College of Arts, Sciences, and Letters
Education: Ph.D., Philosophy, University of Bath
Fields of Study:
- Philosophy of mind, in particular panpsychism: The idea that mind or consciousness is omnipresent, an idea that dates back to the beginnings of Western philosophy.
- Philosophy of technology: In particular, critical approaches to technology, both historical and modern—the negative view of modern technology, arguing that only fundamental changes in our technological society can avoid further harm to humanity and nature.
- Environmental philosophy: Historical and modern philosophical defenses of nature, including animal rights and the quest for intrinsic value in nature.