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Jill Dieterle

Professor and Section Chair

 702-B Pray Harrold

734.487.3393

jdieterle@emich.edu

Degrees

Ph.D. in Philosophy, Ohio State University (1994) 
M.A. in Philosophy, Ohio State University (1991) 
B.S. in Philosophy, Eastern Michigan University (1988)    

Professional Associations/Memberships

Representative Courses Taught

PHIL 220 Ethics
PHIL 223 Medical Ethics
PHIL 224 Ethics and Food
PHIL 281 Symbolic Logic
PHIL 325W Theory of Knowledge
PHIL 375W Metaphysics
PHIL 423W/523 Philosophical Perspectives on Disability
PHIL 424W/524 Food Justice
ENVI 305W Fish and Fisheries (team taught with biologist Ulrich Reinhard)

Advising

Interests and Expertise

Professor Dieterle’s current research focuses on food justice and food ethics.  
Her teaching interests include, in addition to food ethics, metaphysics, epistemology, logic, and ethics.  

Selected Publications

“Autonomy, Values, and Food Choice,"  Journal of Agricultural and Environmental Ethics  29 (3), 2016, 349 - 367.  
  
Just Food:  Philosophy, Justice and Food.  Edited volume.  Rowman and Littlefield International, November 2015.  

“Affording Disaster:  Concealed Carry on Campus.”  With W. John Koolage.  Public Affairs Quarterly 28 (2), April 2014, 115 - 145. 

“Social Construction in the Philosophy of Mathematics: A Critical Evaluation of Julian Cole’s Theory.” Philosophia Mathematica 18 (3), 2010, 311 - 328. 

“Unnecessary Suffering.”  Environmental Ethics 30, Spring 2008, 51 – 67. 

“Freedom of Conscience, Employee Prerogatives and Consumer Choice:  Veal, Birth Control, and Tanning Beds.”  The Journal of Business Ethics 77, January 2008, 191 - 203. 

“Physician Assisted Suicide – A New Look at the Arguments.”  Bioethics 21, March 2007, 127 – 39.  

“Affirmative Action and Desert.”  Public Affairs Quarterly 19, April 2005, 81 – 94.

“Ockham’s Razor, Encounterability, and Ontological Naturalism.”  Erkenntnis 55, July 2001, 51 – 72.

“Supervenience and Necessity:  A Response to Balaguer.”  Philosophia Mathematica 8, 2000, 302 – 309.

“Mathematical, Astrological, and Theological Naturalism.”  Philosophia Mathematica 7, 1999, 129 – 135.  

“Julius Caesar and the Number 2.”  Electronic Journal of Analytic Philosophy 5, Special Topics Issue:  Methods of Ontology, 1997.

Dissertation

Structure and Object