Deliberate modifications to mosquitoes can prevent diseases but ethics and guiding principles for greater transparency are critical.
“Talking over the fence: Dialogue and integration in interdisciplinary research.”
Abstract: Interdisciplinary research is a mode of inquiry that aims to combine different disciplinary perspectives on a common problem……
“Against Utopianism: Noncompliance and Multiple Agents”
Abstract: One of the central issues in recent debates over ideal and non-ideal theory (in political philosophy) has been whether……..
“Is Kant’s Critique of Metaphysics Obsolete?”
Abstract: In the Critique of Pure Reason Kant took himself to have shown that metaphysics of a certain kind is impossible for human beings……
“Transitional Justice and the International Rule of Law”
Abstract: Societies emerging from periods of conflict or repression and trying to democratize characteristically try to address past wrongs…..
“A Behavioural Metaphysics for Social Institutions”
Abstract: It is a commonplace observation that social institutions are deeply dependent on humans. That is, the existence of social institutions such as the government of Canada….
“The ‘best system’: Descartes on natural sensory error and God’s goodness”
Abstract: Immediately following Descartes’s statement in Meditation Six about the “proper purpose” of sensations, Descartes recognizes a serious problem…..
“On Architectonic Questions in Political Philosophy”
Abstract: A storied question in political philosophy queries whether the citizens of contemporary states are bound by a duty to obey the state. …..
Area of specialization: Value Theory and Areas of competence: Open. The department is particularly interested in candidates with research and teaching interests in applied ethics and feminist philosophy.
“Law as an Artefact: Construction v. Convention”
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