Candace A. Vogler

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Name: Candace A. Vogler

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Candace A. Vogler is a professor of Philosophy at the University of Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

Professor Vogler received her Ph.D. in Philosophy from the University of Pittsburgh. Her specific fields of interest are ethics, feminism, action theory, and social and political philosophy, as well as sexuality and gender studies. She has special interest in English literature and literary theory, and did doctoral work in cultural studies with emphasis in 20th century French thought. Indeed, in 2000, she became one of two philosophers invited to speak at the English Institute in the seven decades of its history, the other being Stanley Cavell. She works on Karl Marx, Thomas Aquinas, John Stuart Mill, Jean-Jacques Rousseau, and Elizabeth Anscombe. She has emphasized the importance of a liberal arts education at the undergraduate level in various lectures, believing it extremely important that students learn critical thinking skills in college. From 2004 to 2007 Vogler was Co-Director of the Master of Arts Program in the Humanities at the University of Chicago.

Published Works

Reasonably Vicious, Harvard University Press, 2009

John Stuart Mill's Deliberative Landscape: An Essay in Moral Psychology (Studies in Ethics), Routledge, 2000

Titles for Purchase and at Your Library

Reasonably Vicious

ISBN: 0674030729
Release Date: 2009-01-15

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