek philosophy.

DAN RYDER
Associate Professor, PHILOSOPHY

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dan.ryder@ubc.ca
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250.807.9646

Dr. Dan RyderPhD 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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Dr. Roger ShinerPhD University of Cambridge 

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

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

MANUELA UNGUREANU
Associate Professor, PHILOSOPHY

WEBSITE manuela.ungureanu@ubc.ca

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Dr. Manuela UngureanuPhD McGill University

RESEARCH: Epistemology (theory of knowledge), philosophy of language, philosophy of social sciences.

TEACHING: Philosophy of mind and language, epistemology, philosophy of social sciences, literacy studies.

   Emeritus Faculty

PIOTR WRZESNIEWSKI

Associate Professor, PHILOSOPHY

piotr.wrzesniewski@ubc.ca

Piotr WrzesniewskiPhD 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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