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.
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.