Edinburgh Hired Eight Philosophers This Year


The University of Edinburgh hired eight (!) philosophers this year. 

Some of them have already begun their appointments at Edinburgh, while others will be joining over the coming months:

  • Damian Calouri: Senior Lecturer, ancient philosophy (previously at Trinity University in San Antonio, Texas)
  • Michael Cholbi: Professor, ethics (currently at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona)
  • Jonny Cottrell: Lecturer, early modern philosophy, particularly Hume (previously at Wayne State University)
  • Tommy J. Curry: Professor, philosophy of race & gender, black male Studies, Africana philosophy (previously at Texas A & M University) (previous post)
  • Michael Gill: Professor, history of ethics, contemporary ethical theory, medical ethics (currently at the University of Arizona)
  • Filipa Melo Lopes: Lecturer, social & political philosophy, feminist philosophy
  • Shannon Vallor: Baillie Gifford Chair in the Ethics of Data and Artificial Intelligence (currently at Santa Clara University & Google)
  • Jo Wolff: Senior Lecturer, metaphysics, philosophy of science (previously at King’s College London)

With these hires, there will be around 40 philosophers at Edinburgh. The current faculty list is here.

(via Isabella Melking)

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