Professor, Department of Philosophy, Carleton University
Director, Centre on Values and Ethics (COVE)
Stream 1 - nature and value of identity, anonymity and authentication
is a professor of philosophy and the Director of the Centre on Values
and Ethics at Carleton University where he has been teaching since
2002. He was a professor of philosophy at the University of Pittsburgh
from 1966-73 and at Simon Fraser University from 1974-2002. He
has also been a visiting professor at a number of universities. His
areas of research are philosophy of language and philosophy of mind.
Recently, he has done work related to privacy and identifying and
identification. He was a long time member of the Board and Executive of
the British Columbia Civil Liberties Association, on the editorial
board of the Canadian Journal of Philosophy, editor of Dialogue, the
official journal of the Canadian Philosophical Association and on the
selection committee for the Killam Research Fellowships. He has also
been on the adjudication committee for the National Newspaper Awards,
editorials (2001) and feature writing (2000) and is a past president of
the Canadian Philosophical Association. He is currently a Member,
College of Reviewers, Canada Research Chairs and was invited to the
World Economic Forum at Davos in the Fellows Stream.
Read our interview with Steven Davis
.:works in progress:.
Identity Theft: A Conceptual Analysis
The Epistemology and Normativity of Identifying and Identification
Privacy, Rights and Moral Value
.:id trail mix:.
The Nature of Privacy
Surveillance and Sousveillance: A continutation of questions for Steve Mann