Nancy Daukas

Departments and Positions:
Philosophy, Professor of Philosophy
Women's, Gender & Sexuality Studies, Interim Coordinator 2015-16, Professor of Philosophy
School Extension 316.2217
University of California at Berkeley, BA, '80
University of California at Berkeley, PHD, '91

Research Interests

  • Current interests focus on questions in feminist epistemology, social epistemology and virtue epistemology.

Courses Taught:

  • First Year Seminars:  Myths of Gender; Animal Minds & Ethical Matters
  • PHIL 100:  Introduction to Philosophy
  • PHIL 232:  Philosophy and Gender
  • PHIL 250:  Knowldege and the Ethics of Belief
  • PHIL 292:  Elementary Formal Logic
  • PHIL 310:  Ancient Western Philosophy
  • PHIL 320:  Modern Western Philosophy
  • PHIL 333:  Nietzsche
  • PHIL 410:  Senior Seminars in Epistemology, Philosophy of Science
  • IDS 401:  Science, Sex and Nature

Recent Work

  • 'Feminist Epistemology as Applied Philosophy', chapter 17 of Brownlee, Coady, Lippert-Rasmussen, eds., Blackwell Companion to Applied Philosophy, Oxford:  Blackwell, forthcoming in 2015.
  • 'Testimonial injustice, cultural imperialism, and epistemic responsibility', paper presented at the joing meeting of the Association of Feminist Epistemology, Methodology, Metaphysics, and Science Studies (FEMMS) and the Canadian Soceity for Women in Philosophy (CSWIP), University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Canada, August 2014.
  • 'Altogther Now:  A Virtue-Theoretic Approach to Pluralism in Feminist Epistemology', in Grasswick, ed., Feminist Epistemology and Philosophy of Science:  Power in Knowledge, Springer/Kluwer, 2011, pp. 45-67.