My Curriculum Vitae

Curriculum Vitae of

Raymond W. Aldred

raymond.aldred@mail.mcgill.ca

Philosophy Department

McGill University

855 Sherbrooke St. West

Montreal, QC, Canada

H3A 2T7

AOS:                                                              AOC:

Philosophy of Disability                         Philosophy of Language

Philosophy of Sex and Love                 Philosophy of Religion

Philosophy of Mind

Neurophilosophy

Neuroethics

Ethics (Bioethics)

Epistemology

Education:

B.A. (honors – first class) in Philosophy, University of Calgary, 2011

M.A. in Philosophy, University of Calgary, 2013

Academic Achievements and Awards:

  • First Class Honors, Department of Philosophy, University of Calgary, 2011
  • Queen Elizabeth II Scholarship, September 2011 – April 2012 – $7200.00
  • Queen Elizabeth II Scholarship, May, 2012 –  April 2013 – $10000.00
  • Alberta Graduate Student Scholarship – March,  2013 – $3000.00
  • Graduate Excellence Award in Philosophy – September 1,  2013 – $2500.00
  • Dow Hickson Scholarship – September 1,  2013 – March 2014 – $10000.00
  • Graduate Excellence Award, McGill University – August 28, 2014 – $4000.00

Academic Experience:

  • Research, Honours Thesis, University of Calgary, fall 2009 – winter 2011

Adviser: Professor Elizabeth Brake

Project: On Disability and the Body: Bringing the Body Back into Social Models of Disabilities

  • Research, Masters Thesis, University of Calgary, fall 2011 – fall 2013

Adviser: Professor Walter Glannon

Project: Broadening the Boundaries of Agency: Cognitive Disability, Agency, and Autonomy

  • Teaching Assistant, University of Calgary, winter 2011 – 2012: Morality, Virtue and Society. (with Professor Ann Levey)
  • Teaching Assistant, McGill University, fall 2013: Introduction to Moral Philosophy 1. (with Professor Sarah Stroud)
  • Teaching Assistant, McGill University, fall 2014: Biomedical Ethics. (with Professor Iwao Hirose)
  • Teaching Assistant, McGill University, winter 2015: Contemporary Moral Issues. (with Professor Kristin Voigt)

Graduate Coursework:

  • University of Calgary; Topics in the History of Philosophy: Nietzsche’s Critique of Morality, University of Calgary, fall 2011 (Professor Mark Migotti)
  • University of Calgary; Topics in Ethics: Failure in Moral Philosophy, fall 2011 (Professor David G. Dick)
  • University of Calgary; Topics in Social and Political Philosophy: Feminist Political Thought, winter 2012 (Professor Ann Levey)
  • University of Calgary; Topics in Philosophy of Science: Natural Kinds and Scientific Classification, winter 2012 (Professor Marc Ereshefsky)
  • University of Calgary; Topics in Philosophy of Mind: Consciousness, fall 2012 (Professor Walter Glannon)
  • McGill University; Seminar in Epistemology, fall 2013 (Professor Michael Blome-Tillman)
  • McGill University; Seminar in Metaphysics, winter 2014 (Professor David Davies)
  • McGill University; Seminar in Political Theory, winter 2014 (Professor Greg Mikkelson)
  • McGill University; Guided Research in Ancient Philosophy (Reason and Desire in Aristotle, Stoicism, and Epicureanism), winter 2014 (Professor Gaelle Fiasse)
  • McGill University; Seminar: 18th Century Philosophy (Kant’s Groundwork for the Metaphysics of Morals), fall 2014 (Professor Alison Laywin)
  • McGill University; Seminar: Ethics (Egalitarianism), fall 2014 (Professor Iwao Hirose)

Professional Academic Presentations:

Paper Presentations and Guest Lectures Given:

  • “Subject Sensitive Invariantism and Evil:  A Pragmatic Reply to the Problem of Evil”, Prairie Provinces Undergraduate Philosophy Association Conference, 2007.
  •  “Thinking about Disability”, Guest Lecture for Sociology 365, University of Calgary, 2009.
  • “Ableism and the Schooling of Bodies”, Canadian Society for Women in Philosophy, October , 2012.
  • “Disability, Sexual Oppression, and Sexual Work”, Desiree Alliance Annual Conference, July, 2013.
  • “Sex Laws and Outlaws: Disability, Sex Work, and Enhancing the Citizenship of Sexual Outlaws”, 3rd Global Conference of Sex and the State, October 17, 2014.
  • “Thinking About Sex, Body, and Pleasure With Disability in Mind”, American Philosophical Association Pacific Division Meeting, April 2014.

Professional Memberships:

  • Canadian Philosophical Association
  • Canadian Bioethics Society
  • The Society for the Philosophy of Sex and Love
  • The International Neuroethics Society

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