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Sniffing Out A Theory of Mind: Clare Batty and the Philosophy of Sensory Perception

Clare Batty is a professor in the Department of Philosophy. Professor Batty's research focuses on olfactory perception, an area under the broader category of the philosophy of mind. In this podcast, Professor Batty explains her research and why philosophy is an important discipline. 

This podcast was produced by Sam Burchett

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Kimberly Goard

Will Sanders

For philosophy alum Will Sanders, attending the University of Kentucky was always part of the plan. The Frankfort native’s parents both attended the university and it was natural for him to follow in their steps. Choosing a major was the challenge.

Science, Technology, and Society: David Bradshaw

David Bradshaw, the Chair of the Department of Philosophy, focuses on the history of philosophy, specifically looking at science, technology, and society. His research incorporates a variety of disciplines to address the social, ethical, and technological significance of scientific advances.  

 

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Christa Hodapp

Christa Hodapp

PhD Student

By Leah Bayens
Photos by Mark Cornelison

Philosophy doctoral candidate Christa Hodapp is sorting out an issue most people superficially acknowledge before returning to business as usual: humans are animals.

Kevin Harrelson

Kevin Harrelson discovered the works of 17th century Dutch philosopher Baruch Spinoza and early-19th century German philosopher Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel while an undergraduate philosophy major at Villanova University.
Their writing—and their questions—captivated him. His readings of Hegel led to an interest in German Idealism in general, and led him to pursue his doctorate in philosophy at the University of Kentucky. 

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