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Assistant Professor /
Professor of Humanities
Dr. Walker received his PhD in Philosophy from Yale University (2008). Dr. Walker specializes in ancient Greek philosophy and ethical theory, especially Aristotle and virtue ethics. He is currently at work on a book examining Aristotle’s views on happiness against the background of Aristotle’s natural philosophy.
Jennifer Wang is a lecturer at Stanford University (previously she was an assistant professor of philosophy at the University of Georgia). She earned her PhD at Rutgers University where she worked with Dean Zimmerman. Her dissertation research is in the metaphysics of modality, although she is also interested in logic, epistemology, and early modern philosophy. Jenn once dressed up as the Ship of Theseus for Halloween. It's debatable if she survived the night.
Associate Professor /
University of Toronto
Jonathan Weisberg is an associate professor of philosophy at the University of Toronto and a managing editor for Ergo. His research interests include epistemology and decision theory.
David Wong (Ph.D. Princeton, 1977) is the Susan Fox Beischer and George D. Beischer Professor of Philosophy. Before he came to Duke, he was the Harry Austryn Wolfson Professor of Philosophy at Brandeis University and the John M. Findlay Visiting Professor of Philosophy at Boston University. His works include Moral Relativity (University of California Press, 1984) and Natural Moralities (Oxford University Press, 2006), and articles and chapters on ethical theory, moral psychology and early Chinese philosophy. He was interviewed on the subjects of cultural and moral relativism for the Public Television Series, "The Examined Life." He is co-editor with Kwong-loi Shun of an anthology of comparative essays on Confucianism and Western philosophy:Confucian Ethics: a Comparative Study of Self, Autonomy and Community (Cambridge University Press, 2004). The main subjects of his research include 1) the nature and extent of moral differences and similarities across and...
Graduate Student /
University of Cambridge
I'm a graduate student in history and philosophy of science at the University of Cambridge. I received my BA in philosophy from Duke University in 2015. I work primarily on the philosophy of biology and bioethics. I also have interests in the history of medicine and cancer evolution.
Assistant Professor /
University of Mississippi
Timothy Yenter is an Assistant Professor of Philosophy in the Department of Philosophy and Religion at the University of Mississippi. He earned his PhD from Yale University. His dissertation examined demonstrative arguments in David Hume. Tim also occasionally reads and writes about film, television, sports, and music.