Jason Kawall - Professor of Philosophy - Environmental Studies

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Jason Kawall

Associate Professor of Philosophy and Environmental Studies; Director of the Environmental Studies Program
Philosophy, 14 Hascall Hall
p 315-228-7817
Please see my website here.

Degree

PhD, Brown University, 2001; MA, Brown University, 1997; Honours BA, University of Western Ontario, 1993

Specialties

Environmental ethics, ethics, epistemology

Publications

(Selected)
  • "Autonomy, Agency, and the Value of Enduring Beliefs," Canadian Journal of Philosophy 40:1 (2010), pp. 107-30.
  • "The Epistemic Demands of Environmental Virtue," Journal of Agricultural and Environmental Ethics 23 (2010), pp. 109-28.
  • "Virtue Theory, Ideal Observers, and the Supererogatory," Philosophical Studies 146:2 (2009), pp. 179-96.
  • "On Complacency", American Philosophical Quarterly 43:4 (2006), pp. 343-55.
  • "On the Moral Epistemology of Ideal Observer Theories", Ethical Theory and Moral Practice 9:3 (2006), pp. 359-74.
  • "Reverence for Life as a Viable Environmental Virtue", Environmental Ethics 25:4 (2003), pp. 339-58.
  • "Self-Regarding Supererogatory Actions", Journal of Social Philosophy 34:3 (2003), pp. 487-98.
  • "Virtue Theory and Ideal Observers", Philosophical Studies 109:3 (2002), pp. 197-222.
  • "Other-Regarding Epistemic Virtues", Ratio 15:3 (2002), pp. 257-75.
  • "Is (Merely) Stalking Sentient Animals Morally Wrong?", Journal of Applied Philosophy 17:2 (2000), pp. 195-204.

Distinctions

  • Visiting Research Fellow, Centre for Ethics, Philosophy, and Public Affairs, University of St. Andrews, autumn and spring 2010-11, autumn 2006
  • NEH Summer Institute, "Environmental Ethics and Issues: Alaska as a Case Study," summer 2001