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Letitia Meynell

Associate Professor; Cross-Appointed with Gender and Women's Studies

Letitia Meynell

Teaching

  • Fall 2016
    PHIL 3420/5420
  • Winter 2017
    PHIL 2170

Office Hours

Thursday 2:30-4:00

Office: Room 3132, Marion McCain Bldg.

Department of Philosophy

Email: letitia.meynell@dal.ca
Phone: 902.494.3536
Mailing Address: 
Room 3132, Marion McCain Building
Dalhousie University
6135 University Avenue
PO Box 15000
Halifax, NS B3H 4R2
 
Research Topics:
  • Philosophy of Science
  • Feminist Philosophy
  • Epistemology
  • Aesthetics

Education

  • Ph.D - Philosophy, University of Western Ontario
    Thesis title: Representing, Imagining and Understanding: The Aesthetics and Epistemology of Images in Science.
  • M.A. - Philosophy, University of Calgary
    Thesis title: Picture Hooks: prelude to an Aesthetic Epistemology.
  • B.A. (Hons.), Theatre, York Univeersity

Selected Publications

  • Mélanie Frappier, Letitia Meynell and James Robert Brown, editors. Thought Experiments in Philosophy, Science and the Arts. London: Routledge, 2012, 268 pages.
  • Letitia Meynell, “Evolutionary Psychology, Ethology, and Essentialism (Because What They Don’t Know Can Hurt Us),” Hypatia 27 (1) 2012, 3-27.
  • Letitia Meynell, “Pictures, Pluralism and Feminist Epistemology: Lessons from ‘Coming to Understand’,” Hypatia 23 (4) 2008, 1-29.
  • Letitia Meynell, “Why Feynman Diagrams Represent,” International Studies in the Philosophy of Science 22 (1) 2008, 39-59.