Fiona Cowie, professor of philosophy at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech), has died. She was 55 years old.
Professor Cowie was known for her work in philosophy of mind, philosophy of biology and psychology, and philosophy of linguistics. She received her Ph.D. in philosophy from Princeton University. She had been working at Caltech since 1992.
In a memorial notice, Caltech president Thomas F. Rosenbaum says, “Professor Cowie asked big questions about important problems, marshaling insights from philosophy, biology, and linguistics. She will be missed by colleagues across the Institute.”
(via Christopher Hitchcock)