“Ameliorative Skepticism and the Nature of Health” by Elizabeth Barnes, PhD

Monday, Nov 22, 2021
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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This talk will defend a moderate skepticism about health. Dr. Barnes will argue that this form of skepticism can be helpful in addressing some of the problems we encounter in reasoning about health.

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Dr. Barnes is a Professor of Philosophy at the University of Virginia in beautiful Charlottesville, Va. Her research interests are divided between metaphysics, social philosophy, feminist philosophy, and ethics. She is particularly interested in the places where these topics overlap. She has written a book on disability, and is currently writing a book about the nature of health. She also thinks a lot about the metaphysics of social structures.

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