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Jennifer Hawkins, Associate Research Professor of Philosophy and Core Faculty in the Duke Initiative for Science & Society    editJennifer Hawkins

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Ph.D., Princeton University, 2000
M.A., Princeton University, 1997
B.A., Reed College, 1994

Research Interests:

"Well-Being: What Matters Beyond the Mental?," Oxford Studies in Normative Ethics 4 (2015): 210-35 

"Well-Being, Time, and Dementia," Ethics 124 (2014): 507-42.
Teaching (Fall 2018):
  • ETHICS 89S.04, First-year seminar (top) Synopsis
    West Duke 107F, TuTh 03:05 PM-04:20 PM; White 107, W 04:40 PM-05:55 PM
  • PHIL 220.01, Philosophy of disability Synopsis
    Class Bldg 125, MW 10:05 AM-11:20 AM
  • PHIL 590S.05, Special fields seminar (top) Synopsis
    West Duke 204, M 01:40 PM-04:10 PM

Teaching (Spring 2019):

  • PHIL 217.01, Intro to ethical theory Synopsis
    Class Bldg 136, MW 11:45 AM-01:00 PM
  • PHIL 218.01, Medical ethics Synopsis
    Class Bldg 103, MW 03:05 PM-04:20 PM

Recent Publications   (More Publications)
  • Hawkins, J. "Artistic creativity and suffering." Creativity and Philosophy.  2018. 152-169. [doi]  [abs]
  • Hawkins, J. "The Minority Body: A Theory of Disability." Ethics 128.2 (January, 2018): 462-467. [doi]
  • Hawkins, J. "Decision-Making Capacity and Value." Philosophy and Psychiatry: Problems, Intersections and New Perspectives. Ed. Moseley,, D; Gala,, G. Routledge, 2016. 204-213.
  • Hawkins, J. "The Experience Machine and the Experience Requirement." The Routledge Handbook of the Philosophy of Well-Being. Ed. Fletcher,, G. Routledge, 2016. 355-365.
  • Hawkins, J. "What’s Good for Them? Best Interests and Severe Disorders of Consciousness." Finding Consciousness: The Neuroscience, Ethics and Law of Severe Brain Damage. Ed. Sinnott-Armstrong,, W. Oxford University Press (OUP), 2016. 180-206.

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