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Jason Zinser

BIO

Jason Zinser began teaching philosophy at UW-Stevens Point in 2015. He enjoys engaging with students in spirited discussions about the puzzles of human existence. Zinser earned his bachelor’s degree at UWSP as well. His research interests center on issues in the history and philosophy of biology and in environmental ethics.  

PUBLICATIONS

Zinser, Jason. (2018). “A cognitive, non-selectionist account of moral externalism.” Behavioral and Brain Sciences. 41, E118. https://www.cambridge.org/core/journals/behavioral-and-brain-sciences/article/abs/cognitive-nonselectionist-account-of-moral-externalism/85C820C652FAAC5290055024C05DF19A

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

  • Philosophy of Science Association
  • International Society of History, Philosophy, and Social Sciences of Biology (ISHPSSB)

FUN FACT

When he was growing up, he wanted to be a wildlife researcher.

BEST ADVICE

Default to kindness.

Assistant Professor of Philsophy

Office:
CCC 419
Phone:
715-346-2334

Education

Ph.D. - Philosophy
Florida State University

M.A. - Philosophy
Texas A & M University

B.S. - Psychology and Philosophy
University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point

Courses

Food Ethics
Introduction to Philosophy
Symbolic Logic