David Skrbina

Lecturer III
College of Arts, Sciences, and Letters
Phone: 313-593-5077
Email: skrbina@umich.edu

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.

 

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