Claudia Card (1940-2015) (Updated)


Claudia Card, Emma Goldman Professor of Philosophy at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, has died. Professor Card received her undergraduate degree in philosophy at Wisconsin, and joined the faculty there after getting her PhD at Harvard in 1969. She wrote on a wide range of topics in ethics and social philosophy, and is especially well-known for her work in feminist philosophy. She died from cancer yesterday.

You can read more about her at her faculty page and at Wikipedia. I will post links to obituaries and memorial notices as they appear (please email them to me or link to them in the comments).

Claudia Card

Claudia Card

UPDATE (9/17/15): The Philosophy Department at Wisconsin announces: “A Celebration of Life will take place Sunday, Oct. 11 from 1:00 – 4:00 pm at the Pyle Center Alumni Lounge located on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.” Additionally, The Philosopher’s Eye has collected and made freely available a number of Professor Card’s articles.

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