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Kristina GehrmanKristina Gehrman

Department of Philosophy
812 McClung Tower
University of Tennessee
Knoxville, TN  37996

Phone: 865-974-3255
Curriculum Vitae

I received my Ph.D. from UCLA in 2011. Before joining the Department in 2014, I was an Assistant Professor at Miami University of Ohio.

My research concerns a set of related topics in value theory, ethics, and action theory.  I am especially interested in the ontological status of values and norms, and the implications of that status for practical reasoning and action.

Recent, representative publications

  • "Action as Interaction", American Philosophical Quarterly 51(1), 75-84 (2014).

Recent, representative presentations

  • "Justice and Love for Huckleberry," Pacific University, Northwest Philosophy Conference, October 2013.
  • "On Inter-Species Empathy," Miami University, Thinking Interspecies (Altman Program in the Humanities Conference), April 2013.
  • "Characteristics and the Roots of Value," University of Illinois Chicago, Department Colloquium, January 2013.
  • "Action as Interaction," Northwestern University Society for the Theory of Ethics and Politics, May 2012.


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