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Barry Allen

Professor
Email: bgallen@mcmaster.ca
Phone: 905-525-9140 x.23463
Office: University Hall 301
Research Interests: Theory of knowledge, Aesthetics, Philosophy of Technology, work of Nietzsche and Deleuze
Recent Courses: PHILOS 4F03, PHILOS 3EE3, PHILOS 2H03, PHILOS 4F03
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Ariella Binik

Assistant Professor
Email: binika@mcmaster.ca
Phone: 905-525-9140 x.27529
Office: University Hall 318
Research Interests: Applied Ethics, Research Ethics
Recent Courses: PHILOS 3C03, PHILOS 3C03, PHILOS 3CC3
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Nancy Doubleday

Director, Water Without Borders Joint Diploma Graduate Program of McMaster University and United Nations University Institute for Water, Environment, Health
Associate Professor
Email: doublen@mcmaster.ca
Phone: 905-525-9140 x.23464
Office: University Hall 310
Research Interests: Peace and health in complex ecological-social-cultural systems, international law and policy, the Arctic Region and globalization, adaptive co-management
Recent Courses: PEACEST 4L03, PEACEST 3D03, PEACEST 4G03, PEACEST 1A03
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Claudia I. Emerson

Director, Institute on Ethics & Policy for Innovation
Associate Professor
Email: emerson@mcmaster.ca
Phone: 905-525-9140 x.21603
Office: L.R. Wilson Hall 3015
Research Interests: Global Health Ethics, Applied Ethics
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Allauren Forbes

Assistant Professor
Email: forbeas@mcmaster.ca
Phone: 905-525-9140 x.24275
Office: University Hall 310
Research Interests: History of Feminist Philosophy with particular emphasis on the historically overlooked women philosophers of early modern Europe. I am especially interested in morally and epistemically transformative relations such as custom, friendship, and marriage and how women used them to improve their political standing.
Recent Courses: PHILOS 3I03, PHILOS 2ZZ3

Elisabeth Gedge

Associate Professor
Email: gedge@mcmaster.ca
Phone: 905-525-9140 x.23459
Office: University Hall 303
Research Interests: Feminist Bioethics, Philosophy of Law, Philosophy of Religion
Recent Courses: PHILOS 4Q03, PHILOS 4YY3, PHILOS 4B03, PHILOS 4B03
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Violetta Igneski

Associate Professor
Email: igneski@mcmaster.ca
Phone: 905-525-9140 x.23462
Office: University Hall 308
Research Interests: Philosophy, Ethics, Political
Recent Courses: PHILOS 4XP3A, PHILOS 4XP3A, PHILOS 4S03, PHILOS 3N03
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Mark Johnstone

Associate Professor
Email: mjohnst@mcmaster.ca
Phone: 905-525-9140 x.23461
Office: University Hall 307
Research Interests: Ancient Greek Philosophy, Ethics, Moral Psychology, Philosophy of Mind (esp. Philosophy of Perception)
Recent Courses: PHILOS 2P03, PHILOS 3XX3, PHILOS 2P03, PHILOS 4K03
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Alex Klein

Associate Professor
Email: kleina7@mcmaster.ca
Phone: 905-525-9140 x.23469
Office: University Hall 311
Research Interests: Early Analytic Philosophy (esp Russell), American Pragmatism (esp James), History and Philosophy of Science (esp Psychology and Biology), Philosophy of Mind
Recent Courses: PHILOS 3E03
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Sandra Lapointe

Associate Professor
Email: lapointe@mcmaster.ca
Phone: 905-525-9140 x.20877
Office: University Hall 307A
Research Interests: Philosophy, Language, History
Recent Courses: PHILOS 4D03, PHILOS 2CT3, PHILOS 4D03, PHILOS 3HH3
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Brigitte Sassen

Associate Professor
Email: sassenb@mcmaster.ca
Phone: 905-525-9140 x.23475
Office: University Hall 306
Research Interests: 18th Century Philosophy, Kant, Aesthetics , Contemporary Continental Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy
Recent Courses: PHILOS 3VV3, PHILOS 3VV3, PHILOS 3VV3, PHILOS 3VV3
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Stefan Sciaraffa

Chair
Associate Professor
Email: sciaraf@mcmaster.ca
Phone: 905-525-9140 x.23467
Office: University Hall 309
Research Interests: Philosophy of Law, Social and Political Philosophy, Ethics
Recent Courses: PHILOS 2Q03, PHILOS 2G03, PHILOS 4YY3, PHILOS 2Q03
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Johannes Steizinger

Assistant Professor
Email: steizinj@mcmaster.ca
Phone: 905-525-9140 x.26465
Office: University Hall 314A
Research Interests: Post-Kantian European Philosophy, Political Philosophy, Aesthetics, Philosophy of Race, Ethics, Philosophy of Biology
Recent Courses: PHILOS 3YY3, PHILOS 3YY3, PHILOS 3B03
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Megan Stotts

Assistant Professor
Email: stottsm@mcmaster.ca
Phone: 905-525-9140 x.24125
Office: University Hall 314
Research Interests: Philosophy of Language, Social Ontology
Recent Courses: PHILOS 3O03, PHILOS 3E03, PHILOS 2S03, PHILOS 2S03
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Wil Waluchow

Professor
Email: walucho@mcmaster.ca
Phone: 905-525-9140 x.23465
Office: University Hall 302
Research Interests: Philosophy of Law, Social and Political Philosophy, Theoretical and Applied Ethics
Recent Courses: PHILOS 4C03, PHILOS 3Q03, PHILOS 4C03, PHILOS 4C03
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