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Heather Battaly

Heather Battaly

 

 

 

 

 

 

Chair and Professor of Philosophy, Cal State Fullerton

Heather works primarily on Virtue Epistemology and Virtue Ethics. She is currently writing a book on Virtue (Polity Press).

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Robert Talisse

Robert Talisse

 

 

 

 

 

 

Professor of Philosophy, Vanderbilt University

Robert's current research concerns Democracy, Liberalism, Pluralism, Public Reason. His other research areas include contemporary political philosophy, pragmatism, and ethics.

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Jason Baehr

Jason Baehr

 

 

 

 

 

 

Associate Professor of Philosophy, Loyola University

Jason works at the intersection of virtue theory and epistemology, especially “virtue epistemology,”  an approach to the philosophical study of knowledge that focuses on intellectual virtues like curiosity, open-mindedness, intellectual humility, intellectual courage, and intellectual tenacity.

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Paul Bloom

Paul Bloom

 

 

 

 

 

 

Professor of Psychology, Yale University

Paul's research explores how children and adults understand the physical and social world, with special focus on morality, religion, fiction, and art. 

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Elaine Ecklund

 Elaine Ecklund

 

 

 

 

 

Professor of Sociology, Rice University

Over the next several years, Elaine’s research will explore how scientists in several national and regional contexts understand religion, ethics, and gender.

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Linda Zagzebski

Linda Zagzebski

 

 

 

 

 

 

Professor of Philosophy and Chair of Philosophy of Religion and Ethics, Oklahoma University

Linda's current project is a book on Exemplarist Virtue Theory, a form of virtue ethics based on direct reference to moral exemplars. Her other research areas include virtue epistemology and virtue ethics, philosophy of religion and philosophical theology, epistemology, and the metaphysics of fatalism.

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