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Dr. Jennifer Welchman
Associate Professor & Undergraduate Studies and Honors Program Coordinator
Department of Philosophy
Assiniboia Hall 2-40
University of Alberta
Edmonton AB Canada T6G 2E7
Tel.: 780-492-8554
Fax: 780-492-9160
Mail: jennifer.welchman@ualberta.ca
Web: www.ualberta.ca/philosophy

 

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Education

PhD.: Johns Hopkins University, Philosophy,
AOS: Ethics, History of Ethics, History of Philosophy, Pragmatism

Publications on Pragmatism/American Philosophy:

Articles:
"Dewey and McDowell on Naturalism, Values, and Second Nature," Journal of Speculative Philosophy (forthcoming)
"William James, "The Will to Believe," and the Ethics of Self-experimentation," Transactions of the Charles S. Peirce Society, 42 (2006): 229-241
"Dewey and Moore on the Science of Ethics," Transactions of the Charles S. Peirce Society, 33 (1997) 392-409
"From Absolute Idealism to Instrumentalism: The Problem of Dewey's Early Philosophy," Transactions of the Charles S. Peirce Society 4 (1989) 407-419.

Books:
Dewey's Ethical Thought. New York: Cornell University Press, 1995.
Chapters/Contributions:
"Dewey's Moral Philosophy," in Molly Cochran, ed., The Cambridge Companion to Dewey, (Cambridge University Press, forthcoming)
"Virtue Ethics and Human Development," in Steve Gardiner, ed. Virtue Ethics
Old and New, (Ithaca: Cornell Press, 2005)
"Is Pragmatism Chauvinistic? Dewey on Animal Experimentation," in Animal Pragmatism, Andrew Light & Erin McKenna, eds., Indiana University Press, 2004.
"Rousseau, Dewey and Democracy," with Patrick Riley, in A Companion to the Philosophy of Education, Randall R. Curren, ed., Blackwell, 2003
"Logic and Judgments of Practice," in New Essays on Dewey's Logical Theory, F. Tom Burke, D. Micah Hester, Robert Talissse, eds., Nashville:Vanderbilt University Press, 2002
Encyclopedia Entries:
"Ethics," "Good," "Intuitionism," in John Lachs and Robert Talisse, eds, American Philosophy: An Encyclopedia (New York: Routledge, 2007)
Work in Progress:
Environmental Stewardship: a Pragmatic Approach (monograph)
See also: http://www.uofaweb.ualberta.ca/philosophy/jenniferwelchman.cfm