Lynne Rudder Baker (1944-2017)


Lynne Rudder Baker, Distinguished Professor Emerita in Philosophy at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, has died. 

Professor Baker was known for her work in philosophy of mind, and also wrote on other topics in metaphysics, the nature of philosophy, and philosophy of religion.

She received her Ph.D. from Vanderbilt University in 1972, and held appointments at Mary Baldwin College, the University of Pittsburgh, and Middlebury College, before moving to UMass.

The UMass Department of Philosophy has posted a detailed memorial notice here.

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