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Queen's University

Susan Babbitt


Associate Professor
B.A. (Ottawa), M.A., Ph.D. (Cornell)
Specialization: feminist philosophy, moral psychology, epistemology, Latin America and the Caribbean, Buddhism, race and racism, development ethics, philosophy of religion


Office: Watson Hall 333
Office Hours: by appointment 
Phone: (613) 533.6000 ext. 77040 

Susan Babbitt is the author of four books, most recently  Humanism and Embodiment: From Cause and Effect to Secularism  (Bloomsbury 2014) and  José Martí, Ernesto “Che” Guevara and Global Development Ethics: The Battle for Ideas  (Palgrave Macmillan 2014). She is also co-editor (with Sue   Campbell) of  Racism and Philosophy  (Cornell 1999). She teaches courses  on Social Diversity (Phil276), Development Ethics (Phil310, and DEVS309 taught at the University of Havana), Philosophy of Latin America and the Caribbean (Phil307); Philosophy of Culture (Phil412/812), Science and Society   (Phil203), Contemporary Moral philosophy (Phil347), and Topics in Feminist Philosophy (Phil 454/854).   Her most recent articles are: “Humanism and Embodiment: Remarks on Cause and Effect”  Hypatia  (November 2013), 28(4), 733-748; “Cuba’s Internationalism and Martí’s ‘trenches of ideas’”  Journal on African Philosophy  (2012) (5); “Revolutionary Love in José Martí and Che Guevara”  Journal on African Philosophy  (2012)  No. 6: “Secularism, Ethics, Philosophy: A Case for Epistemic Humility”.  Secularism and Islamism: Iran and beyond   Saeed Rahnema and Haideh Moghisssi eds.  Comparative Studies of South Asia, African and the Middle East  31 (2011) (1) (Duke University Press).





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